SCS Undergraduate Thesis Topics

* Denotes winner of that year's Allen Newell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
+ Denotes winner of that year's Alumni Award for Undergraduate Excellence

Information about Research for Undergraduates for current students:

Student Name Academic Advisor Thesis Title
Hao Yee Chan Ronald Rosenfeld Discriminative Pronunciation Learning for Speech Recognition for Resource Scarce Languages
Desai Chen Noah Smith Bilingual Part of Speech Tag Induction with Markov Random Fields
Jon Chu Luis Von Ahn Generating Giant Word Corpora with Human Computation to Solve Word Sense Disambiguation
Alex Gartrell David Andersen Slick - A Framework for High Throughput Network Applications in the Kernel
Haijie Gu An Efficient Algorithm for Nonparametric Online Prediction
Mark Hahnenberg Jonathan Aldrich Dynamic Casts in the Plaid Programming Language
Steven Hansen David Touretzky Human-Like Understanding of Two-Line Figures
Jonathan Harbuck , Bernardine Dias CaFE Play: A Customizable Mobile Phone Game for Enhancing English Literacy
Kevin Lewi Anupam Gupta Online Metric Matching on the Line
Victor Marmol , Bernardine Dias Market-Based Coordination of Recharging Robots
Alan Pierce* Klaus Sutner Decision Problems on Iterated Length-Preserving Transducers
Ben Poole Tai-Sing Lee Encoding Natural Priors in Neural Populations
Ram Raghunathan+ Mor Harchol-Balter The Design and Implementation of a Power-Aware Load Balancer
Bao Hong (Lucas) Tan Jack Mostow Learning Classifiers from a Relational Database of Tutor Logs
Vincent Teo , Priya Narasimhan Mobile Cloud Computing for Data-Intensive Applications
Nathan Wan David Andersen Kernel Accommodations for I/O Intensive Workloads
Carnegie Mellon Qatar
Student Name Academic Advisor Thesis Title
Samreen Anjum , Bernardine Dias Place Recognition for Indoor Blind Navigation