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VEMI Halloween Open House

You are invited! The VEMI Lab will be hosting a Halloween themed Open House on October 31st from 4:30-7 at Carnegie Hall. The Students have created some halloween related virtual reality (VR) demonstrations, plus some new simulations from recent research. Feel free to bring family. We will have candy and light refreshments. Costumes, although not required, are encouraged! Poster: VEMI Halloween Tour

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Invitation to attend Digital Humanities Week

You are cordially invited and encouraged to attend any and all sessions during Digital Humanities Week at the University of Maine. 2-6 October 2017 http://DigitalHumanitiesWeek.org Find the Program Sessions at http://digitalhumanities.nmdprojects.net/dhweek2017/events/ and click on the More buttons to see the session descriptions. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ PRESS RELEASE Digital Humanities Week University of Maine at Orono 2-6 October […]

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Capstone Project Videos from May 2017

Videos for the capstone presentations by graduating seniors in computer science were recently posted. The capstone project presentations occurred on May 5th, 2017. Although the video recordings are a bit rough, we think the high quality of their work speaks for itself. Congratulations once again to all graduating seniors!

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School Graduate Appointed to Senior Director Position at Oracle

Congratulations to Jayant Sharma! Jayant acquired his PhD in Spatial Information Science and Engineering here at the University of Maine. Following is the announcement as distributed at Oracle: It is my pleasure to tell you that Jayant Sharma has been promoted to Senior Director, Product Management. This is well-earned and is in recognition of his […]

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Master’s Project Presentation on Events

Event Viewer – A platform for the exploration and visualization of events Project Presentation by  Tega Dibbie,  Thursday May 11 at 1pm in Room 336 Boardman Hall Abstract The need for exploratory spatial and temporal data analysis tools has increased with the growth of sensor systems that produce large data sets combining spatial, temporal, and […]

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Interested in an Internship next Summer within the Intelligence Community?

If you have an interest in computer science, spatial technologies and/or cybersecurity, you might be interested in a summer internship with the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) located outside of Washington, D.C. If you are entering your second year or higher, now is the time to apply for NEXT summer. Because we have been designated […]

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Conveying Topographic Information with 3d Printed Models and Tactile Maps

Please join Raymond (RJ) Perry Thurs May 11 at 2:00 in Boardman 336 for his Masters project talk entitled: CONVEYING TOPOGRAPHIC INFORMATION WITH 3D PRINTED MODELS AND TACTILE MAPS Abstract Background: Blind and Visually Impaired (BVI) spatial learning research is mostly focused on indoor learning and cityscape learning. Little significant research has been conducted regarding […]

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Using contextual knowledge for trust strategy selection

Abstract: In open multiagent systems in which some of the agents may be self-interested, it is vital that an agent be able to make trust decisions about its peers to determine which of them may be untrustworthy and how to behave in response. The agent’s context, including the environment, observed and inferred actions and motives […]

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Representing and communicating context in multiagent systems

Abstract: Context-aware agents operating in a cooperative multi agent system (MAS) can benefit from establishing a shared view of their context, since this increases coherence and consistency in the system’s behavior. To this end, agents must share contextual knowledge with each other. In our prior work on context-mediated behavior, agents used frame-based contextual schemas (c-schemas) […]

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