Name of Project Automating laptop checkouts from CST front desk using image recognition What research topic/question your project is going to address? Although we need a human to address the needs of guests in the welcome desk of CST, it … Read More
Name of Your Project Ans: SARS What research topic/question your project is going to address? Ans: Using trained neural nets to be able to tell when a statement/sentence is sarcasm What technology will be used in your project? Ans: NLTK … Read More
This past week I have really dug into my physical testing. Using Kali Linux and a wireless adapter (supports monitor mode), I was able to use commands to see which networks were available and from there, I could see all … Read More
I worked on the login page and setup and almost done with the forget password setup. I have to decide on the database for the login, whether it will be single data base or sql for the whole application. I … Read More
I have spent some time thinking about how to split up the timeline into more detail. I have met with Charlie, and decided that the program should take a bulk of images as an input rather than a video. The … Read More
This week I have looked at some papers of most recent models for classifying images to build for my dataset. I encountered some challenges while reading those papers since there were terms that were hard to understand. Next week, I … Read More
Name of Project Visual representation of nation’s development level What research topic/question your project is going to address? The goal of this project is to use the various world bank data that is available to evaluate different development metrics for … Read More
Due to a lack of available usable datasets, after talking to my advisor and instructor I decided to modify my project to focus on readability and sentiment instead. I researched papers on readability and sentiment this last week and have … Read More
This week I recovered all of the data sets I found last semester that were on my other computer. I then downloaded and extracted the data. I also chose to set up my own Developer SQL database on my laptop … Read More
Name of Your Project Driver Drowsiness Detection Using Deep Neural Networks What research topic/question your project is going to address? Driving while feeling sleepy or tired is one of the main causes of traffic accidents. One solution for this might … Read More
This past week, I have started phase 1 of my project, testing the physical security of the network. Along with starting this phase, I started to write the Google survey that will be used w/ the social engineering experiment. I … Read More
In the past week, I have spent most of my capstone time organizing my project and testing some options for the machine learning component. I have been working with fast.ai and ImageAI python packages, trying to set up some groundwork … Read More
I forked MLMAN, a PyTorch model that achieved the second-highest accuracy of validation on the FewRel dataset for semantic relation extraction. Running locally with a useful amount of iterations, it took to long to train, so I will be training … Read More
Over this week I finished up an non-contiguous IFF and OR gadgets, however I came to the conclusion, after meeting with Igor, that there does not seem to be a way to effectively put together these two gadgets. However, we … Read More
My project is to collect and study the Facebook Reactions and comments on posts by U.S. politicians to see if bias exists based on the gender of the politician. I have decided with Charlie’s advice to focus my project on … Read More
I decided to change my modeling method to neural networks. I have read a paper called Text-Independent Speaker Verification Using 3D Convolutional Neural Networks and checked their resources on GitHub. I tried to run their demo but required packages couldn’t … Read More
I made a visualization (plot) displaying ingredient composition similarity between different products and skin types. I attached two drop-down options for users to select from product categories and skin types. I also attached labels to the graph so that it … Read More
Working on the login and sign up system. Reading existing papers that talk about such system. Sign up will be via Zimbra only since using Facebook and other applications could lead to fraud accounts. The home page would be ready … Read More
Name of Your Project Detect and Translate Chinese text in images What research topic/question your project is going to address? Lately many translator applications have introduced the new feature that can scan a document or take an image with texts … Read More
I go through the project again because it has been a while since I had CS 388 last Spring. I downloaded the data set and started doing some data manipulation and preprocessing. I will start looking at the models for … Read More
It was the first week, and we had out presentations. I also found an advisor. Everything is swell.
