Can You Control?

Introduction: In Control Systems theory, State Space is always a nightmare subject for Engineering students. So is Math in general for high school and even undergrad students. In the latter case, people already figure out that they can help solve the problem with games. There are plenty of Math games out there. The good ones … Read more

Control Systems Virtual Lab

Introduction This post aims to present a tool that can be used by students in the area of Control Systems. The tool consists in a virtual laboratory that simulates several dynamical systems. The tool is a WebApp implemented 100% in Javascript (the simulator) and can be easily accessed at: iDynamic When you access the app, … Read more

Information Theoretic Learning

Introduction Machine learning is a forever growing topic. Applications are overwhelmingly abundant. In this post I’ll talk about the learning process itself. In particular, about Information Theoretic Learning (ITL in short). To explain what this is, let me explain what learning means and what is the conventional way to do it. Basically, when someone refers … Read more

WhatsApp memes with hidden beauty!

Introduction I love internet memes. They provide a funny way to convey a message or an idea. As a professor, I cherish all didactic mechanisms and anything that easy the acquisition or fixation of ideias and concepts. In fact, I find memes to be a very useful didactic tool. I might make a post only … Read more