The 2018 NB High School Programming Contest has successfully concluded (May 4). See those pages for details.
Prabhat Mahanti and co-authors published "Analysis of Directional Functional Connectivity during Perceptual Decision Making Using Autoregressive Immune System", J. Next Gen. Inf. Tech. v9, March 2018
M. Sadnan AlManir, Chris Baker and Bruce Spencer had "Decision Support for Agricultural Consultants with Semantic Data Federation" accepted by Int. J. of Agric. and Env. Info. Syst."; to appear June 2018.
Talk: "Agile Development in the Army" by Dean Luigi Benedicenti, Dean of the Faculty of CS, UNB Fredericton. Originally to be held 9am on March 1, 2018, Hazen Hall 232, UNB Saint John, but rescheduled to a future date due to bad weather.
Talk : "Big Data Application: Mining Twitter opinions to invest in stocks" by Dr. Jong-Kyou Kim, Professor, College of Informatics, Korea University. Presentation at the Faculty of Business, January 26, 2018, 10:30 in HWK-G16.
Talk: "Semantic Big Data: New frontiers in decision support" by Chris Baker. Presentation at the Faculty of Business, January 26, 2018, 11:30 in HWK-G16.
Sadnan Al-Manir and Chris Baker will be presenting "Exploring Semantic Data Federation to Enable Malaria Surveillance Queries" at Medical Informatics Europe 2018, in Gothenburg, Sweden, April 2018.
Prabhat Mahanti published "Estimating Cointegration and Forecast of Multiple Time-Series Using Autoregressive T-Cell-Receptors", Advances in Information Sciences and Services Sciences 9(2), 2017.
Prabhat Mahanti will join the editorial board of the International Journal of Extreme Automation and Connectivity in Healthcare.
Chris Baker presented "Sepsis Surveillance: Actionable decision support depends on a data scientist?" at the Center for Biomedical Informatics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis USA. November 2017.
Chris Baker presented " Decision Support for Agricultural Consultants with Semantic Data Federation" at Big Data Congress, Ocean and Earth, Halifax, NS, Canada, November 2017.
Prabhat Mahanti published "Emperical Validation of Defect Density Prediction Uisng Static Code Metrics", Advances in Information Sciences and Service Sciences 9(2),pp 57-66, 2017.
Chris Baker presented "Reseach Data Alliance" at the IGAD Pre-Meeting on Capacity Development in Agricultural Data Management, Sept. 2017.
Chris Baker and Sadnan Al-Manir published "A Malaria Analytics Framework to Support Evolution and Interoperability of Global Health Surveillance Systems", IEEE Access 99, Oct. 2017.
Chris Baker and Sadnan Al-Manir had a poster "A Change Management Dashboard for the SIEMA Global Malaria Surveillance" at the International Semantic Web Conference, Oct. 2017.
Prabhat Mahanti is a guest editor of the special issue for Intelligence Computational Techniques for Multimodal Data, Springer, August 2017.
Ryan Clancy, 4th year BScCS, was selected to attend the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Conference at the U. of Waterloo, September 2017.
Jon Hael Brenas, Ph.D. from the OAK-Ridge National Lab (ORNL) Center for Biomedical Informatics, and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Memphis, TN, USA. will talk about SIEMA: SEMANTIC INTEROPERABILILTY AND EVOLUTION FOR MALARIA ANALYTICS. See talk poster.
Chris Baker will present the the annual meeting of agricultural chief scientists of G20 states (MACS-G20) in Berlin (September 2017).
Janet Light gave the keynote address, "Automation in Health Monitoring", at ICCCA (Intl. Conf. on Computing, Communication, Automation), held in Noida, India (May 2017).
Sadnan Al Manir, Bruce Spencer and Chris Baker presented their paper "Decision Support for Agricultural Consultants with Semantic Data Federation" at IN-OVIVE 2017 (International workshop on sources and data integration in agriculture, food and environment using ontologies) in Montpellier, France, July 2017.
Maksudul Chowdhury will give his internal PhD defense on April 21, 2017. Title: Continuous User Authentication in Body Area Networks.
Prabhat Mahanti is a guest editor for a special issue (July 2017) on Intelligent Computational Techniques for Elsevier's Journal of Computational Science.
Prabhat Mahanti is a guest editor for a special issue (December 2017) on Multimodal Fusion for Pattern Recognition, in Pattern Recognition Letters.
Chris Baker received funding for malaria-related data integration work from the University of Tennessee.
Daniel Gaudet is awared the first Certificate in Data Analytics. See photo.
James Stewart to defend his PhD thesis, 1:30pm on January 13, 2017. In Oland Hall 203. Title: Meta-Learning Approach for Evaluating the Effect of Software Development Policies.
Professor Bill Lenhart of Williams College will be a Visiting Professor in our department for several months in 2017.
The Department hoped to offer CS1073, CS1083 and CS1003 this summer. CS1073 would run for 6 weeks, then followed by CS1083 which would run for the remaining 6 weeks. Offering was conditional upon sufficient enrolment, and unfortunately CS1073 and 1083 didn't reach the required enrolment.
Chris Baker presented a talk at IC3-FOODS Food Ontology, Operability, Data and Semantics (Davis, CA), November 7, 2016.
After much work by the department, which assembled information to show that our BScCS degree continues to meet and exceed national standards, on September 8 we were notified that the external accreditation body agrees: the BScCS has been re-accredited under the Computer Science criteria by the Computer Science Accreditation Committee until 2023. Link: Why Accreditation Matters.
Chris Baker to present at the Cambridge Semantic Web Meetup at MIT, September 2016. Presentation involves the thesis work of PhD student Sadnan Al-manir.
Chris Baker invited to present at the G8 Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Summit in NY City.