James Murphy

Hadoop Introduction: Using Hadoop for Sequential Monte Carlo (Particle Filter) Parameter Estimation

Recently, I have become interested in parameter estimation for sequential Monte Carlo (SMC) methods (primarily, but not exclusively, particle filters), due to writing about them for my forthcoming book (obligatory plug – sorry). And I’ve also become interested in learning about Hadoop (an interest not uncorrelated to my current job…

Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard

I’m very excited to have just built a working Google cardboard.  I’ve been looking forward to VR since it first became visible in the mid(?) nineties.  And now that I’ve tried it for the first time, I can say that I am more excited about it than ever.  It is…