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Any good Bayesian Network library or framework?
By Peter P  posted 4 days ago:
I don't want Naive Bayes. It must be able to infer network structure from data. In R, there is bnlean but I want it in Java or .NET.

Bay Area police officers saved man from vicious animals
By Peter P  9 comments, latest 4 days ago:
Peter P says My wife wants a German Shepard. I told her that comes after my ocelot, if I ever get one.

Who is your favorite Doctor?
By Peter P  29 comments, latest 1 week ago:
Peter P says Rin says I believe that Karen Gillan played a cyborg in the latest 'Guardians of the Galaxy' so perhaps she may make a difference. You mean Karen Gillan sans the red hair?...

"Experts" are afraid of Artificial Intelligence
By Peter P  7 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
Peter P says John Bailo says Cars are robots, albeit, manually driven ones (but which will soon be automated). Then they are cyborgs at best. :-)

Rejoice! Foie Gras Ban Overturned.
By Peter P  24 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
Peter P says This is how they should sell oysters and cigars: Oyster: an aphrodisiac that tastes like sex. Offer her a cigar: a polite way to ask for something else.

Hedge Fund Manager Shot by Son
By Peter P  68 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
Peter P says YesYNot says Statistics can only be used to justify two opposing positions when one person is misusing it. Statistics is meaningless until it is interpreted. Language is fallible. Ultimately, we choose our...

Tragedy: Idaho Mother Shot by Own Child
By Peter P  7 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
sbh says Good Riddance to the entitled libtard scientist bitch knuckledragger racist. If she hadn't been killed by her libtard son she would have shot up the very next school staff meeting just like that...

Netflix's Marco Polo is Awesome!
By Peter P  7 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Peter P says I cannot stand Sex in the City though. Cougars Run Amok would have been a more appropriate title. I love shows written by smart women featuring interesting women.

The best way to improve the world is to improve yourself.
By Peter P  28 comments, latest 1 month ago:
errc says Rin says If we either legalized or decriminalize prostitution across America, then I'd be a very happy person. Decriminalize, we'd all be happy Legalized, and we'd all probably go broke

Is Racial Profiling Simply a Form of Bayesian Reasoning?
By Peter P  9 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Peter P says YesYNot says We do not want our police and government agencies to act this way, because it creates a society in which people of color, poor people, and religious people do not...

A.I. alarmism more harmful than AGW alarmism
By Peter P  103 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Peter P says Heraclitusstudent says Peter P says Obviously, (3) is the most interesting because machines can move beyond its programming. This is where true emergence can occur. Which one are you talking about? (2)...

Netflix picks up Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt from NBC
By Peter P  3 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Peter P says I have mixed feelings about this. On one hand, I'm glad the show has been picked up for two full seasons. However, it is sad that non-dumb shows can no longer survive...

Anyone playing with Bayesian Networks using R?
By Peter P  posted 3 months ago:
I think Bayesian inference has a lot of potential as a machine learning technique. On the other hand R seems to be a great open-source language for statistics and there are many free tools available...

Anyone playing with complex option strategies?
By Peter P  22 comments, latest 4 months ago:
iwog says Peter P says If you are trading 100 contracts, then the $7.99 fee is immaterial, because the quality of execution becomes more important. Iwog, have you tired trading the same position in different...

Poor people are good at explaining their failures
By Peter P  69 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Peter P says CL says The point of the King analogy, is that there is limited capacity for jobs and goods. But people all want different things. CL says Hardworking people can't afford to buy...

The True Cause of Poverty
By Peter P  370 comments, latest 4 months ago:
humanity says Peter P says Seriously? You have to invoke Jack Handey to counter my one-liners? I feel flattered. :-) I don't have to, but your glib stupid comments that are supposedly profound remind...

What the hell is Women's Studies?
By Peter P  18 comments, latest 4 months ago:
thunderlips11 says Peter P says Men too should find empowerment from support groups like PatNet. What do you think I am doing now? :-) Let's sing along...

Multiple Streams of Income
By Peter P  29 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Portal says E-man, What variables do you follow in your spreadsheet to decide if a place is worth it? How do you factor in unknowns? E-man says plugging in numbers into my spreadsheet almost every...

The Muse
By Peter P  4 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Peter P says iwog says I think the concept of the muse is a myth. I feel more creative/productive around a muse though. iwog says I love my wife, but this is the way things...

Why I Love "Burning Man"
By Peter P  80 comments, latest 5 months ago:
Rin says thunderlips11 says I think Julia Roberts looks like a horse Well, in her defense, she did have the college *co-ed next door* look, during her early years. Afterwards, she was completely overrated, both...

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