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.
This week I continued debugging my code. I now have everything I need working working. It’s not as good as I think it can be, but it is fully operational. Spent a little time starting paper revisions and that’s next … Read More
This week ive been working on revising my paper according to the feedback i got and suggestions from Xunfei. Ive been trying to polish out any remaining functionality issues and format it better for presentations.
Still polishing the paper. Been revising section by section and created a new diagram for the paper. Need to fix an issue with the citations. Will make time to try and tweak the experiment for the paper to see if … Read More
Talked to Dave and uploaded the outline for the proposal paper
This week, I started working on my poster, and revised my paper based on the feedback I received from Dave and Ajit
The spring break week dealt with mapping MIDI control into the acoustics of the three-dimensional space, which I have successfully done. I have also successfully added an FIR based buffer into the program as well to track analytics. You use … Read More
Created and ran experiment. Noted the results down. Finished the first draft of the Capstone paper. Currently revising and polishing it.
This week I have been: – Continuing experimenting with different hyperparameters of my models. – Writing analysis based on the results. – Continuing to work on the paper.
This week I turned in a new draft of my paper and fixed a few bugs. I am now ready to collect most of the data I’ll need.
This week I tested out the reader with student interface, and checked if self-check in and check-out worked properly. I also met with Craig and discussed plan to migrate the application to the server and perhaps have it ready for … Read More
This week I have: – Reran the tests of my model and continued analyzing the results. – Worked on my paper.
This week I spent most of my time working on the paper, and finished the implementation and design sections. I also started working on the administrator interface and got a good portion of it done.
This week I have dealt with working on improving my final paper and working on the MIDI mapping and audio of my project inside MaxMSP. I primarily worked on getting the audio format correctly to be able to loop and … Read More
This week I have been working on my paper both revising the submitted partial draft and adding the portions that were not done yet. I have also done some work on my project itself. I have been doing a lot … Read More
This week I have been: – Continue with the implementation of my design. – Set up a hyperparameter space to analyze how they affect the model. – Test the model using different parameter combinations from that set. – Continue with … Read More
This week I -implemented feedback from the first draft -started writing the rest of the paper -did some minor debugging and commenting
Built a functioning, testable (not yet accurate) Neural Network that takes in my input of heuristic data and output a direction. Since the puzzle states were strings, I wanted the output to be the value added to the index of … Read More
Found some more research papers to read which were related to the topic that I chose. Worked on the literature review.
In past week, I have spent time doing research to find interesting papers that I think will be related to my ideas. For each of my ideas there are at least five papers to take a look on at thee … Read More
I have continued working on my annotated bibliography, but I have not finished it yet. I am finding it hard to focus on and be motivated for a project that I can not physically work on. I am still missing … Read More
This week mainly dealt with the writing of my final paper. My paper was mainly a mostly complete draft that worked for my initial goal and vision of SoundStroll 2.0. However, in its finality, it will be called SonoSpatial Walk … Read More
Over this week I worked on finishing a first draft of my paper. Also I worked on debugging code and trying to install some packages.
This week I: -worked on my paper draft -worked on fixing bugs in my software
For this week, I have been: – Finish writing the first draft of my paper. – Continue reading ways to determine implicit ratings from the data. – Test and analyze the initial results of the recommender system.
Read the CS papers help documents to understand how to read and understand the long papers. Finding difficulties in searching for papers directly related to my ideas. Read a couple of papers according to the instructions which helped understand the … Read More
Met with Dave and Ajit to discuss the 3 ideas. The first 2 ideas were supported and I received some extra information about some features I can add to the project. ACM membership is set- up and I am trying … Read More
This week I finished implementing a rough version of the student user interface. I spent a considerable time discussing the logic behind to student check out and check and what measures were necessarily to put in. I received feedback from … Read More
This week I have been: Working on the first draft of my paper. Reading a research paper that use the same dataset as my project to derive a formula to get the implicit rating from the song play count. Writing … Read More
I have been a little bit behind on synthesizing my articles into the annotated bibliography, I mostly have just been trying to collect more and more articles. The gesture control Idea and the educational app idea seem a little difficult … Read More
-I created a large variation to my algorithm that spacializes the visualization based on the ratios just intonation ratio instead of being directly correlated to the frequencies. This involved implenting a new module that calculates the just intonation ratio and … Read More
This week, while I was not able to work on the coding aspect to my project, I did receive a synthesizer from Professor Forrest Tobey, and have been working extensively in MaxMSP to get it to react to my program. … Read More
I’m still trying to get the data over. I’ve been working on it for like 2 to 5 hours everyday but errors keep arriving. I’ve also researched about algorithms and have a better idea of my project scope.
