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David J.C. MacKay
Professor of Natural Philosophy,
and Gatsby Senior Research Fellow
Department of Physics
University of Cambridge.
What's new at work
What's new (non-work)
Table of Alphabets supported by Dasher
Efficient communication through one or two buttons
An entropic slip
BayeSys (by John Skilling)
My Information theory text book
went onto bookshelves September 2003
Barnes and Noble
, who are selling it for $35.00, the book reached sales rank 240 on 21st October - above Harry Potter!
I spent four weeks in 2003 teaching at
my AIMS homepage
Contributions to a mixture of Gaussians puzzle
How do biological systems convert Free Energy to Work? (with R.S. MacKay)
SeeSAT: Program for visualizing the set of solutions to random 3-SAT problems
Simple Proofs of a Rectangle Tiling Theorem
Sparse graph codes for quantum error correction
Information theory text book
Draft 4.0 released Mon 14/4/03. Features a new chapter on digital fountain codes. The book is now pretty much finished.
metapost directory - pictures of tangles
version 3 released January 2003.
Fast Hands-free Writing by Gaze Direction
Weaknesses of Margulis and Ramanujan-Margulis Low-Density Parity-Check Codes
Added a tutorial on Cyclic Difference Sets - by Kris Coolsaet
Slice Sampling - a Binary Implementation
Belgian euro coins: 140 heads in 250 tosses - suspicious?
working with an eye-tracker
a pocket PC
Thu 2/8/01: New teaching materials:
Another Hybrid Monte Carlo demonstration
Mon 30/7/01: started a
paper on Hinton's generalized Boltzmann machine
Sat 23/6/01: started a
new small paper on ensemble learning
In December 2000, the Inference Group won Hopfield and Brody's `mouse brain' competition.
Harry Potter and Information theory
What is an `illegal combatant'?
- the free and simple alternative to powerpoint.
Campaign for reopening Cambridge-St Ives line
Tip of the day: did you know that if you paste a
into a random point in your browser, it goes to that URL? No need for dialog boxes! (This works in the following browsers at least: Phoenix, Opera, netscape, Konqueror, Galeon and mozilla.)
Cambridge DVD Exchange
Image of the week
David J.C. MacKay
Site last modified Sun Sep 12 15:00:21 BST 2004