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    • Sociology Student Research Symposium 2016 

      Department of Sociology (Virginia Tech, 2016-04-01)
      A program for the 28th annual symposium held April 1, 2016 in Newman Library’s Multipurpose Room.
    • Sociology Student Research Symposium 2018 

      Department of Sociology (Virginia Tech, 2018-03-23)
      A program for the 30th annual symposium held March 23, 2018 in McBryde Hall 655.
    • Sociology Student Research Symposium 2017 

      Department of Sociology (Virginia Tech, 2017-03-17)
      A program for the 29th annual symposium held March 17, 2017 in McBryde Hall.
    • 22nd Geosciences Student Research Symposium 

      GSRS Coordinating Committee (Virginia Tech. Department of Geosciences, 2017-02-23)
      An abstract book for the 22nd GSRS held February 23-24, 2017 in Kelly Hall 310 and Cafe X.
    • Geosciences Student Research Symposium 2019 

      GSRS Coordinating Committee (Virginia Tech. Department of Geosciences, 2019-02-18)
      An abstract book for the 24th GSRS held Thursday, February 21 and Friday February 22, 2019 in Kelly Hall Room 310.
    • A Process to Calculate Travel Time to a Trauma Center and Assess Trauma Center Coverage in Virginia 

      Banerjee, Snehanshu (2017-08-08)
      Travel time is a major hurdle to the utilization of all kinds of health services. Although health outcomes are dependent on factors including injury severity, patients who do not receive care in a timely fashion are at ...
    • CS4984/CS5984: Big Data Text Summarization Team 17 ETDs 

      Khaghani, Farnaz; Marin Thomas, Ashin; Patnayak, Chinmaya; Sharma, Dhruv; Aromando, John (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-15)
      Given the current explosion of information over various media such as electronic and physical texts, concise and relevant data has become key to the understanding of things. Summarization, which essentially is the process ...
    • Big Data Text Summarization - Attack Westminster 

      Gallagher, Colm; Dyer, Jamie; Liebold, Jeanine; Becker, Aaron; Yang, Limin (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-14)
      Automatic text summarization, a process of distilling the most important information from a text document, is to create an abridged summary with software. Basically, in this task, we can regard the "summarization" as a ...
    • CS4984/CS5984: Big Data Text Summarization Team 10 ETDs 

      Baghudana, Ashish; Li, Guangchen; Liu, Beichen; Lasky, Stephen (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-14)
      Automatic text summarization is the task of creating accurate and succinct summaries of text documents. These documents can vary from newspaper articles to more academic content such as theses and dissertations. The two ...
    • Hurricane Matthew Summarization 

      Goldsworthy, Michael; Tran, Thoang; Asif, Areeb; Gregos, Brendan (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-14)
      The report, presentation, and code for our project for the course CS 4984/5984: Big Data Text Summarization are included in this submission. Our team had to explore methods of text summarization for two datasets, and report ...
    • Summarization of Maryland Shooting Collection 

      Khawas, Prapti; Banerjee, Bipasha; Zhao, Shuqi; Fan, Yiyang; Kim, Yoonjin (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-12)
      The goal of this work is to generate summaries of two Maryland shooting events from a large collection of web pages related to a shooting at Great Mills High School and another at the Capital Gazette newsroom. Since our ...
    • Big Data Text Summarization: Using Deep Learning to Summarize Theses and Dissertations 

      Ahuja, Naman; Bansal, Ritesh; Ingram, William A.; Jude, Palakh; Kahu, Sampanna; Wang, Xinyue (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-05)
      Team 16 in the fall 2018 course "CS 4984/5984 Big Data Text Summarization," in partnership with the University Libraries and the Digital Library Research Laboratory, prepared a corpus of electronic theses and dissertations ...
    • Big Data: New Zealand Earthquakes Summary 

      Bochel, Alexander; Edmisten, William; Lee, Jun; Chandalura, Rohit (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-14)
      The purpose of this Big Data project was to create a computer generated text summary of a major earthquake event in New Zealand. The summary was to be created from a large webpage dataset supplied for our team. This dataset ...
    • Hybrid Summarization of Dakota Access Pipeline Protests (NoDAPL) 

      Chen, Xiaoyu; Wang, Haitao; Mehrotra, Maanav; Chhikara, Naman; Sun, Di (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-14)
      Dakota Access Pipeline Protests (known with the hashtag #NoDAPL) are grassroots movements that began in April 2016 in reaction to the approved construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access Pipeline in the northern ...
    • Automatic Summarization of News Articles about Hurricane Florence 

      Wanye, Frank; Ganguli, Samit; Tuckman, Matt; Zhang, Joy; Zhang, Fangzheng (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-07)
      We present our approach for generating automatic summaries from a collection of news articles acquired from the World Wide Web relating to Hurricane Florence. Our approach consists of 10 distinct steps, at the end of which ...
    • Generating Text Summaries for the Facebook Data Breach with Prototyping on the 2017 Solar Eclipse 

      Hamilton, Leah; Robb, Esther; Fitzpatrick, April; Goel, Akshay; Nandigam, Ramya (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-13)
      Summarization is often a time-consuming task for humans. Automated methods can summarize a larger volume of source material in a shorter amount of time, but creating a good summary with these methods remains challenging. ...
    • Big Data Text Summarization - Hurricane Irma 

      Chava, Raja Venkata Satya Phanindra; Dhar, Siddharth; Gaur, Yamini; Rambhakta, Pranavi; Shetty, Sourabh (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-13)
      With the increased rate of content generation on the Internet, there is a pressing need for making tools to automate the process of extracting meaningful data. Big data analytics deals with researching patterns or implicit ...
    • Abstractive Text Summarization of the Parkland Shooting Collection 

      Kingery, Ryan; Yellapantula, Sudha Ravali; Xu, Chao; Huang, Li Jun; Ye, Jiacheng (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-12)
      We analyze various ways to perform abstractive text summarization on an entire collection of news articles. We specifically seek to summarize the collection of web-archived news articles relating to the 2018 shooting at ...
    • EngelNovitt Summer Research Program 2017 

      School of Neuroscience (Virginia Tech, 2017)
      The EngelNovitt Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Neuroscience program is a paid summer internship that gives students the opportunity to work within a neuroscience laboratory affiliated with the Virginia Tech School ...
    • Big Data Text Summarization - Hurricane Harvey 

      Geissinger, Jack; Long, Theo; Jung, James; Parent, Jordan; Rizzo, Robert (Virginia Tech, 2018-12-12)
      Natural language processing (NLP) has advanced in recent years. Accordingly, we present progressively more complex generated text summaries on the topic Hurricane Harvey. We utilized TextRank, which is an unsupervised ...