I tested that the last of my dependencies is on the cluster and functional. Started implementing the second major piece of my approach, SURF. Taking a little longer than expected but not a major delay. Changed a piece of my … Read More
Managed to have Keras, an open source network library, installed in Jupyter. Currently focusing on building a sample neural network, adjusting the data into a format that can be used by the network, iterating on the architecture required for the … Read More
This week I discussed the structure of my paper with Ajit, and received feedback on how to explain the design and implementation sections. I also started working on implementing the student user interface.
For this week, I have been looking for research papers on the three topics that I have chose, specifically for the Text Categorization and the Air Quality Monitoring system. Two things I found out: – Air Quality Monitoring system:There have … Read More
This week, I was able to realize partial spatialzation in MaxMSP using the new tool that I had found previously, HOA Library. Right now I am trying to get my object driver to work to be able to create multiple … Read More
I have started collecting papers on my three ideas. There are many different sources that have used gesture controlled navigation in the past so I think it will be hard to differentiate from them, but most of them seem to … Read More
I have been trying to get the sensor to give me significant results and have had a lot of trouble with that. I mostly did research and experimentation to try and get it to work.
This week I finished my implementation of the SIFT algorithm, starting to work on implementing SURF next. Also looking ways to organize images to improve accuracy. Currently planning to get keypoints, then organize photos based on similar keypoints rather than … Read More
This week I did the following tasks: -Met with Dave about the structure of my outline and my experimental results section -Met with Forrest to get feedback on my work. -Began to work on a new variation of my algorithm … Read More
These are the things I did for this week: – Read Chapter 5 and did the quiz. – Reworked the representation of the 2D matrix since the original method uses too much memory and not very practical. – Started implementing … Read More
I have talked with Ajit about all three ideas and received some feedbacks and suggestion. Also, I have started finding research papers that are related to my ideas to read for next week.
This week I finalized the schema for the database with Ajit, and familiarized myself with the PostgreSQL commands after receiving the log in information from Craig. I faced an unexpected challenge with the ordering of the RFID device from Ebay. … Read More
I decided to pivot on my ideas a little bit because 2 of them were already solved and I didn’t feel that I had anything to add to the field. I have found papers and starting to read them on … Read More
This week I made a first draft of an outline for the paper. Also worked on implementing the first of three algorithms I plan to use in my research, Scale Invariant Feature Transformation. While not completely finished I have most … Read More
This week offered me a chance to get into detail with spatialization libraries: Jamoma – C++ and Max/MSP general purpose audio and spatialization toolset with standard interfaces, requires custom installation depending on the version of Max though. This library is … Read More
Here are my ideas for topics! Another post with some cost analyses is coming soon! Topic Name: Real-time management using Augmented Reality Topic Description: Examine the applications of Head-Mounted augmented reality displays such as HoloLens or Project Northstar in real-time … Read More
This week I accomplished several things: -Reconfigured the way my patch combines matrices to avoid issues I was having w crossfade -implenented horizontal movement after note press -Organized parts of my project into sub-patches and cleaned up some stuff -Implemented … Read More
This week I haven’t been able to get as much work done as I planned on. These are things that I did: – Reread the proposal to answer some questions in the outline. – Finish writing the outline. – Make … Read More
This week I talked to Dave about the delay on my database. I am waiting to hear back from Charlie andor Craig so I can start working on building the database and connecting the dots. Until then I have read … Read More
Built a prototype testing agent for the Capstone that should in theory take in a file of problem states and go through them with each Heuristic(Neural Network not yet ready) then output the solution size, number of nodes visited and … Read More
