Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning and Psychiatry

Supervised machine learning project where we attempt to predict certain patient subclasses (mania, mixed mania, euthymia, mixed depression, depression) by applying classifiers to features extracted from verbal fluency tasks which were performed by patients with bipolar disorder (BD).

project page

Statistical Analysis of User Ratings on

How biased is bgg’s rating system? Statistical tools can help us have an idea.

Here’s a blog post about this.

The Math Behind Catan

How much skill and how much luck is involved in a game of Catan? Are high variance placements worth it? Are cities better than settlements?

I’m hoping to have time to answer these and many other questions about one of the most influential modern board games in my blog series.