For the past week, I went back to my materials in CS388 and re-read my proposal along with the research papers in the proposals. In the following week, I need to obtain the dataset and learn (at least partially), the … Read More
This week I worked on setting up Keras and completed a course on deep learning using Keras (Learn Keras: Build 4 Deep Learning Applications). As I prepped for implementing the project, one of the significant challenges I have encountered is … Read More
In the past week, I loaded the data, extracted ingredients from products, and made a document-term matrix containing product names and ingredient composition. I plan to visualize ingredient similarity between products this week. I haven’t faced many obstacles yet, but … Read More
I bought a new computer over the break because my older one was unreliable and crashed unexpectedly from time to time. So I spent this first week setting up the computer and downloading the tools that I believe I’ll be … Read More
This week I created the presentation for Wednesday, which helped to make clear to me my new current goal after work done over break. I have found some new datasets and repositories for models online, which I will be presenting … Read More
This was the first week so I worked on getting back up to speed with the research, and on creating presentations for the first class.
This week was mainly for refreshing myself on the details of my project. I finalized Charlie to be my advisor for 488 and set up a weekly meeting time with him. I also completed the 3 slide powerpoint in preparation … Read More
This week has been mostly organizational for me. I found some more resources on Github that I want to try and make use of, and I worked on my design plan for implementation. I talked with Igor about technologies I … Read More
First of all, I decided my advisor to be Xunfei who was my advisor as well last semester. We decided our weekly meeting time. I have read some new papers and decided to change my modeling method from GMM-UBM to Neural … Read More
I am getting familiar with Android studio. As per my timeline, the first step in the application is to implement the login system. Aim is to decide by end of this week whether to use Firebase and SQL or only … Read More
Finished the final draft of project proposal.
I submitted the final proposal for my project. It is attached with this post.
I just worked on my final paper this week. I met with Xunfei to ask questions about it.
I have been working on my final proposal this week. I will post it after the deadline for the assignment.
I finished my final proposal and I’m rechecking everything for submission this week.
In the past week, I have been working mostly on my presentation and my proposal. My proposal is close to a finished state, but I am still working on collecting preliminary results. I have also been trying to create new … Read More
I finished my presentation. My next step is to add abstract and more introduction to my proposal paper, and finish the final version of it. I have done more research in the past week and planed to change my modeling … Read More
I made final edits to my presentation and finished reading 3rd passes for all papers I have found. I have also revised my design by adding some more details to it. I have found a book about OpenCV projects so I … Read More
I have researched and read a few more papers in the last week. I have expanded upon my analyze -> split -> replace modules with actual implementation details using an encoder-decoder model to swap less engaging text with more engaging … Read More
In the past week, I browsed to see if I could find a better data set for my project. I wanted to find a data set with users’ purchase history as well as the product information, but I could not … Read More
This past week, I spent time working on the presentation. I also met with Charlie to discuss the presentation slides. Charlie told me to replace a table in the Motivation section with graphs to show how wildfires have increased overtime. … Read More
I spent the vast majority of this week looking for projects that have specifically detailed how they implemented a fake news detector and reading through the articles I’ve already found. While some have given a lot more detail on their … Read More
This week I have been working on my presentation and have refined my proposal a bit. I will keep working on my presentation until the upcoming Wednesday as I wait for feedback on my second draft of my proposal.
This week I have worked on the presentation. That’s it.
This week I worked on the final proposal. Feedback from the second draft indicated that there were some grammar and structure errors. I added the testing and abstract sections. I hope to finish the proposal by the end of this … Read More
I focused this week on fixing my first proposal. I re-did all of my diagrams so that they would use the proper shapes I re-wrote my design section I add more to my introduction to better explain the importance and … Read More
I read some new papers and research about different modeling algorithms and started to worry about the accuracy on my system. The accuracy is not only rely on the modeling but also based on the dataset for training and the … Read More
This week, I continued working on my project proposal, submitting my second draft after some much-needed updates. I still need to work further on the Related Works section. I additionally continued working on early implementation of the project. Lastly, I … Read More
I have mostly worked on the second draft of my proposal in the past week. I simplified and restructured my framework model. I also looked for more use cases of my project and decided what frameworks to use while implementing … Read More
This week I have not been able to do much progress. I have decided to scrap the idea to use Machine Learning in the module for altering images, due to difficulty in implementation. Besides that, I have worked on the … Read More
This week, I worked on the similar project posted online. While working on it, I found some challenges in modifying the content-based data set to fit the collaborative-filtering method. I might end up modifying my project from a hybrid recommender … Read More
During this week I met with Charlie to review feedback for the first draft of the proposal. I reconstructed this version for the 2nd draft. I also read some papers for the next pass. These were more directly related to … Read More
I found an API for food calories. I worked on proposal second draft. I explored an image editing software I am thinking to use.
