Computer Science

Mining Genomic Data for Cancer Biomarker Prediction Dr. Yang Xiang, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor Department of Biomedical Informatics The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio March 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....

Bayesian Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning Dr. Soumya Ray, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio Abstract: Humans are extremely good at handling complex decision making tasks. Among other things, we use two key ideas: decomposing tasks into smaller pieces which are easier to solve, and exploiting approximate...

College students preparing to enter the workplace have to be concerned with much more than just résumés, cover letters and their wardrobes. Most students today have some type of online presence, and prospective employers often scan these digital footprints to see if there are any signs of less-than-professional behavior. Three Kent State...

Three CS undergraduates: Camden Fullmer, Daniel Gur, and David Steinberg, founders of Kent State's mobile and web development club HacKSU, represented Kent State at PennApps Hackathon on Jan 18-20, 2013 placing within the top 20 of 120 teams and garnering the "Best Hack for Students" award from the company 10gen. They competed against schools...

The Weakening and Delayed Effects of Long Tail Distributions in Big Data Accesses Dr. Xiaodong Zhang, Ph.D. Robert M. Critchfield Professor in Engineering and Chair Computer Science and Engineering Department The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio Abstract: Locality is an important and classic concept in computer science, which supports...

Tire Modeling at Goodyear Dr. Ihor Skrypnyk, Ph.D. Global Chief Engineer, Manufacturing and Constitutive Modeling Goodyear Corporate Research Akron, Ohio Abstract: The presentation gives an overview of Finite Element Modeling of Tire Performance at Goodyear. Over last decade the Tire Performance Modeling became an important part of New Product...

Join hacKSU Thursday, October 4th 7:00P.M. Math Library (3rd Floor MSB) We would like to welcome you all to hacKSU, a new student group that will be focusing on learning and utilizing contemporary technology (mainly web and mobile) used in industry. We will not be doing problem sets, we will be building great hacks. Meetings will be held at 7pm...

Information technology drives our global economy and promises transformational approaches to the world’s most serious challenges, including healthcare, education and environmental. Yet a smaller percentage of American high school and university students take computer science courses today than they did 20 years ago. L. Gwenn Volkert, associate...

Efficiently Analyzing Large-Scale Molecular Simulation Data with Performance Guarantees Dr. Yicheng Tu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Computer Science & Engineering University of South Florida 3:45 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., October 12th 2012, MSB 228 Abstract: Molecular simulations (MS) have become an integral part of molecular and...