Finished the final draft of project proposal.
I submitted the final proposal for my project. It is attached with this post.
I just worked on my final paper this week. I met with Xunfei to ask questions about it.
I have been working on my final proposal this week. I will post it after the deadline for the assignment.
I finished my final proposal and I’m rechecking everything for submission this week.
In the past week, I have been working mostly on my presentation and my proposal. My proposal is close to a finished state, but I am still working on collecting preliminary results. I have also been trying to create new … Read More
I finished my presentation. My next step is to add abstract and more introduction to my proposal paper, and finish the final version of it. I have done more research in the past week and planed to change my modeling … Read More
I made final edits to my presentation and finished reading 3rd passes for all papers I have found. I have also revised my design by adding some more details to it. I have found a book about OpenCV projects so I … Read More
I have researched and read a few more papers in the last week. I have expanded upon my analyze -> split -> replace modules with actual implementation details using an encoder-decoder model to swap less engaging text with more engaging … Read More
In the past week, I browsed to see if I could find a better data set for my project. I wanted to find a data set with users’ purchase history as well as the product information, but I could not … Read More
This past week, I spent time working on the presentation. I also met with Charlie to discuss the presentation slides. Charlie told me to replace a table in the Motivation section with graphs to show how wildfires have increased overtime. … Read More
I spent the vast majority of this week looking for projects that have specifically detailed how they implemented a fake news detector and reading through the articles I’ve already found. While some have given a lot more detail on their … Read More
This week I have been working on my presentation and have refined my proposal a bit. I will keep working on my presentation until the upcoming Wednesday as I wait for feedback on my second draft of my proposal.
This week I have worked on the presentation. That’s it.
This week I worked on the final proposal. Feedback from the second draft indicated that there were some grammar and structure errors. I added the testing and abstract sections. I hope to finish the proposal by the end of this … Read More
I focused this week on fixing my first proposal. I re-did all of my diagrams so that they would use the proper shapes I re-wrote my design section I add more to my introduction to better explain the importance and … Read More
I read some new papers and research about different modeling algorithms and started to worry about the accuracy on my system. The accuracy is not only rely on the modeling but also based on the dataset for training and the … Read More
This week, I continued working on my project proposal, submitting my second draft after some much-needed updates. I still need to work further on the Related Works section. I additionally continued working on early implementation of the project. Lastly, I … Read More
I have mostly worked on the second draft of my proposal in the past week. I simplified and restructured my framework model. I also looked for more use cases of my project and decided what frameworks to use while implementing … Read More
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
This week, I worked on the similar project posted online. While working on it, I found some challenges in modifying the content-based data set to fit the collaborative-filtering method. I might end up modifying my project from a hybrid recommender … Read More
During this week I met with Charlie to review feedback for the first draft of the proposal. I reconstructed this version for the 2nd draft. I also read some papers for the next pass. These were more directly related to … Read More
I found an API for food calories. I worked on proposal second draft. I explored an image editing software I am thinking to use.
Still working on the second draft. Rebuilding the diagram of SLMS. Also ready with the draft for the presentation.
I realized that the database I found for food nutrition is not enough for the calorie estimation so I looked for more resources. I started learning SQL.
I discussed my proposal draft with my advisor. I got her feedback and suggestion, and knew how to revise and improve my proposal. In the past week, I read more papers about the GMM-UBM modeling method that I plan to … Read More
This previous week, the work I’ve done has been two-pronged, as has become the norm and will continue to be for the rest of this semester. First, I continued work on the basic implementation of the game. I currently have … Read More
This week, I investigated the technologies being used in my found papers more closely to find which technologies would be more feasible for my project. For data collection, I have found that the facebook-sdk python library (https://pypi.org/project/facebook-sdk/) used by Pool … Read More
This past week, I worked on mainly reading my new papers. I did a third pass reading on all my old papers and did at least second pass reading on the new ones. I tried finishing more than half of … Read More
In the past week, I have spent most of my time working on the first draft of the proposal. I decided to research and include a new category of papers in my proposal that I had not spent a lot … Read More
This week I have Continue with the Operating Systems with the focus on File Systems through studying and reimplementing the Unix Version 6. Continue with the Networking parts.
This week I have: Studied the general knowledge of blockchain Read about File System in an Operating System Read about the basics of Computer Networks
Project Repo In the past week, I have used my peer review from Jordan, as well as my own proof-reading of a physical copy of my draft to fix a lot of errors. I wrote my draft in a bit … Read More
During the past week, I finished the first draft of my proposal and started to make those changes for the second draft. I have also continued reading some papers for their next pass. I continued to watch videos and read … Read More
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
For this week I have done the following tasks: Learned to view shapefile contents with Netlogo and Python library pyshp. A shapefile is an Esri vector data storage format for storing the location, shape, and attributes of geographic features. This type of file … Read More
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
I spent a lot of time this week trying to closely read the texts I’ve found already to try and find any mention of the data set they are using. This was very difficult because the research articles usually don’t … Read More
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.
Finished propsal first draft. Explored softwares for image processing.
Started my work in reviewing new found research that has more relevant research about a fake news detector application Finished my first draft for my project proposal I will need to update my related works section because of the new … Read More
Finished my first draft of proposal. I read some blogs about speaker verification tech and found out that I was wrong on some aspects (actually I was confused). Those blogs help me understand more and deeper about speaker verification. So … Read More
I only worked on finishing the first draft of the proposal this week.
This past week, I’ve finalized the basic design for the game I will be implementing. It will be a horizontal auto-runner, where the player ducks/jumps to avoid obstacles to the beat of the music in order to keep playing. I … Read More
This past week, my work has been split in two directions: First, I’ve been refamiliarizing myself with Unity, by means of going through my Game Design second project. Further than that, I’ve been familiarizing myself with Unity2D for the first … Read More
I extensively worked on the proposal last week, reading more papers and writing out what I plan to do helped me figure out the scope of the proposed project. I also experimented a bit more with tensorflow. I made some … Read More
This week, I revised my diagram again and selected papers to use for my proposal. I read through all of them carefully and wrote an outline for my proposal. I discussed the details of my ideas with Xunfei, modified some, … Read More
Much of my work this week has consisted on working through the first draft of the proposal as well as reading some papers for the next pass. I also found a couple other sources to use. These new sources were … Read More
I finally received the Gourmet Dataset. In fact, I received a devised version that has twice as many images as the original one. I also have the Yelp dataset, although that dataset has not be curated by humans, I am … Read More
This week I met with Charlie to discuss my project design. We also talked about GIS extension, which is a library to handle GIS data for NetLogo. Charlie talked about how to layer different types of data on a base … Read More
I worked extensively on finishing the first draft. I rewrote the design and related works section.
