Hopping on the reintroduction train

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Aelonia Tendar, Sep 6, 2020.

  1. Aelonia Tendar

    Aelonia Tendar Novice

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    Hey all! I haven't been active here in over two years, but I'm looking to get back into the community. I joined in 2013, when my twin sister, Kassina, got me to read Wheel of Time so I could play mafia here. :look I definitely enjoyed my time here with this community, and I'd love to get back into things! So...hello again Tower friends! :joy
     
  2. Aintza Bisera

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    Welcome back!!!
     
  3. Ilverin Matriam

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    oh wow, so happy to see you back Aelonia! :D How have you been?
     
  4. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

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    Welcome back!!
     
  5. Aelonia Tendar

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    Going a little bit crazy, trying to finish my dissertation while barely leaving my house since March, but overall doing alright! :)
     
  6. Aleita Taviah

    Aleita Taviah Aes Sedai Director of Marketing Headmistress

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    Welcome back Aelonia! ^^

    What's your dissertation about?
     
  7. Jahily al'Karee

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    Welcome back!! ^^
     
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    Welcome back!
     
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    Welcome back, Aelonia!
     
  10. Faeril Munlear

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    Welcome back, Aelonia!
     
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    Yay! Welcome back, mafia friend!
     
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  13. Owena al'Saturni

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    I remember your face! Welcome back!
     
  14. Aelonia Tendar

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    I'm studying computer science, specifically in a research group that focuses on machine learning and causality. So my dissertation examines current approaches to evaluating methods for causal inference, points out all the things that are wrong with those methods, proposes some new methods, and then performs a large-scale evaluation of a bunch of popular causal inference methods. I've done the first two main bits (here's what's wrong with the field, here's a way to get good data to fix it), and I just have the final bit (now let's use that data to evaluate stuff!) left.
     
  15. Zashara Sho'am

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    Who are you again? :p
     
  16. Aelonia Tendar

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    Uhhh, hey there mentor. I was just...taking a walk outside the Tower....for a couple of years....you know how it is. :look :curtsey
     
  17. Leira Galene

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    Omg hi! I've missed playing Mafia with you, glad you're back!
     
  18. Leira Galene

    Leira Galene Aes Sedai Head of the Brown Ajah Moderator

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    Also congrats on the dissertation, that sounds like an interesting topic!
     
  19. Aleita Taviah

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    It does sound really interesting Aelonia ^^

    Do you already have the data that you're going to evaluate or are you in the process of gathering it still?
     
  20. Aelonia Tendar

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    I'm nearing the end of the gathering process - though gathering in this case is really just 'downloading from public repositories', so it's not particularly challenging, just tedious. We should be able to start analyzing soon though!