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How Spatial Informatics Impacts the University of Maine

Perhaps you may be interested in some little known facts about Spatial Informatics at the University of Maine.. Did you know that … – Spatial Informatics faculty members affiliated with the UMaine Spatial Data Science Institute currently serve as PI or Co-PI on over $30,185,000 of active externally funded research projects. These projects involve a […]

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 Yet Another Top Ranking for UMaine Online MS Information Systems Program

Intelligent in its assessment for 2020 ranks the University of Maine online Master’s in Information Systems degree program as one of the best in the nation.  It ranks the program at number 16 out of 402 similar online education programs compared.  Both the UMaine online MS in Information Systems and the online Graduate Certificate in […]

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Dr. Sekeh Research Published germane to Machine Learning and Information Theory

Dr. Salimeh Yasaei Sekeh is lead author on a research article recently published in the journal Entropy titled Convergence Rates for Empirical Estimation of Binary Classification Bounds. Abstract Bounding the best achievable error probability for binary classification problems is relevant to many applications including machine learning, signal processing, and information theory. Many bounds on the […]

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Record Crowd for Dr. Sepideh Ghanavati Privacy Talk

With the rapid growth in technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) devices and mobile applications, the needs for protecting privacy of individuals and developing applications that are consistent with their own privacy policies and existing privacy-related regulations have become more emergent. In this talk, recent efforts in tackling these challenges and bridging the gap […]

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UMaine VEMI Lab Working to Improve Independence of Blind and Visually-Impaired People

Dr. Richard Corey serving as the UMaine Principal Investigator with Hari Palani as the Unar Labs Principal Investigator, receive $225,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop a multimodal interface to improve independence of Blind and Visually-Impaired people. The broader impact/commercial potential of this project will be to promote empowerment of millions of blind and visually-impaired (BVI) […]

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On-Line Platform Computer Science Textbook Published by Dr. Roy Turner

Computer Science faculty member Roy Turner has published a textbook begun some time ago by him and his late wife, Elise Turner (who was a faculty member and chair of the Department of Computer Science).  The book, Foundations of Computer Science (R.M. Turner & E.H. Turner, Top Hat Monacle, 2019), was written for and is […]

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Professor Beard Co-leader of Maine Environmental DNA Research Initiative to Support Coastal Ecosystems

A $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation EPSCoR program will fund a five-year initiative that aims to revolutionize environmental monitoring, ecological understanding and sustainability of coastal ecosystems. Dr. Kate Beard-Tisdale is among the four Co-Principal Investigators leading the project which additionally include Dr. David Emerson, Dr. Michael Kinnison, and Dr. Heather Leslie while […]

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Dr. Torsten Hahmann Co-PI in developing The Urban Flooding Open Knowledge Network

NSF has awarded a multi-disciplinary research team involving the University of Cinncinati, North Carolina State University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Purdue University, and the University of Maine a $1,000,000 grant to develop “The Urban Flooding Open Knowledge Network” to improve prediction, risk analysis and mitigation of flooding in urban areas. The open knowledge […]

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UMaine VEMI Lab Researchers Improving User Trust in Autonomous Vehicles

Led by Principal Investigator Dr. Nicholas Giudice, and Co-PI Dr. Richard Corey, the VEMI Lab recently received a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to study self-driving vehicles. A primary goal of the research is to make transportation of the future more accessible, usable and trustworthy. This innovative University of Maine project is designed to improve […]

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