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

  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...

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