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Posted in thread: Shouldn't spreadsheet be automatic on 02-27-2015 at 11:20 PM
In the estimation case we have the set of equations […] Well, ok, we could continue to go back
on forth about whether or not we should call the MMSE Baysian with a Gaussian prior since it
Posted in thread: Shouldn't spreadsheet be automatic on 02-26-2015 at 04:34 PM
I think you're confusing the two types of problems we have discussed. In the first we have a
set of parameters, x, (the amounts of some number of salts) a model that shows how they relate
to a set of ...
Posted in thread: Shouldn't spreadsheet be automatic on 02-24-2015 at 08:45 PM
Certainly the functions of interest here are differentiable and continuous and the non zero
constraint is easily implemented.I'd argue the function of interest here being something like
the sum of squ...
Posted in thread: Shouldn't spreadsheet be automatic on 02-24-2015 at 06:38 AM
Let's say that there are optimization algorithms far more sophisticated than the simple matrix
Newton's method (Moore-Penrose iteration) needed to solve the profile matching problem and that
Posted in thread: Shouldn't spreadsheet be automatic on 02-24-2015 at 03:21 AM
Martin commented that someone did make a solver for his spreadsheet. How much time/work was put
in? I'm sure that person wasn't paid and just did it for fun.The problem with charging for
Posted in thread: Water Report Google Map - Add Your Info! on 01-05-2015 at 01:25 AM
I second the sticky idea. I just stumbled across this and added my water report for Altadena,
CAI vote for a sticky too - this seems like an obvious sticky candidate.
Posted in thread: Looking for advice on how to handle a 'code monkey' situation on 12-03-2014 at 03:29 PM
Nope. The job was too small because of the amount of concrete it would take. If I were
replacing my driveway, I'd have no problem finding someone to do the work.I'd be more than
happy to get the work ...
Posted in thread: Making Lactose from Milk on 09-24-2014 at 03:42 AM
If you want feedback from people who've tried similar things you might try asking over in the
cheese making forum. This seems to essentially be cheese making with a final step of adding
ethanol to the...
Posted in thread: The bill that may destroy local breweries on 03-10-2014 at 07:07 PM
The Florida Beer Wholesalers Association was the 3rd largest donor to the bill sponsor's last
campaign: additional donations from other alcohol distribution organizations (Gold Coast
Posted in thread: Probably a Really Dumb Question, but .... on 03-07-2014 at 07:43 PM
Now that's something I should look into ... thanks!I really needed an excuse to start another
batch of cider ... :pDry hopped mead is also quite good if you want to do a mead. Normally I
find mead too...