Topology Qualifying Exams

We were given a list of questions by the Professor to prepare for our Topology Qualifying exams at Penn State. I decided to write up the questions and answers in Latex. This document will hopefully be useful to future students preparing for the exam, and of general interest to others. The latest draft is- Topology_Quals_Preparation-2


Aligning Machine Intelligence- MIRI

I am applying for a summer internship (or attendance at a workshop, or something like that) with the Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI) at Berkeley, California. I have an interview tomorrow over Skype. In order to prep for it, I went on the MIRI website and read their mission statement and a paper outlining theContinue reading “Aligning Machine Intelligence- MIRI”

Just a small update: I came to the PSU Hackathon to learn the rudiments of coding. While random scrolling down wikipedia articles, I came across the AKS Primality test, created by three computer scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. The Wikipedia page does a great job of explaining the algorithm. It is the firstContinue reading