John Hunter, the author of matplotlib passed away yesterday after a short battle against cancer. John gave the keynote at the scipy 2012 conference a few weeks ago, and was diagnosed with cancer just on his return from the conference. It is a shock to me that that a friend can disappear so quickly. Please [...]
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The scikit-learn got 3 students accepted for the Google summer of code.
Imanuel Bayer will work on making our sparse linear models, for regression and classification, faster. His proposal Optimizing sparse linear models using coordinate descent and strong rules.
David Marek will implement multi-layer perceptrons for the scikit. His proposal: Multilayer Perceptron
Vlad Niculae will work on speeding [...]
The NIPS conference: time for a sprint. The NIPS conference, one of the major conferences in machine learning, is hosted in Granada this year. I believe that it is the first time that it is hosted in Europe. As many of the scikit-learn developers are part of the wider NIPS community, but also many live [...]
The Scipy 2011 conference in Austin
Last week, I was at the Scipy conference in Austin. It was really great to see old friends, and Austin is such a nice place.
The Scipy conference was held in UT Austin’s conference center, which is a fantastic venue. This is the first geek’s conference I have been at where [...]
Euroscipy 2011: register now for early bird prices
The deadline for early-bird registration at the Euroscipy conference is this Sunday. Beyond this deadline prices will double. Register now to get a great deal.
To register, simply go to www.euroscipy.org, log in using the link on the top right, and follow the ‘Register now for the [...]
The scikits.learn is a Python module for machine learning. The project builds on the scientific and numerical tools of the scipy community to provide state-of-the-art data analysis tools. It is developed by a community of open source developers to which my research team (Parietal, INRIA) contributes a lot and is a striving project. Its mailing [...]
Submission deadline May 8th
The deadline for the call for presentation for the EuroScipy conference is on May 8th. There is only a week and a half left.
EuroScipy will be held in Paris, August 25-28. It is the European meeting for users of Python in scientific and numerical-intensive applications. It strives to bring together both users [...]
I just realized yesterday that Christoph Gohlke has a repository of binary installers (.exe) for Windows 32 and 64bit with almost all the scientific Python packages that you can dream of:
numpy, scipy and matplotlib, of course (compiled with the MKL)
the ETS, including Mayavi
VTK, with the Python bindings
a variety of scikits (including the scikit-learn, hurray!)
We have finally been able to settle on final dates and venue for EuroSciPy 2011, the 4th European meeting on Python in Science.
The conference will be held from Thursday August 25th, to Sunday August 28th. The ENS will be hosting the conference once again, right in the center of Paris.
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A colleague of mine, Pierre Fillard, has just integrated multitouch in the next generation of the VTK-based medical imaging software MedINRIA. The nice thing is that it works on an Apple laptop out of the box.
On his blog, he explain how he [...]