Uploaded papers I have finalized for the proposal. I will meet Xunfei to confirm the papers and talk more about the first draft. I have made an appointment with the writing center for the first draft. I spoke to the … Read More
I have narrowed my project to studying Facebook Reactions and how reactions may differ based on the gender of the post creator. I have also found papers that focus on facebook reactions. Because Facebook Reactions were released as a feature … Read More
After meeting with Xunfei, I decided to modify my diagram a bit so I redesigned it from my practice proposal. I also collected more papers that could be used in my proposal and read more articles and research papers. I … Read More
In order to get more familiar with neural networks I decided to use a program that lets you create neural networks. In order to do this I started reading about tensorflow and tensorflow graphs and their inner workings like variables, … Read More
This past week I have been trying to find more research papers that discuss how to create a prototype fake news detector instead of papers that just talk about how to discern fake news from media. The hunt for those … Read More
I have been looking more into the image processing part. I have created my first draft of the code to alter the colors of an image. I have also looked into the rotating of the food in the image. This … Read More
I discussed my new idea with Charlie and Xunfei. I searched for more papers about 3D modeling and volume estimation but could not find a lot. I will be creating an Andriod application, so I looked into Andriod camera API … Read More
After coming back from CMU workshop for CS researches, I have decided to modify my idea a bit to integrate more CV into the project. From recipe recommendation and calorie estimation, I have decided to focus only on calorie estimation. … Read More
I read and did more research on different algorithms of recipe recommendation. I removed some papers from my box that turned out to be not quite related and added some more papers. I also wrote the final version of my … Read More
During this past week, I have revised how I want to implement my social engineering attack. I want to use what is called a USB rubber ducky where you insert a MicroSD card into the USB. This card has payloads … Read More
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
For this week, I started working on NetLogo, the software that I plan to use to create the simulation model for my project. I looked into the tutorials and the sample models library. NetLogo has its own programming language and … Read More
I found a MFCC library in GitHub and explored it a little bit. It directly takes a wav file as input and returns one N*1 array (a sequence of acoustic vector). I recorded my voice and converted to a wav … Read More
I finished a first pass of all but one of the papers in my reading list, and also read some of the papers that are highly relevant to my project, which I had already read for a first pass, for … Read More
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
This week, I worked more on my proposal outline. Tuesday morning, I met with somebody from EPIC to go over my grant application to go to GDC, at which I may try getting some playtesting data from my project from … Read More
During this week, I continued work on my literature review after meeting with Xunfei. After finishing the review, I also started work on my proposal outline, and continued looking for more resources to use in my project. I specifically need … Read More
I’ve been working on the Lit Review and Proposal Outline this week and I finally finished the Lit Review fully. My Lit Review included sections on: Data sets: what kind of data has been tested and what do they extract … Read More
I am working on finding more papers that study gender bias in social media posts and narrowing my idea further. One challenge is finding a feasible way to collect data from a site (since APIs have limits), or finding an … Read More
This past week I worked on revising my literature review as well as writing my proposal outline that will serve as a starting point for my first proposal draft. I met with my advisor who helped me to come up … Read More
I went over the broad categories that need to be addressed by the project proposal, and created a proposal outline for Assignment 7. I also worked with my advisor, Igor, to find a good candidate for the reduction adn start … Read More
This week, I changed my method from hybrid to content-based filtering because there isn’t much research done in the hybrid method. So I chose to improve the content-based filtering instead. I also wrote my proposal outline and revised my diagram … Read More
For this week, I wrote my proposal outline. During the next two weeks I will use this to construct the 1st draft of my proposal. I also spoke with Charlie about taking a different approach to the social engineering aspect … Read More
I finished my proposal outline. The next step is to write my proposal draft. I also discussed with Xunfei and she help me drew a better flowchart. I gained a clearer understanding about the flow of my project. I downloaded … Read More
I met with Charlie for the weekly meeting. We discussed different designs for my simulation model. I will first create some input data, which includes creating dummy values for the base map instead of using a real map. The main … Read More
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
I met with Xunfei to improve my design outline for the proposal outline. I completed the outline on the box site. I am trying to find more ways to improve the existing system and see if there is anything else … Read More
I wrote my project proposal this week and I already had most of the info ready. The sections that I didn’t feel really prepared for were the design and what software/hardware do you need sections. I didn’t have a good … Read More
After reading articles for my literature review, I see that there are a lot of different ways to identify and classify media with misinformation. I will need to do a bit of work to be able to combine all the … Read More
I’ve chosen Charlie as my adviser for my project The idea that I picked for my Capstone is my Fake News Detection Idea The basic idea is that I would create a website/application and a website extension that takes mediums … Read More
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
I read over 20 papers in the last two weeks to work on my literature review. I met with my advisor and talked to him about my proposal and what could be improved in my literature review. I have found … Read More
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
This week, I mainly worked on reviewing my papers carefully and summarizing them for the literature review. I also met and talked with Xunfei about my proposal idea and came up with a preliminary idea. I will have to work … Read More
This week, I wrapped up my first draft of the literature review. I’ll be meeting with the writing center as I embark on my final draft. I’ve continued working on nailing down my exact idea that I’ll be proposing, as … Read More
This week I worked on improving my understanding of the Parks Puzzle and exploring possible proof techniques to show that it is NP complete from two directions. I continued working on the Time Complexity chapters of “Introduction to The Theory … Read More
I’ve finished writing the Literature Review for my idea “Fire Spread Simulation Using Cellular Automata.” After reading the papers for my research, I found a recent paper on this topic which used Machine Learning to solve the drawbacks of previous … Read More
I’ve chosen “Fire Simulation Using Cellular Automata” as my final idea. I have also met with Charlie and decided to meet every week on Monday. I will also meet with Xunfei regularly for my research. Xunfei has suggested that I … Read More
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
Received feedback for LR. I understood the mistakes I made and working on the revised LR. I also found additional papers that I will use. Met with Xunfei to discuss proposal outline and LR.
