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RSVQA: Visual Question Answering for Remote Sensing Data

Introduction This blog is about the work done by Sylvain Lobry, Diego Marcos, Jesse Murray and Devis Tuia in their paper ‘RSVQA: Visual Question Answering for Remote Sensing Data’. This paper was published in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (2020). You can check out the published paper here or check out the pre-acceptance version here. What is Visual Question Answering? Visual Question Answering (VQA) is a research area about making computer systems answer questions based on images....

November 3, 2021 · 5 min · NishantN

Convoluted Neural Networks

Introduction This is a blog about convoluted neural networks that explains what they are and how they operate. Knowledge about neural networks will help in understanding this blog better. I you are not sure what neural networks are, you can head over and read my blog on neural networks here. About Images Before diving into CNNs, let’s pause and understand how an image is represented first. An image is essential a matrix of pixels....

May 9, 2021 · 3 min · NishantN

Neural Networks

Introduction This is a blog on neural networks that explains the basic concepts of neural networks and how they operate. What are Neural Networks? Human brain is a very complex structure made up of several neurons that pass information to one another. Neural networks or artifical neural networks (ANNs) are an attempt to recreate this structure so that even computers can learn some things that we may even consider menial....

April 22, 2021 · 4 min · NishantN

Arch KDE Installation

Introduction In this guide, I will show steps to install KDE plasma desktop environment on Arch Linux. What is KDE? KDE is one of the most popular desktop environments that is highly customizable while being lightweight. It is my desktop environment of choice due to it’s ease of use and abundance of options. You can checkout their site to know more: https://kde.org/plasma-desktop/ Requiremnts: Arch Linux base installation - If you havn’t done this, you can follow my guide for the same: Arch BTRFS Installaion Stable internet connection Installation Installing kde on Arch is pretty straightforward....

March 7, 2021 · 4 min · NishantN

Arch Linux with BTRFS Installation (Base)

Introduction In this guide, I will show steps to install Arch Linux with the BTRFS file system with several different subvolumes. What is Arch Linux? Arch Linux is a rolling release linux distribution for x86-64 computers. It is widely popular due to it’s ease of use and simplicity. You can read more about Arch Linux here : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_Linux Why Btrfs? Btrfs is a modern copy on write (CoW) filesystem for Linux aimed at implementing advanced features while also focusing on fault tolerance, repair and easy administration....

March 5, 2021 · 12 min · NishantN