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Spring 2019 School of Computing Symposium

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Friday, April 19, 2019 from 11 AM to 2 PM

Grand Banquet Hall

UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center

About the Event

The School of Computing Symposium features course projects, thesis projects, and other types of faculty research projects carried out by undergraduate and graduate students. Students and faculty will share their work via poster presentations. This event will provide you an opportunity to have one-on-one interaction with our faculty and other computing students.

 

The event is open to the public, but registration is required. Light refreshments was served. The Spring 2019 symposium has ended. Thanks to all for taking time to attend the symposium and providing comments to our student presentations.

 

Our Sponsors

Special thanks to corporate sponsors for supporting our students in this event. This symposium is supported by annual contributions by members of the School of Computing Advisory Board and local companies. You can find list of advisory board members at CAB.

Program Schedule

  • 10 AM to 10:45 AM - Students setting up their poster
  • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Check-in and registration
  • 11:00 AM - Event kickoff
  • 11:00 AM to 1:45 PM - Attendees view posters and provide feedback
  • 1:45 PM to 2:00 PM - Event closing and announcement of symposium winners

During the event, each attendee will be allowed to invest 100 UNF e-Dollars on posters of their interests. Attendees can cast an investment vote via smartphone using QR reader apps. QR Code Reader App should be available for free in the App store relevant to your phone. We will also have few computers at the event location for casting votes. Posters that receive the highest number of votes would be announced as the symposium prize winners.

Event Materials

Symposium Flyer

 

Program Schedule

Event Location and Parking

UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center

12000 Alumni Drive

Jacksonville, FL 32224 - 2678

 

The University Center offers complimentary parking to all event attendees. You can find driving instructions at the below link:

http://www.unf.edu/universitycenter/Map_and_Directions.aspx

Symposium Winners

 

During the event, attendees were provided with 200 UNF e-dollars with instructions to invest in posters that are award worthy in the range of 5 to 20 dollars. Winners of the symposium were decided based on the number of votes and scores received. Winners were recognized with cash prizes and certification awards. Dr. Sherif Elfayoumy, School of Computing Director and Mr. Khwaja Shaik from IBM presented cash prizes and award certificates to winners of the symposium.

First Place Winner (Prize - $200)

Poster Title: Yoga 4 Change Social Connection System

Presenters: Darnell Lemons, Varsha Parthasarathy, Nahjani Rhymer, and Rodneisha Williams

Course: CIS 4328 - IS Senior Project II

Second Place Winner (Prize - $150)

Poster Title: Generalization in Reinforcement Learning: Using Proximal Policy Optimization to Train Tasks for New Environments

Presenters: Stephen Baker, Wilson Beach, Alexander Besuden, Will Kaczmarek, Jacob Roberts, and Lucas Welch

Course: Research Project supervised by Dr. Eren Gultepe

Third Place Winner (Prize - $100)

Poster Title: VR Escape Room

Presenters: Erica Arellano, Gabriel Pridham, Sebastian Sanders, and Tollie Thigpen

Course: CEN 4010 - Software Engineering

Honorable Mention Winners

Eleven posters were recognized with honorable mention award for best-in-class poster presentation. Honorable mention winners received $50 cash prize and award certificate. See below for list of honorable mention award winners:

  • Poster Title: Pizza Street 
    • Presenters: Camille Copeland, Shaun Hawk, and Shawndell McGriff
    • Course: COP 3855 – Web Systems Development
     
  • Poster Title: Exploring Differences In Student Community Service Engagement & Leadership
    • Presenters: Sara Comella, Alexis Lovaas, Shawna Peterson, and Samantha Ronderos
    • Course: PSY 6217 – Research Design and Analysis II
     
  • Poster Title: Human-In-The-Loop Learning of Qualitative Preference Models
    • Presenters: Joseph Allen, and Ahmed Moussa
    • Course: Artificial Intelligence Projects
     
  • Poster Title: The Internet of Things
    • Presenters: Tyler Hodge, Joseph Jackson, Donald Thompson, and Lili Weinstein
    • Course: Research Project supervised by Mr. Jim Littleton
     
  • Poster Title: Fuzz testing: Theory in Practice
    • Presenters: Charlotte Morrison
    • Course: CEN 6070 – Software Quality Assurance and Testing
     
