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.