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

  • AI Aided Annotation 

    Bishop, Jonah B. M.; David, Isaac; Lubana, Ishaandeep (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-11)
    Human annotation of long documents is a very important task in training and evaluation in NLP. The process generally starts with the human annotators reading over the document in its entirety. Once the annotator feels they ...
  • WebsiteSocialNetworksGreatBritain 

    Smith, Javan (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-10)
    WebsiteSocialNetworksBritain is a project designed to create a HTML website from an input of forty thousand XML records. These XML records describe historical British and American figures and their connections to each other ...
  • Anti-Poaching Drone Control 

    Lyman, Matthew; Hudson, Matthew; Bishop, Cory (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-11)
    Our project assists the SeaQL Lab of Virginia Tech's Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation. Working with the Marine Management Organisation of the UK, the Lab's project entails developing an autonomous drone ...
  • Safe Eats App 

    Choo, Kevin; Munteanu, Vlad; Chavvakula, Pranav (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-11)
    Food allergies and allergic reactions are a problem that many people face (roughly 50 million Americans experience yearly allergies) in their daily lives. Looking out for products that could aggravate these allergies can ...
  • Figure Extraction Website 

    Reynosa, Jonathan; Min, Sa Hyun (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-11)
    This project aimed to extract figures from theses and dissertations, index them, and support searching of those figures. Figure Extraction Website intends to fix the problem of users having to go through each PDF file and ...
  • Risk Prediction Sentiment Analysis 3 

    Mehta, Sagar; Kale, Kaustubh; Kasinedi, Jaswant; Samayamanthula, Parvesh; Vashistha, Arjun (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-10)
    Workplace safety is a growing issue in today's society and there have been many concerns in regards to the safety of workplace environments. This project looks to use worker narratives from a workplace to analyze general ...
  • Parquet Containers 

    Coscia, Matthew; Weber, Andrew (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-11)
    Archives preserve content and support various types of analysis, study, and use. Archiving the Web and social media (e.g., Twitter) content involves use of representations like Web ARChive (WARC) and JavaScript Object ...
  • COVID-19FakeNews 

    Wiley, Eric; Toroc, Kyle; Dalen, Campbell; Zameer, Fareeza; Nguyen, Tung; Kirby, Ferrin (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-10)
    COVID is a virus that rampages through every country, from rural to urban areas. Since the beginning of the virus, facts and science have been politicized to align with party agendas which have unfortunately resulted in ...
  • VideoUDL 

    Esposo, Tyler; Ho, Matthew; Huynh, Sydney; Lee, Catherine; Protacio, Joshua; Stricoff, Joshua (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-10)
    The profile of learners is ever-changing. Each student approaches, understands, and solves concepts differently. By anticipating and planning for learner variability, faculty, teachers, and students embrace their greatest ...
  • Twitter Collections 

    Gonley, Matt; Nicholas, Ryan; Fitz, Nicole; Knock, Griffin; Bruce, Derek (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-10)
    TwitterCollections is a continuation of work from a previous semester team called Library6Btweets. The prior team, which worked during Fall 2021, was composed of Yash Bhargava, Daniel Burdisso, Pranav Dhakal, Anna Herms, ...
  • WebsiteCyberRangeUS2 

    Amados, Zach; Gantulga, Tengis; Ramos, Renzo; Duong, Brian (2022-05-10)
    Online cyber threats have been an increasing concern since the dawn of the Internet. To combat this problem, USCyberRange, a cybersecurity education team, provides online courses and exercises to teach students about ...
  • TextMining 

    He, Chongyu; Wei, Jianchi; Mao, Chenyu (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-10)
    Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) contain valuable knowledge that can be useful in a wide range of research areas. Accordingly, we are building electronic infrastructure leveraging advanced work on digital libraries, ...
  • PhonEtech: Recording Audio and Displaying Accompanying Text 

    Egnor, Rachel; Cochran, Tress (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-08)
    The rise of the Covid-19 disease has brought challenges and opportunities that we have not been faced with before. With the new use of masks in our daily lives, reading lips to communicate with others when the surrounding ...
  • Object Detection 

    Zhu, Kecheng; Gager, Zachary; Neal, Shelby; Li, Jiangyue; Peng, you (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-09)
    Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) contain valuable knowledge that can be useful in a wide range of research areas. To effectively utilize the knowledge contained in ETDs, the data first needs to be parsed and ...
  • SharkValidatorGame 

    Kalbouneh, Omar; Marshburn, Madison; Carroll, David (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-08)
    The team was provided with a platform to update and implement new design changes to the original website for a project led by Dr. Francesco Ferretti, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation. ...
  • TaxData 

    Barker, Kaleb; Lacey, Jack; Nguyen, Long; Huynh, Nicky (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-08)
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides a plethora of data related to tax-exempt organizations through the publication of IRS Form 990 tax filings in Extensible Markup Language (XML) format, hosted between their website ...
  • ATinstagram 

    Jeshong, Tashi; Joseph, Zubin; Barden, Mason; Halstead, Nicholas; Cho, Steve (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-09)
    For this project, we wanted to discover if and how hikers use the social media platform, Instagram, to talk about Leave No Trace (LNT) principles on the Appalachian Trail. Leave No Trace principles refer to a set of ...
  • FreeSpeechApp4VT 

    Gupta, Chaitanya; Oh, Samuel; Cho, Andy (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-08)
    Over the course of his career, Mr. Matthew Newton, the coordinator of Assistive and Education Technology at Virginia Tech, has been working with applications and assistive technology in order to aid those who require ...
  • CS Advising Bot 

    Barzyk, Dan; Fitzhugh, Thomas; Orr, Trey; Sarabamoun, Pierre (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-07)
    The CSadvisingBot project has a clear goal: to create a virtual assistant to answer frequently asked questions of computer science students at Virginia Tech. Advisors get asked the same questions over and over from students ...
  • CS3604 Case Study Library 

    Wieder, Brian; Papili, Kyle; Jain, Sohil; Bekele, Kidus; Marin, Drew; Nguyen, Brian (Virginia Tech, 2022-05-07)
    For this project, our job was to create a website to house the previous years’ case study presentations. To do this we needed to support all of the file types that could be submitted such as PowerPoint, a PDF document, an ...

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