Further deliberated on my 3 ideas, I really enjoy the idea about replacing the keyboard and mouse set up with a gesture recognition system from a 2D camera, most gesture recog systems require another device that one must buy, but … Read More
I have changed two of my ideas upon re-evaluating the achievability of the project given my skill and the time limit I have
This week, I finally got my own laptop so I redownloaded all the necessary software and libraries for my gesture recognition system. Using the OpenCV library in Python, I was finally able to use the camera to detect the hand … Read More
This week I met with Ajit and discussed some of the necessary features for the user interface that the administrator will be using. This involved seeing a list of recently checked out items, adding new objects, and adding new users. … Read More
In terms of implementation, I have created 4 different heuristics functions for my Capstone that take in a state and output a value based on how good the state is. with 4 being inadmissible. Technically 5 as 2 heuristics are … Read More
This week I worked on developing a script that takes a directory and determines if the contents are all images of the same type, and if they aren’t converts them to jpgs. I also meet with my adviser and starting … Read More
This week dealt with the focus of the FFT and other conversion formulas. In recognizing that the Fast Fourier Transform is an algorithm that computes the discrete Fourier transform (DFT) of a sequence, or its inverse (IDFT), you understand how … Read More
Here is what I worked on for my project this week: -Worked with poly tool to process two simultaneous notes. -Got it working but temporarily disabled the circle of fifths map table-Now midi messages are sent to two paths for … Read More
For this week, I have been mainly working on: – Make a few changes on the coding environment for my project from last week for better efficiency. – Follow Xunfei’s advice to consider some other music datasets. I eventually decided … Read More
Idea 1: Optical Character Recognition using Machine Learning Optical character recognition is not a completely new field of research. However, with the advance of today’s technology, we can apply machine learning to optical character recognition and therefore can recognize not … Read More
Topic Name: Earlham Tennis App Developing an app to use it as a way of improvement for the tennis players. Entering data during matches to get score stats, errors and serve percentages. All this data will be stored in a … Read More
Researched how image processing works (tutorials, examples using python and open-source software OpenCV). ~20 minutes on 1/19/19, ~30 minutes on 1/21/19 Made sure all necessary software was downloaded to my computer. ~30 minutes on 1/17/19 Adjusted timeline. ~15 minutes on 1/23/19
Found an advisor, and set up a meeting time to plan my project. Tested that the libraries I plan on using are available and functional on the cluster. Finally reviewed my project to make review the goals I’ve set myself … Read More
This is my first post for CS488. Met with Ajit to plan the next few weeks, and decided to start the data collection this week. Edited the timeline a little bit to include implementation of the project. I’ve shared my … Read More
This first week, I tried to focus my project into something tangible. Initially, I was not sure about how I wanted to go about editing and making SoundStroll 2.0, and I had talks with advisors who told me that I … Read More
This week I looked over the specific dataset that I want to use for my project. I reached out to sources to obtain that dataset. Similarly, I read various researches and, checked existing experiments and projects to learn implementation of … Read More
My first idea is for a application that allows the computer to be navigated with gesture control, initial thought is to use the camera that is on almost every laptop to map the mouse pointer between say the thumb and … Read More
The tangible work I have done this week on my project is finding the data sets and started setting up a work flow to automate the process. I created the connection between SQL and my simulation so that the simulation … Read More
I have gotten off to a relatively smooth start on my project. Xunfei is going to be my adviser and I have scheduled a meeting with her for tomorrow morning. I have prepared to present on my topic in class … Read More
This week I met with Ajit for an hour. We went over timeline and design of my project. I also met with Craig and ordered the RFID reader and tags after approving them.
This week I reviewed my project proposal and started setting up the coding environment. I also asked Xunfei to be my advisor for the project. During our meeting we discussed the project’s timeline for the first month and I made … Read More