Syllabus: Emerging Information Technologies I
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1
Sat
Sep 8
Course Introduction - review course website
Emerging IT Conf. (NJ'07)  Microsoft Surface
"Thinking outside the box"   Profession of IT
Overview of the biometrics & text-entry texts

Technology Life Cycle: Kendall/Kurzweil
Kurzweil's Law of Accelerating Returns
    (leading to The Singularity is Near)
Research Ideas   CSIS Research Day
Readings:
  Kurzweil's Law Accel. Returns
  Kendall: Preface+
  Kurzweil: Prologue & Chap 1
  Kurzweil related article(not req)
Quizzes: due session1+1 week
  Quiz1: Kendall/Kurzweil Ch1
  Quiz2: Kurzweil Law Acc Ret
2
Sat
Oct 6
Biometrics: cf Biometric Group Biometrics.gov

Dr. Nalini Ratha, Biometrics at IBM Research
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains

Brief review of biometrics & text-entry readings
Research/Projects Interplay  slides  Educ Ideas
Readings:
  Biometrics Ch 1-3
  Text Entry Ch 1-3
Presentation Evaluation 1
Quizzes:
  Quiz 3: Biometrics Ch 1-3
  Quiz 4: Text Entry Ch 1-3
3
Sat
Oct 27
Biometrics and Pattern Recognition

Dr.Sung-Hyuk Cha, Biometrics Research Ideas
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains

Brief review of biometrics & text-entry readings
Pattern Recognition Biometric Dance Translator
Readings: Biometrics Ch 5-7
  Text Entry Ch 4-5
Presentation Evaluation 2
Quizzes:
  Quiz 5: Biometrics Ch 5-7
  Quiz 6: Text Entry Ch 4-5
4
Sat
Nov 17
Handwriting Recognition & Pen Computing

Dr. Mary Villani (DPS'06), Keystroke Studies
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains

Brief review of biometrics & text-entry readings
Brief Introduction to Historical Research
Pen Computing+Shorthand+Xerox vs Palm
Readings: Biometrics Ch 9-11
  Text Entry Ch 6
  Pen Papers(skim)+JeffHawkins
Presentation Evaluation 3
Quizzes:
  Quiz 7: Biometrics Ch 9-11
  Quiz8: Text Ch6+PenPapers
5
Sat
Dec 15
Quantum Cryptography and Computing

Dr. Ron Frank, Quantum Key Distribution
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains

Biometrics & text-entry summary/discussion
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Team Presentations (15 min each)
Readings:
  Text Entry Ch 8,10,14
  Quantum Cryptography Navajo
Presentation Evaluations 4&5
Team Assignment
Quizzes:
  Quiz9: TextEntry Ch 8,10,14
  Quiz 10: Quantum material