Articles, papers, presentations, and other materials authored by faculty from the Computer Science department of Loyola University Chicago's College of Arts & Sciences.

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Submissions from 2023

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Observing Human Mobility Internationally During COVID-19, Shane Allcroft, Mohammed Metwaly, Zachery Berg, Isha Ghodgaonkar, Fischer Bordwell, XinXin Zhao, Xinglei Liu, Jiahao Xu, Subhankar Chakraborty, Vishnu Banna, Akhil Chinnakotla, Abhinav Goel, Caleb Tung, Gore Kao, Wei Zakharov, David A. Shoham, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Yung-Hsiang Lu

Submissions from 2022

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Predicting Phishing Victimization: Roles of Protective and Vulnerable Strategies and Decision-Making Styles, Eric Chan-Tin, Loretta Stalans, Spencer Johnston, Daisy Reyes, and Shelia Kennison

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Bias Mitigation for Toxicity Detection via Sequential Decisions, Lu Cheng, Ahmadreza Mosallanezhad, Yasin N. Silva, Deborah Hall, and Huan Liu

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Efficient Computer Vision on Edge Devices with Pipeline-Parallel Hierarchical Neural Networks, Abhinav Goel, Caleb Tung, Xiao Hu, George K. Thiruvathukal, James C. Davis, and Yung-Hsiang Lu

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Finding Approximate Pythagorean Triples (and Applications to LEGO Robot Building), Ronald I. Greenberg, Matthew Fahrenbacher, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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A Labeled Dataset for Investigating Cyberbullying Content Patterns in Instagram, Mara Hamlett, Grace Powell, Yasin N. Silva, and Deborah Hall

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SoftwareSystemsLaboratory/ssl-metrics, Matt Hyatt, Amy Kuhl, Jake Palmer, Rohan Sethi, Ethan Stoneman, Nicholas Synovic, Sohini Thota, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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SoftwareSystemsLaboratory/ssl-metrics-git-bus-factor, Matt Hyatt, Nicholas Synovic, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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SoftwareSystemsLaboratory/ssl-metrics-git-productivity, Matt Hyatt, Nicholas Synovic, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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An Empirical Study of Artifacts and Security Risks in the Pre-trained Model Supply Chain, Wenxin Jiang, Nicholas Synovic, Rohan Sethi, Aryan Indarapu, Matt Hyattt, Taylor R. Schorlemmer, George K. Thiruvathukal, and James C. Davis

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UnoAPI: Balancing Performance, Portability, and Productivity (P3) in HPC Education, Konstantin Laufer and George K. Thiruvathukal

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Phishing for Fun, Madeline Moran, Anna Hart, Loretta Stalans, Eric Chan-Tin, and Shelia Kennison

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Using Magic to Teach Computer Programming, Dale F. Reed and Ronald I. Greenberg

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DBSnap 2: New Features to Construct Database Queries by Snapping Blocks, Yasin N. Silva, Alexis Loza, and Humberto Razente

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DBSnap-Eval: Identifying Database Query Construction Patterns, Yasin N. Silva, Alexis Loza, and Humberto Razente

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Snapshot Metrics Are Not Enough: Analyzing Software Repositories with Longitudinal Metrics, Nicholas Synovic, Matt Hyattt, Rohan Sethi, Sohini Thota, Shilpika, Allan J. Miller, Wenxin Jiang, Emmanuel S. Amobi, Austin Pinderski, Konstantin Läufer, Nicholas J. Hayward, Neil Klingensmith, James C. Davis, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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Low-Power Computer Vision: Improve the Efficiency of Artificial Intelligence, George K. Thiruvathukal, Yung-Hisang Lu, Jaeyoun Kim, Yiran Chen, and Bo Chen

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Efficient Computer Vision for Embedded Systems, George K. Thiruvathukal and Yung-Hsiang Lu

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Irrelevant Pixels are Everywhere: Find and Exclude Them for More Efficient Computer Vision, Caleb Tung, Abhinav Goel, Xiao Hu, Nick Eliopoulos, Emmanuel Amobi, George K. Thiruvathukal, Vipin Chaudhary, and Yung-Hisang Lu

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Establishing Trust in Vehicle-to-Vehicle Coordination: A Sensor Fusion Approach, Jakob Veselsky, Jack West, Isaac Ahlgren, George K. Thiruvathukal, Neil Klingensmith, Abhinav Goel, Wenxin Jiang, James C. Davis, Kyuin Lee, and Younghyun Kim

