Digitizing Unpublished Cuneiform Tablets: Automated Image Post-Production Pipeline

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Author/Researcher: Yujeong (Erin) Lee Take a look at the project on Gitlab: https://code.cs.earlham.edu/elee17/capstone-cuneiform-image-processing. Watch the software demonstration on Youtube: https://youtu.be/XKweV6jdfxs Read the paper on Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FbfkI6wKPajhWrgkG2fCWU6BwHKeuqrM/view?usp=sharing Abstract Ancient Near Eastern cuneiform tablets document one of the earliest writing systems … Read More

Capstone Proposal

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Stock Price Prediction using Online Sentiment Stock Price Prediction using Online Sentiment Muskan Uprety Department of Computer Science Earlham College Richmond, Indiana, 47374 muprety17@earlham.edu KEYWORDS Stock prediction, sentiment analysis, price direction prediction . 1 ABSTRACT Due to the current pandemic … Read More

Senior Capstone, Looking Back

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Abstract An ever-present problem in the world of politics and governance in the United States is that of unfairly political congressional redistricting, often referred to as gerrymandering. One method for removing gerrymandering that has been proposed is that of using … Read More

Senior Capstone

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An Integrated Model for Offline Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition Based on Convolutional Neural Networks Abstract Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is an important technology in computer vision and pattern recognition that recognizes text embedded in images. Although the OCR achieved high … Read More

Phi Nguyen – Senior Capstone

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Abstract Modern internet architecture faces the challenge of centralized services by big tech companies, which capitalizes on the users’ information. Most of the well-known chat services at the moment have to depend on a third party server which stores the … Read More

CS488 – Abstract

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Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is an important technology in computer vision and pattern recognition that recognizes text embedded in images. Although the OCR achieved high accuracy for languages with alphabet-based writing systems, its performance on handwritten Chinese text is poor … Read More

Yujeong’s Research Proposal, on optimal edge detection for fatcross production

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The file can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oljfEJN0xPCyrRnoc160miq2ZJ8VWOWX/view?usp=sharing. Keywords: edge detection, Sobel, Canny, Gaussian smoothing filter, hysteresis, Assyriology, cuneiform tablet Abstract: Cuneiform tablets of the ancient Near East document one of the earliest writing systems known. Millions of such cuneiform tablets … Read More

Final proposal + presentation – 388

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presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1o5tocDFjyPA1eswjaDEi_mrpe2eHbuZGkbrdTn4egXQ/edit?usp=sharing Cancer staging and metastasis detection using convolutional neural networks and transfer learning ABSTRACT Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been used extensively in the field of medicine. More recently, advanced machine learning algorithms have become a big part of oncology … Read More

Pitch ideas

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Idea 1: Masked Face Detection:Introduction: Due to the fact that the virus that causes COVID-19 is spread mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks, it is important that people should … Read More

Phi – Three Pitches

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First Idea: Peer-to-peer chat webapp This app allows two(or more) people to instantly and directly connect with each other and exchange messages without any third party authorization. It operates completely on a peer-to-peer network, established among the users. This solves … Read More

Yujeong’s Pitches for CS

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CS 388 David Barbella Yujeong Lee 1) Sentiment Analysis on Popular Fiction Books (Data Science)  Research topic/question: People have long discussed “formulas” for writing successful narrative fiction, such as the three-act structure or the hero’s journey, both models that follow … Read More

Pitches

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Use deep reinforcement learning to tune the hyperparameters (learning rate, lambda – regularization parameter, number of layers, number of units in each layer, different activation functions) of a Neural Network. The overall cost function of RL agent will include the … Read More

CS488 Update

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In the past week, I worked on modifying my diagram and finished generating results. I also tried to draw meaningful insights from the validation results. After chatting with Xunfei, I finalized my poster and thought about elements to add to … Read More

CS 488 – Week 14

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I completed the second draft of my paper which required changes in the diagram, motivation for the project. The final draft shall have all the required and suggested materials. I am working on the final version of the poster which … Read More

Week of April 20th

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This last week I tried to connect my C++ code with my Python code. I failed because I couldn’t convert from cv::Mat to Numpy Array. There were several problems with that. I will instead save the output of my C++ … Read More

CS 488 – Week 13

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The second video was primarily focussed on the student application. As of now, a user can search for books based on categories like sports, academics, fiction, etc. They can issue books by scanning the QR code as well. The homepage … Read More

Week of April 13th

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I finished the first draft of the poster. While doing that, I needed to get the accuracies for my AI model and my image processing algorithm overall. My AI accuracy was around 90% for the testing set. However, I realized … Read More

CS488-Week12-Update

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I worked on the feedback I received from Igor concerning some of the difficult notation, and overall organization of my paper. I also removed some obvious lemmas and simplified the basic results for the second draft.

