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  • ETDseer Concept Paper 

    Ma, Yufeng; Jiang, Tingting; Shrestha, Chandani (Virginia Tech, 2017-05-03)
    ETDSeer (electronic thesis and dissertation digital library connected with SeerSuite) will build on 15 years of collaboration between teams at Virginia Tech (VT) and Penn State University (PSU), since both have been leaders ...
  • CS6604 Spring 2017 Global Events Team Project 

    Li, Liuqing; Harb, Islam; Galad, Andrej (Virginia Tech, 2017-05-03)
    This submission describes the work the Global Events team completed in Spring 2017. It includes the final report and presentation, as well as key relevant materials (source code). Based on the previous reports and different ...
  • Product Defect Mining 

    Villaflor, Elizabeth M.; Golden, Grant D.; Hall, Jack W. W.; Nguyen, Thomas; Peng, Tianchen; Zhang, Shuaicheng (Virginia Tech, 2017-05-01)
    This project is focused on customer reviews on various product defects. The goal of the project is to use machine learning algorithms to train on sets of these customer reviews in order to be able to easily identify the ...
  • Human Potential Program for Professionals 

    Love, Kara M.; Higgins, James P.; Wirth, Jeremy S.; Whitcomb, Philip; Abdulrahman, Emad; Mitchell, Calvin (Virginia Tech, 2017-04-28)
    This project describes the Human Potential Program for Professionals (HPPP) CS4624 Multimedia, Hypertext, and Information Access capstone project and its deliverables. The goal of the HPPP project centers around assisting ...
  • Common Crawl Mining 

    Dean, Tommy; Pasha, Ali; Clarke, Brian; Butenhoff, Casey J. (Virginia Tech, 2017-05-10)
    The main goal behind the Common Crawl Mining system is to improve Eastman Chemical Company’s ability to use timely knowledge of public concerns to inform key business decisions. It provides information to Eastman Chemical ...
  • Identifying Drug Related Events from Social Media 

    Noh, Jeongho; Kim, Sungho; You, Jisu; Yoonju, Lee; Kye, Woojin (Virginia Tech, 2017-05-10)
    The overall goal of the project was to establish an innovative information system, which can automatically detect and extract content related to side effect of drugs from user reviews, determine whether they are talking ...
  • Pathways Web 

    Deisher, Christopher; Rocconi, Christopher; Gaughan, Erin; White, Jordan; Michael, Louis; Kohl, Riley (Virginia Tech, 2017-04-28)
    Virginia Tech is updating its general education requirements, replacing the Curriculum for Liberal Education (CLE) with the Pathways Program. With this effort the Office of General Education is trying to improve the way ...
  • Food Waster 

    Liu, Michael; Wong, James; Sengar, Divya; Chuba, Andrew; Kai, Alan (Virginia Tech, 2017)
    Approximately 40% of all edible food is wasted each year, costing family approximately $1,500 a year. Consequently, we undertook a task for our client, Susan Chen, in an effort to combat this issue. Our client, currently ...
  • Rdoc2vec CS4624 Project for Spring 2017 

    Cooke, Austin; Clark, Jake; Rolph, Steven; Sherrard, Stephen (Virginia Tech, 2017-04-28)
    This submission includes deliverables for the capstone project Rdoc2vec. It was created by Jake Clark, Austin Cooke, Steven Rolph, and Stephen Sherrard for their client, Eastman Chemical Corporation. Doc2Vec is a machine ...
  • SIRecommender Project 

    Larcher, Bridget; Kwiatkowski, Mary; Rhodes, Wilson; Devlin, Sarah; Tran, Timothy; Blumen, Matthew (Virginia Tech, 2017-05-12)
    This project was a continuation of efforts conducted by the CS4624 team of Spring 2016. The previous team built a procedure to find the top k friends based on information submitted via surveys. This year’s project dealt ...
  • Global Event Crawler and Seed Generator for GETAR 

    Manchester, Emma; Srinivasan, Ravi; Crenshaw, Sean; Masterson, Alec; Grinnan, Harrison (Virginia Tech, 2017-04-28)
    Global Event and Trend Archive Research (GETAR) is a research project at Virginia Tech, studying the years from 1997 to 2020, which seeks to investigate and catalog events as they happen in support of future research. It ...
  • VR4GETAR 

    Renugopal, Jishnu; Zargarpur, Mattin; Zhao, Haiyu; Richardson, Christian; Zhang, Kevin; Schmidt, Will (Virginia Tech, 2017-04-28)
    Global Event and Trend Archive Research (GETAR) is supported by NSF (IIS-1619028 and 1619371) through 2019. It will devise interactive, integrated, digital library/archive systems coupled with linked and expert-curated ...
  • Drug Discovery Website Redesign 

    Gardiner, Hugh; Bousquet, AJ; Harrington, Jeremiah; Martin, Alex; Thomas, Reid (Virginia Tech, 2017-04-28)
    The client, Karen Iannaccone, designed, developed, and maintained a website for the Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ceased the operations of a Percussion Content ...
  • Background Check for R4 OpSec, LLC 

    Hyres, Thomas; Tea, Zachary; Yang, Ted; Gray, Philippe; Springsteen, Timothy; Bierly, Alex (Virginia Tech, 2017-04-28)
    The main project deliverable was a website for R4 OpSec (r4opsec.com). The purpose of this website is to display information about the company’s services and be able to accept résumés for new hires. The company is owned ...
  • Data Archive - Zenodo 

    Turner, Gil; Culhane, Michael; Delwar, Irtiza; Sizemore, John (Virginia Tech, 2017-05-10)
    The goal of this project was for students of the Multimedia, Hypertext, and Information Access course in the Data Archive group to work with their client, Professor Seungwon Yang, to create a maintainable Zenodo repository ...
  • Fusality for Stream and Field 

    Bologna-Jill, Stephen; Duong, Kevin; Ha, Jason Yongjoo; Zurita, Jazmine; Sume, Tinsaye; Smith, Ryan (Virginia Tech, 2017-04-28)
    This project provides users with a means to organize, graph, and analyze specific data recorded from Stroubles Creek. The website will be utilized by an Undergraduate Biological Systems Engineering class to help with their ...
  • Analyzing Microblog Feeds to Trade Stocks 

    Watts, Joseph; Anderson, Nick; Asbill, Connor; Mehr, Joseph (Virginia Tech, 2017-05-10)
    The goal of this project is to leverage microblogging data about the stock market to predict price trends and execute trades based on these predictions. Predicting the price trends of stocks with microblogging data involves ...
  • Collection Management Webpages - Fall 2016 CS5604 

    Dao, Tung; Wakeley, Christopher; Weigang, Liu (Virginia Tech, 2017-03-23)
    The Collection Management Webpages (CMW) team is responsible for collecting, processing and storing webpages from different sources including tweets from multiple collections and contributors, such as those related to ...
  • CS5604: Information and Storage Retrieval ​Fall 2016 - CMT (Collection Management Tweets) 

    Wagner, Mitchell J.; Abidi, Faiz; Fan, Shuangfei (Virginia Tech, 2016-12-08)
    As the Collection Management Tweets team in the Fall 2016 CS5604 class, we were responsible for processing >1.2 billion tweets, including data transfer, noise reduction, tweet augmentation, and storage via several technologies. ...
  • CS5604 Fall 2016 Classification Team Final Report 

    Williamson, Eric R.; Chakravarty, Saurabh (Virginia Tech, 2016-12-08)
    Content is generated on the Web at an exponential rate. The type of content varies from text on a traditional webpage to text on social media portals (e.g., social network sites and microblogs). One such example of social ...

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