This collection contains the final projects of the students in in the course Computer Science 4624: Multimedia, Hypertext, and Information Access, taught in Spring, 2012 at Virginia Tech. This course, taught by Professor Ed Fox, is part of the Human-Computer Interaction track, the Knowledge, Information, and Data track, and the Media/Creative Computing track. The curriculum introduces the architectures, concepts, data, hardware, methods, models, software, standards, structures, technologies, and issues involved with: networked multimedia (e.g., image, audio, video) information, access and systems; hypertext and hypermedia; electronic publishing; virtual reality. Coverage includes text processing, search, retrieval, browsing, time-based performance, synchronization, quality of service, video conferencing and authoring.

Recent Submissions

  • IDEAL Tweet Collection Categorization 

    Won, Stephen (Virginia Tech, 2016-04-28)
    The major goal of the Event Based Categorization of Tweet Collections project is to help the IDEAL team to access tweet collections easily. Categorizing over 1,000 collections will aid organization, browsing, searching, ...
  • Microaggression Expressions Submission Site 

    Wenger, Robert; Ejanda, Cyndy Marie; Falcone, Brandon; Singh, Arunima (2016-05-05)
    According to Dr. Stephanie Adams, Department Head of Engineering Education at Virginia Tech, “The value of having diversity is that it brings multiple perspectives to solving problems. If everyone on the team looks the ...
  • Multimedia Database 

    Anvar, Omid; Harvey, Michael; Johnson, Justin (2016-05-04)
    We studied the entire process for the creation of a website to interact with a multimedia database. Our team intended to create a centralized system so both undergraduate and graduate Computer Science students at Virginia ...
  • Social Interactome Recommender Project 

    Kinaman, Trevor; Baehre, Andrew; Gray, Colin (2016-05-05)
    Our team is working with the Social Interactome team to assist in coding the recommender functionality for the Social Interactome network. That is supported by a website and system (modified version of Friendica) designed ...
  • Micro-Aggression Video Vignettes 

    Sharma, Divya; Patha, Laxmi Harshitha; Sethi, Gurkiran; Kotagiri, Pranavi (2016-05-10)
    The goal of our project is to construct video vignettes of scenarios illustrating different types of micro-aggressions. Micro-aggressions are the everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults, ...
  • Ebola RDF Database Validator 

    Downs, Jonathan; Pant, Yash (2016-04-26)
    In 2014, the Ebola virus, a deadly disease with a fatality rate of about 50 percent, spread throughout several countries. This marked the largest outbreak of the Ebola virus ever recorded. Our client is gathering data on ...
  • 3-Dimensional Weather Visualisation 

    Nimitz, Sarah; Forsyth, Duke; Knittle, Andrew (2016-05-04)
    Project deliverables are provided, including a detailed description of the creation of a polling and parsing system for keeping track of severe weather warnings, as delivered by the National Weather Service, and an interface ...
  • SafeRoad 

    Paradiso, Matthew; Morrison, Matthew; Suriano Siu, Julio (2016-05-04)
    Described is a project on the development of the SafeRoad software application; the report provides a reference for future work. This project was completed as a capstone requirement for CS 4624 (Multimedia, Hypertext, and ...
  • New River Valley (NRV) Time Bank Development Report 

    Tanous, Kyle; Richards, Aaron (2016-05-04)
    TimeBanks is an international non-profit organization whose goal is to foster strong community relationships and an economy based on home, family, and community instead of money. The primary goal of the system developed ...
  • Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research Website Renovation 

    Welsh, Sebastian; Simmons, Kyle; Whitehead, Steven (2016-05-09)
    The main goal of this project was to improve the web presence of the Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research (VTCAR). With that intention, a team of 3 Computer Science undergraduate students from Virginia Tech was put ...
  • PIAT - Poison Ivy Appalachian Trail Mega-Transect Data Collection Application 

    Rosa, Nathan; Bing, Qi; Barbee, Anthony; Pazylbekov, Alisher (2016-05-08)
    Provided are details and specifications for the Poison Ivy Appalachian Trail Mega-Transect Data Collection Application, referred to as PIAT. Described in the report are the software requirements, design, implementation, ...
  • ICAT North Cross Exhibit 

    Goodrich, Sean; Stefan, Zack; Kodres-O'Brien, Benjamin (2016-04-28)
    For eight days in mid-March, Virginia Tech's Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) held a camp for two hundred children from age 3 to the 5th grade at North Cross School in Roanoke, Virginia. The purpose ...
  • Breathe-EZ 

    Walker, T. Colton; Toda, Christopher Aska; Cornett, Christopher P.; Robohn, Benjamin F. (2016-05-08)
    The breathalyzer application is part of an ongoing research project Mikhail Koffarnus is pursuing as a research professor at the Addiction Recovery Research Center (ARRC). Participants, which may number in the hundreds, ...
  • SIMobile 

    Collins, Tyler; Croeber, Emily; Vogrig, Amy (2016-05-07)
    Social Interactome (SI) is a research project through the Addiction Recovery Research Center (AARC) at the Virginia Tech/Carilion Research Institute. This center and institute are located in Roanoke, Virginia. The idea is ...
  • Max Video Tutorials 

    DeYoung, Tyler; Kahn, Amanda; Darivemula, Deepika; Russell, John (2016-05-04)
    In MUS 3065, Computer Music and Multimedia, students learn how to use the Max programming environment in order to compose interactive digital music. This project aims to assist these students by making video tutorials ...
  • Searchable IDEAL Climate Change Collections 

    Kafley, Somn; Steele, Derek; Singh, Samyak (2016-05-04)
    The IDEAL Climate Change submission to VTechWorks contains five types of files: Final Project Report, Presentation Powerpoint, and Python Scripts for extraction of URL and indexing (two files) to SOLR. The Final Project ...
  • Cinemacraft: Virtual Minecraft Presence Using OPERAcraft 

    Barnes, Brittany; Elsi, Godolja; Kiseleva, Marina (2016-04-28)
    Cinemacraft is an interactive system built off of a Minecraft modification developed at Virginia Tech, OPERAcraft. The adapted system allows users to view their mirror image, as captured by Kinect sensors, in the form of ...
  • English Wikipedia on Hadoop Cluster 

    Stulga, Steven (2016-05-04)
    To develop and test big data software, one thing that is required is a big dataset. The full English Wikipedia dataset would serve well for testing and benchmarking purposes. Loading this dataset onto a system, such as an ...
  • IDEALvr Word Cloud: IDEAL Data Visualization using Virtual Reality 

    Biondi, Luciano; Walker, Omavi; Yeshiwas, Dagmawi (2016-05-01)
    This report (including code) provides an explanation of the implementation of the IDEALvr application and an analysis of the methodology to create the system. The methods of implementation include 3D virtualization onto ...
  • CS 4624 Simplysent Final Report 

    Golman, Daniel (2015-05-14)
    SimplySent is an easy way for busy professionals to strengthen their business relationships by sending thoughtful gifts in less time and with less hassle. We connect to various contact managers (salesforce, sugarcrm, ...

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