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Maximum likelihood, cross-entropy, risk minimization


really, yet another post about about maximum likelihood (ML) estimation? Well – yes; I could not find a source that summarized exactly the things I needed to know, so here it is. What will you find?

Beautiful boxplots in pgfplots


Recently, I wanted to create boxplots from a data file for a paper I was writing using pgfplots. Turns out that’s more difficult than expected, especially since the (otherwise very useful) documentation is a bit meager in this point.