Assignment 13

Assignment 13: Summarize / Assess / Evaluate / Criticize an Existing PhD Thesis

due: Tuesday, Dec 4, 9:00am

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Jinho Choi – Jinho's Assignment 13 "MaltParser - An Architecture for Inductive Labeled Dependency Parsing" by Johan Hall, Vaxjo University in Sweden

Michael Otte – Otte's Assignment 13 "Search-based Planning for Large Dynamic Environments" by Maxim Likhachev, CMU

Soumya Ghosh – Soumya's Assignment 13 "Models for learning spatial interactions in natural images for context based classification" by Sanjiv Kumar, CMU

Saroch Panichsakul – Saroch's Assignment 13 "D-WARD: Source-End Defense Against Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks" by Jelena Mirkovic, UCLA

David Gnabasik's Thesis Summary of Statistical Analysis of Proteomic Mass Spectrometry Data.pdf, by Kelly Handley of the University of Nottingham (2007)

Caleb Phillips – Caleb's Assignment 13: "Constructing Scalable Wireless Networks with Directional Antennas" by Michael Neufeld, University of Colorado, (2006)

Nwanua Elumeze – Nwanua's Assignment 13: "Programming a Paintable Computer" by Bill Butera, Media Lab (2002)

Paul Marshall – Paul's Assignment 13: "Toward a Tool for Scheduling Application Workflows onto Distributed Grid Systems" by Anirban Mandal, Rice University

Guy Cobb – Guy's Assignment 13: "Additive Schwarz-based Fully Coupled Implicit Methods for Resistive Hall Magnetohydrodynamic Problems" by Serguei Ovtchinnikov, University of Colorado

Lee Becker – Lee Becker's Assignment 13" "Maximum Entropy Models for Natural Language Ambiguity Resolution" by Adwait Ratnaparkhi, University of Pennsylvania

Joel Pfeiffer – Joel's Assignment 13" - "Layered Learning in Multi-Agent Systems" - Peter Stone, Carnegie Mellon University (1998)

John Michalakes – IanBuckDissertation.htm Review of Ian Buck dissertation Stream Computing on Graphics Hardware (2006).

by Dale-Marie Wilson, Auburn University, 2006"

Yifei Jiang – Yifei's Assignment 13 "Very Sparse Kernel Models: Predicting with few Examples and few Features" by Thomas Strohmann

Keith Maull – Keith's Assignment 13 "Standards-based Interfaces for Harvesting and Obtaining Assets from Digital Repositories", Jeroen Baekert, University of Ghent, 2006

Jane Meyers – Jane's Assignment 13 "The Value of Shared Visual Information for Task-Oriented Collaboration", Darren R. Gergle, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006

Holger Dick – Sketchpad: A man-machine graphical communication system by Ivan Edward Sutherland, MIT, 1962

Jeffrey LaMarche – Jeff's Assignment 13 "Virtual Worlds & Social Interaction Design" by Mikael Jakobson, Umea University, 2006

Ashok Basawapatna– Ashok's Assignment 13 Tangible Interfaces for Manipulating Aggregates of Digital Information by Brygg Anders Ullmer, MIT, 2002

Mohammad Al-Mutawa – Mohammad's Assignment 13 "BUILDING AND MANAGING LARGE SCALE DISTRIBUTED SERVICES" by Jin Liang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007

Dan Knights – Dan's Assignment 13 "Constraints of Satellite Derived CO2 on Carbon Sources and Sinks," by Yogesh Kumar Tiwari, Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, 2006.

Rhonda Hoenigman – Rhonda's Assignment 13 "Advances in Children’s Speech Recognition with Application to Interactive Literacy Tutors," by Andreas Hagen, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2006

Dola Saha – Dola's Assignment 13 "Utilizing Beamforming Antennas in Wireless Networks" by Romit Roy Choudhury, University of Illinois at Urbana Champagne, 2006

Shumin Wu – Shumin Wu's Assignment 13 "Hierarachical Control and Learning for Markov Decision Processes" by Ron Parr University of California at Berkeley, 1998