Nelson Liu's Blog

Making autoenv + conda faster

I've recently switched over to using the fantastic autoenv to automatically activate my anaconda environments and set necessary environment variables when I enter a directory on my terminal. You basically...

AI2 Research Internship Recap

I took Winter quarter 2017 off at UW to do a research internship at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2), where I worked on neural reading comprehension models for...

scikit-learn test_size and train_size pitfalls and coming changes

I recently authored a scikit-learn PR to edit the behavior of train_size and test_size in most of the classes that use it; I thought that their interaction was...

My Journey in Open Source / How to Get Started Contributing

I just finished the Google Summer of Code Program, wherein I worked on the Python machine learning package scikit-learn. Since I began working with the project in November 2015, I've...

scikit-learn GSoC Summary, Lessons Learned, and Future Work

This summer, I was quite fortunate to work on the scikit-learn project with my mentors Jacob Schreiber and Raghav RV as part of the Google Summer of Code Program. I...