This collection contains the final projects of the students in in the course Computer Science 4624: Multimedia, Hypertext, and Information Access, 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

  • Risk Prediction Sentiment Analysis 

    Gurrapu, Sai; Ghadia, Jhanavi; Singh, Tarun; Yeshala, Sai Krishna (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-14)
    The risk sentiment analysis tool for workers and workplace is an effort to analyze and determine the safety culture and risk levels of a workplace. Our program will take the narrative reports of the safety and risk conditions ...
  • Musart Web Application 

    McLaren, Reilly (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-02)
    The MusArt web application was created in the hopes of combining available audio and visual technology to be used for good. The origins of this project were inspired by Professor Ico Bukvic, my client, who conducts a ...
  • Disease Spread Simulator 

    Castellone, Anthony; Merline, Joseph; Stevens, Cameron; Hess, Justin (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-14)
    The goal of our project is to provide a prediction tool to allow researchers to model the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease in deer populations in Virginia. We will provide predictions of prevalence of Chronic Wasting ...
  • Library Tweet Support 

    Imondo, Daniel (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-03)
    This project aims to create an easily browsable interface with a collection of NDJSON formatted tweets from Twitter. In the Fall of 2020, 4 teams in CS5604 built a system to manage 3 of the University’s archive collections, ...
  • Integrated Framework for Dairy Feeding 

    Kapros, Kevin M.; Nayam, Dwarakh V.; Vue, Ger; Webb, Terry E.; Stein, Oliver B.; Silvasy, Thomas M. (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-11)
    Herds are typically composed of hundreds to thousands of cows, and are managed in groups of roughly 25 to 100 cows. Since each group of cows contains so many cows, and each herd has so many groups, individual management ...
  • Downloading patent data for service firms and analyzing the data 

    Jha, Abhishek; Tian, Boyan; Cooper, Matthew; Wang, Zifan (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-14)
    The primary task was to create a database in Python, using information from either the United States Patent and Trademark Office or Google Patents, which allows efficient lookups using information such as patent assignee ...
  • Lyme Disease in the United States 

    Rabin, Nikolai; James, Park (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-10)
    The main goal of this project is to assist our client, Dr. Luis Escobar, in identifying a number of variables that are causing an increased number of Lyme disease cases in the United States. Our client gave us data regarding ...
  • A Graph Representation of Viral Genomes 

    Ambrose, Michele; Fisher, Jake; Hubert, Jared; Pompeii, Drew; Turner, Caroline (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-13)
    The best way for researchers in the biology field to understand how viruses mutate, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, is to compare the different genomes. Our project’s goal was to create software that visualized ...
  • Migrating CS5604 Applications from CS Container Cluster to Digital Library Research Laboratory 

    Haney, Casey D.; Pastore, Camellia; Teshome, Bethlehem; Pant, Ashutosh (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-11)
    This submission is about migrating applications developed by the Fall 2020 CS 5604 Information Storage and Retrieval class from the VT Computer Science container cluster to the Digital Library Research Laboratory. These ...
  • Thesis Website 

    Hall, Erin; Ellis, Keefer; Capestany, Hunter (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-13)
    The non-profit educational organization Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations, or NDLTD, currently has a website built with Google Sites. They wish to redo this site to ensure that it can be accessed by as ...
  • Knowledge Graph 

    Weedon, Daniel B.; Olsen, Daniel (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-03)
    The knowledge graph project is a two-component project: the first component is concerned with the back end Grakn.AI while the second component deals with the front end service registration. The goal of the project is to ...
  • ABC Drone Team 

    Bartal, Connor; Cooper, Jared (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-13)
    The ABC Sports Drone capstone team is an extension of the ABC Drone Project which is a group spearheaded by client Charles Kerr and in conjunction with the VT Club Ultimate team, Burn. The goal of the project as a whole ...
  • US State Tourism 

    Verelly, Abhinav; David, Gruhn; Bhattarai, Ashutosh; Grishaw, Shane (Virginia Tech., 2021-05-13)
    Each state in the United States has its own state-run website, which is used as a means to attract new tourists to that location. Each of these sites is typically used to highlight any big attractions in that state. Any ...
  • Authoritative Venues 

    Youssef, Ali; Marku, Bella; Spicer, Tanner; Forst, Kyle (Virginia Tech, 2021)
    This submission details the progress made on the Authoritative Venues project. The goal of the Authoritative Venues project was to use machine learning algorithms to create a web application that can accurately recommend ...
  • Prion Database 

    Isele, Aaron; Kenyon, Mike; Warren, Steven; Helm, Seth (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-12)
    This submission describes the process and implementation of the work undertaken to create a collaborative Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) database to document the spread and testing history in the United States. Primarily, ...
  • AppTrackWildlifeDiseases 

    Ji, Shangzheng; Lyu, Jiarui; Vu, Justin; Zhang, Tenghui (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-07)
    Our project is to design a smartphone application and a website to report mange and other wildlife diseases in realtime. Our free smartphone app is designed for both professionals (e.g. hunters) and non-professionals. Our ...
  • YouTube Video Analysis 

    Bachubhay, Akhil; Chhour, Danny; Deng, Heji; Tran, Trung (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-07)
    YouTube (youtube.com) is an online video-sharing platform that allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to playlists, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users. Over 2 billion logged-in users visit ...
  • sharkPulse Validation Monitor 

    Jenrette, Jeremy; Chang, Gregory; Gordon, Steven; Mulgrew, Mason; Debay, Hunter (Virginia Tech, 2021-05-07)
    Abundance and distribution data of global shark populations is necessary for effective conservation and management. While there are operative direct methods to retrieve such data from scientific surveys and fisheries ...
  • AWS Tobacco Settlement Retrieval 

    Sitaula, Anamol; Mekap, Abhinandan; Kanuri, Aditya; Bossart, Douglas; Pokharel, Nishan; Ray, Rahul (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-14)
    The Tobacco Industry is one of the largest and most influential industries. It has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on advertising and marketing tactics to ensure dominance and control in the economy. This is especially ...
  • CS Information Session Reservation 

    O'Connor, Barbara; Moore, Nicole; Simoneaux, Quentin; Hoff, Michael (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-14)
    The CS Information Session Reservation project is an effort to assist recruiting procedures for the Computer Science department at Virginia Tech. The department has an ambassador program that is responsible for hosting ...

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