I have talked to Xunfei about my 3 ideas and decided to discard one of my 3 ideas because of overhead issues. I wrote 2 annotated bibliographies of my 2 ideas with 3 papers each. I have also done more … Read More
I wrote 3 annotated bibliographies, one for each idea, and each of the annotated bibliographies is composed of 2 papers I have found for my ideas. I went to San Diego to attend Tapia conference of diversity in computing.
I’ve finalized the base project idea – I’m going with the one involving music generating AI. Additionally, I’ve officially gotten a proposal adviser, Xunfei, who I’ll be meeting with every Wednesday morning. I’m having some issues in limiting the scope … Read More
The First Responders Tech idea is not panning out in terms of finding any relevant research articles so that may be way to difficult for me to achieve in this time frame The Secure Paperless Voting Machine is working out … Read More
Updates in Ideas My first “Fake News Detector” idea has remained mostly the same I still have not come up with a more doable idea for the secure paperless voting machines because there’s so much oversight with voting regulations and … Read More
My project is using Voice Print Recognition technology to check if the voiceprint of the input match the corresponding one in the database. This technology can be used in many identity verification scenes like customer services for bank, door lock, business … Read More
This week I mainly finished my LR and spoke in detail regarding the project idea with Xunfei. It seems I like I know which technology to progress with and eliminate the two I was debating before. I also worked on … Read More
I read more papers on my ideas, met with my advisor to schedule a weekly meeting and discussed a new idea proposed by the company I interned with this summer. The new idea is a Neural Network driven A.I. that … Read More
This week, I finalized who my advisor will be (Charlie). I also decided that I will be working on my security testing idea as my main project. To start this, I spoke with Brendan Post (IT) to discuss my ideas. … Read More
This week I spent some time finalizing my proposal idea. I discussed the Parks Puzzle with Igor and come to the conclusion that I should work on proving its NP-Completeness for my final project. I had to discuss this idea … Read More
In the past week, I searched and skimmed lots of papers to use for my own research. I also talked with Dave and Xunfei to refine my ideas. I also found a data scraping software to extract product information from … Read More
I am going with the auto-image processing for food. I have been looking more into the literature, and there is limited literature that deals with making food look better, and they are all relatively recent publications. However, there is literature … Read More
In the past week, I have found papers for the literature review, started working on the paper. I have to talk with my advisor regarding the papers. I also found that the QR code would be a viable option rather … Read More
Most of the articles I have read this week have been quite informative and take the time to explain even the most basic things. However, this has not been true for all the articles that I have read. Some of … Read More
In the past week, I explored different ideas, talked to the faculty, and found more papers to read. I found lots of interesting paper related to my personalized skin care product recommendation idea. I found out that using content-based filtering … Read More
I am pretty certain at this point that I want to do something food and image processing related. This evolved out of my first idea (MyOrder), but is not quite the same. I want to do some sort of auto … Read More
I haven’t decide my topic yet, but I was reading papers related to my three ideas to gain a deeper understanding on these ideas. My first idea is an AI tech for voice print recognition. It can be used for … Read More
This week I researched deeper into my three ideas, and now have developed preferences and better understandings of them. Specifically, I believe the natural language processing idea where I will create summaries of subjects in PDF’s seems to not only … Read More
In the past two weeks, I’ve read through a total of 12 sources, four for each idea, and created annotated bibliographies based on them. While some of these papers are more useful than others, each has been helpful in one … Read More
I spoke with Charlie this past week and we both decided that my first idea is my best one. So, I decided this was the one I was going to pursue my penetration testing idea and found 6 more articles … Read More
For my first idea, I have been researching methods and corner and shape detection that I might be able to apply to my implementation. I found a very relevant paper about shape detection using VLI and NIR imagery from drones, … Read More
I found a very promising paper called “an introduction to the conjugate gradient method without the agonizing pain” and started working through it. I have only gotten through the first 10 pages or so, but it is helping me think … Read More
Here are my comments for the papers I read this week.  Forest fires spread modeling using cellular automata approach. They described a method using cellular automata to simulate how fire spread over an area of island Brac in Croatia. … Read More
For this week I tried to narrow down my research scope; I talked with Dave about my ideas, and where I might begin with researching each of them. I got some good ideas about previous work and what might work … Read More
(I was attending a CS conference in California this week so my post is late.) I have read some papers related to my 3 topics. I gained a clear understanding of the technologies I need for my three topics. I … Read More
In the past week, I read 3 more papers for each idea. I spoke to the faculty regarding the 3 ideas to decide which one is feasible for the final project. Some papers I found are listed below. I will … Read More
I did a 2 pass reading of all the sources that I had collected over the last two weeks. I realized that some of the things I had in mind already exist. I’m still researching about pre-existing technologies/frameworks that could … Read More
After talking to Igor, I realized I could incorporate a food recommendation system to my food ordering app. After thinking some more, I realized the food recommender might actually be more interesting than the food ordering system.
