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  • 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 ...
  • Clustering and Topic Analysis in CS 5604 Information Retrieval Fall 2016 

    Bartolome, Abigail; Islam, MD; Vundekode, Soumya (Virginia Tech, 2016-12-08)
    The IDEAL (Integrated Digital Event Archiving and Library) and Global Event and Trend Archive Research (GETAR) projects aim to build a robust Information Retrieval (IR) system by retrieving tweets and webpages from social ...
  • CS 5604 INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL Front-End Team Fall 2016 Final Report 

    Kohler, Rachel; Tasooji, Reza; Sullivan, Patrick (Virginia Tech, 2016-12-08)
    Information Retrieval systems are a common tool for building research and disseminating knowledge. For this to be possible, these systems must be able to effectively show varying amounts of relevant information to the ...
  • CS5604 Fall 2016 Solr Team Project Report 

    Li, Liuqing; Pillai, Anusha; Wang, Ye; Tian, Ke (Virginia Tech, 2016-12-07)
    This submission describes the work the SOLR team completed in Fall 2016. It includes the final report and presentation, as well as key relevant materials (indexing scripts & Java code). Based on the work in Spring 2016, ...
  • 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, ...
  • Collaborative Filtering for IDEAL 

    Li, Tianyi; Nakate, Pranav; Song, Ziqian (2016-05-04)
    The students of CS5604 (Information Retrieval and Storage), have been building an Information Retrieval System based on tweet and webpage collections of the Digital Library Research Laboratory (DLRL). The students have ...
  • CS5604: Clustering and Social Networks for IDEAL 

    Vishwasrao, Saket; Thorve, Swapna; Tang, Lijie (2016-05-03)
    The Integrated Digital Event Archiving and Library (IDEAL) project of Virginia Tech provides services for searching, browsing, analysis, and visualization of over 1 billion tweets and over 65 million webpages. The project ...
  • 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, ...

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