Just a bit of Monday silliness before diving back into the struggle.
How’s this for a protocol (in a study that shall remain nameless to protect the proofreading reputations of its authors) through which the researchers plan to test a new scheme for tissue classification:
Since the problem was rather small—larger data set are being prepared to be run at the supercomputing facilities provided by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications—we run the ten-fold cross-validation runs in a 3GHz dual core Pentium box with 2 GB of rum.
I’m not sure just how looped my computer could get on the mojitos to be made out of 2GB of Captain Morgan’s, nor do I hope to find out.
Depressingly serious stuff to resume shortly.
Image: Joe Machine, “Sailor and Rum“