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i cubed Interdisciplinary “Lunch and Learn” Seminar for Wednesday Feb 19

Electrical Impedance Tomography-Based Food Recognition to Facilitate Human-Food Interaction Research by Chamath Amarasinghe (Advisor: Nimesha Ranasinghe) 19 Feb 2020, 12 noon, 326 Boardman Hall Open to the campus community. Bring your lunch. Abstract: Recognizing the food and determining their various properties (e.g., ripeness and nutrient content) using non-visual methods are essential to develop novel digital […]

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i cubed Interdisciplinary “Lunch and Learn” Seminar for Feb 10

Evaluating Users’ Pleasure through Virtual and Augmented Flavor Sensations by Meetha James 10 Feb 2020, 12 noon, 326 Boardman Hall Open to the public and campus community. Bring your lunch. Abstract: Flavors of food and beverages are closely associated with a lot of our day-to-day activities. However, in HCI research, little is known about the […]

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Professor Egenhofer Leads PhD Completions at the University of Maine

In December 2019, Professor Max Egenhofer completed the supervision of his 18th PhD at the University of Maine. This puts him at the top of current UMaine faculty with respect to number of PhDs supervised to completion. His entire list of PhDs supervised can be found in the Mathematics Genealogy Project at https://genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu/id.php?id=139193. His PhDs […]

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Thirty Years of Spatial PhDs

2020 marks the 30th year that the University of Maine has been conveying PhDs in Spatial Information Science and Engineering (and the degree’s predecessor, the PhD in Surveying Engineering). During that timeframe, 62 students have graduated and entered highly successful careers. Over half of them work or worked in academia at such institutions as Penn […]

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Monday Lunch Talk: Efficient memory-usage techniques in deep neural networks

Please join us with your bag lunch in Room 336 Boardman Hall on Monday January 27 for a scintillating presentation by our very own Dr. Salimeh Yasaei Sekeh. Hope to see you then! Title: Efficient memory-usage techniques in deep neural networks via a graph-based approach   Abstract:  Memory consumption is an important aspect of artificial neural […]

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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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