Abstract With the increase in the number of forest fires worldwide, especially in the West of the United States, there is an urgent need to develop a reliable fire propagation model to aid fire fighting as well as save lives … Read More
An Integrated Model for Offline Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition Based on Convolutional Neural Networks Abstract Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is an important technology in computer vision and pattern recognition that recognizes text embedded in images. Although the OCR achieved high … Read More
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is an important technology in computer vision and pattern recognition that recognizes text embedded in images. Although the OCR achieved high accuracy for languages with alphabet-based writing systems, its performance on handwritten Chinese text is poor … Read More
The file can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oljfEJN0xPCyrRnoc160miq2ZJ8VWOWX/view?usp=sharing. Keywords: edge detection, Sobel, Canny, Gaussian smoothing filter, hysteresis, Assyriology, cuneiform tablet Abstract: Cuneiform tablets of the ancient Near East document one of the earliest writing systems known. Millions of such cuneiform tablets … Read More
Here is my final literature review for the project. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qo6oh-i2g2RinazIF8OGN465CjcZnCha/view?usp=sharing Not really perfect because it’s still some errors in the reference part, however overall is good enough to move forward to the proposal.
After finish the annotated, I narrowed down to 1 idea to write the literature review. All 3 of my ideas related to machine learning, however I would choose the idea that I feel excited the most and feel motivate the … Read More
Idea 1: Masked Face Detection: Introduction: Due to the fact that the virus that causes COVID-19 is spread mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks, it is important that people … Read More
Idea 1: Masked Face Detection: Citation 1: Detecting Masked Faces in the Wild with LLE-CNNs S. Ge, J. Li, Q. Ye and Z. Luo, “Detecting Masked Faces in the Wild with LLE-CNNs,” 2017 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern … Read More
Artificial Neural Networks in Image Processing for Early Detection of Breast Cancer MEHDY, M. M., P. Y. NG, E. F. SHAIR, N. I. SALEH, CHANDIMA GOMES.2017. Artificial neural networks in image processing for early detection of breast cancer. Computational and … Read More
Idea 1: Masked Face Detection:Introduction: Due to the fact that the virus that causes COVID-19 is spread mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks, it is important that people should … Read More
1. Fake news/unreliable source detection Fake news detection algorithm would be an improved version of detecting unreliable sources. For this, I would need to come up with a database of credible data and identify the trustworthiness of the source based … Read More
First Idea: Peer-to-peer chat webapp This app allows two(or more) people to instantly and directly connect with each other and exchange messages without any third party authorization. It operates completely on a peer-to-peer network, established among the users. This solves … Read More
CS 388 David Barbella Yujeong Lee 1) Sentiment Analysis on Popular Fiction Books (Data Science) Research topic/question: People have long discussed “formulas” for writing successful narrative fiction, such as the three-act structure or the hero’s journey, both models that follow … Read More
Use deep reinforcement learning to tune the hyperparameters (learning rate, lambda – regularization parameter, number of layers, number of units in each layer, different activation functions) of a Neural Network. The overall cost function of RL agent will include the … Read More
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I read more papers and started thinking about the proposal idea.
I have been working on writing the literature review for ten papers on the topic I chose, which is “Detect Chinese Text in Images”. I also sketched out the workflow for my project and discussed with my advisor about this.
I read another six papers and wrote the second annotated bibliography for my three ideas. After reading the papers for my three ideas and doing some research on the sources of datasets, I chose my first idea, which is “Detect … Read More
For this week, I worked on integrating pieces codes into an application. I completed login and register pages with sql database. Since I usually work on bowie and it is down, I decided to install all dependencies on my local … Read More
I read six papers for my three ideas. It was interesting that many research ideas have the same goal, but the ways they approach the problem are very different. For example, in the fall detection problem, some research ideas apply … Read More
I am reading papers for my first idea, which is “Detect and Translate Chinese text in images”. One research that I read was about improving the performance of the Optical Character Recognition for Chinese books that are in precarious conditions. … Read More
Name of Your Project A Real Time Fall Detection System to Assist the Elderly Using Deep Neural Networks What research topic/question your project is going to address? The elderly have a high chance of falling and get injured or faint. … Read More
Name of Project Automating laptop checkouts from CST front desk using image recognition What research topic/question your project is going to address? Although we need a human to address the needs of guests in the welcome desk of CST, it … Read More
Name of Your Project Ans: SARS What research topic/question your project is going to address? Ans: Using trained neural nets to be able to tell when a statement/sentence is sarcasm What technology will be used in your project? Ans: NLTK … Read More
Name of Project Visual representation of nation’s development level What research topic/question your project is going to address? The goal of this project is to use the various world bank data that is available to evaluate different development metrics for … Read More
Name of Your Project Driver Drowsiness Detection Using Deep Neural Networks What research topic/question your project is going to address? Driving while feeling sleepy or tired is one of the main causes of traffic accidents. One solution for this might … Read More
Name of Your Project Detect and Translate Chinese text in images What research topic/question your project is going to address? Lately many translator applications have introduced the new feature that can scan a document or take an image with texts … 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 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.
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
Finished propsal first draft. Explored softwares for image processing.
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 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
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 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
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 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 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.
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
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
Talked to Charlie about my ideas and got feedback from him. Found 5 papers for each idea.
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
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
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
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