This page contains recent Ph.D. Dissertations, Ph.D. Comprehensives, M.S. Theses and M.S. Project Reports.

2015-2016

Student Name Title Document Type Advisor Name
Patrick Donnelly

Learning Spectral Filters for Single- and Multi-label Classification of Musical Instruments

Ph.D. Thesis

John Sheppard

Utkarsh Goel

Improving Content Delivery in Cellular Networks

Ph.D. Comprehensive

Mike Wittie

Isaac Griffith

Design Pattern Decay - A Study of Design Pattern Grime and its Impact on Quality and Technical Debt

Ph.D. Comprehensive

Clem Izurieta

Aaron Hall

Univel-Based Computational Geometric Modeling Using High-Dimensional Material Types with Application to Monte Carlo Nuclear Particle Transport

Ph.D. Thesis

Rocky Ross, Denbigh Starkey

Guangchi Liu

Trust Assessment in Online Social Networks

Ph.D. Comprehensive

Qing Yang

Logan Perreault

Improved Scalability and Expressiveness for Continuous Bayesian Networks

Ph.D. Comprehensive

John Sheppard

Hasari Tosun

Efficient Machine Learning Using Partitioned Restricted Boltzmann Machines

Ph.D. Thesis

John Sheppard

Sean Yaw

Scheduling for Optimized Network Resource Utilization #SmartGrid #Cloud

Ph.D. Comprehensive

Brendan Mumey

Peng Zou

Finding Disjoint Dense Clubs in an Undirected Graph

M.S. Thesis

Binhai Zhu

2014-2015

Student Name Title Document Type Advisor Name
Nathan Fortier

Inference and Learning in Bayesian Networks Using Overlapping Swarm Intelligence

Ph.D. Thesis

John Sheppard

Doug Galarus

A Framework for SpatioTemporal Weather Sensor Data Quality

Ph.D. Comprehensive

Rafal Angryk

Isaac Griffith

Technical Debt Management in Release Planning - A Decision Support Framework

M.S. Thesis

Clem Izurieta

Chang Liu Heterogeneous Data Integration for Operations and Travel Information Integration Sharing M.S. Thesis

Qing Yang

Rachael Luhr The Application of Technical Debt Mitigation Techniques to a Multidisciplinary Software Project M.S. Thesis

Clem Izurieta

Karthik Ganesan Pillai

Modeling Spatiotemporal Co-occurrence Patterns (STCOPs)

Ph.D. Thesis

Rafal Angryk,
John Paxton

Michael Schuh

High Dimensional Data Indexing with Applications

Ph.D. Comprehensive

Rafal Angryk,
Rocky Ross

Michael Schuh

High Dimensional Data Indexing with Applications

Ph.D. Thesis

Rafal Angryk,
Rocky Ross

Shane Strasser

An Empirical and Theoretical Analysis of Factored Evolutionary Algorithms

Ph.D. Comprehensive

John Sheppard

Hasari Tosun

Atomic Energy Models for Machine Learning: Atomic Restricted Boltzmann Machines

Ph.D. Comprehensive

John Sheppard

2013-2014

Student Name Title Document Type Advisor Name
Melissa Dale

Impacts of Modular Grime on Technical Debt

M.S. Thesis Clem Izurieta
Nathan Fortier

Inference and Learning in Bayesian Networks Using Overlapping Swarm Intelligence

Ph.D. Comprehensive John Sheppard
Ivan Judson Algorithmic Aspects of Resource Allocation in Cognitive Radio Wireless Networks Ph.D. Thesis Brendan Mumey

Xiaoming Li

Interpersonal Trust Measurements from Social Interactions in Facebook M.S. Thesis Qing Yang
Karthik Ganesan Pillai Mining Spatiotemporal Co-occurrence Patterns from Massive Data Sets with Evolving Regions Ph.D. Comprehensive Rafal Angryk, Piet Martens
Nick Ryhajlo Fuzzy Bayesian Networks for Prognostics and Health Management M.S. Project John Sheppard
Liessman Sturlaugson Extending Inference in Continuous Time Bayesian Networks Ph.D. Comprehensive John Sheppard
Liessman Sturlaugson Extending Inference in Continuous Time Bayesian Networks Ph.D. Thesis John Sheppard
Tim Wylie The Discrete Fréchet Distance With Applications Ph.D. Thesis Binhai Zhu

2012-2013

Student Name Title Document Type Advisor Name
Eben Howard Cascading Impact of Lag on User Experience in Cooperative Multiplayer Games M.S. Thesis Mike Wittie
Daniel Salinas An Enumerative Approach to Computing Cut Sets in Metabolic Networks M.S. Thesis Brendan Mumey
Tim Wylie The Discrete Fréchet Distance and Applications Ph.D. Comprehensive Binhai Zhu

2011-2012

Student Name Title Document Type Advisor Name
Patrick Donnelly Bayesian Approaches to Musical Instrument Classification Using Timbre Segmentation Ph.D. Comprehensive John Sheppard
Jeff Elser Search Engine Tuning with Genetic Algorithms M.S. Project John Paxton
Andrew Hamilton An Anytime Algorithm for Trust Propagation in Social Networks M.S. Project John Sheppard
Ivan Judson Investigating Topology Control and Cognitive Radios to Exploit Television Whitespace in Building Spare Broadband Networks Ph.D. Comprehensive Brendan Mumey
Adib Roy Active Learning Animations for the Theory or Computing: The FSA Simulator M.S. Project Rocky Ross

2010 - 2011

Student Name Title Document Type Advisor Name
Juan Banda Framework for Creating Large-Scale Content-Based Image Retrieval System (CBIR) for Solar Data Analysis Ph.D. Comprehensive Rafal Angryk
Juan Banda Framework for Creating Large-Scale Content-Based Image Retrieval System (CBIR) for Solar Data Analysis Ph.D. Thesis Rafal Angryk
Grant Nelson VIDESUPRA: An Astrophysics Simulator M.S. Thesis Denbigh Starkey
Travis Schanz A Taxonomy of Modular Grime in Design Patterns M.S. Thesis Clem Izurieta
Scott Wahl Error-Bounded Probabilistic Graphical Model Simplification Ph.D. Comprehensive John Sheppard
Leif Wickland PHP Acceleration in the Cloud M.S. Project Rocky Ross

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