Week 10 update

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I have been taking notes and learning about different tree indexing structures. I currently have 6 pages of notes and understand How R trees work and how X trees uses techniques from both R trees and B trees. I need … Read More

Week who knows what update

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After filtering through many different project ideas, I finally decided to create an aesthetically pleasing data visualization of pollution on Earlham’s campus. I have written a literature review of 15 sources on all of data visualizations, artistic factors that influence … Read More

Weekly Update

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This week I finished writing the literature review and looking in depth into the literature available for my two topics: RFID in library and Sentiment analysis for stock prediction. I believe I will proceed with RFID technology and research more … Read More

Weekly Progress

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Finished the machine learning pipeline with actual experimentation. Having issues getting Flask setup and have been in touch with the SysAdmins. Halfway through the first draft of the paper. Made new design for the system architecture.

week 9 update

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I am still in the process of writing my literary reviews. I have completed one and the second I am currently outlining. I am learning a lot of new information with my new sources. Since I know which of the … Read More

Weekly update – Rei

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For the past week, I have been looking at some available corpora found online. I was able to get one for free, namely the Open American National Corpus. It seems like it might be a better fit than the Blogs … Read More

CS488 – Update 6

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Last week I was able to set-up a two node blockchain on the Earlham Cluster, after working through technical issues with the help of Craig. However, I discovered several problems with this structure this week. I couldn’t re-access an already … Read More

October 17 Update

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This week I dedicated my time towards designing my proposal idea. After my literature review I decided I wanted to continue my audiovisual project. I read through the documentation for the jitter programming language to see what would be feasible … Read More

Week 8

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This week I’ve focused primarily on drafting my final paper. So far I have a general outline of my paper (abstract –> introduction –> related work –> framework and design –> implementation –> conclusions and future work), and I’ve fully … Read More

Weekly update

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During the past week I have: – Cleaned up the data, converted it to the CSV file, tried feeding it to the MLP classifier. However, I’m running into some error scaling it before feeding the data to the MLP. I … Read More

Weekly Update

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This week I’m focusing on my project, which is to build a method for building music recommendation using collaborative filtering. To do that I am currently reading papers about collaborative filtering in more details and comparing different techniques for collaborative … Read More

Weekly update

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After reading more about literature on stock prediction with sentiment analysis, I came to the conclusion that it is very difficult to obtain text data that is relevant for my research for free. I looked at Twitter streaming API and … Read More

Week 8 Update

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This week I am writing my literary review for Indexing Time Series Databases. It is going well. Because this is an area that has been researched for over two decades there is a lot of background information I will be … Read More

October 10 update

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This week I made good progress in my research. Here are some of the things I have done: -Met with Forrest Tobey to discuss his past research involving motion tracking virtual instruments as well as visual capabilities of the Max/MSP/Jitter … Read More

Weekly update

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For the past week, I worked on literature reviews on two topics: stock prediction with natural language processing and stock prediction with machine learning. One of the most important findings is that each researcher used different datasets to predict different … Read More

Weekly Progress update

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Making heavy headway into literature review, but still adjusting to overleaf. My final topics are predicting matches in the premier league, and making a software that combines several CV methods in a robust wrapper for easy use. Found eight sources … Read More

Week 7

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This week I started playing around with creating the visualization tool piece of my project. In doing that, I learned a lot of the more finicky details of NVDA. It uses an internal installation of Python, which makes sense for … Read More

Weekly Update

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For this week I am working on the literary review for the two projects that I’m most interested in working on. I am also reading more papers related to my topics.

Weekly update

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For the past week, I did the second reading for the 15 papers for the annotated bibliography and also prepared the presentation for the class. I narrowed down my topics into two: stock prediction with sentiment analysis and stock prediction … Read More

CS488 – Update 5

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After talking to Ajit about the problems I have been running into with my virtual machines I’ve made the decision to switch to using the Earlham servers for the purpose of running my experiments and collecting data. There’s only one … Read More

Weekly Update

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Prepared a presentation for class on my final two topics, image stitching and predicting premier league games. Started searching for additional topics so I can meet the 8 requirement for the imminent lit review.

