DCS860A Emerging Info Tech I, Syllabus Fall 2001
Take quizzes on Blackboard   Deliverables are shown in red
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1
Sat
Sep 8
Technology Life Cycle & Emerging ITs

Introduction to Pervasive Computing

Speaker: LTC Steve Parshley, USMA,WestPoint
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains
Read before 1st meeting:
Kurzweil: The singularity is near
Readings: Kendall: Chap 1&2
Kurzweil: Prologue & Part I
Technology and Change
Quizzes: due Oct 6
Quiz 1: Kendall Ch1/Kurzweil Ch1
Quiz 2: Kendall Chap 2
2
Sat
Oct 6
Pen Computing & Handwriting Recognition
    Tech: Pen Computing, Handwriting Reco
    Pen Applications and Products

Speaker: Dr. Jay Subrahmonia,
    Manager, Pen Technologies, IBM Research
    Talk Slides: Digital Ink Anywhere   InkXML
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains
Speaker: Dr. Sung-Hyuk Cha, Pace, 2-2:45 PPT
Readings: Kendall: Chap 4
Kurzweil: Parts II&III
Papers on Electronic Reserves
Pen Computing Papers
Quizzes: due Oct 6
Quiz 3: Pen papers 1,2,3
Quiz 4: Kurzweil book(due Oct27)
3
Sat
Oct 27
Speech Technologies & Voice Applications
    Technologies: Speech Reco & Synthesis
    Voice Applications and Products

Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Lai,   Talk Slides
    Speech Interface Designer, IBM Research     11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains
Readings: Kendall: Ch 5,13
Edgar: Ch 1, 5-8, skim rest
Papers on Electronic Reserves
Speech Papers
Quizzes: due Oct 27
Quiz 5: Speech papers/Edgar book
Quiz 6: Kendall, Chap 13
4
Sat
Nov 17
Artificial Intelligence
    Tech: Neural Networks, Expert Systems,
        Pattern Reco, NLP, Robotics, Game Playing
    AI Applications and Products

Speaker: Dr. Mike Gargano, Pace University
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains
Readings:Kendall: Ch 6,14
Papers on Electronic Reserves
AI Papers
Team Proposal due Nov 17
Quizzes: due Nov 17
Quiz 7: Kendall, Chap 6
Quiz 8: Kendall, Chap 14
5
Sat
Dec 15
Virtual Reality, Graphics,
    and Wearable Computers


Speaker: Rory Stuart,
    Author of The Design of Virtual Environments
       (Barricade 2001, ISBN 1569802076)
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains
    Topic: Virtual Reality
Readings: Kendall: Ch 7
Papers on Electronic Reserves
Rory Stuart's Book Introduction
Wearable Computer Papers
Research Paper due Dec 15
Quizzes: due Dec 15
Quiz 9: VR/Wearables
Quiz 10: Kendall, Chap 7