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bio website csauer.net
location Germany
age 26
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seen Dec 22 '13 at 10:38

I'm a PhD student in Computer Science, doing research in the field of data management. I work with algorithms for transaction processing (recovery and concurrency control), buffer management, and query execution in databases. I am also interested in Mathematics, especially analysis and probability theory. My hobbies are photography, music, and cooking.


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comment What characteristics make a digital sensor good?
Good question! I cannot help thinking that the D800, for example, could offer much better dynamic range and ISO performance if Nikon would pack in less pixels. Say, 24M instead of 35M. Am I thinking wrong here?
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accepted What characteristics make a good lens good?
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comment What characteristics make a good lens good?
@mattdm exactly! I would like to actually understand the factors that make some images look better than others. Good test results don't mean much if I can't appreciate that goodness. It's like wine tasting: only after some experience one can learn to appreciate the "reddish-violet edge" or the "wooden notes" of an expensive bottle.
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