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Georges Hattab

Bioinformatics PhD-candidate. I seek novel algorithms and depictions for time-lapse microscopy using computer vision, bioinformatics, and information visualization. SciFi fan, fervent hiker, and creative writer.

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Claude Shannon, father of information theory, separated information from meaning. His central dogma, โ€œmeaning is irrelevantโ€ explained that information as a mathematical abstraction can be handled independently of meaning. The consequence of this freedom is the flood of information in which we are drowning. The sheer size of modern databases gives us a feeling of insignificanceโ€ฆ It is our task as humans to bring meaning back into this wasteland. As finite creatures who think and feel, we can create islands of meaning in the sea of information.

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โ€œWhy color?โ€

Color relies on our ability to see in visible objects differences in luminance, saturation, and hue. It can be used to decorate, beautify, evoke a certain sy...

Welcome to my personal research website

First, welcome to my personal website! I have created this website to free my inquisitive nature, present my research, and share creative projects.