Motivated undergraduate students are encouraged to apply reearch positions at the Spatial Information and Intelligence Laboratory at the College of Information Sciences and Technology (E302 Westgate Building). Current onging research projects include
Human-computer dialogue systems: speech-gesture recognition (Kinect sensors), dialogue processing, discourse modeling, agent-based interactions
Visual analytics: information visualization; data analytics; interactive dashboard design; analytical reasoning; Tools: Tableau, PyViz, GeoDA
Geographical information analysis and retrieval: Mapping and visualizing geographical data; cartographic models; GIS analysis; Georeferencing text documents
Robotic 3D mapping: construction of 3D model of large indoor environment using SLAM and LiDAR sensors
Social media analysis: Detection of public opinions and focal themes from social media data; topic modeling; visualization of comunities and their expressions
- Design and develop prototypes for interface agent
- Developing case studies for understanding user goals / tasks
- Data analysis
- Conducting user experiments.
Undergradaute students with majors in information sciences technology, computer sciences, statistics, and psychology.
It is a plus to have the following skills:
- Programming skills in Python, C, or Java
- Knowledge of Geographical information systems (ArcGIS), visual analytics tools (Tableau), Matlab, and R.