Lynx Roundup, September 30th 2020

Lynx Roundup, September 30th 2020

Converting handwritten math into text using random forest! Python Preprocessor for TeX! Feature Interaction Constraints!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte
Converting Handwritten Math Symbols into Text Using Random Forest
My lifelong love for math inevitably led me to an undergraduate study in mathematics. Soon after taking my first college statistics course, I realized I also had a knack for understanding and…
✏️ safer: a safer file writer ✏️
This series of articles is aimed at any Python reader past the beginner level. The article describes not just a tiny library that does just one essential thing, but some of the backstory of how it…
Python Preprocessor for LaTeX. Contribute to sloisel/pyptex development by creating an account on GitHub.
A new mathematical model predicts a knot’s stability
In sailing, rock climbing, construction, and any activity requiring the securing of ropes, certain knots are known to be stronger than others. Any seasoned sailor knows, for instance, that one type of knot will secure a sheet to a headsail, while another is better for hitching a boat to a piling.
Researchers crack COVID-19 genome signature
Using machine learning, a team of Western computer scientists and biologists have identified an underlying genomic signature for 29 different COVID-19 DNA sequences.
Python Descriptors: An Introduction – Real Python
In this step-by-step tutorial, you’ll learn what Python descriptors are and how they’re used in Python’s internals. You’ll learn about the descriptor protocol and how the lookup chain works when you access an attribute. You’ll also see a few practical examples where Python descriptors can come in ha…


Matthew Alhonte

Supervillain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.