Introducing the MLZoo

Posted on Thu 16 June 2022 in Programming • Tagged with Python, ML

After a few days of reading and furious coding, I'm happy to announce the creation of MLZoo: a set of ML algorithms in their natural habitat

MLZoo is a set of jupyter notebooks which would contain implementations of several ML algorithms on real world datasets: so far, I've implemented different …


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Atomic Habits and Badminton

Posted on Mon 13 June 2022 in Writing • Tagged with Writing, Badminton

Atomic Habits probably needs no introduction, and neither will I bore you with one. All I'll say is that I found a friend in hostel with a copy of the book, and when I went home, I found a physical copy on my Dad's bookshelf (all of us have kindles …


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Of Knights and Knaves

Posted on Wed 01 June 2022 in Writing • Tagged with Writing

Once every year, when the sun beats down
Students here become clowns
They think on their command, people will fall
But truly, they're just bricks in the wall
Misled by the mirage of power
Led astray till they flounder
"You're barely 20! What do you think will change
When you …


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Freedom, Recaptured.

Posted on Mon 30 May 2022 in General • Tagged with General

With the creation of my official website (safari butchers the CSS :/), I've now got more creative liberty and artistic freedom on the content I post here.

When I first made this blog, it used to be my own little corner of the internet. That changed once more people got to …


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Data Wrangling in Practice: Dataset Creation from Poorly Structured Sources

Posted on Wed 02 March 2022 in Programming • Tagged with Programming, Data

I seldom get time to do anything other than course related activities nowadays, but in this midsem break, I did nothing other than roam around campus and laze in bed. And publish the first release of the IIT Delhi Course Planner Dataset (Also available on GitHub). This is a scraping …


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A Note on Conditional Probability

Posted on Sat 25 December 2021 in Mathematics • Tagged with Mathematics

$\newcommand{\cE}[2]{\mathbf{E}(#1\ |\ #2)}$$\newcommand{\cP}[2]{\mathbf{P}(#1\ |\ #2)}$$\renewcommand{\P}[1]{\mathbf{P}(#1)}$$\newcommand{\E}[1]{\mathbf{E}(#1)}$$\newcommand{\F}{\mathcal{F}}$$\newcommand{\G}{\mathcal{G}}$$\newcommand{\ind}[1]{\mathbf{1}_{#1}}$ To motivate this note, I’ll pose the following …


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A Note on Random Variables

Posted on Fri 03 December 2021 in Mathematics • Tagged with Mathematics

$\newcommand{\triple}{(\Omega, \mathcal{F}, \mathbf{P})}$$\newcommand{\P}{\mathbf{P}}$ This note on random variables follows as a result of confusing notation in several math textbooks. I'll explain random variables (in measure theoretic terms) as verbosely as I can, and then prove some results. This article assumes that the …


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Updates on Life in general

Posted on Sat 14 August 2021 in Writing • Tagged with Writing

I haven't done one of these in a year or so (this was the previous one), and neither have I written content exclusively for my blog for atleast a few months now, so it's a good time to do one of these because a lot has changed in the past …


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How it Happened

Posted on Mon 02 August 2021 in Writing • Tagged with Writing

"Baba, I got Mathematics and Computing Dual at IITD", I told my father excitedly on the day the first round allocations were over. "It probably won't change now". Certain of this, I returned back to whatever I was doing, excitedly waiting for the seat allocations to get over (while simultaneously …


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This summer

Posted on Wed 16 June 2021 in Writing • Tagged with Writing

What is a dream? all of us think of dreams as abstract ideals, far removed from reality, that we should chase with all the effort we can muster every day.

Meditating on this a bit more, does this make sense? What is achieved by chasing an ideal when you can …


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