CS 488 – Week 12

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I downloaded some past posters to understand how to present my project idea through a poster. Working on the second draft of paper. Finishing up the admin app, in progress to complete all the features of the student app by … Read More

CS488 – Update

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I couldn’t do much due to comps, but collected all information from participants to conduct the validation process. I also ran their results on my software and recorded the results. This week, I will work on extracting relevant reviews from … Read More

CS 488 – Week 11

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I submitted the second software video. Finishing up the first version of the poster. I also received feedback on the first draft of my paper from Charlie, and discussed the paper and feedback with Charlie. Got valuable suggestion to work … Read More

CS 488 – Week 10

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Having implemented my first two models, I started working on the front end of my project for the user to interact with. This upcoming week I will keep working on the frontend as well as the poster and the paper. 

Week of march 30

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I am struggling with linking my C++ code and Python code. The conversion from numpy array to cv2::Mat and back is the problem. There are libraries to help with that, but I fail at setting them up.

Week of march 23

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I’ve done some work on the configuration parser to enable to core of the project to work: allowing a user to generate a ui with functionality from a text file. All i’ve been able to do so far runtime wise … Read More

CS 488 – Week 9

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This past week I worked on my other model that uses both engaging/readable and non-engaging/readable advertisements, I found that this model does not perform well because of the lack of parallel data and sentence structures between the two different sentences. … Read More

Week of 23 March

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I parallelized some of the python code. I also rewrote the color processing code into C++. The C++ code for individually changing each pixel is 600 times faster. I read up on how to make images of food look better … Read More

CS 488 – Week 9

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Working on the logout procedure and to be able to pull up books from the database correctly when the QR code is scanned. The profile page of the librarian and student needs some design elements since the users can view … Read More

Week 7

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 I fixed the problem where all returned images look the same. I started looking into how to parallelize the code and learning photography techniques to make images better.  I have also made a more presentable diagram, which I will also … Read More

CS488 – Elevator Pitch

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Information informs our entire lives. Information shapes public opinion which shapes things like public policy, elections, the health and safety of the public, and more. No one is above the harm that can come from misinformation, which is why we … Read More

Elevator Pitch

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My senior project is to develop a technology that provides higher performance and security for target applications. It is called unikernel which is an optimized library operating system. Unikernel consists of the minimum set of components that a target application … Read More

CS 488 – Week 6

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— Elevator Pitch —  My project aims to use a sequence to sequence encoder-decoder model to make text-based advertisements more engaging and readable. This will help businesses get an edge over their competitors by attracting new customers as well as retaining … Read More

CS 488 – Week 7

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My project is an application used in a library to issue and return books using QR code. The primary usage of this app is in college libraries. Using personal smartphones, users can scan the QR code and check out the … Read More

Week 6

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I did not manage to get the foreground (the food) with zero user interaction. I have achieved pretty good success at picking just the food with minimal user interaction. I will try it with a pure white background next. I … Read More

CS 488 – Week 6

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This week I started working on writing the first draft of the paper. The models seemed to run probably when I tried to test with the small data set. However the accuracy was not what I wanted since there were … Read More

CS 488 – Week 6

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Completed the paper outline. Working on the first draft as per the feedback received on the outline. Plan to complete the draft this week and present the first version of the project next week. I am still working on the … Read More

CS488 Week 5

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This week, I focused on writing the outline of the paper. I also have been using NLTK to extract features from the text reviews. I need to figure out how to handle a review that has multiple sentences since my … Read More

CS488 Week 3

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For this week, I followed a tutorial from Educative about Natural Language Processing and followed for data preprocessing. I was able to load the dataset and I am in the process of preprocessing it. I ran into a problem of … Read More

CS488 Week 2

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For the past week, I was able to skim through the Amazon Review datasets and chose Clothing, Shoes and Jewelry, on the criteria that its size is not too much. I then researched and learnt how to use pandas to … Read More

