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Month: September 2018

Santosh Tirunagari - Finally meets real life Chitti Robot -- Sophia Robot

Since the trailer of Enthiran-2.0 (Robo 2.0) has been released it got too much traction due to the effects of VFX with a vivid presentation of Artificial Intelligence use-case. I was a bit intrigued to know if a real-life Chitti does really exist?   To my surprise, there is a real-life Chitti, i.e., Sophia, which […]

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Month: September 2018

Implementing soft margin SVM algorithm using Gaussian kernel for classification of handwritten digits (3 and 8) with a step by step Matlab code. Contents Parameters Datasets Loading the data Zscore normalization Initialise vectors Compute Gaussian kernel Solve quadprog to find alpha values Calculate near boundary coefficients Get support vector indices Compute bias b Decision function […]

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Month: September 2018

Implementing soft margin SVM algorithm using linear kernel for classification of hand written digits (3 and 8) with a detailed Matlab code. Contents Parameters Datasets Loading the data Zscore normalization initialization of vectors calculate Alphas Compute the near boundary coefficients Calculate Support Vectors Compute bias parameter b Compute the decision function on training set Compute […]

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Month: September 2018

Dong, J.J., Hwang, W.Y., Shadiev, R. and Chen, G.Y., 2017. Pausing the classroom lecture: The use of clickers to facilitate student engagement. Active Learning in Higher Education, p.1469787417707617.   Pausing clickers can be useful to understand student engagement in the classroom by alerting a pause to a lecturer. In this article, the authors investigate the reasons […]