Computer Science

  Joined by seven of his Kent State University students, Dr. Jong-Hoon Kim, assistant professor of Computer Science and director of the Advanced Telerobotics Research Laboratory (ATR), in the College of Arts and Sciences, will unveil his group's latest robot, "TeleBot-2" at the World Robot Summit (http://worldrobotsummit.org/en/) in Tokyo this...

At its spring meeting, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved the integration of the School of Digital Sciences (DSCI) into the College of Communication and Information (CCI) effective July 1, 2017. By adding the School of Digital Sciences to its family of schools, CCI becomes the only college in the nation that combines a mix of...

Dr. Ye Zhao, associate professor of Computer Science  have been selected as one of the top 25 STEM professors in Ohio by onlineschoolsohio.com. Under Prof. Zhao's research supervision students are engaged in research in advanced computer visualization projects which help scientists to understand various complex phenomena. The list recognizes...

Computing professionals not only have good earnings, but they tend to stay in the field more than most other majors.  A grad degree typically adds a 31% boost in earnings so students may want to consider a Masters degree. For more information, see this recent article from...

Phase 2 of the CS Principles project, which is about to begin, will be a three-year effort leading to a new AP CS Principles course that will focus both on the creative and practical aspects of computing. This new course will complement the current AP CS A course, which focuses on programming. 40 high schools and 10 colleges were chosen to...

Computer Science

Computer Science alumni Andrew Sutton got a nice plug in the preface to the new version of Stroustrup's C++ language reference book (4th edition). The new edition covers C++ 11. Andrew Sutton is the author of the Origin library, which was the testbed for much of the discussion of emulating concepts in the template chapters, and of the matrix...

Colleges want tech programs computing with more students By TIMOTHY MAGAW4:30 am, April 8, 2013 Piquing a teenager's or 20-something's interest in the latest gizmo isn't a hard sell, though getting them engrossed in the technology that drives those widgets — and, more specifically, a career in it — is a whole other story. Local colleges say...

Mining Complex Graphs and Networks Dr. Mohammed J. Zaki, Ph.D. Department of Computer Science Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, New York April 17th @ 3:45 p.m. 228 MSB Abstract: Data, data, everywhere, but not any drop of insight! Many real world problems can be effectively modeled as complex relationship networks or graphs where nodes...

Mining Genomic Data for Cancer Biomarker Prediction Dr. Yang Xiang, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor Department of Biomedical Informatics The Ohio State University Columbus, OhioMarch 22nd @ 3:45 p.m. 228 MSB Abstract: High throughput genomic data such as gene expression, microRNA, and DNA methylation can be used to build gene networks in the...

Kent State University's web and mobile development club, HacKSU, hosted the "Kent Hack Enough" Hackathon on the weekend of March 9th. The event hosted over 60 students from 6 different universities and included sponsorship from Google, Hyland Software, Kent Displays, Progressive, JumpStart, LaunchHouse and ICC. The Hackathon began at 9:00 P.M....