Recently I sent a long email to (hopefully) my future TA for the Statistics Course I will be teaching over the fall. She is an amazing student with a clear understanding of the material so it makes imminent sense to pick her as a TA. But, she is also an international student and the prospect… Continue reading Preparing to teach an English class for international graduate students!
Recently I had a great email question from Henrique Cheng, one of the graduate students in EXST at LSU asking about what is an appropriate path to being a Big Data/ Data Scientist and whether or not it passes through abstract mathematics and specifically my background in Topology. His question stemmed from a research article… Continue reading Path to become a Data Analyst
When I joined LSU I had a vision of converting the things I know from the health field to applications in agriculture. A year after and the first few steps seem very promising. Find below an interview-article by Olivia McClure that contains part of our discussion. http://www.lsuagcenter.com/profiles/rbogren/articles/page1539702950435
I want to preface this article by admitting that I am not an expert on Artificial Intelligence and I am definitely not a chess expert. But one of the youtube chess analysts that I follow, agamator, has recently analyzed some games between two programs. On one side we have stockfish, a renowned chess game and… Continue reading Alpha zero, new intelligence?
While I was working at Florida Polytechnic, I got interested in the way professors are evaluated. Having seen first hand, the devastating results of no evaluations at all in Greece I am convinced that some sort of evaluation and self improvement should be in place, especially for our profession, since everybody agrees that is not… Continue reading Evaluating Evaluations