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

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.

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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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.

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

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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

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

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For this week, I have been discussing with Dave about details of my proposal paper, especially what I need to add/edit for the second draft and the final draft. I have also been reading some new research papers that have … Read More

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This week I haven’t been able to do much due to some travelling. However, I still managed to design some methods to improve the running time of the collaborative filtering algorithms. I also worked on editing the second draft of … Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.