I did not add an update to week 6 due to the long weekend but had been working on my literature review, which I finished today. It was very useful to read and re-read certain articles and realise some are … Read More
I have decided on the project I will be working on as my senior project. I have talked to Charlie about it, discuss my ideas regarding this project. He will be my advisor for the project. I have found 10 … Read More
I now know what idea I am going to go with, it’s a new idea and is not related to any of my old ideas. My new idea is about using neural networks and natural language processing to predict a … Read More
I have talked to Xunfei about my 3 ideas and decided to discard one of my 3 ideas because of overhead issues. I wrote 2 annotated bibliographies of my 2 ideas with 3 papers each. I have also done more … Read More
I wrote 3 annotated bibliographies, one for each idea, and each of the annotated bibliographies is composed of 2 papers I have found for my ideas. I went to San Diego to attend Tapia conference of diversity in computing.
I’ve finalized the base project idea – I’m going with the one involving music generating AI. Additionally, I’ve officially gotten a proposal adviser, Xunfei, who I’ll be meeting with every Wednesday morning. I’m having some issues in limiting the scope … Read More
The First Responders Tech idea is not panning out in terms of finding any relevant research articles so that may be way to difficult for me to achieve in this time frame The Secure Paperless Voting Machine is working out … Read More
Updates in Ideas My first “Fake News Detector” idea has remained mostly the same I still have not come up with a more doable idea for the secure paperless voting machines because there’s so much oversight with voting regulations and … Read More
My project is using Voice Print Recognition technology to check if the voiceprint of the input match the corresponding one in the database. This technology can be used in many identity verification scenes like customer services for bank, door lock, business … Read More
This week I mainly finished my LR and spoke in detail regarding the project idea with Xunfei. It seems I like I know which technology to progress with and eliminate the two I was debating before. I also worked on … Read More
I read more papers on my ideas, met with my advisor to schedule a weekly meeting and discussed a new idea proposed by the company I interned with this summer. The new idea is a Neural Network driven A.I. that … Read More
This week, I finalized who my advisor will be (Charlie). I also decided that I will be working on my security testing idea as my main project. To start this, I spoke with Brendan Post (IT) to discuss my ideas. … Read More
This week I spent some time finalizing my proposal idea. I discussed the Parks Puzzle with Igor and come to the conclusion that I should work on proving its NP-Completeness for my final project. I had to discuss this idea … Read More
In the past week, I searched and skimmed lots of papers to use for my own research. I also talked with Dave and Xunfei to refine my ideas. I also found a data scraping software to extract product information from … Read More
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
In the past week, I have found papers for the literature review, started working on the paper. I have to talk with my advisor regarding the papers. I also found that the QR code would be a viable option rather … Read More
Most of the articles I have read this week have been quite informative and take the time to explain even the most basic things. However, this has not been true for all the articles that I have read. Some of … Read More
In the past week, I explored different ideas, talked to the faculty, and found more papers to read. I found lots of interesting paper related to my personalized skin care product recommendation idea. I found out that using content-based filtering … Read More
I am pretty certain at this point that I want to do something food and image processing related. This evolved out of my first idea (MyOrder), but is not quite the same. I want to do some sort of auto … Read More
I haven’t decide my topic yet, but I was reading papers related to my three ideas to gain a deeper understanding on these ideas. My first idea is an AI tech for voice print recognition. It can be used for … Read More
This week I researched deeper into my three ideas, and now have developed preferences and better understandings of them. Specifically, I believe the natural language processing idea where I will create summaries of subjects in PDF’s seems to not only … Read More
In the past two weeks, I’ve read through a total of 12 sources, four for each idea, and created annotated bibliographies based on them. While some of these papers are more useful than others, each has been helpful in one … Read More
I spoke with Charlie this past week and we both decided that my first idea is my best one. So, I decided this was the one I was going to pursue my penetration testing idea and found 6 more articles … Read More
For my first idea, I have been researching methods and corner and shape detection that I might be able to apply to my implementation. I found a very relevant paper about shape detection using VLI and NIR imagery from drones, … Read More
I found a very promising paper called “an introduction to the conjugate gradient method without the agonizing pain” and started working through it. I have only gotten through the first 10 pages or so, but it is helping me think … Read More
Here are my comments for the papers I read this week.  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
For this week I tried to narrow down my research scope; I talked with Dave about my ideas, and where I might begin with researching each of them. I got some good ideas about previous work and what might work … Read More
(I was attending a CS conference in California this week so my post is late.) I have read some papers related to my 3 topics. I gained a clear understanding of the technologies I need for my three topics. I … Read More
In the past week, I read 3 more papers for each idea. I spoke to the faculty regarding the 3 ideas to decide which one is feasible for the final project. Some papers I found are listed below. I will … Read More
I did a 2 pass reading of all the sources that I had collected over the last two weeks. I realized that some of the things I had in mind already exist. I’m still researching about pre-existing technologies/frameworks that could … Read More
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.
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
I have pretty much decided on my main topic, which is working on the complexity of the Parks Puzzle. I found a survey paper that goes over a number of puzzle problems, and provides a vast reading list, which I … Read More
For this week, I started reading more into the papers that I found initially interesting for my ideas. I found some to be less relevant than others, but still drew some nice views that may be helpful later to shape … Read More
For this week, I created my annotated bibliographies for 2 papers of each of my 3 ideas. I also spoke with Charlie and refined 2 of 3 ideas. For my penetration testing idea, instead of making the project solely on … Read More
This week, I did a first pass reading for a total of 6 papers and visited the writing center for the annotated bibliography. Some of them turned out to be less relevant to the topic than they had appeared, but … Read More
Below are the papers I read for each idea this week. I also read more papers for my third idea, “Fire Spread Simulation” and found the cellular automata algorithm mentioned in one of the papers quite interesting. The basic idea … Read More
This week, I created annotated bibliographies for papers pertaining to each of my three ideas. I also further considered the possibilities for updating my project ideas – I’m likely to not go with the copyright detection idea. If I go … Read More
This week, I browsed through chiefly ACM and Google Scholar to find five papers on each of my topics. I additionally met with Charlie to go through my three ideas, getting some helpful insights about my projects and what is … Read More
Talked to Charlie about my ideas and got feedback from him. Found 5 papers for each idea.