Week 6

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I found some quirks and issues with the way NVDA works in different settings. I can now get a transcript with the appropriate details by using object review mode in Firefox, but not by navigating the objects normally or while … Read More

Weekly update – Rei

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Continuing from last week, I was able to change the implementation of the Scikit-Learn wrapper for TSVM from Python2 to Python3. I am currently getting a new deprecation warning caused by TSVM. It seems like the code for TSVM assumes I … Read More

Update Ideas

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I am certain at this point that I will be going in a direction where I will be doing research on a database. My first thought was to explore how to store Tree Data Structures in Postgresql. Which led me … Read More

Weekly Update

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Nothing much to report, worked on my annotated bibliography and am narrowing down my interest to just two of my three ideas. Currently leaning towards 2d stitching, potentially expanding it to include some 3d point cloud work as well, but … Read More

Weekly update (9/23 – 9/29)

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During the past week I have: – Started writing the introduction of my thesis paper – Started implementing the first module of the project (word matrices initialization) – Looked into the IBC corpus data, whose sentences are implemented as a … Read More

Week 5

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This week I’ve gotten minorly stuck. I know that NVDA is able to grab — and speak — certain information about the data visualizations I’ve created(it might say, for example, “graphic New York” when I navigate to a point representing … Read More

Weekly update – Rei

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During the past week, I run into a few problems. I kept getting a PendingDeprecationWarning coming from one the methods used from Scikit Learn. It seems that something has changed or is currently changing on Numpy that affects Scikit learn modules. … Read More

Weekly Update (09/19/2018)

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I’ve been researching Voronoi graph regions and their usage in recommendation system. I’m particularly interested in finding open-source implementation of Voronoi graph regions usage. I’ve also been reading and researching FiveThirtyEight’s gerrymandering maps and how they created their maps of … Read More

Weekly Update 4

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Read the papers and summarized them. I am leaning more towards the gesture control system idea, but at the moment it seems like I keep finding more and more challenges to overcome with this project. Typing with gestures may not … Read More

september 19th update

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My project ideas have been evolving since starting to research articles. My main fields of research have been in audiovisual synthesis, motion control for virtual instruments, and algorithmic music composition. I have found lots of articles including a good one … Read More

Weekly update 4

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Met with Andy Moore and talked about projects regarding natural disasters. Realized that many of the ideas were too big for a semester, and started researching in Earthquake Early Warning systems Worked on Quiz 2, and collected papers for each … Read More

Week 4 update

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Realized two of my ideas don’t really work at all and so I need to search for new ones Learned that I really need to work on something I’m interested in because if I’m not it’s going to be hell … Read More

Weekly update

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I spent the past week reading related papers to my three ideas. It helped me gain a better understanding of the scope and challenges associated with each potential project. I also met with Ajit and discussed the projects. I believe … Read More

Week 4

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I finished making an additional data visualization — a Sankey diagram this week. I looked into NVDA’s built-in logging system and decided I didn’t want to use it to create my logs because it includes — even at the bare … Read More

Weekly update – Rei

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This past week: Looked into the SKL issue; I now understand what’s happening. Had to change a few things – LabelPropagation only accepts numpy arrays When making the pipeline as a structure, I need to do it differently than what … Read More

Weekly update

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After skimming through 15 papers over three different topics, I am still most interested in the topic of “generate sentiment-based stock trading signals through NLP.” Since last week, I started taking a Coursera course called applied text mining in Python. … Read More

Progress Update

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Completed corpus creation. Filter the dataset and collecting data from Facebook. Automated process using pyspark. Reduced 40GB file to 9 GB and needed to be cleaned for machine learning processing.

Weekly Update 3

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This week, I decided to change my first project (soccer coaching tool) and do something different. I haven’t really thought to utilize my knowledge I’ve gained from classes and I want to do some type of AI or ML project. … Read More

Weekly update

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-I met with Kendall to get my ACM membership -I continued refining my ideas. -I talked with music professor Forrest Tobey about my ideas and projects that the music department is interested in.