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Establishing Trust in Vehicle-to-Vehicle Coordination: A Sensor Fusion Approach, Jakob Veselsky, Jack West, Isaac Ahlgren, George K. Thiruvathukal, Neil Klingensmith, Abhinav Goel, Wenxin Jiang, James C. Davis, Kyuin Lee, and Younghyun Kim

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Comparing Online Surveys for Cybersecurity: SONA and Mturk, Anne Wagner, Anna Bakas, Shelia Kennison, and Eric Chan-Tin

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The Personalities of Social Media Posts and Photos, Anne Wagner, Anna Bakas, Daisy Reyes, Shelia Kennison, and Eric Chan-Tin

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Are You Really Muted?: A Privacy Analysis of Mute Buttons in Video Conferencing Apps, Yucheng Yang, Jack West, George K. Thiruvathukal, Neil Klingensmith, and Kassem Fawaz

Submissions from 2021

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AdvEdge: Optimizing Adversarial Perturbations against Interpretable Deep Learning, Eldor Abdukhamidov, Mohammed Abuhamad, Firuz Juraev, Eric Chan-Tin, and Tamer Abuhmed

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Impact of Personality Types and Matching Messaging on Password Strength, Anna Bakas, Anne Wagner, Spencer Johnston, Shelia Kennison, and Eric Chan-Tin

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An Experience Report on Machine Learning Reproducibility: Guidance for Practitioners and TensorFlow Model Garden Contributors, Vishnu Banna, Akhil Chinnakotla, Zhengxin Yan, Anirudh Vegesana, Naveen Vivek, Kruthi Krishnappa, Wenxin Jiang, Yung-Hisang Lu, George Thiruvathukal, and James C. Davis

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Automated Discovery of Network Cameras in Heterogeneous Web Pages, Ryan Dailey, Aniesh Chawla, Andrew Liu, Sripath Mishra, Ling Zhang, Josh Majors, Yung-Hisang Lu, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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Establishing Suitable Metrics to Encourage Broader Use of Atomic Requirements, William L. Honig

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Requirements Metrics - A Working List, William L. Honig

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SSL Metrics Datasets, Matt Hyatt, Amy Kuhl, Jake Palmer, Rohan Sethi, Nicholas Synovic, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Sohini Thota

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Predicting the Adoption of Password Managers: A Tale of Two Samples, Shelia Kennison and D. Eric Chan-Tin

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Nudging Students to Use Stronger Passwords: A Test of Big Five Personality-Based Messages, Shelia Kennison and Eric Chan-Tin

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Who creates strong passwords when nudging fails, Shelia M. Kennison, Ian T. Jones, Victoria H. Spooner, and D. Eric Chan-Tin

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Shape-Based Classification of Partially Observed Curves, With Applications to Anthropology, Gregory J. Matthews, Karthik Bharath, Sebastian Kurtek, Juliet K. Brophy, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Ofer Harel

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Tweets R Us: Predicting Personality from Language and Emoji Use on Twitter, Maxwell Meckling, Sarah Shoup, D. E. Chan-Tin, and Shelia Kennison

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SoftwareSystemsLaboratory/ssl-metrics-git-commits-loc, Nicholas Synovic and George K. Thiruvathukal

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SoftwareSystemsLaboratory/ssl-metrics-github-issues, Nicholas Synovic and George K. Thiruvathukal

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Leveraging New Data Sources to Analyze the Risk of COVID-19 in Crowded Locations., George Thiruvathukal

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A Comparison of SONA and MTurk for Cybersecurity Surveys, Anne Wagner, Anna Bakas, Shelia Kennison, and Eric Chan-Tin

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Moonshine: An Online Randomness Distiller for Zero-Involvement Authentication, Jack West, Kyuin Lee, Suman Banerjee, Younghyun Kim, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Neil Klingensmith

Submissions from 2020

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Addressing Rogue Vehicles by Integrating Computer Vision, Activity Monitoring, and Contextual Information, Brook Abegaz, David Chan-Tin, Neil Klingensmith, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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Observing human behavior through worldwide network cameras., Sara Aghajanzadeh, Andrew T. Jebb, Yifan Li, Yung-Hsiang Lu, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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Camera Placement Meeting Restrictions of Computer Vision, Sara Aghajanzadeh, Roopasree Naidu, Shuo-Han Chen, Caleb Tung, Abhinav Goel, Yung-Hsiang Lu, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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A Real-Time Feature Indexing System on Live Video Streams, Aditya Chakraborty, Akshay Pawar, Hojoung Jang, Shunqiao Huang, Sripath Mishra, Shuo-Han Chen, Yuan-Hao Chang, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Yung-Hsiang Lu

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More Realistic Website Fingerprinting Using Deep Learning, Weiqi Cui, Tao Chen, and Eric Chan-Tin

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Towards High-End Scalability on Bio-Inspired Computational Models, Dario Dematties, Silvio Rizzi, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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A Computational Theory for the Emergence of Grammatical Categories in Cortical Dynamics, Dario Dematties, Silvio Rizzi, George K. Thiruvathukal, Mauricio D. Perez, Alejandro Javier Wainselboim, and Bonifacio Silvano Zanutto

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Towards High-End Scalability on Biologically-Inspired Computational Models, Dario Dematties, George K. Thiruvathukal, Silvio Rizzi, Alejandro Wainselboim, and Bonifacio Silvano Zanutto

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Computer Science through Concurrent Enrollment: A Strategy to Broaden Participation, Renee Fall, Seth Freeman, Ronald I. Greenberg, Dan Kaiser, and Nigamanth Sridhar

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Observing Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic using Worldwide Network Cameras, isha Ghodgaonkar, Abhinav Goel, Fischer Bordwell, Caleb Tung, Sara Aghajanzadeh, Noah Curran, Ryan Chen, Kaiwen Yu, Sneha Mahapatra, Vishnu Banna, Gore Kao, Kate Lee, Xiao Hu, Nick Elliopolous, Akhil Chinnakotla, Damini Rijhwani, Ashley Kim, Aditya Chakraborty, Mark Daniel Ward, Yung-Hsiang Lu, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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Modular Neural Networks for Low-Power Image Classification on Embedded Devices, Abhinav Goel, Sara Aghajanzadeh, Caleb Tung, Shuo-Han Chen, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Yung-Hisang Lu

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Using Network Cameras to Observe COVID-19 Social Distancing, Abhinav Goel, Aditya Chakraborty, Akhil Chinnakotla, Ashley Kim, Caleb Tung, Damini Rijhwani, Fischer Bordwell, Gore Kao, Isha Ghodgaonkar, Kate Lee, Nick Eliopoulos, Sara Aghajanzadeh, Sneha Mahapatra, Sripath Mishra, Wei Zakharov, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Yung-Hisang Lu

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Low-Power Object Counting with Hierarchical Neural Networks, Abhinav Goel, Caleb Tung, Sara Aghajanzadeh, Isha Ghodgaonkar, Shreya Ghosh, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Yung-Hisang Lu

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A Survey of Methods for Low-Power Deep Learning and Computer Vision, Abhinav Goel, Caleb Tung, Yung-Hsiang Lu, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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The Impact of CS for All on College Placement in Computer Science, Ronald I. Greenberg, Julie Medero, Samuel A. Rebelsky, Frances P. Trees, and Dale Reed

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Crowdsourcing Detection of Sampling Biases in Image Datasets, Xiao Hu, Haobo Wang, Anirudh Vegesana, Somesh Dube, Kaiwen Yu, Gore Kao, Shuo-Han Chen, Yung-Hsiang Lu, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Ming Yin

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Taking Risks with Cybersecurity: Using Knowledge and Personal Characteristics to Predict Self-Reported Cybersecurity Behaviors, Shelia Kennison and Eric Chan-Tin

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ivPair: context-based fast intra-vehicle device pairing for secure wireless connectivity, Kyuin Lee, Neil Klingensmith, Dong He, Suman Banerjee, and Younghyun Kim

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The Changing Profile of ECS Teachers, Steven McGee, Lucia Dettori, Ronald I. Greenberg, Andrew M. Rasmussen, Dale F. Reed, and Don Yanek

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Does a Computer Science Graduation Requirement Contribute to Increased Enrollment in Advanced Computer Science Coursework?, Steven McGee, Randi McGee-Tekula, Jennifer Duck, Lucia Dettori, Ronald I. Greenberg, Andrew M. Rasmussen, Erica Wheeler, and Adam Shelton

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Using personality-based messages to nudge students into using strong passwords, Victoria Spooner, Ian Jones, Eric Chan-Tin, and Shelia Kennison

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FLIC: A Distributed Fog Cache for the Internet of Things, Jack West

