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
I’ve been working on the Lit Review and Proposal Outline this week and I finally finished the Lit Review fully. My Lit Review included sections on: Data sets: what kind of data has been tested and what do they extract … Read More
I am working on finding more papers that study gender bias in social media posts and narrowing my idea further. One challenge is finding a feasible way to collect data from a site (since APIs have limits), or finding an … Read More
This past week I worked on revising my literature review as well as writing my proposal outline that will serve as a starting point for my first proposal draft. I met with my advisor who helped me to come up … Read More
I went over the broad categories that need to be addressed by the project proposal, and created a proposal outline for Assignment 7. I also worked with my advisor, Igor, to find a good candidate for the reduction adn start … Read More
This week, I changed my method from hybrid to content-based filtering because there isn’t much research done in the hybrid method. So I chose to improve the content-based filtering instead. I also wrote my proposal outline and revised my diagram … Read More
For this week, I wrote my proposal outline. During the next two weeks I will use this to construct the 1st draft of my proposal. I also spoke with Charlie about taking a different approach to the social engineering aspect … Read More
I finished my proposal outline. The next step is to write my proposal draft. I also discussed with Xunfei and she help me drew a better flowchart. I gained a clearer understanding about the flow of my project. I downloaded … Read More
I met with Charlie for the weekly meeting. We discussed different designs for my simulation model. I will first create some input data, which includes creating dummy values for the base map instead of using a real map. The main … Read More
During my weakly meeting with Igor, he brought to my attention a better way to increment the ranking algorithm. In the first round, a certain number of image processing techniques will be applied to the original image and the top … Read More
I met with Xunfei to improve my design outline for the proposal outline. I completed the outline on the box site. I am trying to find more ways to improve the existing system and see if there is anything else … Read More
I wrote my project proposal this week and I already had most of the info ready. The sections that I didn’t feel really prepared for were the design and what software/hardware do you need sections. I didn’t have a good … Read More
After reading articles for my literature review, I see that there are a lot of different ways to identify and classify media with misinformation. I will need to do a bit of work to be able to combine all the … Read More
I’ve chosen Charlie as my adviser for my project The idea that I picked for my Capstone is my Fake News Detection Idea The basic idea is that I would create a website/application and a website extension that takes mediums … Read More
In the past few weeks I have settled on my topic being exploring gender bias on a website using a combination of computational linguistics and quantitative analysis. After writing my literature review on work that explored a variety of sites, … Read More
I read over 20 papers in the last two weeks to work on my literature review. I met with my advisor and talked to him about my proposal and what could be improved in my literature review. I have found … Read More
While preparing my diagram for the quiz, I got a much better conceptual understanding of what I want my project to look like. I have also found nice papers this week. I started thinking of a few different image processing … Read More
This week, I mainly worked on reviewing my papers carefully and summarizing them for the literature review. I also met and talked with Xunfei about my proposal idea and came up with a preliminary idea. I will have to work … Read More
This week, I wrapped up my first draft of the literature review. I’ll be meeting with the writing center as I embark on my final draft. I’ve continued working on nailing down my exact idea that I’ll be proposing, as … Read More
This week I worked on improving my understanding of the Parks Puzzle and exploring possible proof techniques to show that it is NP complete from two directions. I continued working on the Time Complexity chapters of “Introduction to The Theory … Read More
I’ve finished writing the Literature Review for my idea “Fire Spread Simulation Using Cellular Automata.” After reading the papers for my research, I found a recent paper on this topic which used Machine Learning to solve the drawbacks of previous … Read More
I’ve chosen “Fire Simulation Using Cellular Automata” as my final idea. I have also met with Charlie and decided to meet every week on Monday. I will also meet with Xunfei regularly for my research. Xunfei has suggested that I … Read More
I finalized my proposal to “Applying Voiceprint Recognition Technology to Identity Verification”. The keywords are voice recognition, voiceprint, feature extraction, voice detection, voice verification. The difficulty I might encounter is that there may be background noise in the voice input. If … Read More
Received feedback for LR. I understood the mistakes I made and working on the revised LR. I also found additional papers that I will use. Met with Xunfei to discuss proposal outline and LR.
I did not add an update to week 6 due to the long weekend but had been working on my literature review, which I finished today. It was very useful to read and re-read certain articles and realise some are … Read More
I have decided on the project I will be working on as my senior project. I have talked to Charlie about it, discuss my ideas regarding this project. He will be my advisor for the project. I have found 10 … Read More
I now know what idea I am going to go with, it’s a new idea and is not related to any of my old ideas. My new idea is about using neural networks and natural language processing to predict a … Read More