Syllabus: Emerging Information Technologies I
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1
Sat
Sep 12
Course Introduction - review course website
"Thinking outside the box"  
Overview of the biometrics & text-entry texts

Interplay of Projects & Research slides
     Dissertation Research Ideas in Computing

Technology Life Cycle (TLC): Kendall/Kurzweil
Kurzweil's Law of Accelerating Returns
     leading to The Singularity:  movie  book  summit
Readings:
  Kurzweil's Law Accel. Returns
  Kendall: Preface+
  Kurzweil: Prologue & Chap 1
  Biometrics textbook: Ch 1-3
  Kurzweil article  BBC (not req)
  Did you know?'08  '09(not req)
Quizzes:
  Quiz 1: TLC+Kurzweil's Law
  Quiz 2: Biometrics Ch 1-3
2
Sat
Oct 10
Biometrics: cf Biometric Group Biometrics.gov

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

Brief review of biometrics & text-entry readings
Keystroke Biometric: chapter slides report slides
Readings:
  Biometrics Ch 5-7
  Keystroke material
Presentation Evaluation 1
Quizzes:
  Quiz 3: Biometrics Ch 5-7
  Quiz 4: Keystroke Biometric
3
Sat
Oct 31
Web 2.0 & Pattern Recognition

Dr. Jürg von Känel, IBM Research Web 2.0
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains

Brief review of biometrics & text-entry readings
Pattern Recog Bio-Dance Bio-Knock Translator
Readings:   Text Entry Ch 1-3
  Pattern Recog. material
Presentation Evaluation 2
Quizzes:
  Quiz 5: Pattern Recognition
  Quiz 6: Text Entry Ch 1-3
4
Sat
Nov 21
Pen-Centric Interfaces

Dr. Carl Abrams (DPS'06), Shape Matching
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains

Brief review of biometrics & text-entry readings
Pen-Centric Shorthand Interfaces
Readings: Biometrics Ch 9-11
  Text Entry Ch 6
  Pen Papers (skim)
Presentation Evaluation 3
Quizzes:
  Quiz 7: Biometrics Ch 9-11
  Quiz 8: Text Ch6+Shorthand
5
Sat
Dec 19
Quantum Cryptography and Computing

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

Biometrics & text-entry summary/discussion
Click here to take course survey
Team Presentations (20 min each)
Readings:
  Text Entry Ch 4,5,8
  Quantum Cryptography Navajo
Presentation Evaluations 4&5
Team Assignment
Quizzes:
  Quiz 9: Text Entry Ch 4,5,8
  Quiz 10: Quantum material