Cody Steven: Master’s Thesis Defense

Posted on: December 3, 2014

GPU-Optimized Graph Theory Analysis of Allosteric Protein Signaling Networks Cody Stevens Friday, December 5th – 3:30pm Manchester 241 Abstract:Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) can be used for more than just gaming. With the addition of CUDA, NVIDIA has developed a library that allows programmers to repurpose these GPUs for parallel calculations. Parallel computations are most efficient […]

CDCA C5ISR Hack-a-thon

Posted on: November 20, 2014

On November a team from WFU competed in the 2014 CDCA C51SR Hack-a-Thon in Charleston, SC. Team members Scott Seal and Brendan Busey applied, were invited, and finished 2nd (and well ahead of any other university/college team), losing only to a “professional security” team. The Hack-a-Thon was a capture-the-flag event advertised to stretch participant’s “security […]

Kersey Valley Laser Tag

Posted on: November 19, 2014

WFU computer science students (and Professor Fulp!) participated in laser tag with the Physics Department this past weekend.  For more images visit the Computer Science Department’s Facebook Page. Kersey Valley laser tag.

Sonar-assisted human navigation

Posted on: November 17, 2014

STEM incubator students have developed a device inspired by bat sonar to help those with visual impairment. “We were inspired by bat sonar, we learned about it, and then we used it to develop a new product. The students took the idea and made it happen,” their professor has noted. Student-driven project Jack Janes, a […]

Effective Learning of Probabilistic Models from Structured Data

Posted on: November 6, 2014

Colloquium — Friday — November 21  at 3:30pm Effective Learning of Probabilistic Models from Structured Data Sriraam Natarajan Assistant Professor School of Informatics and Computing Indiana University Abstract: Statistical Relational Learning (SRL) Models combine the powerful formalisms of probability theory and first-order logic to handle uncertainty in large, complex problems. In this talk, I will […]

Brown Bag: Office of Personal and Career Development

Posted on: November 4, 2014

THE OPCD in BASIC: Resume, Job/Internship, and Networking resources, with Q and A What: Brown Bag Date: Monday, November 17 Time: 3:30pm Where: Manchester 241 Who: Brian Mendenhall Assistant Director Office of Personal and Career Development  

Cloud Based Artificial Intelligence

Posted on: October 30, 2014

Cloud Based Artificial Intelligence David Crook Technical Evangelist | Development MicroSoft Corporation Website: www.IndieDevSpot.com Twitter: @DavidCrook1988 When: Tue, November 11, 5pm – 6pm Where: Manchester 241   Abstract: Learn how to build a back end web service that takes in a game state and returns the AI’s move(s). Please come prepared with a computer with […]

Colloquium: A Taste of CASIS

Posted on: October 27, 2014

A Taste of CASIS Gerry Vernon Dozier, Ph.D. Professor & Chair Director, Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Sciences (CASIS) North Carolina A&T State University Mon, November 3, 3:30pm – 4:30pm Abstract: The Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Sciences (CASIS) is currently performing research in the areas of Advanced Biometrics and Cyber Identity Protection […]

CSC 781 Seminar Oct. 23 with Dr. Pauca

Posted on: October 22, 2014

===Thursday===Donnerstag===Jeudi===Déardaoin===Fimmtudagur=== CSC 781 (thesis research course) will meet this Thursday, October 23, from  5:00-6:00pm in Manchester 17. Dr. Pauca will discuss  research challenges and  opportunities in a presentation titled “Algorithms and Sensors in Imaging and Human Computer Interaction.” Will there be (challenge) pizza and (challenge) drink? Of, course. Again, the seminar course is an opportunity […]

Dr. Cho featured in: New eyes on science

Posted on: October 1, 2014

A fresh pair of eyes can often bring a different or new perspective, especially when it comes to science and research. That thought led Sam Cho, assistant professor of computer science and physics, to ask four additional pairs of eyes from outstanding undergraduate research students to participate in writing a review paper. But it wasn’t […]