Started the draft of my outline and abstract. Continued working with the “jigsaw” idea/method ran into a hiccup with placing content while moving left and up, this will require a code segment to further regulate the placement based on there … Read More
I have pretty much decided on my main topic, which is working on the complexity of the Parks Puzzle. I found a survey paper that goes over a number of puzzle problems, and provides a vast reading list, which I … Read More
For this week, I started reading more into the papers that I found initially interesting for my ideas. I found some to be less relevant than others, but still drew some nice views that may be helpful later to shape … Read More
For this week, I created my annotated bibliographies for 2 papers of each of my 3 ideas. I also spoke with Charlie and refined 2 of 3 ideas. For my penetration testing idea, instead of making the project solely on … Read More
This week, I did a first pass reading for a total of 6 papers and visited the writing center for the annotated bibliography. Some of them turned out to be less relevant to the topic than they had appeared, but … Read More
Below are the papers I read for each idea this week. I also read more papers for my third idea, “Fire Spread Simulation” and found the cellular automata algorithm mentioned in one of the papers quite interesting. The basic idea … Read More
This week, I created annotated bibliographies for papers pertaining to each of my three ideas. I also further considered the possibilities for updating my project ideas – I’m likely to not go with the copyright detection idea. If I go … Read More
This week, I browsed through chiefly ACM and Google Scholar to find five papers on each of my topics. I additionally met with Charlie to go through my three ideas, getting some helpful insights about my projects and what is … Read More
Talked to Charlie about my ideas and got feedback from him. Found 5 papers for each idea.
I researched and made a list of papers that I will read in the upcoming week. Here is the list of papers, that I plan to read: Topic 1 Name: 3d Printer – A new Technique Paper List: (1) Innovations in … Read More
Summary of Updates: This week I spent a lot of time trying to refine my last two ideas to make it more suitable for a capstone and tried finding enough research articles about all three ideas. I struggled with finding … Read More
I visited the writing center for bibliography help and to sort out the papers. I was able to remove some irrelevant papers and finish up my assignment. The library management idea seems to be my project idea and I am … Read More
I am still exploring my new ideas. Idea 1 Title: AI Assistant for Safety Driving Description: My idea is to use facial recognition to detect fatigue driving or dangerous driving. A small camera will be placed in front of the … Read More
I have finished buying the parts to make the headset and i have finished setting up a unity environment, but haven’t been able to run tests there yet.
