Introductions and Interests (approximate!)
Santiago: good background
Colin Project: .jar analyzer
Ben: Mechanical System control
Thomas: bkgd w/ 1st Robotics and web programming
Amseram ? (can't read my writing) Computer to help organize and describe complex systems. (like Colin?)
Brad: AI and linguistics, Project: Chatbot.
Ben: Prior experience with IT org: Proj. an inventory system for computers, to be used by management.
Hayden: Google maps (for campus?)
Jacob: apps, natural language, musical instrument simulation, engineering.
Aaron: AI, reverse engineering
Stephen: Graphics, AI and Graphics
Shuchin lots of ideas, microcontrollers, quadcopter and blimp...
Jacob: wants a project with lasting impact and users.
Edward Music, analytical music files
Alex: Google maps for UR campus
James: Optics major: Rendering for graphics, machine learning.
Brandon: microcontrollers and motion sensing
Forgive inaccuracies in above list: students should begin back-channel comms, refining ideas, counting heads. How encourage that? BB discussion groups? private email lists? googlegroups???
Friday a brainstorming day, try to come up with about 7 -10 projects (at 4 people each 7 is a minimum, yes?!).