Still working on the second draft. Rebuilding the diagram of SLMS. Also ready with the draft for the presentation.
I realized that the database I found for food nutrition is not enough for the calorie estimation so I looked for more resources. I started learning SQL.
I discussed my proposal draft with my advisor. I got her feedback and suggestion, and knew how to revise and improve my proposal. In the past week, I read more papers about the GMM-UBM modeling method that I plan to … Read More
This previous week, the work I’ve done has been two-pronged, as has become the norm and will continue to be for the rest of this semester. First, I continued work on the basic implementation of the game. I currently have … Read More
This week, I investigated the technologies being used in my found papers more closely to find which technologies would be more feasible for my project. For data collection, I have found that the facebook-sdk python library (https://pypi.org/project/facebook-sdk/) used by Pool … Read More
This past week, I worked on mainly reading my new papers. I did a third pass reading on all my old papers and did at least second pass reading on the new ones. I tried finishing more than half of … Read More
In the past week, I have spent most of my time working on the first draft of the proposal. I decided to research and include a new category of papers in my proposal that I had not spent a lot … Read More
This week I have Continue with the Operating Systems with the focus on File Systems through studying and reimplementing the Unix Version 6. Continue with the Networking parts.
This week I have: Studied the general knowledge of blockchain Read about File System in an Operating System Read about the basics of Computer Networks
Project Repo In the past week, I have used my peer review from Jordan, as well as my own proof-reading of a physical copy of my draft to fix a lot of errors. I wrote my draft in a bit … Read More
During the past week, I finished the first draft of my proposal and started to make those changes for the second draft. I have also continued reading some papers for their next pass. I continued to watch videos and read … Read More
For this week I looked into many different datasets, including gis fire map data https://frap.fire.ca.gov/mapping/gis-data/ and Kaggle dataset https://www.kaggle.com/elikplim/forest-fires-data-set but couldn’t find what I was looking for. I picked The Ranch Fire in California but couldn’t find good datasets for … Read More
For this week I have done the following tasks: Learned to view shapefile contents with Netlogo and Python library pyshp. A shapefile is an Esri vector data storage format for storing the location, shape, and attributes of geographic features. This type of file … Read More
I have been continuing learning machine learning with Python, specifically PyTorch. I started with PyTorch because it has a less steep learning curve compared to Tensorflow (the alternative). However, there are more tutorials for Tensorflow and I might pivot next … Read More
I spent a lot of time this week trying to closely read the texts I’ve found already to try and find any mention of the data set they are using. This was very difficult because the research articles usually don’t … Read More
Discussed the feedback on the first draft with Xunfei. Got valuable feedback and planning to implement them in the second draft. I am searching for the algorithms to be used in the SLMS and working on the second draft.
Finished propsal first draft. Explored softwares for image processing.
Started my work in reviewing new found research that has more relevant research about a fake news detector application Finished my first draft for my project proposal I will need to update my related works section because of the new … Read More
Finished my first draft of proposal. I read some blogs about speaker verification tech and found out that I was wrong on some aspects (actually I was confused). Those blogs help me understand more and deeper about speaker verification. So … Read More
I only worked on finishing the first draft of the proposal this week.