This week I tackled simple branching. I have gotten it to the point where it is fully functional but limited in content. At some point during the process, the algorithm will place a specified branch segment, It will then create … Read More
I have read some literature on all three of my ideas, and was pleasantly surprised to see that there was a lot of academic research potential in the ideas that I thought were a little dry in research, which was … Read More
Idea #1Name of Your Project Computational complexity of the ‘Park Puzzle’What research topic/question your project is going to address? The Park Puzzle is a game that involves splitting a n*n grid into different colored continuous ‘parks’. A solution to a … Read More
Idea: Breakdown of Mathematical Proofs Using Natural Language Processing I wish to use natural language processing to break down a bachelor-level mathematical proof into the components that make up a proof (e.g. given knowledge, statements, calculations). This will be shown … Read More
For this week, I read the papers on Moodle, met with Charlie to discuss my ideas, and read papers related to them. Below are some updates for each topic. Idea 1 Title: Improve Fire Identification Mapping and Monitoring Algorithm (FIMMA) … Read More
I further developed my ideas and added more details to each of them. Then I talked to Xunfei about modifications and got more suggestions from her. We looked through the research paper I found on Google Scholars together and searched … Read More
As suggested by Charlie, I chose a new direction for my third idea:Name of Your Project? Geosocial Weight AlgorithmWhat research topic/question your project is going to address? Lots of social networks, including, for example, one that I created with my classmates … Read More
For this week, I updated my 3 proposal ideas and met with Charlie to review and seek his advice. Prior to this meeting, I found my 5 articles for each and used these discuss potential problems if each idea was … Read More
I spoke with Xunfei regarding the three ideas. Currently, I am reading through similar papers and figuring out which idea I will finalize. I have selected the papers for the next assignment and going through the first pass for the … Read More
My first idea is to create an application that scans the picture of foods and let users know what ingredients are in the dish. I am still deciding whether I want my app to be used as a diet and … Read More
Thought a lot about how I am going to handle simple branching, currently looking into a version that would just at some point split the level and after the split, here will be a branch that only goes right and … Read More
Idea 1 My first idea stays the same, making an online food ordering system that works over wifi. I need to think about how to differentiate my product, what is new with this, and how to test it. Idea 2 … Read More
Idea 1 Name of Your Project? Corner Finder AI What research topic/question your project is going to address? Can deep learning and/or neural networks be used over a set of imagery to identify rectilinear structures which might be undetectable to … Read More
My first idea stays the same. Some items Xunfei helped me consider is what questions administrators would be prompted to answer, and how to moderate student answers for reliability. My second idea is to build a simulation of Earlham’s energy … Read More
Idea 1: Joseph Moore Museum Guided Tour This project is an attempt at expanding the accessibility of the Joseph Moore Museum, especially to patrons whose first language is not English. The project is to create an app which will scan … Read More
Project Idea One: Name of Your Project Implementing AI into Rhythm-Based Video GamesWhat research topic/question your project is going to address? The project is going to attempt to address a common issue with rhythm games – particularly for mobile devices … Read More
1 ) Name of Your Project: Improve Fire Identification Mapping and Monitoring Algorithm (FIMMA). Enhance FIMMA to reduce the number of false-positive results and apply the algorithm to detect fire in urban areas. 2 ) Name of Your Project: Fire … Read More
First Idea: Credibility Analyzer Create a database of media of different opinions that are credible with truthful information. Using Machine Learning, find/develop an algorithm that when given a medium could accurately determine whether it is credible and truthful. Create an … Read More
Changes to Idea #1There were no major changes recommended, except that the scope of the project could be limited to classical iterative solvers of linear systems. Idea #2Name of Your Project Computational complexity of the ‘Park Puzzle’What research topic/question your … Read More
1. My first idea stays the same, but Xunfei recommended me to enable rating and commenting under each product to make the app a bit more interactive & informative. I will order recommendations for different skin types by star ratings. … Read More
Breakdown of Mathematical Proofs Using Natural Language Processing I wish to use natural language processing to break down a bachelor-level mathematical proof into the components that make up a proof (e.g. given knowledge, statements, calculations). This will be shown in … Read More
3d Printer A new way of 3d printing. The implementation includes a pixel grid that is controlled by a computer, the 3d object is converted into layers, the layer then controls the corresponding pixels the molten plastic flows through. Based … Read More
1st Idea My 1st idea pretty much stayed the same as it was last week w/ some additional details. Instead of just testing/researching about network security, Charlie advised to look into physical security (open ports on servers, etc) and social … Read More
Idea 2 – Library Management Mobile Application The library management system is a tool to organise the library automatically without requiring human intervention to issue books, track record of books in library, and perform day to day actions required to … Read More
Name of Your Project A Forum Site to Improve Student Access to Administrative Information What research topic/question your project is going to address? How do we improve communication between students and Earlham administration? Currently, when students have an administrative question, … Read More
Name of Your Project Implementing AI into Rhythm-Based Video Games What research topic/question your project is going to address? The project is going to attempt to address a common issue with rhythm games – particularly for mobile devices – where, … Read More
This project is an attempt at expanding the accessibility of the Joseph Moore Museum, especially to patrons whose first language is not English. The project is to create an app which will scan QR codes beside a museum exhibit, and provide information on that exhibit in the preferred language of the user.
