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.

Weekly update (03/19/19)

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For the past week I: Completed implementing trading simulation Worked on the initial draft Started working on SVR This week I will do: Will keep working on SVR  Work on the results part of my 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

Weekly update (2/19/19)

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For the past week I: Limited the training data to consider only events after the crises in 2008 Tried to predict the value for after 1 to 20 days and examined how accuracies changed Started working on trading simulation (Bollinger … 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 (2/13/19)

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For the past week I: – Implemented MLP ‘Regressor’ instead of classifier. The accuracy increased significantly. – Wrote functions to generate financial indicators from close prices – Implemented lag This week I will do: – Limit the training data to … 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

Weekly Update (2/6/19)

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For the past week I: Completed the outline Worked on neural network implementation Thought about trading strategy This week I will do: Complete on MLP implementation Start working on the paper (background, motivation)

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

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly update

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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

Weekly update

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I completed the 2nd draft of my topic proposal. In particular, I added and fixed the followings: A table that summarises what evaluation methods are used in previous work Added reference links to all the tables and figures Fixed all … Read More

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

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After reviewing my literature review and the papers I have read previously in detail, I found out that not many researchers predict stock prices but instead they just predict the price trend (whether up or down). Thus, I have been reading … 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 (11/14)

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During the last week I encountered a few problems with my project While working on the demo, I noticed that the classifier is not doing a good job classifying liberal news sites. It classified a few articles on CNN and … Read More

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

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly update (11/7/18)

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During the past week I was able to: Improved the average accuracy, recall, and F1-score of my MLP classifier to 80% Implemented goose3, a news scraping API to query raw texts from news articles, handled the data, vectorized the sentences … Read More

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly update

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I have been reading more recent papers on the topic, and I came across with the paper recently published (Oct 22nd, 2018). The paper is called “Predicting Chinese Stock Market Price Trend Using Machine Learning Approach.”   In summary, they … Read More

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly Update

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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

Weekly update

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I worked on the first draft of my topic proposal for the past week. I decided to evaluate stock predictive models by ANN and SVM based on three different metrics: accuracy, closeness, and trading simulation. Five years of data of … Read More

Weekly update

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During the past week, I have been working mostly on the Google Chrome extension. I encountered some problems with scanning data from a given website. The extension listener does not seem to process DOM objects correctly and it couldn’t query … 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

Week 11 update

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I have decided to go with the Database Akumuli. My reasoning behind this is both because of the index structure it uses along with it’s documentation. This data base clearly states in the README that it uses a combination of … Read More

Weekly Update

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I reviewed more papers over the week to get a better sense of what I would need to address in my proposal. I also met with Xunfei and discussed the structure of my project as well as how to work with … Read More

Weekly update

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I reviewed the papers I read for my literature review, and also I collected more papers to read for my topic proposal. Since I would like to focus on the evaluation of existing machine learning predictive models, I do not … Read More

CS-488 Update 7

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I have successfully set up a blockchain system, and run experiments to familiarize with how it works and the involved processes. My first draft of the paper is mostly complete and will be ready by the deadline tonight. It will … Read More

Week 9

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I found this function to create a font and played around with it until I had a version that was recognized by the GdipDrawString function. Now I have code that compiles without errors and causes no runtime errors, but the … Read More

Weekly Update

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For this week, I have been mainly working on my proposal for the project. I have been writing the introduction to my proposal and drawing up diagrams to make my project easier to understand. I also reviewed my paper about … Read More

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.

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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

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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.