2014-12-09 Polar bar plots

I needed to show prior information for the orientation of contours in natural images showing a preference for cardinal axis. A polar plot showing seemed to be a natural choice for showing the probability distribution function. However, this seems visually flawed...

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2014-12-07 Can we live without Google and co?

The tools offered by so-called "cloud services" are useful but most often there is a (natural) tendency for these services to make you use their tools (youtube for google, iphone for apple). Why do we need to be locked to these services when open-source alternatives abound?

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2014-12-04 paramétrer l'e-mail à l'INT

  • paramétrer un nouveau compte avec son adresse lolo.toto@univ-amu.fr
  • indiquer les parametres:
    1. en entrant, serveur IMAP imap.univ-amu.fr avec SSL (port 993) et l'authentification est par mot de passe
    2. en sortant, serveur SMTP smtp.univ-amu.fr en STARTTLS, port 587 et l'authentification est par mot de passe
    3. attention, en entrant et en sortant, comme identifiant, l'identifiant univ-amu (de la forme toto.l)

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2014-11-22 Reading KML My Tracks files in ipython

It's easy to record tracks (for instance while running) using the "My tracks" app on android systems. What about being able to re-use them?

In :doc:2014-11-22-reading-kml-my-tracks-files-in-ipython we reviewed different approches. Let's now try to use this data.

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2014-11-15 Reading KML My Tracks files in ipython

It's easy to record tracks (for instance while running) using the "My tracks" app (see https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.maps.mytracks) on android systems. What about being able to re-use them?

Here, I am reviewing some methods to read a KML file, including fastkml, pykml, to finally opt for a custom method with the xmltodict package.

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2014-11-12 homebrew cask : updating an existing cask

  • A new version of owncloud is out, I will try today to push that new infomation to http://caskroom.io/

  • I will base things on my contribution,

    though now phinze-cask paths are now brew-cask.

  • set-up variables

    cd $(brew --prefix)/Library/Taps/caskroom/homebrew-cask
    github_user='meduz'
    project='owncloud'
    git remote -v
    

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2014-10-21 Statistics of time-varying images

In this notebook, we are interested in replicating the results from Dong and Attick (1995).

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2014-10-20 Animation in a notebook using holoviews

An easy way to include movie in a notebook using Holoviews.

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2014-10-20 Chi distribution

When studying a multi-dimensional random variable, if these are guassian the norm if the vector follows a $\chi$ distribution (see http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi_distribution).

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2014-10-16 How can I display an image in the terminal?

Trying to answer the question in http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12233105/how-can-i-display-an-image-in-the-terminal/22537549?noredirect=1#comment41404352_22537549 :

Is there any sort of utility I can use to convert an image to ASCII and then print it in my terminal? I looked for one but couldn't seem to find any.

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