This past week, I’ve finalized the basic design for the game I will be implementing. It will be a horizontal auto-runner, where the player ducks/jumps to avoid obstacles to the beat of the music in order to keep playing. I … Read More
This past week, my work has been split in two directions: First, I’ve been refamiliarizing myself with Unity, by means of going through my Game Design second project. Further than that, I’ve been familiarizing myself with Unity2D for the first … Read More
I extensively worked on the proposal last week, reading more papers and writing out what I plan to do helped me figure out the scope of the proposed project. I also experimented a bit more with tensorflow. I made some … Read More
This week, I revised my diagram again and selected papers to use for my proposal. I read through all of them carefully and wrote an outline for my proposal. I discussed the details of my ideas with Xunfei, modified some, … Read More
Much of my work this week has consisted on working through the first draft of the proposal as well as reading some papers for the next pass. I also found a couple other sources to use. These new sources were … Read More
I finally received the Gourmet Dataset. In fact, I received a devised version that has twice as many images as the original one. I also have the Yelp dataset, although that dataset has not be curated by humans, I am … Read More
This week I met with Charlie to discuss my project design. We also talked about GIS extension, which is a library to handle GIS data for NetLogo. Charlie talked about how to layer different types of data on a base … Read More
I worked extensively on finishing the first draft. I rewrote the design and related works section.
Uploaded papers I have finalized for the proposal. I will meet Xunfei to confirm the papers and talk more about the first draft. I have made an appointment with the writing center for the first draft. I spoke to the … Read More
I have narrowed my project to studying Facebook Reactions and how reactions may differ based on the gender of the post creator. I have also found papers that focus on facebook reactions. Because Facebook Reactions were released as a feature … Read More
After meeting with Xunfei, I decided to modify my diagram a bit so I redesigned it from my practice proposal. I also collected more papers that could be used in my proposal and read more articles and research papers. I … Read More
In order to get more familiar with neural networks I decided to use a program that lets you create neural networks. In order to do this I started reading about tensorflow and tensorflow graphs and their inner workings like variables, … Read More
This past week I have been trying to find more research papers that discuss how to create a prototype fake news detector instead of papers that just talk about how to discern fake news from media. The hunt for those … Read More
I have been looking more into the image processing part. I have created my first draft of the code to alter the colors of an image. I have also looked into the rotating of the food in the image. This … Read More
I discussed my new idea with Charlie and Xunfei. I searched for more papers about 3D modeling and volume estimation but could not find a lot. I will be creating an Andriod application, so I looked into Andriod camera API … Read More
After coming back from CMU workshop for CS researches, I have decided to modify my idea a bit to integrate more CV into the project. From recipe recommendation and calorie estimation, I have decided to focus only on calorie estimation. … Read More
I read and did more research on different algorithms of recipe recommendation. I removed some papers from my box that turned out to be not quite related and added some more papers. I also wrote the final version of my … Read More
During this past week, I have revised how I want to implement my social engineering attack. I want to use what is called a USB rubber ducky where you insert a MicroSD card into the USB. This card has payloads … Read More
In the past week, I have: Finished a simple Hangman Game in Elixir, I coded it up during the weekend. It can be found here: https://github.com/hungphi98/Hangman_Elixir. I learned a lot of things while making this tiny game: decoupling design; BEAM … Read More
For this week, I started working on NetLogo, the software that I plan to use to create the simulation model for my project. I looked into the tutorials and the sample models library. NetLogo has its own programming language and … Read More
I found a MFCC library in GitHub and explored it a little bit. It directly takes a wav file as input and returns one N*1 array (a sequence of acoustic vector). I recorded my voice and converted to a wav … Read More
I finished a first pass of all but one of the papers in my reading list, and also read some of the papers that are highly relevant to my project, which I had already read for a first pass, for … Read More
This week I have: Learned about the P2P and different Protocols in the implementation Learned about the history of P2P, and different architectures in implementing a fully functional P2P File Sharing Application. It is quite colorful actually. Made a rough … Read More
This week, I worked more on my proposal outline. Tuesday morning, I met with somebody from EPIC to go over my grant application to go to GDC, at which I may try getting some playtesting data from my project from … Read More
During this week, I continued work on my literature review after meeting with Xunfei. After finishing the review, I also started work on my proposal outline, and continued looking for more resources to use in my project. I specifically need … Read More