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
First post of Capstone progress. First thing I did was review my Capstone proposal paper to re familiarize myself. Immediately I begun work on the work I outlined for Week 1 in my timeline. I built a generator for random … Read More
This week I haven’t been able to do a lot since I have a lot of exams in other classes as well. But I have been working mainly on reviewing everything I have accomplished in this class and drafting a … Read More
This week I have been reading the feedback of the second draft of my proposal. I’m working on revising the paper to complete the final version for the paper. I also talked with Dave about the paper and adjust the … Read More
Final Paper – crawl-o-matic-o-matic Poster – ebramth15_poster Gitlab with code – https://gitlab.cluster.earlham.edu/duckroller/crawl-o-matic-o-matic
Paper: https://portfolios.cs.earlham.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Detecting-textual-analogies-Rei.pdf Poster: https://portfolios.cs.earlham.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/CS488-Poster.pdf Code: https://github.com/reirembeci/senior-capstone
Paper: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Aen6Bbt4NDHxidx80EylAWiHLMbSAXWH/view?usp=sharing Poster: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fYgnOszH2dKVXQ5P1I1GgKpVAZUJjZNu/view?usp=sharing Code and demo: https://github.com/fcurrin/viz
Paper: Fake_News_Capstone Poster: Github directory: https://github.com/mashres15/FakeNewsCapstone
Final deliveries for CS488 Paper: senior-thesis-political Poster: CS488 Poster – Minh Vu Github directory: https://github.com/mdvu15/CS488-Senior-Capstone
Finished working on the final paper.
This week, I attempted to collect preliminary data, which made me realize that I would need an air compressor in order to obtain meaningful data. I added this to my proposal and made some modifications to improve it overall.
This week after receiving feedback from Xunfei on the second draft of my paper, I updated it with respect to her comments. I also followed up with Craig; he is going to purchase the equipment early next semester.
Got feedback for my second draft of my proposal. Ready to make these final changes and submit on time! Started installing the dependencies so that I can get familiar with the tools I’ll be using over the break. Not planning … Read More
Worked on the poster and got it printed. Copy of the poster attached.
This week I received feedback on the second draft of my proposal from Xunfei. I spent time updating the proposal with respect to her feedback. I also met with Craig and decided on a set of RFID reader and tags. … Read More
For this week, I have been discussing with Dave about details of my proposal paper, especially what I need to add/edit for the second draft and the final draft. I have also been reading some new research papers that have … Read More
This and the previous week, I spend my time trying to beat my way through a variety of problems related to one specific module of my project’s code. After talking over it with my adviser I have shifted both that … Read More
This week, I was focused on making the poster and including the final results of my research.
During the past 2 weeks I have: – Been able to program the communication between the Chrome extension and the classifier, with some modification in the project design. Instead of using Native Messaging, I set up a Flask server and … Read More
This week I haven’t been able to work much because of some traveling. However, I was able to think more about my design decision including the RFID reader that I will buying. I have selected a device, and discussed with … Read More
This week I received feedback from Xunfei on my initial draft of proposal. I spent the last few days thinking more about design and trying to answer some questions that Xunfei raised. I tried referring back to my sources and … Read More
This week I haven’t been able to do much due to some travelling. However, I still managed to design some methods to improve the running time of the collaborative filtering algorithms. I also worked on editing the second draft of … Read More
Here is an updated machine learning pipeline for my project.
Submitted the CS second draft on Wednesday and waiting for Xunfei’s Feedback. The demo presentation went well without much questions from the audience. On working on making the poster for the presentation on Dec 5.
I met with my mentors 3 times to discuss the proposal’s feedback and what I can do to improve it. I also reached out to some folks whose previous work could help me. I decided on my end product as … Read More
This week I have been reading some published papers that use the same dataset as the one I use for this project. My purposes for doing this are to know the conclusions other people have made using the dataset and … Read More
This week I did a lot of research into how jitter works and how it communicates with max and msp objects. In the process I found a few more helpful sources to replace some of the less relevant related works … Read More