• Searching for Neural Networks with Low Kolmogorov Complexity

    This will be a two-part blog series, where the first part reproduces the experiments of the paper “Discovering neural nets with low Kolmogorov complexity” and the second part expands on the results of the paper.

    Program Animation

    In this part, we spotlight the paper and give an introduction to algorithmic complexity theory. The code used to reproduce the paper is available on GitHub. This blog post was produced in collaboration with Jelle Piepenbrock, whose blog can be found here. Both blogs contain the same version of this post.

  • How to organize online Promotional Gambling: An analytical guide

    In this blog post, we are going to design a promotional game in which participants can win prizes in a campaign to promote a fictional company. We’ll see that this can be a worthwhile mental exercise. Note that most (flawed) approaches were actual promotional games we observed. Other approaches come from actual discussions I’ve had while writing this post.

  • Should I report validation set scores?

    If you work in machine learning you probably know the best practices of using a validation set (also known as development set) in addition to your test set. If your memory needs to be refreshed, you can read the wikipedia article. There are also many valuable resources online.

  • Let's talk references

    This post contains some pointers to common errors to pay attention to when finalizing your paper’s references.