I researched and made a list of papers that I will read in the upcoming week. Here is the list of papers, that I plan to read: Topic 1 Name: 3d Printer – A new Technique Paper List: (1) Innovations in … Read More
Summary of Updates: This week I spent a lot of time trying to refine my last two ideas to make it more suitable for a capstone and tried finding enough research articles about all three ideas. I struggled with finding … Read More
I visited the writing center for bibliography help and to sort out the papers. I was able to remove some irrelevant papers and finish up my assignment. The library management idea seems to be my project idea and I am … Read More
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
I have finished buying the parts to make the headset and i have finished setting up a unity environment, but haven’t been able to run tests there yet.
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
I have read some literature on all three of my ideas, and was pleasantly surprised to see that there was a lot of academic research potential in the ideas that I thought were a little dry in research, which was … Read More
Idea #1Name of Your Project Computational complexity of the ‘Park Puzzle’What research topic/question your project is going to address? The Park Puzzle is a game that involves splitting a n*n grid into different colored continuous ‘parks’. A solution to a … Read More
Idea: Breakdown of Mathematical Proofs Using Natural Language Processing I wish to use natural language processing to break down a bachelor-level mathematical proof into the components that make up a proof (e.g. given knowledge, statements, calculations). This will be shown … Read More
For this week, I read the papers on Moodle, met with Charlie to discuss my ideas, and read papers related to them. Below are some updates for each topic. Idea 1 Title: Improve Fire Identification Mapping and Monitoring Algorithm (FIMMA) … Read More
I further developed my ideas and added more details to each of them. Then I talked to Xunfei about modifications and got more suggestions from her. We looked through the research paper I found on Google Scholars together and searched … Read More
As suggested by Charlie, I chose a new direction for my third idea:Name of Your Project? Geosocial Weight AlgorithmWhat research topic/question your project is going to address? Lots of social networks, including, for example, one that I created with my classmates … Read More
For this week, I updated my 3 proposal ideas and met with Charlie to review and seek his advice. Prior to this meeting, I found my 5 articles for each and used these discuss potential problems if each idea was … Read More
I spoke with Xunfei regarding the three ideas. Currently, I am reading through similar papers and figuring out which idea I will finalize. I have selected the papers for the next assignment and going through the first pass for the … Read More
My first idea is to create an application that scans the picture of foods and let users know what ingredients are in the dish. I am still deciding whether I want my app to be used as a diet and … Read More
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
Idea 1 My first idea stays the same, making an online food ordering system that works over wifi. I need to think about how to differentiate my product, what is new with this, and how to test it. Idea 2 … Read More
Idea 1 Name of Your Project? Corner Finder AI What research topic/question your project is going to address? Can deep learning and/or neural networks be used over a set of imagery to identify rectilinear structures which might be undetectable to … Read More
My first idea stays the same. Some items Xunfei helped me consider is what questions administrators would be prompted to answer, and how to moderate student answers for reliability. My second idea is to build a simulation of Earlham’s energy … Read More
Idea 1: Joseph Moore Museum Guided Tour This project is an attempt at expanding the accessibility of the Joseph Moore Museum, especially to patrons whose first language is not English. The project is to create an app which will scan … Read More
Project Idea One: Name of Your Project Implementing AI into Rhythm-Based Video GamesWhat research topic/question your project is going to address? The project is going to attempt to address a common issue with rhythm games – particularly for mobile devices … Read More
1 ) Name of Your Project: Improve Fire Identification Mapping and Monitoring Algorithm (FIMMA). Enhance FIMMA to reduce the number of false-positive results and apply the algorithm to detect fire in urban areas. 2 ) Name of Your Project: Fire … Read More
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
Changes to Idea #1There were no major changes recommended, except that the scope of the project could be limited to classical iterative solvers of linear systems. Idea #2Name of Your Project Computational complexity of the ‘Park Puzzle’What research topic/question your … Read More
1. My first idea stays the same, but Xunfei recommended me to enable rating and commenting under each product to make the app a bit more interactive & informative. I will order recommendations for different skin types by star ratings. … Read More
Breakdown of Mathematical Proofs Using Natural Language Processing I wish to use natural language processing to break down a bachelor-level mathematical proof into the components that make up a proof (e.g. given knowledge, statements, calculations). This will be shown in … Read More
3d Printer A new way of 3d printing. The implementation includes a pixel grid that is controlled by a computer, the 3d object is converted into layers, the layer then controls the corresponding pixels the molten plastic flows through. Based … Read More
1st Idea My 1st idea pretty much stayed the same as it was last week w/ some additional details. Instead of just testing/researching about network security, Charlie advised to look into physical security (open ports on servers, etc) and social … Read More
Idea 2 – Library Management Mobile Application The library management system is a tool to organise the library automatically without requiring human intervention to issue books, track record of books in library, and perform day to day actions required to … Read More
Name of Your Project A Forum Site to Improve Student Access to Administrative Information What research topic/question your project is going to address? How do we improve communication between students and Earlham administration? Currently, when students have an administrative question, … Read More
Name of Your Project Implementing AI into Rhythm-Based Video Games What research topic/question your project is going to address? The project is going to attempt to address a common issue with rhythm games – particularly for mobile devices – where, … Read More
This project is an attempt at expanding the accessibility of the Joseph Moore Museum, especially to patrons whose first language is not English. The project is to create an app which will scan QR codes beside a museum exhibit, and provide information on that exhibit in the preferred language of the user.