Weekly Update

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For the past week, I did the following: – Found research papers on my topics – Skimmed through several papers and gained the better understandings of the topics – After skimming through papers on my possible three topics, I am … Read More

Weekly Update (9/9 – 9/15)

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For this week, I plan to: Finalize the project timeline Look into how to plug the sample data into the classifier and link this functionality to the Chrome extension Take the Udacity crash course on Supervised learning Set up PyTorch … Read More

Weekly update (9/2 – 9/8)

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In the last week I have: Reached out and had Ajit as my project adviser Contacted the IBC author to request the dataset Started reading about PyTorch and how to set them up Started looking into online crash courses about CNN … Read More

Last week update – CS488 – Rei

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This past week: Got blogs extraction going Looked at algorithms Have found ones that seem to work in a similar way to scikit-learn modules. Generative adversarial networks? Label propagation from scikit-learn. Found the representations to use. This coming week: Get … Read More

Weekly Update

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Retrieved the FakeNewsCorupus Dataset from Kaggle. The file size is 40GB and I am thinking about selecting a subset of it to create a smaller dataset. Sci-kit learn cannot load the data on my computer and I need to use … Read More

Senior Capstone 3 Ideas

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Improved Earlham Directory I want to work on a system that manages courses, students and registration similar to Earlham directory but with better management and user-interface. The project will entail a large scale design and breakdown of the problem into … Read More

Weekly Update

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I talked with Dave about my senior project ideas as I had a concern that former students have done similar research previously. The followings are some of the takeaways from the discussion: Finding a good niche within a field is … Read More

Weekly Update 2

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Met with Ajit to filter ideas regarding parallel computing, and machine learning. Emailed Andy Moore in Geology to talk about Earthquake and Tsunami predictions. Emailed Charlie for suggestions regarding my Structure From Motion idea. Searched for more specific details on work … Read More

Senior Project Ideas

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Deploying Software Defined Networking (SDN) for cloud endpoints Topic Description: Using the cloud infrastructure, a Software Defined Networking (SDN) can be deployed for cloud endpoints. SDNs are used to connect data centers to public cloud providers to create a hybrid … Read More

Second post about project ideas

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Idea 1: Soccer Coaching Tool Did research to find similar softwares for coaching. Idea 2: Hand/Finger Gesture Sensor for Browser Control and Navigation Read research papers regarding similar ideas about monitoring hands and fingers. Found devices that provide the sensors … Read More

Week 2

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In this past week, I’ve found and simplified 2 types of data visualizations that I think would be useful for testing purposes: a slopegraph and a bubble graph. I’ve run some preliminary tests with NVDA on them to see how … Read More

Plan for the week starting 9/2

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For next week, I plan to Set up the environment on my computer for SciKit learn (or potentially PyTorch) Collect data (the IBC) by emailing the authors Read through documentation and familiarize myself with SciKit learn and supervised learning. Reach … Read More

Weekly Update 1

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Looked for three general areas that I want to do my research in, namely: Structure from Motion Disaster prep and management Parallel Computing Searched for some related work that has happened in these areas.

Project ideas

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Idea 1: A web application that lets users test the performance of systematic trading strategies with user selected parameters. The purpose of this application is to let users try out different inputs and test how his/her trading strategy would have … Read More

Project Ideas

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1)A piece of software that takes aspects of a soccer team and suggests players to sign or release based on statistics found online. This will include physical attributes, such as height, weight, 40 time, as well as statistics like shots … Read More

3 Initial Senior Project Ideas

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These are super vague ideas, and I don’t know if they’re doable, but that’s what I came up with: App/Game for experiencing different cultures Tone analyzer Text editor extension for good code-writing habits

Project update

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This week I acquired a linux iso file that I will run using Virtual Box, so I will have something to put Singularity on, and reviewed how to use Singularity and DOCK.   Things I have to do for the … Read More

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