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Resources

Books and guides

Information theory and inference by David MacKay This is my favourite textbook, I thank the author for the great book, and for making the pdf available online.

Convex Optimization by Boyd and Vandenberghe Also available in pdf.

Definitive book on Gaussian Processes in ML

Geoff Hinton's guide on training RBM PDF

Nice advice pages

Kevin Murphy's advice page to grad students from tools tips like latex and matlab to very general advice.

Philip Guo's page fellowship apps, grad school apps, grad student tips, and essays on various topics.

Stanford comp usage