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 2016-2017 Archives

  • The Spring 2017 CS and IT Capstone Celebration was held on Thursday, May 11 in SIE Lobby. Find our more about CI capstone here. And check out some great pics from this year'e event here.
  • Read the KCLU article about CI's new engineering program here. The engineering major is scheduled to begin in Fall 2018.
  • The Spring 2017 CS Capstone Celebration will be held on Thursday, May 11 from 4pm to 6pm in SIE Lobby. Come and see all the amazing work of CS and IT students. More info here.
  • CS and IT to present 9 posters at the Sage Student Research Conference on Saturday, May 6. More info here.
  • Congratulations to Dylan Hart, Brandon Artner and Gevork Gevoian for finishing 1st, 2nd and 3rd in this year's Guru Programming Competition. More details here.
  • Computer Science students place 3rd in national NASA Swarmathon competition! More info here: http://www.csuci.edu/news/releases/2017-nasaswarmathon3rdplace.htm
  • The Programming Guru Contest will be held on Friday, May 5, in SIE 1222 starting at 4pm. Come challenge your programming skills against six problems hand-crafted by CS faculty! Prizes to be awarded for first, second and third place finishers.
  • Dr. Beata Graff and Dr. Grzegorz Graff to give the talk, "Nonlinear measures of heart rate variability," on May 2 at 6pm in SIE 1411.
  • CI Students Create Computer Code That Could Send NASA Robots To Mars. Watch them on News Channel 3 here and listen to them on KCLU here as Prof. Isaacs and CI students talk about their upcoming trip to NASA.
  • Students interested in attending, How Green is the Cloud? – A Field Trip to Cal Tech, on April 19th, should contact Prof. Thoms. More info here.
  • Dr. Mia Champion to give the talk, "Cloud-enabled Research Computing using Amazon Web Services (AWS)," on April 11, 2017 at 6pm in SIE 1411.
  • Prof. Brad E. Paden, from UC Santa Barbara, will give the talk, "Adventures in Mechatronics," Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 6pm in SIE 1411. Refreshments may be served!
  • Dr. Michael Price will give the interdisciplinary talk titled, "Machines, People, Monitor Lizards, and Fire," on February 14, 2017 in SIE 1411 at 6pm.
  • Dr. Dezhi (Derek) Li, gives his research talk, "An intelligent system for machine health condition monitoring," in Broome Library at 3pm in room 1710 on February 17, 2017.
  • Prof. Soltys and MSCS student Joel Helling presented their paper, "Constructing an Indeterminate String from its Associated Graph*," at the 25th London Stringology Days & London Algorithmic Workshop February 9-10, 2017. More info here: http://bit.ly/2ktwyBw.
  • Dr. Houman Dallali, gives his research talk, "The Role of Robotics in Advancing Assistive Technologies," in Broome Library at 3pm in room 1710 on February 10, 2017.
  • Dr. Faete Jacques Teixeira Filho (JT), gives his research talk, "Real-time Selective Harmonic Minimization for PV Connected Multilevel Inverters," in Broome Library at 10am in room 2310 on February 3, 2017.
  • Stefano Luzzatto to give the talk, "Computational Algorithms for Dynamical Systems," on January 24, 2017 in SIE 1422. More info here (PDF, 367KB).
  • Glo Mercado, Benjamin Ramirez and Prof. Thoms to present their co-authored paper, "Towards a Sentiment Analyzing Discussion-board," at the 50th Annual Hawaiian Conference on System Sciences, on January 7, 2017.
  • Prof. Thoms' co-authored paper, “Online Social Networking Software as Ad-Hoc Project Management Software in Capstone Project Courses,” was published in the December 2016 issue of International Journal On Advances in Intelligent Systems.
  • Prof. Isaacs' to present his co-authored paper, "Local carrier-based precision approach and landing system,"  at the IEEE 55th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) in Las Vegas. Put a few chips on black for Prof Thoms!
  • The Fall Capstone Poster Celebration will be held on Thursday, December 8 between 4pm-6pm. Come see all the exciting work Computer Science and Information Technology students have been working on! More info here: http://compsci.csuci.edu/resources/going-on/ci-capstone-presentations.htm
  • Computer Science students break into the Top 15 to beat their 2015's results at the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest on Nov. 12th!
  • Graduate student Dhruv Pandya wins prestigious Edison Foundation scholarship. Read more here: http://www.csuci.edu/news/releases/2016-pandyascholarship.htm
  • Prep-Meeting for the ACM ICPC Contest will be held on Nov. 7 @ 2pm in SIE 1131. For more information, please contact Prof. Thoms. 
  • Prof. Bieszczad presented a paper titled, "Exploring the Neurosolver in Playing Adversarial Games," at the 8th International Conference on Neural Computation Theory and Applications NCTA2016 (part of the 8th International Conference on Computational Intelligence IJCCI2016) which will be held in Porto, Portugal, November 9-11, 2016.
  • Peter Sylvester and Prof. Claveau to present their paper, “A System to Convey the Emotional Content of Text using a Humanoid Robot,” at the IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2016) in San Jose, California, Nov. 6-8, 2016. 
