Dr. William Sverdlik
Department of Computer Science
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti , MI 48197 USA                                        

512E Pray-Harrold
Phone: 734-487-7081
e-mail: wsverdlik@emich.edu

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Winter 2012 Schedule
COSC 105 Computing and Social Responsibility
    MW    8:00-9:50 (PH 217 )

COSC 146 Applied Programming
    MW    11:00-12:50 (PH 514)

COSC 667 Machine Learning and Data Mining
    MW    5:30-6:45 (PH 619)

Office Hours:
    MW    1:00-3:00 
    W       3:00-5:00 
    other times by appointment

 Work and fun web sites to visit:

TREADS - Text Reading and Summarization Systems  
    A web based tool for individuals with reading disabilities. Developed by students Nik Estep, Eric Schweller and myself. Still under development.
Power Wheels Robot - Summer 2008
    What I did over the summer (with a little help from Erik and Viola Schweller and Mike Garrison). Preparing for the Robotics class in the fall semester.
Ecuador May 2008
    Amazing Trip!!  And students get credit for this!! Those guys in Biology sure have fun.
ReaLC-3 Group( Fall 2008-Winter 2009)
    EMU computer science students are building a computer!
Autonomous Robot developed in COSC 479/592 Fall 2008
    Video by Byron Heads, Aaron Schacht and Mike Garrison presented at Undergraduate Symposium 2009
Get Green! Watch electricity production from solar panels on top of the Ypsilanti Food Coop in real time (Winter 2009)
    Nik Estep and I  develop web site for Dave Strenski on this really cool project (Nik did most of the work....I watched a lot)
Read about Estep and Sverdlik here
    FLASH! Google discovers Solar Ypsi software and features it in a video!
Operating Systems from Scratch
    Ambitious students create the next Linux (almost) - Nathan Mentley, Nicholas Handran, Brian Johnson
He said what ?? Those EMU professors.........

Here are some really good computer related links (and people I really like to read!!!):
    Jon Kleinberg - HITS algorithm, web search, social networks  
    Lillian Lee - Computational linguistics
    Brian Davison - Web search, machine learning
    Andrew Moore - These are the best tutorials on Machine Learning and Data Mining around!
    Dragomir Radev - Text summarization
    Lada Adamic - Social networks, blogspace structure and other cool stuff
    Tom Mitchell - AI, Machine Learning
    Web Research at Carnegie Mellon - Tom Mitchell's research group
    Information Dynamics Lab - at HP
    Dave Cook - Sorry, I couldn't resist. Cool page for robot hobbyists!
    Seattle Robotics Society - One of the better robot clubs around
    Robotics at Stanford University

Are you interested in the  Computer Science Club ? If so, please contact me!
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