Name of Your Project? Corner Finder AI What research topic/question your project is going to address? Can deep learning and/or neural networks be used over a set of imagery to identify rectilinear structures which might be undetectable to the human … Read More
Name of Your Project Skip&Skin What research topic/question your project is going to address? One product can’t fit all. From beauty to skin care, people are thrown a bunch of products that are said to be popular or effective in … Read More
Name of My Project Managing Fire From Space Improve Fire Identification Mapping and Monitoring Algorithm (FIMMA). What research topic/question is my project going to address? Space technology has been used to improve life on Earth through many applications. One of … Read More
Compile Python code into byte code. To enable JVM to run python code. Since JVM executes bytecode, I want to find a way to automatically compile python code to byte code. Software involved: JVM, javac, python interpreter The difficulties come … Read More
Name of My Project Who’s Running?: In depth look at who’s running for what, when, and info about them. What research topic/question is my project going to address? How to reduce number of uniformed voters? How to dynamically update a … Read More
Name of Your Project Iterative solvers for systems of Linear Equations What research topic/question your project is going to address? The effectiveness of various iterative methods at finding solutions to systems linear equations with various characteristics. Taking experimental / numerical … Read More
Buying tickets of popular concerts: the application imitates real users to buy concert tickets on the website. Users can set it up before the tickets opening date. As long as the tickets are open to sell, the application will immediately … Read More
Name of Your Project Penetration testing to show the weaknesses of businesses What research topic/question your project is going to address? What results can be gained from businesses investing in someone do penetration What technology will be used in … Read More
Name of Your Project? Pixel Printer What research topic/question your project is going to address? My project aims to improve the current process of 3d printing that is used for mainstream industrial 3d printing. What technology will be used in … Read More
Name of Your Project Breakdown of Mathematical Proofs Using Natural Language Processing What research topic/question your project is going to address? How available and useful current technology is to address completeness of mathematical proofs in intro/bachelor level mathematics courses. What … Read More
Predicting the winner of a NBA match Usage of technology to help in the correct outcome of sports. The goal is to predict the winner of an NBA game using machine learning techniques. This is done on the based of … Read More
Final Paper: Final Poster:
I have been working on editing my final draft for my proposal and updating it with new information that I discussed with Xunfei about the direction of the project. I have been adding information on the different directions I can … Read More
Poster used to present Capstone
Attached are the final versions of my paper and poster
Submitted Proposal Draft 2. Worked on presentation. I have decided that instead of just generating the geometry of the levels it will be a lot more interesting and compelling to also figure out how to generate the puzzles within the … Read More
I have finally submitted the first draft of my proposal for PCG using ORE in my video game. I am excited to keep working on it, Initial results are promising.
I have been continuing work on my first draft of the proposal, progress is slow but I will eventually get there. I have been doing a little work to try and improve my simplified ORE algorithm but I think I … Read More
This week, I spent time figuring out how to make the software publication ready, and discussed with Craig on whereabouts of the server and database
This week I have been: Practicing presenting with the poster. Look up additional ways to explore my project.
I have designed a simplified ORE algorithm. I created a chunk library using ascii characters, only 15 different chunks. It is a simplified ORE algorithm because each chunk has 2 anchors, so there is only ever one place for the … Read More
This week, I finalized my poster and prepared my paper for the evaluation draft submission. I also met with Craig to discuss taking the application live.
This week I spent working on getting my poster ready for printing. Other than that I also spent several hours preparing my paper for the evaluation draft due Friday. Not there yet but making progress.
This is a mega update on my to make up for several weeks of missing updates. I did a preliminary cost analysis for my first idea, which would result in either a budget of $400 or $3500 depending on what … Read More
This week I have been: Discussing with my advisor about results of my project. Editing the final version of the poster.
my literary review has definitely guided which direction I want to take my project in. While doing research into the different kinds and application of PCG There are a lot of cool examples of the use of tile based such … Read More
I spent most of this week writing the most recent draft, and then putting together a first draft of the poster. Spent some time debugging, but my focus was on the paper and poster.
I have finally finished my literary review, and it has been super cool finding more examples of games that use PCG. I think It would be really neat if I could figure out a way to implement an algorithm in … Read More
This past week, I spent countless hours working on my Final Paper. I also spent a considerable amount of time working to correct errors and bugs in my code inside of MaxMSP.
This week I have been: Debugging some errors I ran into while writing the test harness. Continuing to work on my paper.
This week I continued debugging my code. I now have everything I need working working. It’s not as good as I think it can be, but it is fully operational. Spent a little time starting paper revisions and that’s next … Read More
This week ive been working on revising my paper according to the feedback i got and suggestions from Xunfei. Ive been trying to polish out any remaining functionality issues and format it better for presentations.
For the past week I: Completed SVR implementation Continued working on the draf This week I will do: Continue working on the draft Work on the poster
Still polishing the paper. Been revising section by section and created a new diagram for the paper. Need to fix an issue with the citations. Will make time to try and tweak the experiment for the paper to see if … Read More
Talked to Dave and uploaded the outline for the proposal paper
This week, I started working on my poster, and revised my paper based on the feedback I received from Dave and Ajit
The spring break week dealt with mapping MIDI control into the acoustics of the three-dimensional space, which I have successfully done. I have also successfully added an FIR based buffer into the program as well to track analytics. You use … Read More
Created and ran experiment. Noted the results down. Finished the first draft of the Capstone paper. Currently revising and polishing it.
This week I have been: – Continuing experimenting with different hyperparameters of my models. – Writing analysis based on the results. – Continuing to work on the paper.
This week I turned in a new draft of my paper and fixed a few bugs. I am now ready to collect most of the data I’ll need.
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
This week I tested out the reader with student interface, and checked if self-check in and check-out worked properly. I also met with Craig and discussed plan to migrate the application to the server and perhaps have it ready for … Read More
This week I have: – Reran the tests of my model and continued analyzing the results. – Worked on my paper.
This week I spent most of my time working on the paper, and finished the implementation and design sections. I also started working on the administrator interface and got a good portion of it done.
For the past week, I worked on implementing the trading simulation. It has been taking more than what I thought but I plan to complete it by the end of this week. I was not able to work as much … Read More
This week I have dealt with working on improving my final paper and working on the MIDI mapping and audio of my project inside MaxMSP. I primarily worked on getting the audio format correctly to be able to loop and … Read More
This week I have been working on my paper both revising the submitted partial draft and adding the portions that were not done yet. I have also done some work on my project itself. I have been doing a lot … Read More
This week I have been: – Continue with the implementation of my design. – Set up a hyperparameter space to analyze how they affect the model. – Test the model using different parameter combinations from that set. – Continue with … Read More
This week I -implemented feedback from the first draft -started writing the rest of the paper -did some minor debugging and commenting
Built a functioning, testable (not yet accurate) Neural Network that takes in my input of heuristic data and output a direction. Since the puzzle states were strings, I wanted the output to be the value added to the index of … Read More
Found some more research papers to read which were related to the topic that I chose. Worked on the literature review.
