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Displaying 1 - 19 of 19 projects. Click on the column headers to sort.

Project Short Descriptionsort descending Status Domain Expert Domain Expert Department Methods Expert Methods Student Funding Methods Student Openings Participating Students Last Date Updated
Honey Bee Waggle Dance Automate the analysis of videos capturing the honey bee waggle dances. Archived James Nieh Behavioral Ecology Yoav Freund no 2017-04-06
Clinical NLP and Medical Note Analysis Clinical Natural Language Processing (cNLP) to large corpora of medical notes. Active Chun-Nan Hsu Biomedical Informatics Julian McAuley no 2017-04-06
Active Brain Atlas Construction of an active digital atlas of the mouse brain, with current emphasis on the brainstem. This is a full stack project that spans from data acquisition to imaging processing to computational anatomy. Involves Prof. Y. Freund in CSE, Prof. D. Kleinfeld in Physics and Neurobiology, and their professional associates. Archived David Kleinfeld Physics Yoav Freund yes 1.00 2021-09-02
YouTube Video Analytics Creating an automatic labeling scheme for YouTube Data based on social comments and Video Features using a set of Weak Learners and Association Engines Active Amarnath Gupta San Diego Supercomputer Center, Computer Science and Engineering Amarnath Gupta no 2.00 2020-07-24
Whale classification from echo-location clicks Develop a classifier of whale species using underwater recording of echo-location clicks Archived John Hildebrand Scripps Institution of Oceanography Yoav Freund no 2018-11-27
Global Bathymetry: Machine Learning for Data Editing Develop a machine learning algorithm to edit seafloor bathymetry soundings. Archived David Sandwell Scripps Institution of Oceanography Yoav Freund no 1.00 2018-12-18
San Diego Housing Value Prediction Developing Machine Learning based techniques to predict the property values in San Diego County Active Volkan Vural San Diego Supercomputer Center Volkan Vural 2020-07-24
Event Based Traffic Prediction Event based traffic prediction using Machine Learning Active Maksim Peckerskiy City of San Diego Volkan Vural no 2018-11-27
Online medical crowdfunding: Correlates of funding success Exploring the phenomenon of web-based crowdfunding for medical treatment. Archived Cinnamon Bloss Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine no 2018-11-27
Precision Medicine: Predict the Effect of Genetic Variations Large-scale genome sequencing aims to uncover the role of genetic variants. In this project we will develop machine learning models to predict the effect of missence mutations. Active Peter Rose San Diego Supercomputer Center 1.00 2020-07-24
Histology Browser Software for viewing, analyzing and aligning brain image stacks. Archived David Kleinfeld Physics Yoav Freund yes 0.50 2020-07-16
Water Data Analysis The goal of this project is to analyze datasets for water and waste water data related to a number of problems in utility and infrastructure management Active Raj Patil AEEC Volkan Vural no 2018-11-27
Boosting Neural Networks This goal of this project is to compare the capabilities of a cascade of shallow neural networks relative to a single deep neural network. Active Yoav Freund Computer Science and Engineering Yoav Freund no 2.00 2021-09-02
Discovering the Ocean Floor Using Data Science This project aspires to extend ocean exploration into the data dimension by utilizing modern and historic open-access data . We will apply machine learning techniques to ocean floor imagery to explore sea floor geology, ocean sediments, sea life and more! Active Vicki Ferrini Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Ilkay Altintas no 1.00 2018-11-07
Whale and Dolphin sound classification Underwater sound recordings of whales and dolphins have been manually annotated for known sounds to development of automated classification methods. Archived John Hildebrand Scripps Institution of Oceanography Yoav Freund no 4.00 2018-11-27
Unsupervised analysis of freely moving subjects in behavioral videos Use computer vision and probabilistic modeling to characterize behavior in freely-moving human participants. Active Arpi Minassian Psychiatry Gal Mishne no 1.00 2021-04-09
Machine learning for ocean sound sources and environment Using underwater sound pressure from active and passive sources to train machine learning models for various applications. Active Emma Ozanich Scripps Institution of Oceanography Peter Gerstoft no 2.00 2018-01-18
Predictive model of campus foot traffic We collect foot traffic data from phones in an area with our sensors. we make a predictive foot traffic model for the area using past data and elements that impact such as weather, day of the week, local events. Sensors are installed in Geisel and Biomed Library, RIMAC and Main Gym, and other locations. Active Nicholas Halverson None Peter Gerstoft no 2018-11-27
Molecular Diagnosis of Pediatric Brain Disorders with MRI Images We have collected MRIs from patients with pediatric brain defects from all over the world and would now like to leverage these data to train a classifier to predict a molecular diagnosis from MRIs. Active Joseph Gleeson Neurosciences yes 2.00 2020-07-24