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Article: Thermodynamics of prediction

This paper is a melding of ideas about machine learning from Susanne Still and Tony Bell, with ideas from David and I about nonequilibrium thermodynamics. Fo...

Excursions in statistical dynamics

Excursions in Statistical Dynamics by Gavin Earl Crooks A dissertation submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of D...

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Code

WebLogo 3.7.4 Released

Mayor server upgrade. The old server was getting very old and crufty. WebLogo moved to a shiny new AWS instance, with up to date installations of linux, apac...

WebLogo 3.7 Released

3.7 (2019-03-04) [Gavin Crooks] Refactor and cleanup code, removing python 2.7 support Extend API documentation WebLogo python package is now ‘webl...

WebLogo 3.6 Released

3.6 (2017-12-29) [Gavin Crooks, Melissa Fabros] refactor version string creation update testing framework for use with tox and pytest weblogo is ce...

WebLogo 3.5 Released

3.5 (2016-07-24) [Gavin Crooks, Melissa Fabros] Moved source control from GoogleCode to GitHub Switched from Subversion as version control method to ...

WebLogo 3.4 Released

3.4 (2014-06-03) [Gavin Crooks, Eric Talevich] Python 3 Weblogo now runs under python 2.6, 2.7, 3.2, 3.3 & 3.4 (Python2.5 is no longer suppor...

WebLogo 3.3 Released

3.3 (2012-07-02) [Gavin Crooks, David Sivak] Improved the algorithm that guesses the sequence type (DNA, RNA or protein) (Kudos: Bug report, Roland Pac...

WebLogo 3.2 released

3.2 (2012-01-30) [Gavin Crooks, David Sivak] Graphical interface now accepts transfac format motif files. New output format option: SVG (Scalable Vec...

WebLogo 3.1 released

This release contains mostly code improvement, minor bug fixes, small user enhancements and other miscellanies maintenance. Command line: Add parsing o...

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Quotes

Quote of the Day

Let this book be dedicated to the chemists of the newer generation, who will not wish to reject all inferences from conjecture or surmise, but who will no...

Quote of the Day

“And then there’s quantum, of course.” The monk sighed. “There’s always bloody quantum.”

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In science, as in life, it is extremely dangerous to fall in love with beautiful models.

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♬ Hey I just met you, and this is crazy, but here’s my paper - so cite me maybe? ♬

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Memory has great survival utility … but why would forgetting be adaptive. Forgetting well is almost as important as remembering well. Forgetting is about ...

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People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

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Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not...

Word of the Day: Super-duper-operator

Super-duper-operator (n): An operator is a linear map that acts on a vector space. A superoperator is an operator of an operator, an operator that acts on a...

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Substitute damn every time you’re inclined to write very; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.

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Talks

Grand East Coast Tour (Oct/Nov 2015)

Optimal Thermodynamic Control and the Dynamic Riemannian Geometry of Ising magnets Stonybrook University Friday Oct. 30, 2:30pm, Laufer Center lecture ha...

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Media

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Bulletin

News: David Sivak, Assistant Professor

I am proud to announce that Simon Fraser University has hired David Sivak (Former Crooks’ Ensemble Postdoctoral Fellow) to the position of Assistant Profes...

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