Ph.D. Computer Science, Stanford
B.S. Mathematics and Computer Science, Caltech
http://naml.us/blog
irving@naml.us
My research interests include computational physics, computer graphics, compilers and languages, and games.
Otherlab Core
A utility library of arrays, vectors, matrices, and other mathematical code together with a fast, lightweight python binding layer.
Pentago
A brute force pentago solver, consisting of both forward search and massively parallel retrograde analysis.
Duck
A prototype functional programming language geared towards (eventual) performance.
Kalah
Tree search code for kalah, capable of solving up to 5 stones per side.
Poker
Investigations into simplified holdem poker.
Fractal
Various fractal scripts, including partial code for Developing fractal curves.
Friends and family...
My dad in his element.
My mom's the tall one.
Bonnie holding pure evil.
Brita looking cool.
A friend who wishes to remain anonymous.
Another friend.
Me...
Don't try this at home.
Not particularly clean.
In a small cave.
Alaska...
Part of my old neighborhood.
The Copper river.
The Gulkana glacier.
A bird feeder.
I missed this one.
Miscellaneous...
Joshua Tree.
Slack rope.
Important stuff...
Slaughterhouse Five, by Kurt Vonnegut.
Siddhartha, by Hermann Hesse.
Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand.
Ishmael, by Daniel Quinn.
The Story of B, by Daniel Quinn.
The World is Flat, by Thomas Friedman.
The Power of Myth, with Joseph Campbell.
The Black Swan, by Nassim Taleb.