In past week, I have spent time doing research to find interesting papers that I think will be related to my ideas. For each of my ideas there are at least five papers to take a look on at thee … Read More
I have continued working on my annotated bibliography, but I have not finished it yet. I am finding it hard to focus on and be motivated for a project that I can not physically work on. I am still missing … Read More
This week mainly dealt with the writing of my final paper. My paper was mainly a mostly complete draft that worked for my initial goal and vision of SoundStroll 2.0. However, in its finality, it will be called SonoSpatial Walk … Read More
Over this week I worked on finishing a first draft of my paper. Also I worked on debugging code and trying to install some packages.
This week I: -worked on my paper draft -worked on fixing bugs in my software
For this week, I have been: – Finish writing the first draft of my paper. – Continue reading ways to determine implicit ratings from the data. – Test and analyze the initial results of the recommender system.
Read the CS papers help documents to understand how to read and understand the long papers. Finding difficulties in searching for papers directly related to my ideas. Read a couple of papers according to the instructions which helped understand the … Read More
Met with Dave and Ajit to discuss the 3 ideas. The first 2 ideas were supported and I received some extra information about some features I can add to the project. ACM membership is set- up and I am trying … Read More
For the past week, I primarily worked on finishing up the partial draft of my paper. I reread some of the relevant papers for my research and modified the related work section so that the connection between my research and … Read More
This week I finished implementing a rough version of the student user interface. I spent a considerable time discussing the logic behind to student check out and check and what measures were necessarily to put in. I received feedback from … Read More
This week I have been: Working on the first draft of my paper. Reading a research paper that use the same dataset as my project to derive a formula to get the implicit rating from the song play count. Writing … Read More
I have been a little bit behind on synthesizing my articles into the annotated bibliography, I mostly have just been trying to collect more and more articles. The gesture control Idea and the educational app idea seem a little difficult … Read More
-I created a large variation to my algorithm that spacializes the visualization based on the ratios just intonation ratio instead of being directly correlated to the frequencies. This involved implenting a new module that calculates the just intonation ratio and … Read More
This week, while I was not able to work on the coding aspect to my project, I did receive a synthesizer from Professor Forrest Tobey, and have been working extensively in MaxMSP to get it to react to my program. … Read More
I’m still trying to get the data over. I’ve been working on it for like 2 to 5 hours everyday but errors keep arriving. I’ve also researched about algorithms and have a better idea of my project scope.
I tested that the last of my dependencies is on the cluster and functional. Started implementing the second major piece of my approach, SURF. Taking a little longer than expected but not a major delay. Changed a piece of my … Read More
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
Managed to have Keras, an open source network library, installed in Jupyter. Currently focusing on building a sample neural network, adjusting the data into a format that can be used by the network, iterating on the architecture required for the … Read More
This week I discussed the structure of my paper with Ajit, and received feedback on how to explain the design and implementation sections. I also started working on implementing the student user interface.
For this week, I have been looking for research papers on the three topics that I have chose, specifically for the Text Categorization and the Air Quality Monitoring system. Two things I found out: – Air Quality Monitoring system:There have … Read More
This week, I was able to realize partial spatialzation in MaxMSP using the new tool that I had found previously, HOA Library. Right now I am trying to get my object driver to work to be able to create multiple … Read More
I have started collecting papers on my three ideas. There are many different sources that have used gesture controlled navigation in the past so I think it will be hard to differentiate from them, but most of them seem to … Read More
I have been trying to get the sensor to give me significant results and have had a lot of trouble with that. I mostly did research and experimentation to try and get it to work.
This week I finished my implementation of the SIFT algorithm, starting to work on implementing SURF next. Also looking ways to organize images to improve accuracy. Currently planning to get keypoints, then organize photos based on similar keypoints rather than … Read More
This week I did the following tasks: -Met with Dave about the structure of my outline and my experimental results section -Met with Forrest to get feedback on my work. -Began to work on a new variation of my algorithm … Read More
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
These are the things I did for this week: – Read Chapter 5 and did the quiz. – Reworked the representation of the 2D matrix since the original method uses too much memory and not very practical. – Started implementing … Read More
I have talked with Ajit about all three ideas and received some feedbacks and suggestion. Also, I have started finding research papers that are related to my ideas to read for next week.
