` DCS860A Emerging Information Technologies I - Pace University
Syllabus: Emerging Information Technologies I
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1
Sat
Sep 8
Course Introduction
Exercise: "Thinking outside the box"  
Technology Life Cycle (TLC): Kendall/Kurzweil
Kurzweil's Law of Accelerating Returns
     leading to The Singularity: movie book summit
Biometrics, Pattern Recognition, and Data Mining
Biometrics v Pattern Reco
Readings:
  Kurzweil's Law Accel. Returns
  Kurzweil's Paradigm Shifts
  TLC: Kendall Kurzweil
  Kurzweil BBC YouTube(not req)
  Did you know? A  B  C (not req)
Quiz 1: TLC+Kurzweil's Law
2
Sat
Sep 29
Data Mining
Dr Tappert, Pen-Centric Interfaces avd

Review Witten chapters 1-3
Manfredi, DPS'03: Handwriting Style Analysis
Readings: Witten: chapters 1-3

Quiz 2: Witten: chapters 1-3
3
Sat
Oct 27
Pattern Recognition
Dr Chris Nwosisi, DPS'09, Decision Tree for DVT

Witten - Chapter 4 Highlights
Pattern Recognition: Basics
ISECON2011-Projects/Research Interplay slides 
     Dissertation Research Ideas in Computing
Readings: Witten chapter 4
     Pattern Recognition Basics

Quiz 3: Witten ch4 + Pat Reco
4
Sat
Nov 17
Biometrics see Biometric Group Biometrics.gov

Bio-Dance  Bio-Knock  Translator

Biometrics Basics
Keystroke Biometric
Readings: Biometrics Basics

Quiz 4: Biometrics Basics
Quiz 5: Biometrics + Keystroke
5
Sat
Dec 15
Quantum Cryptography and Computing

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

Readings: Quantum Papers

  Navajo  Vienna

Weka Team Assignment
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