Syllabus: Emerging Information Technologies I
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1
Sat
Sep 11
Course Introduction - review course website
"Thinking outside the box"  
Overview of the biometrics & pattern recognition
Projects/Research Interplay slides Journal-2010
     Dissertation Research Ideas in Computing

Dr. Robert Zack, DPS'10 BTAS2010 Paper slides

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 BBC YouTube(not req)
  Did you know? A  B  C (not req)
Quizzes:
  Quiz 1: TLC+Kurzweil's Law
  Quiz 2: Biometrics: chap 1-3
2
Sat
Oct 9
Biometrics: cf Biometric Group Biometrics.gov

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

Pattern Recognition: basics
Keystroke Biometric: Journal Article 2010  slides
Bio-Dance  Bio-Knock  Translator
Readings:
  Pattern Recognition Basics
  Keystroke Material
Presentation Evaluation 1
Quizzes:
  Quiz 3: Pat Reco: basics
  Quiz 4: Biometrics: keystroke
3
Sat
Oct 30
Cloud Computing

SOA and WebServices on steroids
Cloud Security

Pattern Recognition: Bayes
Readings: Biometrics ch 5-7
  Pattern Recognition Bayes
Presentation Evaluation 2
Quizzes:
  Quiz 5: Pat Reco: Bayes
  Quiz 6: Biometrics: chap 5-7
4
Sat
Nov 20
Mobility

Dr. Leslie Liu, Mobility
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains

Brief review of biometrics & pat reco readings
Pattern Recognition: Pen-Centric Shorthand
Readings: Biometrics ch 9-11
  Pattern Recognition Shorthand
Presentation Evaluation 3
Quizzes:
  Quiz 7: Pat Reco: shorthand
  Quiz 8: Biometrics: chap 9-11
5
Sat
Dec 18
Quantum Cryptography and Computing

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

Pattern Recognition: Neural Nets  Paper
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Team Presentations (20 min each)  t1  t2  t3
Readings:  Pat Reco Neural Nets
  Quantum Encryption  Navajo
Presentation Evaluations 4&5
Team Assignment
Quizzes:
  Quiz 9: Pat Reco: Neural Nets
  Quiz 10: Quantum material