CS 488 – Week 5

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This week, I focus on the writing parts including the outline for the capstone paper. I also start implementing some neural network models for the image data set such as MobileNet and EfficientNet. I will try to test the model … Read More

CS 488 – Week 5

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I finished writing my initial model and have trained it using a small sample dataset. The accuracy of my initial model is quite bad. I am currently researching how I can modify and improve the accuracy of my model as well as downloading … Read More

Week 5

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I am trying to succesfully detect the foreground object in the image, which will be food. While the initial idea was to use AI to detect the food in the image, this is not a completely solved problem yet. Since … Read More

CS 488 – Week 5

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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

CS 488 – Week 4

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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

CS 488 – Week 4

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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

Week 4

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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

Week 3

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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.

Update up to 2/5/2020

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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

CS 488 – Week 3

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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

CS488-Week3-Update

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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

Idea 3

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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

CS 488 – Week 3

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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

Week 2

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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

CS 488 – Week 2

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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

CS 388 Idea 2

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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

CSS 488 – Week 2

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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

CS 488 – Week 2 – Updates

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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

CS 488 – Week 2

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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

CS 488 – Week 1

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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

CS 488 – Week 1 – Update

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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

CS 488 – Week 1

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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

Week 13

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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

CS 388 – Week 11 – Updates

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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

Week 12

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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

CS 388 – Week 12 – Update

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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.

Week 10 Updates

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In the past week, I have: Finished a simple Hangman Game in Elixir, I coded it up during the weekend. It can be found here: https://github.com/hungphi98/Hangman_Elixir. I learned a lot of things while making this tiny game: decoupling design; BEAM … Read More

CS388 – Week 9 Update

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This week I have: Learned about the P2P and different Protocols in the implementation Learned about the history of P2P, and different architectures in implementing a fully functional P2P File Sharing Application. It is quite colorful actually. Made a rough … Read More

Week 9

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During my weakly meeting with Igor, he brought to my attention a better way to increment the ranking algorithm. In the first round, a certain number of image processing techniques will be applied to the original image and the top … Read More

Week 8

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In the past few weeks I have settled on my topic being exploring gender bias on a website using a combination of computational linguistics and quantitative analysis. After writing my literature review on work that explored a variety of sites, … Read More

Week 8

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While preparing my diagram for the quiz, I got a much better conceptual understanding of what I want my project to look like. I have also found nice papers this week. I started thinking of a few different image processing … Read More

CS388 – Week 7 – Update

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I finalized my proposal to “Applying Voiceprint Recognition Technology to Identity Verification”. The keywords are voice recognition, voiceprint, feature extraction, voice detection, voice verification. The difficulty I might encounter is that there may be background noise in the voice input. If … Read More

Week 6

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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

CS388-Week5-Update

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Here are my comments for the papers I read this week. [1] 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

Week 4

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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.

488 week 4

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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

CS388-Week3-Updates

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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

488 week 3

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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

488 week 2

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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

CS388 – Week 2 – Three Ideas

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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

388 Week -16

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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

388 – week 15

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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

388 week 14

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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.

388 week 13

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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

388 Week 12

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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

488 4/10 update

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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.

388 week 11

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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

4/3 weekly update

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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.

388 week 10

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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

3/27 update

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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

March 27 update

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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.

CS488 Update 8 (03/20/19)

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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

Weekly Update

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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.

March 6th update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

Week 4 Update

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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

388 week 6

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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

CS488 Update 6 (02/27/19)

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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

Weekly Update

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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.

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

388-week 5

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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

February 20th Update

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-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

4/20

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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.

2/20 update

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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

Capstone Progress 2/19/2019

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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

Weekly Progress CS388 (2/15)

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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

388-Week 4

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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

488 Update

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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.

2/13 update of the week

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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

Feb 13th update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

Week 3 Update

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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.

Weekly update 2/6

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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

CS488 Update 3 (02/06/19)

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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

Topic ideas

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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

Feb 6 update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

CS488 Capstone

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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

388 Week 2

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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

Weekly Update

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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

CS488 Update 2 (01/30/19)

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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

January 30 Update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

Week 1 Ideas

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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

CS488 Week1 Update

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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

CS 488 First Post

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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

Week 1 – Update

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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

Week 1 update 488

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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

January 23 Update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

Final Project

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Final Paper – crawl-o-matic-o-matic Poster – ebramth15_poster Gitlab with code – https://gitlab.cluster.earlham.edu/duckroller/crawl-o-matic-o-matic

Final – Rei

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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

Final Deliverables

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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

Weekly Update

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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.