  • Poster Title: Location Explorer LV360°
    • Presenters: Sushma Alchuru, Bradley Boman, Michael Pepis, and Rajesh Vaddula
    • Course: CEN 6017 – Engineering of Software II
     
  • Poster Title: IoT: Trends on Edge Computing
    • Presenters: Victor Lopez, and Hugo Resendez
    • Course: CEN 6086 – Cloud Computing
     
  • Poster Title: Firebase E-Democracy Family of Software Architectures
    • Presenters: Preeti Mishra, George Terre, and Aaron Wilson
    • Course: CEN 6036 – Web Engineering
     
  • Poster Title: CRM Volunteer Management System
    • Presenters: John Amiel Bueser, John Supina, Kristen Wankowski, and Yanling Zhang
    • Course: CIS 4328 – IS Senior Project II
     
  • Poster Title: Syllabank
    • Presenters: Craig Belton, Liam Collins, Richard Cowans, Honya Elfayoumy, and Rothanak So
    • Course: CEN 4010 - Software Engineering
     
  • Poster Title: Client Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
    • Presenters: Gavin Murray, Jamie Trent, Maynard Sweeley, and Luis Vivas
    • Course: CNT 4514C – Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing
     

* Symposium presenters received a participation certificate.

 

Apart from above winners, three other posters received special recognition for the most innovative, the best real world application, and the best student selected projects. The most innovative project was selected by representatives from Availity, and real world project were selected by representatives from feature[23] (http://feature23.com/).

Most Innovative Project

  • Poster Title: Lesson Plan Repository for Hope at Hand
    • Presenters: Rabia Ali, Diego Herrada, William Milligan, and Laura Roxanne Young
    • Course: CIS 4328 – IS Senior Project II
     

Best Real World Application

  • Poster Title: Client Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
    • Presenters: Gavin Murray, Jamie Trent, Maynard Sweeley, and Luis Vivas
    • Course: CEN 4010 - Software Engineering
     

 

Votes count for top 10 posters:
Poster No. Poster Title Course Investment Amount Received
42 Yoga 4 Change Social Connection System CIS 4328 - IS Senior Project II

863

12 Generalization in Reinforcement Learning: Using Proximal Policy Optimization to Train Tasks for New Environments Research Projects

536

46 VR Escape Room CEN 4010 - Software Engineering

478

33 CRM Volunteer Management System CIS 4328 - IS Senior Project II

435

50 Syllabank CEN 4010 - Software Engineering

390

11 The Internet of Things Research Projects

322

41 Student Information Management System for CIS JAX CIS 4328 - IS Senior Project II

270

36 Day of Difference Event Registration System CIS 4328 - IS Senior Project II

230

47 Constellation: Market Analysis Toolkit CEN 4010 - Software Engineering

225

20 Location Explorer LV360° CEN 6017 - Engineering of Software II

200

Participating Courses

Students and Faculty from following courses and research projects will be presenting their work at the symposium.

 

Course/Research Project Faculty Description of Posters
CIS 4328 - IS Senior Project II Dr. Karthikeyan Umapathy Custom built software products for local non-profit organizations
COP 3855 - Web Systems Development Ms. Richa Jethwani An e-business company proposal and website
CIS 3253 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Computing Mr. Jim Littleton Overview of an ethical issues relevant to computing field
CEN 6036 - Web Engineering

Dr. Karthikeyan Umapathy

Architectural analysis of software product lines.
CEN 6086 - Cloud Computing Dr. Sanjay Ahuja  
CAP 4630/5605 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence Dr. Xudong Liu  
CEN 4010 - Software Engineering Dr. Sandeep Reddivari Analysis and Design of custom built software products
CEN 6017 - Engineering of Software II Dr. Sandeep Reddivari Custom built software products with advanced feature sets
CEN 6070 - Software Quality Assurance and Testing Dr. Anirban Ghosh  
CNT 4514C - Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing Dr. Zornitza Prodanoff Project works on emerging mobile platforms and wireless network technologies
PSY 6217 - Research Design & Analysis II Dr. Dan Richard Statistical analysis and reports on large data set from a community partner
Research Projects Drs. Xudong Liu, Peyman Faizian, and Eren Gultepe Reports and findings from research studies

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