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

  • Interactive Website for Values Diagnostic Reporting and Analysis 

    Brizuela, Xavier; Stewart, Caroline; Mistry, Harsh; Eltepu, Sunny (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-11)
    The goal of this project is to help sustainability professionals and students learn about their values and biases that impact their work as facilitators. This project focuses on an interactive website which contains a ...
  • Cloud Digital Repository Automation 

    Brockman, Matthew; Hill, Chris (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-02)
    The Cloud Digital Repository Automation project uses AWS services to create a Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment pipeline for the Fedora4 digital repository system. We have documented our process, services, ...
  • Tracking VT Student Production Experience 

    Weiler, Keegan; Sedita, Austin; Sullivan, Zachary (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-03)
    Our client, The Virginia Tech Theatre Department is required by their accrediting body (National Association of Schools of Theatre), to maintain records of their students’ experience in various productions. They asked us ...
  • Cloud Digital Repo Optimization 

    Fowler, Tom A; Howe, Christian J (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-02)
    The goal of the project is to scale down the CloudFormation templates for deploying the Hyku digital repository application. We have attempted to reduce the cost of running the Hyku application with a base level of ...
  • Tweet URL Analysis 

    Li, Liyan; Lyu, Kehan; Sun, Guoxin (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-02)
    The goal of the GETAR project is to devise interactive, integrated, digital library/archive systems coupled with linked and expert-curated web-page/tweet collections. In this class team project, the URL analysis system we ...
  • Opinion Mining Summarization 

    Cortes Groman, Ernesto; Dunn, Kipp; Gregorczyk, Sar; Schmidt, Alex (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-10)
    Opinion Mining Summarization is a Multimedia, Hypertext, and Information Access capstone project proposed by Xuan Zhang to Dr. Edward Fox. The purpose of the project is to generate a suite of tools that can generate useful ...
  • Visual Displays of School Shooting Data 

    Woodson, Tianna; Simmons, Gabriel; Park, Peter; Doan, Tomy; Keys, Evan (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-02)
    In order to understand and track emerging trends in school violence, there is no better resource than our current population. Sixty-eight million Americans have a Twitter account and with the help of the GETAR (Global ...
  • Tweet URL Extraction Crawling 

    Bridges, Chris; Chun, David; Tat, Carter (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-02)
    In the report and supplemental code, we document our work on the Tweet URL extraction project for CS4624 (Multimedia/Hypertext/Information Access) during the spring 2018 semester at Virginia Tech. The purpose of this project ...
  • Blog and Forum Collection for Trail Study 

    Eason, Andrew D.; Cianfarini, Kevin M.; Hansen, Marshall C.; Davies, Shane J. (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-07)
    This project is focused on the culture and trends of the Triple Crown Trails (Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail). The goal of this project is to create a large collection of forum and ...
  • Geo Spatial Database Activity Visualization Tracker 

    O'Neill, Conor; Kasra, Eslami; Cody, Douglass (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-10)
    In today’s business environment, companies should be empowered to explore their data through a simple, visual medium, rather than overwhelming and time-expensive tabular reports. Virginia Tech’s IT department provides ...
  • EmoViz - Facial Expression Analysis & Emotion Data Visualization 

    Barnett, Matthew; Evans, Thomas; Islam, Fuadul; Zhang, Yibing (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-02)
    The report describes the EmoViz project for the Multimedia, Hypertext, and Information Access Capstone at Virginia Tech during the Spring 2018 semester. The goal of the EmoViz project is to develop a tool that generates ...
  • Tweet Collections 

    Chenault, Kirk P.; Keener, Chris L.; Chang, Brandon P.; Widrig, Joseph (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-07)
    Over the past decade, social media use has grown exponentially. More and more people are using social networks to connect and communicate with one another, which has given birth to a new source of data: social media ...
  • Paleontology Topic Trends 

    Wilson, James; Martin, Joseph; Cruz, Rudy; Weiler, Eric (Virginia Tech, 2018-04-03)
    The purpose of the project was to run modern data analysis on abstracts created by the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology has a yearly convention in which members from all over the ...
  • Event Trend Detector 

    Ward, Ryan; Lee, Jun; Beard, Stuart; Edwards, Skylar; Su, Spencer (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-07)
    The Global Event and Trend Archive Research (GETAR) project is supported by NSF (IIS-1619028 and 1619371) through 2019. It will devise interactive, integrated, digital library/archive systems coupled with linked and ...
  • Artificial Immune System (AIS) Based Intrusion Detection System (IDS) for Smart Grid Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Networks 

    Song, Kevin; Kim, Paul; Tyagi, Vedant; Rajasekaran, Shivani (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-09)
    The Smart Grid is a large system consisting of many components that contribute to the bidirectional exchange of power. The reason for it being “smart” is because vast amounts of data are transferred between the meter ...
  • Graph Query Portal 

    Dayal, Amit; Brock, David (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-09)
    Prashant Chandrasekar, a lead developer for the Social Interactome project, has tasked the team with creating a graph representation of the data collected from the social networks involved in that project. The data is ...
  • Satellite Image Finder Parking Lot & Spots 

    Jahnig, Patrick; Lambrides, Alex; Le, Khoa; Wolfe, Thomas (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-02)
    Satellite imagery in recent years has drastically increased in both quality and quantity. Today, the problem is too much data. Map features such as roads, buildings, and other points of interest are mainly extracted manually, ...
  • Twitter Equity Firm Value 

    Smith, Jacob; Wiskur, Christian; Guinn, Nathaniel; Agren, Erik; Rane, Rohan (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-09)
    We analyzed how a company's response on social media (Twitter) can affect their stock market value following a data breach. Given a list of all data breaches since 2006 we collected their stock value for 150 days before ...
  • Neural Network Doc Summarization 

    Cheng, Junjie (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-07)
    This is the Neural Network Document Summarization project for the Multimedia, Hypertext, and Information Access (CS 4624) course at Virginia Tech in the 2018 Spring semester. The purpose of this project is to generate a ...
  • Website Psychology Diversity 

    D'Avella, Michael T.; Imperial, Ian A.; Saad, Nabil; Park, Jay Y.; Mussie, Nathan T. (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-01)
    This semester, Spring 2018, in CS 4624, Multimedia, Hypertext, and Information Access, our team pursued a project with the Virginia Tech Psychology Department and their Diversity Committee. We were tasked with enhancing ...

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