The internet is a great thing, but it brings with it some problems. One of the future problems that we, as a civilisation, will face is the increased time we will be forced to spend finding the ideal photo for that LOLcat we want to make. The problem, of course, is that there is an infinite number of cats on the internet. So how do we search them all for that optimum picture?
Today a group in France has published the solution:
Mougeot, M., Picard, D., Tribouley, K. (in press) LOL selection in high dimension. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csda.2012.04.012
Using the algorithm, David Cameron found this and texted it to me: