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Computing & Information Sciences

Discovering new, innovative methods and research opportunities in solving complex present-day and future computing challenges.

This thesis examines whether it is possible to generate fear-eliciting media that custom fits to the user. The system described uses a genetic algorithm to produce images that get more scary through the generations in reaction to either physiological signals obtained from the user or... READ MORE
A content-based image retrieval (CBIR) system works on the low-level visual features of a user input query image, which makes it difficult for the users to formulate the query and also does not give satisfactory retrieval results. In the past image annotation was proposed... READ MORE
Proficiency in conducting heuristic evaluations does not come easily; it is an acquired skill that takes years to master. It is often difficult to convey an effective evaluation strategy through a verbal approach. While communicating verbally, people may prompt to where they focus their attention,... READ MORE