  • Prof. Jan Holub to give the talk, "Exact and Approximate Pattern Matching in Genomes," on Nov. 1, 2016 in SIE 1422 @ 6pm. View Jan Holub Flyer for more info. (PDF, 75KB)
  • Dr. Nathan Botts to give the talk, "Topics in Health IT: The Development of a Consumer Health Information Exchange Framework," on Nov. 8, 2016 in SIE 1422 @ 6pm. View Health IT for more info. (PDF, 62KB)
  • Dr. Nathan Botts to give the talk, "Health IT: Development of a Consumer Health Information Exchange Framework," on Nov. 8, 2016 in SIE 1422 @ 6pm.
  • Prof. Jan Holub to give the talk, "Exact and Approximate Pattern Matching in Genomes," on Nov. 1, 2016 in SIE 1422 @ 6pm.
  • AUVSI 3rd Annual Symposium, "Live, Learn, Earn - Ventura County Unmanned," will be held at CI on Oct. 21, 2016 from 9am - 5pm in North Quad Grand Salon. Prof. Isaacs will be participating during the panel discussions. Find our more here: http://www.auvsi.org/channelislands/home. 
  • Prof. Thoms to give the talk, “Towards a Sentiment-Analyzing Discussion Board,” at Sonoma State University's Computer Science Colloquium on Oct. 20, 2016. More info can be found here (PDF, 172KB).
  • Mark A. Goldstein will give the talk, "Intellectual Property – and Why You Should Know What It Is," Tues. Oct. 18th @ 6pm in SIE 1422. Find out more here (PDF, 97KB). 
  • Prof. Thoms, along with student researchers Nicole Dubin (CI), Sara Colon Cerezo (Santa Barbara City College) and Rafael Hernandez (Oxnard College), had their paper abstract titled, “Introducing Speq-DB: A Simple Program for Enhancing Quality in Online Discussion Boards,” accepted for inclusion in the National Diversity in STEM Conference, Oct. 13-15 in Long Beach, CA. Read more here: http://blog.socialxyz.com/a-simple-program-for-enhancing-quality-in-online-discussion-boards/.
  • The Computer Science Club will hold their first meeting of the semester on Friday, Oct. 14 @ 4:30pm in Sierra Hall 1131. All are welcome to attend!
  • Prof. Thoms to give the talk, “Get SMART (Social Media Applications and Really-useful Tools),” at the Library Lecture Series in Newbury Park on Oct. 10, 2016 @ 6pm.
  • Karl A. Meier to give the talk, "The Autonomous Interoffice Delivery Robot from ADVANCED Motion Controls," Tuesday, Oct. 4th @ 6pm in SIE 1422.
  • Dr. A. Fernandez to give the talk "Mysteries of Combinatorial Matrix Theory (CMT) with Proof Complexity," on Monday, September 26th @ 6pm in Broome 1360. Learn more Dr. Fernandez and her research here: http://soltys.cs.csuci.edu/blog/?p=1835
  • First Competitive Programming Meet-up is scheduled for 12:00pm on Friday, September 23. Get the inside scoop from past students who have competed in the ACM Intercollegiate Programming Contest as well as CI's own GURU competition. I hear there will be pizza too! Please email Prof. Thoms if you are planning to attend. 
  • Prof. Claveau to give the talk, "Robots of CSU Channel Islands: Some Talk the Talk, Some Walk the Walk" at the Blanchard Community Library, 119 North 8th Street, Santa Paula on Tuesday Sept. 20. 
  • Prof. Isaacs to be the Keynote Speaker for AUVSI Channel Islands on Sept. 13 @ 6pm in Broome Library Rm. 2325.  His talk will provide an introduction to the AVES (Autonomous Vehicle and Embedded Systems) Lab at CSU Channel Islands.
  • The Fall MSCS Welcome Event will be held on Tuesday, September 13th @ 6pm in Sierra 1422. All students are welcome to attend and learn more about the Masters program in Computer Science at CI. Faculty will also provide a quick overview of their research agendas. Current MS students and potential MS students are strongly encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served!
  • Prof. Soltys presented his co-authored paper, "Forced repetitions over alphabet lists," at the Prague Stringology Conference on August 31st in Prague, Czech Republic. Read more here: http://soltys.cs.csuci.edu/blog/?p=1792.
  • The CI Cyber Defense Club is launching Fall 2016. If you want to learn what it takes to stop hackers or gain valuable real-world experience securing computer networks, then consider joining the CI Cyber Defense Team and compete in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition against other colleges and universities. Email CI Cyber Defense Team to find out more information or check out the full scope under Clubs & Activities.
  • Prof. Thoms' co-authored paper, "Learning Effects of Attention Guidance in Online Discussions," to be presented at the Americas Conference on Information Systems on August 12, 2016 in San Diego, CA.
  • CI celebrated the start of Mechatronics Engineering on July 20, 2016, with the participation of assembly member Jacqui Irwin. Mechatronics will be housed in Computer Science. See more: http://soltys.cs.csuci.edu/blog/?p=1752
  • Congratulations to student researchers Sara Colon Cerezo,  Nicole Dubin and Rafael Hernandez for their hard work during Project Acceso in June! Together, along with Prof. Thoms, they performed data mining research and constructed new social software. Check it out here: http://SocialXYZ.com/SPEQ.  Full report here: http://blog.socialxyz.com/a-simple-program-for-enhancing-quality-in-online-discussion-boards/.
  • Dr. Adam Sędziwy to give a talk, titled, Distributed graph models and transformations – slashed graph representation in design and control problems (PDF, 209KB), on June 9th @ 11am in Sierra 1422. 

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