Hi, I'm Leon! I'm a machine learning engineer at Dexter Energy, working on forecasting renewable (solar/wind) electricity generation. Previously I was at Plumerai, researching binarized neural networks and working on Larq. Before that, I studied computer science at TU Delft (BSc) and artificial intelligence at the University of Edinburgh (MSc).
Here's what I'm working on, mostly in the form of side projects.
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These are some projects I've done in the past, that are either finished or no longer active. There are 1 projects, which broadly fall into categories like Web, Robot, Machine learning, Video, Hackathon, and Rowing.
- Reinforcement Learning Soccer BotsMachine learningImplemented and tuned eight different reinforcement learning algorithms to play a simple soccer game.
- Reinforcement Learning for Text GamesMachine learningExperimented with several approaches to encourage exploration for a reinforcement learning agent trained to play text-based games in the TextWorld environment.
- Neural Machine Translation with Lexical ModelMachine learningAnalyzed a neural machine translation architecture, and implemented and evaluated a lexical model on top of it.
- Exploration of Convolutional Neural Network ArchitecturesMachine learningImplemented convolutional and max-pooling layers of a convolutional neural network and experimented with different network architectures on the EMNIST handwritten character recognition task.
- Modeling Train Commuter Stress for Dutch CitiesWebScraped data about the Dutch rail network to visualize which cities provide the least stressful commute to Amsterdam central station.
- Exploration of Neural Network Learning Algorithms and RegularizationMachine learningImplemented and experimented with different learning rules, learning rate schedules, and regularization techniques to train a convolutional neural network for the EMNIST handwritten character recognition task.
- Ringvaart: Keihard voor KiKaRowingFormed a crew with three friends, learned to row, and rowed the 2018 Ringvaart, a 100-kilometer race in which we raised money for child cancer research.
- Hack the NorthHackathonInspired by Twitch Plays Pokemon, my team and I created a little robot car that multiple people could drive around the room with their phones.
- World Port HackathonHackathonMy team 'De Delftse Delegatie' got first place with a prototype for a blockchain-based app to help customs agencies detect smuggling in freight containers.
- OpenDCWebOpenDC is an open-source datacenter simulator which I helped build for @Large Research.
- Intersect.NinjaWebIntersect.Ninja was an open source website that used the Spotify API to find intersections in the artists and tracks different people like, based on their public playlists.
- Assembly Game For TI1406 lab, I made an Assembly game much like Arc Spin, along with a few other cool projects.
- Arc SpinWebArc Spin is a desktop and mobile browser game in which you avoid spinning obstacles and try to score as many points as you can.
- Link SyncerWebLink Syncer was a service to create quick links that will wait to redirect until everyone has clicked the Synced Link.
- Rye High JinxVideoWhat happens when a student and a teacher switch bodies? The 2015 Rye High School senior movie, of course!
- Mugsy WebsiteWebFor my Rye High School senior year internship, I worked with Sean Reilly of Mugsy to build him a new company website.
- Reddit WeeklyWebReddit Weekly was a site that sent customizable, weekly email digests of top posts from subreddits.
- Stop Freebooting NowWebStop Freebooting Now was a tool to help freebooting victims retaliate by documenting and calling out websites and social media pages that steal online creators' original content.
- Science Olympiad RobotRobotFor the Robot Arm challenge of our local Science Olympiad, my friend and I built an arm featuring four controllable DOMs.
- Painters on LocationVideoA 2013 Rye Arts Center event for which I made a promo video.
- Lumia RigRobotA remote-controlled LEGO Mindstorms NXT pan and tilt rig for the camera on my phone.
- Flyer RobotRobotFor our annual Science Research symposium, I built a demo robot arm to hand out flyers to the audience.
- AP World Greatest HitsVideoAP World Greatest Hits was the final project my friends and I made for our AP World class in high school. It has over 43,000 views on YouTube.
- FCCYSFVideoFree Creative Commons YouTuve Stock Footage (FCCYSF) was my multi-year project to provide high quality stock footage to low budget filmmakers, for free.
- PriNXTRobotPriNXT was a LEGO Mindstorms NXT plotter robot that can 'print' low-resolution images onto a sheet of paper.
- Skype CarRobotSkype Car was a little robotic car that hundreds of people around the world drove around my room via the web while watching a live video feed of it through Skype.
- Bionic NXTPod 3.0RobotInspired by Festo's Bionic Tripod 3.0, this LEGO Mindstorms NXT robot used four linear actuators to position a grabber on a flexible robot arm.
Here are some of the things I have experience with. Each category is sorted by how many projects I've used the skill for, and each skill links to related projects.