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Presentation on a Rational Approach and Process for Congressional Redistricting

Are you interested in how the Congressional gerrymandering crisis might be addressed? If so, join us at a presentation on pioneering work being accomplished by University of Maine System researchers to guide State legislatures and the courts towards far more defensible redistricting results. When: Tuesday Dec. 3 at noon, Where: Hill Auditorium, 165 Barrows Hall (ESRB), University […]

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New Media Senior Capstone Projects Off and Running

New Media senior capstone students are developing two-semester capstone projects reflecting and extending a range of skills learned in the academic program. Among the skills and results displayed through the projects include web and mobile application development, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications, interactive educational videos, and 3D design and printing of accessibility […]

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Hiring Assistant Professor in Computer Science (Data Science)

The University of Maine School of Computing and Information Science seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2020. Our primary target focus is the broad area of data science (machine learning, data mining, data analytics, graph analysis, data visualization), but we will consider exceptionally qualified candidates […]

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Computer Science Capstone Projects Are Off the Ground

Continuing the trajectory that was begun last year, the Computer Science Capstone class has become a two-semester program in professional practice, concentrating on software development.  Dr. Terry Yoo has organized the class into four- to five-person programming teams, and a request for proposals was circulated around the UMaine campus.  The clients who are sponsoring these […]

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Advanced Graph-Based Techniques with Applications in Dimensionality Reduction 

Dr. Salimeh Yasaei Sekeh will present a talk on one aspect of her research concerning machine learning algorithms at noon this Friday. Anyone interested from the campus community is invited and welcome to attend. Title: Advanced Graph-Based Techniques with Applications in Dimensionality Reduction  Time: November 8, Friday, at 12:00 PM Location:  Soderberg Lecture Hall, Jenness Hall, University […]

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Dr. Nicholas Giudice receives UMaine Faculty Mentor Impact Award

Dr. Nicholas Giudice, Professor of Spatial Informatics in the School of Computing and Information Science was among the recipients of a University-wide Faculty Mentor Impact Award. He was recognized for his support, advocacy, and mentorship of his students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students from across campus nominated hundreds of faculty mentors for […]

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Funded PhD Position in Spatial/Environmental Informatics

As part of the new NSF-funded research “INSPIRES”, we’re looking for a PhD student that will work in the broad theme of Environmental Informatics, bringing together semantic and statistical, data-driven methods to understand spatial, temporal and spatio-temporal patterns in forest data. The ideal candidate holds a Masters’s degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, […]

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Graduate Course in Machine Learning to be Offered in Spring 2020

Dr. Salimeh Yasaei Sekeh (salimeh.yasaei@umaine.edu) will be offering this new course from 9:30-10:45 am on Tue/Thu. The course addresses the foundations of machine learning with applications in real-world problems. The ML techniques recognize hidden patterns that often provide dramatic competitive advantages with significant computational improvements in learning tasks never imagined before. Please download the full […]

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Prototype Tool for Navigational Access within Museums for Blind and Visually Impaired

Dr. Nicholas Giudice (UMaine) and Dr. Stacy Doore (Bowdoin) recently described a new accessible tool for museum access in a paper presentation given at the Speaking of Location Workshop at the 2019 International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT) in Regensburg, Germany. The presented paper described a prototype system that has been developed to provide […]

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