Tuesday, April 24, 2007

An Explanation of SVD

Simon Funk presented a nice explanation of SVD in a recent KDNuggets interview. He has applied SVD to the Netflix Prize challenge, and opend his source code!

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Quotes about Paper Reviewing

"Paper which ultimately turns out to be highly regarded is initially rejected."

"Acceptance or rejection is rather random at times."

-- John Langford's blog post An ICML reject.

"Paper acceptance is a radom process, at least for relatively senior but not highly senior researchers."

-- Shuicheng Yan's blog post Thinking at the coming of the 60-th paper.