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FLIC: A Distributed Fog Cache for City-Scale Applications, Jack West, Neil Klingensmith, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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FLIC: A Distributed Fog Cache for City-Scale Applications, Jack West, Neil Klingensmith, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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VoltKey: Using Power Line Noise for Zero-Involvement Pairing and Authentication (Demo Abstract), Jack West, Tien VoNguyen, Isaac Ahlgren, Iryna Motyashok, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Neil Klingensmith

Submissions from 2019

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Low-Power Computer Vision: Status, Challenges, Opportunities, Sergei Alyamkin, Matthew Ardi, Alexander C. Berg, Achille Brighton, Bo Chen, Yiran Chen, Hsin-Pai Cheng, Zichen Fan, Chen Fang, Bo Fu, Kent Gauen, Abhinav Goel, Alexander Goncharenko, Xuyang Guo, Soonhoi Ha, Andrew Howard, Xiao Hu, Yuanjun Huang, Donghyun Kang, Jaeyoun Kim, Jong Gook Ko, Alexander Kondratyev, Junhyeok Lee, Seungjae Lee, Suwoong Lee, Zichao Li, Zhiyu Liang, Juzheng Liu, Xin Liu, Yang Lu, Yung-Hsiang Lu, Deeptanshu Malik, Hong Hanh Nguyen, Eunbyung Park, Denis Repin, Liang Shen, Tao Sheng, Fei Sun, David Svitov, George K. Thiruvathukal, Baiwu Zhang, Jingchi Zhang, Xiaopeng Zhang, and Shaojie Zhuo

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Giving software its due through community-driven review and publication, Lorena Barba, Juanjo Bazán, Jed Brown, Roman Guimera, Melissa Gymrek, Alex Hanna, Lindsey Heagy, Kathryn D. Huff, Daniel Katz, Christopher Madan, Kevin Moerman, Kyle Niemeyer, Jack L. Poulson, Pjotr Prins, Karthik Ram, Ariel Rokem, Arfon M. Smith, George K. Thiruvathukal, Kristen Thyng, Leonardo Uieda, Bruce Wilson, and Yo Yehudi

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An analysis on the effect of wear on bovid tooth identification, Juliet K. Brophy, Gregory J. Matthews, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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Efficient, Effective, and Realistic Website Fingerprinting Mitigation, Weiqi Cui, Jiangmin Yu, Yanmin Gong, and David Chan-Tin

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Phonetic acquisition in cortical dynamics, a computational approach, Dario Dematties, Silvio Rizzi, George K. Thiruvathukal, Alejandro Wainselboim, and B. Silvano Zanutto

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Experimental Results and Appendices: Cortical Spectro-Temporal Model (CSTM)., Dario Dematties, George K. Thiruvathukal, Silvio Rizzi, Alejandro Javier Wainselboim, and Bonifacio Silvano Zanutto

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Datasets used to train and test the Cortical Spectro-Temporal Model (CSTM), Dario Dematties, George K. Thiruvathukal, Silvio Rizzi, Alejandro Javier Wainselboim, and Bonifacio Silvano Zanutto

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Neurocomputational cortical memory for spectro-temporal phonetic abstraction., Dario Dematties, George K. Thiruvathukal, Silvio Rizzi, Alejandro Javier Wainselboim, and Bonifacio Silvano Zanutto

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Soul of CAFECS, Lucia Dettori, Steven McGee, Ron Greenberg, Dale Reed, Don Yanek, and Andrew Rasmussen

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Use of Software Process in Research Software Development:A Survey, Nasir U. Eisty, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Jeffrey C. Carver

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Mathematics and Programming Exercises for Educational Robot Navigation, Ronald I. Greenberg

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Exercises Integrating High School Mathematics with Robot Motion Planning, Ronald I. Greenberg and George K. Thiruvathukal

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Integrating Mathematics and Educational Robotics: Simple Motion Planning, Ronald I. Greenberg, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Sara T. Greenberg

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Assessing the Effectiveness of Computer Science RPPs: The Case of CAFECS, Erin Henrick, Steven McGee, Ronald I. Greenberg, Lucia Dettori, Andrew M. Rasmussen, Don Yanek, and Dale F. Reed

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CAFECS Computer Science Teaching Assistant Program, Mark Johnson, Faythe Brannon, Lucia Dettori, Ronald Greenberg, Steven McGee, Andrew M. Rasmussen, and Don Yanek