Weekly Update

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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.

Weekly Update Dec 5

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Weekly Update

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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

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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

Weekly update – Rei

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During the past week, my focus has been on: Preparing for the demo. Working on the second draft of the paper. Manually labeling the corpus. Working on getting the overlapping tests working. Outlining the poster.  

Weekly update

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I have been reading up on documentation and research for the Leap Motion controller so that writing the code will be more easily managed in the future. I have also been updating the commented portions of my proposal, and I’m … Read More

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This week I worked more on my proposal after I received constructive feedback from Xunfei. I explored some of the papers further in depth to learn about how to design my project. I am also researching on what tools to … Read More

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Worked on the demo presentation. Experimented with 2 datasets each taking 4 hours of run time. One observation I found is that changing the labels of the fake news changes the accuracy. It was found that detecting reliable news rather … Read More

Weekly update – Rei

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During the last week, I mostly continued working on getting the exhaustive parameter search working for the classifiers. At first, I was having a few errors but in the end, I was able to get it working and get results. … Read More

November 7 Update

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My proposal adviser will be Dave. We met last friday to talk about my project idea. one note he gave me was to be clear what parameters I will use to measure my success since my project is almost completely … Read More

Weekly Update

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My adviser for my project for the remainder of the semester is Charlie Peck. We met on Tuesday to discuss my weekly plan. Over the next 4 weeks I will be building the database from the source code, which includes … Read More

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This week, I met with Craig, and discussed what kind of tools I need to purchase for the project, such as RFID reader and Tags.  There are many options however, I need to make sure to purchase a reader that … Read More

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This week I asked Dave to be the advisor for my project. Dave suggested that I could explore the project in more ways such as having other ways to determine the similarity between two users and seeing what would work … Read More

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This week I met with Seth Hopper concerning light pollution on campus and different ways to measure that, so I have some ideas to test. I was introduced to some of the fire department’s devices to measure air quality, which … Read More

Week 11

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This week I re-structured things again. I decided to look into other methods of generating a visualization and decided to separate that process out from NVDA. Under this design, the developer runs NVDA with my plugin installed and that generates … Read More

Weekly Update

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The front end development part for my project is almost complete. The database setup and connection is completed. The integration of backend machine learning model with flask has worked. The flask prediction model has also been linked with the frontend. There … Read More

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I read more papers where the researchers used a Leap Motion controller to recognize gestures. People use a variety of methods to classify static and dynamic gestures. One of the more frequently used methods takes advantage of a ‘Hidden Markov … Read More

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This week, I met with Xunfei to talk about my project and have been working on finishing the first draft of my proposal. Now I will plan on having a 4-week plan and find a advisor for my project to … Read More

October 31 update

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This week I accomplished these tasks: -found the rest of my 15 sources for my paper -Met with Xunfei to discuss my design outline -wrote my project proposal -Did a second pass of a few of my papers

CS-488 Update 8

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Worked on my final paper some more, as well as familiarizing myself with my two-node blockchain set-up. I’m still working out how to integrate my other modules into the system, particularly how to pass a function from one server to … Read More

Weekly Update

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This week I just worked on writing the first draft of my proposal. Found several additional papers to bring myself up to the requirement and fleshed out my idea for what I want to do in a bit more detail. … Read More

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This past week, I did my literature review presentation and got caught up with class assignments. I also created a framework for my project and obtained the Arduino air pollution sensor I will use so I can start testing that. … Read More

Weekly update – Rei

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For the first half of the last week, I was working on the first draft of the paper. Since then, I have been working on getting the exhaustive search working. It has been a struggle. I was trying to implement … Read More

Week 10

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At this point, since I’m still having issues with DrawString, I decided to start looking into alternative options. My adviser recommended that I look into Tkinter again, but after some playing around with it and digging into it, I learned … Read More

Weekly Update

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Worked on completing the frontend. I have decided to use my local machine for hosting flask and have made progress on the backend. I still need to fix Database issues but progress this week has been significant. I have just … Read More