This week I first worked on creating an outline for my final paper, which was useful as it sharpened my current understanding of my project and where it is headed. I also was working with a new model and was … Read More
User login and authentication is complete. New user is able to sign and save details in the database. Sample set of 20 books to be used as testing data. Currently I am figuring out QR code scanning and generating new … Read More
TensorFlow is working fine on Lovelace now. But I just found that the demo uses TensorFlow 1 while the latest version installed on Lovelace is TF2………. The demo has a lot of code. I am not sure if i should … Read More
I am still having issue on running the demo code from GitHub. I requested installation of TensorFlow in python3 on lovelace but it seems there’s still error. It is probably the issue of environment setting. I will communicate with the … Read More
I am reading papers for my first idea, which is “Detect and Translate Chinese text in images”. One research that I read was about improving the performance of the Optical Character Recognition for Chinese books that are in precarious conditions. … Read More
This week I did a lot of research and work on the more anthropological side of my project. I emailed Tom Hamm and Greg Vaughn and got some great information about where I could find the foundations of old buildings … Read More
Last week I worked on collecting and preprocessing the data using Groupon API. I also started learning about and implementing my autoencoder model. So far the obstacle has been the learning curve but I have been extensively reading about neural … Read More
This week, I started the data preprocess for my image data. The steps include, resizing, cropping, normalizing and lastly change to tensor value so that it can be fit in a neural network. For the numerical data set, I started … Read More
I finished the ranking module. It take a folder of images, converts them to an array, passes the n best images to another function, which keeps processing the images, and then picking the best n again to be processed. There … Read More
This week I took a short break from working on the proof to start working on the app. I am currently trying to figure out whether it is worth designing the Parks app as a webapp, while also starting work … Read More
I have spent this week analyzing the data sets that I have to see if there are any outside things that I need for these data sets to be able to be tested using Weka. I have found that some … Read More
In the past week, I worked on generating five recommendations from each of the the six product categories. I still have a confusion about the cosine similarity formula so I’m planning to meet with other faculties in the following week … Read More
This week I made efforts to get predictions from my model that was trained last week. However, after some hours spent understanding the code, I realized that this model is not for practical use but rather theoretical predictions, as each … Read More
This week, I continued my testing for the physical aspect of my project. During this testing, I tried to focus on ECOpen since it says there is no encryption associated with the network. Come to find out, there is still … Read More
Working on the first draft of the paper.
I have started working on passing images to the ranking algorithm. I also have found some online food-photography courses I want to look at. Learning that will be helpful in knowing how to improve my images.
This past month i have been mostly working with getting everything for my project working and fighting some major issues. The first issue that has been almost solved is that the NorthStar uses DisplayPort out while my computer only has … Read More
Last weekend, I spent time with a small group of friends filling out a spreadsheet of information for 2020 Senate candidates. So far, 154/348 filed candidates have been added to the sheet. During that time, we discovered that a few … Read More
This week was a big planning week for me. I spent a lot of time writing down notes and ideas, as well as researching the details of what I need for my project. I also spent some time gathering resources … Read More
This week I was able to create a saved checkpoint of my learning model for semantic relation extraction. This hopefully means I won’t need to train it further and can now focus on feeding it my data, which now needs … Read More
This week, I tried to implement some models and was hoping to get it on our Layout server with GPUs. However, the system admins were still working on that and I could not ssh to the server. Therefore, I created … Read More
Since my project involves a significant part that’s marketing, I was advised by my instructor to talk to Seth and other professors about how I should approach a dataset. After talking to them, I have decided that a good approach … Read More
In the past week, I worked on calculating the cosine similarity between the ingredient composition of an inputted item and that of the rest of the items in the data. I am struggling to decide on which formula to use … Read More
Name of Your Project A Real Time Fall Detection System to Assist the Elderly Using Deep Neural Networks What research topic/question your project is going to address? The elderly have a high chance of falling and get injured or faint. … Read More
I worked with possible ways of proving that non-contiguous Parks is NP-Complete, and found one good avenue for exploration. Over the week I produced a general technique to convert any instance of 3-SAT to an instance of the non-contiguous Parks … Read More
I have started to keep a log of what I do every day for this project so if something goes wrong I know where to back up and begin again. This will also help later when writing about my process … Read More
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