**A collection of blog posts about math, machine learning, etc.**

The Conjugate Gradient Method

Jul 6, 2022 ☾ *Geometric underpinnings, eigenvalues, and the convergence rate*

A Fun Interpretation of Unitary Matrices

May 28, 2022 ☾ *Why are the rows orthonormal?*

Graph Cuts, Graph Laplacians, and $\lambda_2$

Jan 31, 2022 ☾ *Another interesting eigenvalue application!*

A Quick Formulation of Compressed Sensing

Dec 27, 2021 ☾ *A very, very mininal derivation of the optimization*

Some Spectral Properties of Markov Chains

Nov 10, 2021 ☾ *The power of Gershgorin and his Circles*

Deriving PCA from the Courant–Fischer Theorem

Sep 6, 2021 ☾ *A variational eigenvalue characterization of principle components*

Farewell Hopkins (For Now...)

May 17, 2021 ☾ *Thank you very much JHU*

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