This week I finalized the schema for the database with Ajit, and familiarized myself with the PostgreSQL commands after receiving the log in information from Craig. I faced an unexpected challenge with the ordering of the RFID device from Ebay. … Read More
I decided to pivot on my ideas a little bit because 2 of them were already solved and I didn’t feel that I had anything to add to the field. I have found papers and starting to read them on … Read More
This week I made a first draft of an outline for the paper. Also worked on implementing the first of three algorithms I plan to use in my research, Scale Invariant Feature Transformation. While not completely finished I have most … Read More
This week offered me a chance to get into detail with spatialization libraries: Jamoma – C++ and Max/MSP general purpose audio and spatialization toolset with standard interfaces, requires custom installation depending on the version of Max though. This library is … Read More
Here are my ideas for topics! Another post with some cost analyses is coming soon! Topic Name: Real-time management using Augmented Reality Topic Description: Examine the applications of Head-Mounted augmented reality displays such as HoloLens or Project Northstar in real-time … Read More
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)
This week I accomplished several things: -Reconfigured the way my patch combines matrices to avoid issues I was having w crossfade -implenented horizontal movement after note press -Organized parts of my project into sub-patches and cleaned up some stuff -Implemented … Read More
This week I haven’t been able to get as much work done as I planned on. These are things that I did: – Reread the proposal to answer some questions in the outline. – Finish writing the outline. – Make … Read More
This week I talked to Dave about the delay on my database. I am waiting to hear back from Charlie andor Craig so I can start working on building the database and connecting the dots. Until then I have read … Read More
Built a prototype testing agent for the Capstone that should in theory take in a file of problem states and go through them with each Heuristic(Neural Network not yet ready) then output the solution size, number of nodes visited and … Read More
Further deliberated on my 3 ideas, I really enjoy the idea about replacing the keyboard and mouse set up with a gesture recognition system from a 2D camera, most gesture recog systems require another device that one must buy, but … Read More
I have changed two of my ideas upon re-evaluating the achievability of the project given my skill and the time limit I have
This week, I finally got my own laptop so I redownloaded all the necessary software and libraries for my gesture recognition system. Using the OpenCV library in Python, I was finally able to use the camera to detect the hand … Read More
This week I met with Ajit and discussed some of the necessary features for the user interface that the administrator will be using. This involved seeing a list of recently checked out items, adding new objects, and adding new users. … Read More
In terms of implementation, I have created 4 different heuristics functions for my Capstone that take in a state and output a value based on how good the state is. with 4 being inadmissible. Technically 5 as 2 heuristics are … Read More
This week I worked on developing a script that takes a directory and determines if the contents are all images of the same type, and if they aren’t converts them to jpgs. I also meet with my adviser and starting … Read More
This week dealt with the focus of the FFT and other conversion formulas. In recognizing that the Fast Fourier Transform is an algorithm that computes the discrete Fourier transform (DFT) of a sequence, or its inverse (IDFT), you understand how … Read More
Here is what I worked on for my project this week: -Worked with poly tool to process two simultaneous notes. -Got it working but temporarily disabled the circle of fifths map table-Now midi messages are sent to two paths for … Read More
For this week, I have been mainly working on: – Make a few changes on the coding environment for my project from last week for better efficiency. – Follow Xunfei’s advice to consider some other music datasets. I eventually decided … Read More
For the past week I did: Completed data collection from Alpha Vantage API Started working on neural network implementation Met with my advisor and went over my main argument for my project This week I will do: Keep working/complete on … Read More
Idea 1: Optical Character Recognition using Machine Learning Optical character recognition is not a completely new field of research. However, with the advance of today’s technology, we can apply machine learning to optical character recognition and therefore can recognize not … Read More
Topic Name: Earlham Tennis App Developing an app to use it as a way of improvement for the tennis players. Entering data during matches to get score stats, errors and serve percentages. All this data will be stored in a … Read More
Researched how image processing works (tutorials, examples using python and open-source software OpenCV). ~20 minutes on 1/19/19, ~30 minutes on 1/21/19 Made sure all necessary software was downloaded to my computer. ~30 minutes on 1/17/19 Adjusted timeline. ~15 minutes on 1/23/19
Found an advisor, and set up a meeting time to plan my project. Tested that the libraries I plan on using are available and functional on the cluster. Finally reviewed my project to make review the goals I’ve set myself … Read More
This is my first post for CS488. Met with Ajit to plan the next few weeks, and decided to start the data collection this week. Edited the timeline a little bit to include implementation of the project. I’ve shared my … Read More
This first week, I tried to focus my project into something tangible. Initially, I was not sure about how I wanted to go about editing and making SoundStroll 2.0, and I had talks with advisors who told me that I … Read More
This week I looked over the specific dataset that I want to use for my project. I reached out to sources to obtain that dataset. Similarly, I read various researches and, checked existing experiments and projects to learn implementation of … Read More
My first idea is for a application that allows the computer to be navigated with gesture control, initial thought is to use the camera that is on almost every laptop to map the mouse pointer between say the thumb and … Read More
The tangible work I have done this week on my project is finding the data sets and started setting up a work flow to automate the process. I created the connection between SQL and my simulation so that the simulation … Read More
I have gotten off to a relatively smooth start on my project. Xunfei is going to be my adviser and I have scheduled a meeting with her for tomorrow morning. I have prepared to present on my topic in class … Read More
This week I met with Ajit for an hour. We went over timeline and design of my project. I also met with Craig and ordered the RFID reader and tags after approving them.
This week I reviewed my project proposal and started setting up the coding environment. I also asked Xunfei to be my advisor for the project. During our meeting we discussed the project’s timeline for the first month and I made … Read More
First post of Capstone progress. First thing I did was review my Capstone proposal paper to re familiarize myself. Immediately I begun work on the work I outlined for Week 1 in my timeline. I built a generator for random … Read More
For the past week I did: Obtained data from Alpha Vantage API Updated the project timeline for the semester. Prepared a topic presentation Met with my advisor and went over my updated project timeline. This week I will do: Read, … Read More
This week I haven’t been able to do a lot since I have a lot of exams in other classes as well. But I have been working mainly on reviewing everything I have accomplished in this class and drafting a … Read More
This week I have been reading the feedback of the second draft of my proposal. I’m working on revising the paper to complete the final version for the paper. I also talked with Dave about the paper and adjust the … Read More
Final Paper – crawl-o-matic-o-matic Poster – ebramth15_poster Gitlab with code – https://gitlab.cluster.earlham.edu/duckroller/crawl-o-matic-o-matic
Paper: https://portfolios.cs.earlham.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Detecting-textual-analogies-Rei.pdf Poster: https://portfolios.cs.earlham.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/CS488-Poster.pdf Code: https://github.com/reirembeci/senior-capstone
Paper: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Aen6Bbt4NDHxidx80EylAWiHLMbSAXWH/view?usp=sharing Poster: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fYgnOszH2dKVXQ5P1I1GgKpVAZUJjZNu/view?usp=sharing Code and demo: https://github.com/fcurrin/viz
Paper: Fake_News_Capstone Poster: Github directory: https://github.com/mashres15/FakeNewsCapstone
Final deliveries for CS488 Paper: senior-thesis-political Poster: CS488 Poster – Minh Vu Github directory: https://github.com/mdvu15/CS488-Senior-Capstone
Finished working on the final paper.
This week, I attempted to collect preliminary data, which made me realize that I would need an air compressor in order to obtain meaningful data. I added this to my proposal and made some modifications to improve it overall.
This week after receiving feedback from Xunfei on the second draft of my paper, I updated it with respect to her comments. I also followed up with Craig; he is going to purchase the equipment early next semester.
Got feedback for my second draft of my proposal. Ready to make these final changes and submit on time! Started installing the dependencies so that I can get familiar with the tools I’ll be using over the break. Not planning … Read More
Worked on the poster and got it printed. Copy of the poster attached.