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Cloud Resource Optimization for Processing Multiple Streams of Visual Data, Zohar Kapach, Andrew Ulmer, Daniel Merrick, Arshad Alikhan, Yung-Hsiang Lu, Anup Mohan, Ahmed S. Kaseb, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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Tests as Maintainable Assets Via Auto-generated Spies: A case study involving the Scala collections library's Iterator trait, Konstantin Läufer, John O'Sullivan, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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See the World through Network Cameras, Yung-Hsiang Lu, George K. Thiruvathukal, Ahmed S. Kaseb, Kent Gauen, Damini Rijhwani, Ryan Dailey, Deeptanshu Malik, Yutong Huang, Sarah Aghajanzadeh, and Minghao Guo

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Chicago Alliance For Equity in Computer Science (CAFECS): Cycles of Improvement, Steven McGee, Lucia Dettori, Don Yanek, Andrew M. Rasmussen, Ronald I. Greenberg, Dale F. Reed, and Erin Henrick

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"Chicago Alliance For Equity in Computer Science (CAFECS): Cycles of improvement'' poster in Special Session: A discussion of research practice partnerships in CS education, Steven McGee, Lucia Dettori, Don Yanek, Andrew M. Rasmussen, Ronald I. Greenberg, Dale F. Reed, and Erin Henrick

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An examination of the factors correlating with course failure in a high school computer science course, Steven McGee, Ronald I. Greenberg, Lucia Dettori, Andrew M. Rasmussen, Erica Wheeler, Randi McGee-Tekula, and Jennifer Duck

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An Examination of the Correlation of Exploring Computer Science Course Performance and the Development of Programming Expertise, Steven McGee, Ronald I. Greenberg, Randi McGee-Tekula, Jennifer Duck, Andrew M. Rasmussen, Lucia Dettori, and Dale F. Reed

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"Study of access and outcomes from advanced computer science coursework in the Chicago Public Schools'' poster in Structured Poster Session CS for All: An intersectional approach to unpacking equity in computer science education, Steven McGee, Randi McGee-Tekula, Jennifer Duck, Lucia Dettori, Andrew M. Rasmussen, Erica Wheeler, and Ronald Greenberg

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Standardizing Facilitator Development for Exploring Computer Science Professional Development, Steven McGee, John Wachen, Lucia Dettori, Don Yanek, Faythe Brannon, Andrew M. Rasmussen, Dale F. Reed, and Ronald I. Greenberg

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SIAM CSE 2019 Minisymposterium: The Journal of Open Source Software, Arfon Smith, Lorena A. Barba, Daniel S. Katz, Kyle Niemeyer, Tania Allard, Juanjo Bazan, Jed Brown, Jason Clark, Roman Valls Guimera, Melissa Gymrek, Lindsey Heagy, Kathryn Ruff, Christopher Madan, Kevin Moerman, Lorena Pantano, Viviane Pons, Jack Poulson, Pjotr Prins, Karthik Ram, Elizabeth Ramirez, Ariel Rokem, George K. Thiruvathukal, Kristen Thyng, and Yo Yehudi

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A Benchmarking Study to Evaluate Apache Spark on Large-Scale Supercomputers, George K. Thiruvathukal, Cameron Christensen, Xiaoyong Jin, François Tessier, and Venkatram Vishwanath

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Large-Scale Object Detection of Images from Network Cameras in Variable Ambient Lighting Conditions, Caleb Tung, Matthew R. Kelleher, Ryan J. Schlueter, Binhan Xu, Yung-Hsiang Lu, George K. Thiruvathukal, Yen-Kuang Chen, and Yang Lu

Submissions from 2018

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Former CiSE EICs Reflect on the Magazine's 20th Anniversary, Isabel Beichl, Norman Chonacky, Francis Sullivan, and George K. Thiruvathukal

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CS as a Graduation Requirement: Catalyst for Systemic Change, Lucia Dettori, Ronald I. Greenberg, Steven McGee, Dale Reed, Brenda Wilkerson, and Don Yanek

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RPP Panel Chicago: History of CAFECS, Lucia Dettori, Dale Reed, Steven McGee, Don Yanek, Andrew Rasmussen, and Ronald Greenberg

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A Survey of Software Metric Use in Research Software Development, Nasir U. Eisty, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Jeffrey C. Carver

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Using Magic in Computing Education and Outreach, Ronald I. Greenberg and Dale F. Reed

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Cannonical Error Analysis In Introductory Programming - Call for Participation, William L. Honig

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Programmer Thinking, William L. Honig