Computer Science

Recent research activity conducted by Department of Computer Science faculty members between June 2011 and April 2012 includes five new grants: Johnnie W. Baker, Paul A. Farrell, and Mikhail Nesterenko Grant: Baker, J.W., Farrell, P.A., and Nesterenko, M. NSF/TCPP Fall 2011 Early Adopter program. The proposal involves introducing appropriate...

Mining High-Throughput Biological Data Dr. Xiang Zhang Assistant Professor Electric Engineering and Computer Science Department Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio 3:45 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., April 20th 2012, MSB 228 Abstract: Advanced biotechnologies have rendered feasible high-throughput data collecting in human and other model...

Congratulations to CS graduate student Naser Madi who was one of the winners in the KSU Business Concept Competition. Naser, who presented a mobile interactive surface computer of his own design, describes the competition as competitive and beneficial. He described his device as a new type of computer that can turn any surface, like a table or a...

Big Data in Health Care: The Next Frontier in Clinical Research, Study Trial Recruitment, and Quality Assessment Dr. Jason R. Gilder 3:45 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., March 14th 2012, 228 MSB Abstract: Clinical data has always driven innovation and discovery in health care. Clinical datasets can be used to facilitate research, assist in the recruitment of...

Computer Science Department Notice of Course Number Changes As a routine matter of maintaining conformance with the University's course numbering criteria, the Department of Computer Science has renumbered a block of courses. Beginning shortly, the old course numbers will be removed from all departmental documents, and starting immediately the new...

Kent State University was amply represented at this year's ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2012), with representatives from the School of Digital Sciences, the Department of Computer Science, and the Department of Management and Information Systems in attendance. ACM's premier conference on computer science education,...

Congratulations to Jeff Bailey, Research Engineer in the Department of Computer Science, for 20 years of service at Kent State University.  Jeff will be honored at an awards banquet on May 24.

Modeling and Computation for Large-scale Air Traffic Flow Optimization Dr. Dengfeng Sun 3:45 P.M - 5:00 P.M., March 9th 2012, 228 MSB Abstract: Optimizing the nationwide air traffic flow is intrinsically challenging due to the size of the problem. This talk will present a solution which speeds up the optimization process. The nationwide air...

Continuous Process Improvement in Healthcare Delivery: A Systems Approach Dr. Shengyong Wang, Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Akron Hospitals are facing tremendous challenges to make the healthcare delivery systems safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient,...

Prof. Ye Zhao has recently received a Google Faculty Research Award. The proposed research aims to address a challenging topic in high dimensional data visualization: Visualizing evolving data sets with lots of categorical values mixed with unstructured data, such as bank transaction records with comments in them. This project will use document...