My name is Mark Crowley. This is my blog about the world from a computational point of view, which is, in a way, the only point of view there is.

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Place and gig:

  • I live Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • I am an Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo
  • I do research into Artificial Intelligence generally and specifically into Reinforcement Learning, Dimensionality Reduction and Manifold Learning, and general Machine Learning methods
  • I deal with various application domains including Autonomous Driving and Human Driving Behaviour, Forest Fire Management, Medical Image Understanding and Digital Chemistry



  • I have opinions, mostly on democratic systems and Canadian politics. Find them at PopTheStack