Kriegel et al (2010) Outlier Detection Techniques

Outlier: definition by Hawkins (1980), an observation which deviates so much from other observations as to arouse suspicions that it was generated by a different mechanism mechanism: statistical process Example: Hadlum v Hadlum (1949), birth of a child happened 349 days after Mr Hadlum left for military service while average... [more]

Pandey et al (2017) A Fast x86 Implementation of Select

The paper tries to solve the problem of SELECT and RANK: SELECT is to find the \(r\)-th asserted bit in a bit vector and RANK is to find the total number of asserted bits in the \(j\)-bit prefix of the bit vector. For example, if the bit vector is 100101001010... [more]

Using pythonnet to interface CSharp library

Recently I encountered the issue of having to call some functions from an third-party library, which is available as .NET DLL only (is it called “assembly” in .NET jargon?). It doesn’t worth the effort to learn and write code in C# just to be able to use the library. So... [more]