This week I received feedback on the second draft of my proposal from Xunfei. I spent time updating the proposal with respect to her feedback. I also met with Craig and decided on a set of RFID reader and tags. … Read More
For this week, I have been discussing with Dave about details of my proposal paper, especially what I need to add/edit for the second draft and the final draft. I have also been reading some new research papers that have … Read More
This and the previous week, I spend my time trying to beat my way through a variety of problems related to one specific module of my project’s code. After talking over it with my adviser I have shifted both that … Read More
This week, I was focused on making the poster and including the final results of my research.
During the past 2 weeks I have: – Been able to program the communication between the Chrome extension and the classifier, with some modification in the project design. Instead of using Native Messaging, I set up a Flask server and … Read More
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
This week I haven’t been able to work much because of some traveling. However, I was able to think more about my design decision including the RFID reader that I will buying. I have selected a device, and discussed with … Read More
This week I received feedback from Xunfei on my initial draft of proposal. I spent the last few days thinking more about design and trying to answer some questions that Xunfei raised. I tried referring back to my sources and … Read More
This week I haven’t been able to do much due to some travelling. However, I still managed to design some methods to improve the running time of the collaborative filtering algorithms. I also worked on editing the second draft of … Read More
Here is an updated machine learning pipeline for my project.
Submitted the CS second draft on Wednesday and waiting for Xunfei’s Feedback. The demo presentation went well without much questions from the audience. On working on making the poster for the presentation on Dec 5.
I met with my mentors 3 times to discuss the proposal’s feedback and what I can do to improve it. I also reached out to some folks whose previous work could help me. I decided on my end product as … Read More
This week I have been reading some published papers that use the same dataset as the one I use for this project. My purposes for doing this are to know the conclusions other people have made using the dataset and … Read More
This week I did a lot of research into how jitter works and how it communicates with max and msp objects. In the process I found a few more helpful sources to replace some of the less relevant related works … Read More
A much slower week than normal, I was swamped with a number of other pre break assignments so I wasn’t able to put much work into reading or revising this week. But I was able to work on revising my … Read More
Met with Ajit to talk about the follow up steps on Monday. Based on the feedback, we decided to focus efforts on the following: Updating the design framework/diagram, Writing and explaining the design of the project, Read other published papers … Read More
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
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.
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
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
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
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
This week I made some minor changes to the python script so now the generated file is in the right format. I also made some major changes to my paper and have an updated draft of it. Next week I’ll … Read More
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
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
Did second pass for more papers for this week, focusing on the design, and processes used, Met with Ajit on Monday to discuss the project and plan rest of the semester, Took Quiz 5 for Project update.
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
Found an advisor, Ajit, and scheduled a meeting. Otherwise did a second look at a couple papers I had only done a first pass on. Otherwise waiting on feedback on my first draft and spent a little time looking at … Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Did second pass for three papers for this week, Worked on First draft for proposal.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Worked on the front end component of the project. With the sys admin telling me that they cannot host flask for my project. I started to look for alternatives. Heroku could not be used as it did not provide support for … Read More
During the past week, I have mostly worked on the first draft of the paper. I did a quick review with Dave on Monday. Then, I reworked on the paper based on the suggestions from Dave. I have also worked … Read More
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
Did second pass for three papers, posted on the box, Took Quiz 4 for CS388, Chose 3 papers for next week.
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
In the past week, I was finally able to get my MLP classifier to train and test with the IBC dataset without any error. The average result so far is at 66% with a standard-parameterized MLP in sci-kit learn. In … Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Finished literature review. Selected 1 topic from the remaining two for Quiz 3 (proposal)
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
This week I filled out the quiz and started looking into what resources I’ll need for my project, image stitching. At the least I’ll need openCV, but probably imageMagick as well. Starting to think about how I should organize my … Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I did an experimentation with Sci-kit Learn. The run-time for the program was more than 2 hours. Testing the multiple dataset has been an issue lately.
Progress on the draft of the paper. Related works is almost completed.
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
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
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
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
Started 2nd pass for the papers. Continued work on literature review.
Last week I was having a problem with a deprecation warning. I looked into that and I thought I fixed it. It seemed to be working fine, but I got the same error at a different point. So I am just … Read More
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
During the past week I have: – Gotten close to getting the data to work. Right now the data is divided into leaves and nodes. I’ve been able to get the node-level labels but not the leaf-level labels. Once that … Read More
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.
Worked on the first draft of the paper. Focusing on the related works and findings currently.
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
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
Finished bibliography. Selected two topics and prepared topics presentation. Started literature review.
In the past week, I have been working on the related for my three project ideas. I wrote an annotated bibliography for each topic with five different sources. This week got rid of one of the ideas and decided to … Read More
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.
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
During the past week, I was able to query the data from the IBC and looked more into it. It has come to my attention that the IBC was labeled both on the word level (leaf) and the sentence level … Read More
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
Build a rough machine learning pipeline for testing. Worked with Ajit to update timeline. Started with the first draft of paper.
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
For my project, optimizing an AI agent for Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup, I’ve recently changed the scope of my project somewhat. Instead of trying to improve the AI agent’s chance of winning a game of DCSS, I’m now working to … Read More
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
I’ve laid down the bare bones for my thesis paper. With the main project however, I am running into problems with my virtual machines and blockchain code, rather I keep running into problem after problem with them. I plan … Read More
Continued working on Annotated Bibliography: Found more papers on the topics, Did the first pass reading for all of them.
There is no big update on my work for the past week. I will be working on the annotated bibliography due this Friday.
For this week I have been reading the research papers that are relevant to my topic and take notes of them. I still need to work on narrow down the scopes of my topics as a couple of them may … Read More
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
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
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
Created a smaller dataset using pySpark for training and testing the fake news model.
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
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
For my senior project, I’m working on optimizing the performance of qw, an AI Agent developed to play (and sometimes win) the game of Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup. To reduce the search space and make optimization with machine learning faster, … Read More
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
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
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
Have found a working software for my Virtual Machines and the blockchain program to run on them, was harder to find than I thought it would be. I have my timeline finished and solidified thanks to my talk with Ajit, … Read More
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
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
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
Over the past week, I was able to make the following progress with my project: – Came up with a detailed design of my project, which lists all the modular components and their functions. These components might change as the … Read More
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
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.
Worked with setting up sci-kit learn and testing environment. Got Craig to give me access to Pollock and Bronte.