School News

School Funding Available for Teaching and Research Assistantships

The University of Maine, School of Computing and Information Science is seeking students interested in pursuing advanced degrees in spatial informatics and/or computer science. The school offers MS degrees in Spatial Information Science and Engineering, Spatial Informatics, Information Systems and Computer Science as well as PhDs in Computer Science and Spatial Information Science and Engineering. […]

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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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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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Spatial Relations and Natural-Language Indoor Scenes

Stacy Doore will defend her PhD dissertation Thursday April 27 at 12 in room 336 Boardman Hall. All are invited to attend. Abstract: SPATIAL RELATIONS AND NATURAL-LANGUAGE SEMANTICS FOR INDOOR SCENES Over the past 15 years, there have been increased efforts to represent and communicate spatial information about entities within indoor environments. Automated annotation of […]

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DEMO DAY for Advanced Video Game Programming

COS498 Advanced Video Game Programming with Unity Team Members: Al Bakir, Arabatzis, Butler, Caron, Christman, Dignan, Guo,m Herrschaft, Norman, O’Brien, Owen, Owens, Palmeter, Pettegrow, Rasmussen, Scontras, Segee, Segee, Shin, Thacker, Vanidestine, Zhao Will demonstrate their games 3:30 – 5:00 PM, Thursday, May 4th in Room 120 Neville Hall Games include: Several VR games, Real-Time Strategy […]

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NGA/USGS Center of Academic Excellence Site Visit Agenda

All students and faculty are invited to attend the Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences site visit presentations that start at 1:30 pm on Wednesday Oct 26 in Room 336 Boardman Hall. We look forward to seeing you there. NGA/USGS Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) Site Visit Agenda October 26 2016 1:30 Introductions and […]

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