Name of Your Project? Corner Finder AI What research topic/question your project is going to address? Can deep learning and/or neural networks be used over a set of imagery to identify rectilinear structures which might be undetectable to the human … Read More
Name of Your Project Skip&Skin What research topic/question your project is going to address? One product can’t fit all. From beauty to skin care, people are thrown a bunch of products that are said to be popular or effective in … Read More
Name of My Project Managing Fire From Space Improve Fire Identification Mapping and Monitoring Algorithm (FIMMA). What research topic/question is my project going to address? Space technology has been used to improve life on Earth through many applications. One of … Read More
Compile Python code into byte code. To enable JVM to run python code. Since JVM executes bytecode, I want to find a way to automatically compile python code to byte code. Software involved: JVM, javac, python interpreter The difficulties come … Read More
Name of My Project Who’s Running?: In depth look at who’s running for what, when, and info about them. What research topic/question is my project going to address? How to reduce number of uniformed voters? How to dynamically update a … Read More
Name of Your Project Iterative solvers for systems of Linear Equations What research topic/question your project is going to address? The effectiveness of various iterative methods at finding solutions to systems linear equations with various characteristics. Taking experimental / numerical … Read More
Buying tickets of popular concerts: the application imitates real users to buy concert tickets on the website. Users can set it up before the tickets opening date. As long as the tickets are open to sell, the application will immediately … Read More
Name of Your Project Penetration testing to show the weaknesses of businesses What research topic/question your project is going to address? What results can be gained from businesses investing in someone do penetration What technology will be used in … Read More
Name of Your Project? Pixel Printer What research topic/question your project is going to address? My project aims to improve the current process of 3d printing that is used for mainstream industrial 3d printing. What technology will be used in … Read More
Name of Your Project Breakdown of Mathematical Proofs Using Natural Language Processing What research topic/question your project is going to address? How available and useful current technology is to address completeness of mathematical proofs in intro/bachelor level mathematics courses. What … Read More
Predicting the winner of a NBA match Usage of technology to help in the correct outcome of sports. The goal is to predict the winner of an NBA game using machine learning techniques. This is done on the based of … Read More
Final Paper: Final Poster:
I have been working on editing my final draft for my proposal and updating it with new information that I discussed with Xunfei about the direction of the project. I have been adding information on the different directions I can … Read More
Poster used to present Capstone
Attached are the final versions of my paper and poster
Submitted Proposal Draft 2. Worked on presentation. I have decided that instead of just generating the geometry of the levels it will be a lot more interesting and compelling to also figure out how to generate the puzzles within the … Read More
I have finally submitted the first draft of my proposal for PCG using ORE in my video game. I am excited to keep working on it, Initial results are promising.
I have been continuing work on my first draft of the proposal, progress is slow but I will eventually get there. I have been doing a little work to try and improve my simplified ORE algorithm but I think I … Read More
This week, I spent time figuring out how to make the software publication ready, and discussed with Craig on whereabouts of the server and database
This week I have been: Practicing presenting with the poster. Look up additional ways to explore my project.
I have designed a simplified ORE algorithm. I created a chunk library using ascii characters, only 15 different chunks. It is a simplified ORE algorithm because each chunk has 2 anchors, so there is only ever one place for the … Read More
This week, I finalized my poster and prepared my paper for the evaluation draft submission. I also met with Craig to discuss taking the application live.
This week I spent working on getting my poster ready for printing. Other than that I also spent several hours preparing my paper for the evaluation draft due Friday. Not there yet but making progress.
This is a mega update on my to make up for several weeks of missing updates. I did a preliminary cost analysis for my first idea, which would result in either a budget of $400 or $3500 depending on what … Read More
This week I have been: Discussing with my advisor about results of my project. Editing the final version of the poster.
my literary review has definitely guided which direction I want to take my project in. While doing research into the different kinds and application of PCG There are a lot of cool examples of the use of tile based such … Read More
I spent most of this week writing the most recent draft, and then putting together a first draft of the poster. Spent some time debugging, but my focus was on the paper and poster.
I have finally finished my literary review, and it has been super cool finding more examples of games that use PCG. I think It would be really neat if I could figure out a way to implement an algorithm in … Read More
This past week, I spent countless hours working on my Final Paper. I also spent a considerable amount of time working to correct errors and bugs in my code inside of MaxMSP.
This week I have been: Debugging some errors I ran into while writing the test harness. Continuing to work on my paper.