As a growing number of grade schools complement traditional textbooks with computer tablets, senior Jeff Stern is using a top Elon University award to research the way children retain information from the two types of media.
Daniel M. Russell, über tech lead for Google Search Quality & User Happiness, encouraged School of Communications students to stay on top of changes to search engine technology as he offered advice for delving deeper into online queries.
Elon University students in a Winter Term "Burst the Bubble" course welcomed local children and their parents to campus in late January for activities that exposed youth to the academic and career possibilities of programming and software design.
The first paper is on the new tools and artifacts used to study software development empirically, while the second paper describes how to use text mining techniques on the StackOverflow software development website.
The article presents an infrastructure for the replicable study of email archives.
In a Thursday afternoon forum, Steve Wozniak fielded questions from an Elon University community fascinated by his views on technology, Steve Jobs and the way the personal computer he invented four decades ago revolutionized the world.
Steve “The Woz” Wozniak encouraged members of the Elon University community on Thursday to “build in an element of fun” into everything they do and that “sometimes you make your best decisions when you’re forced to.”
2013 graduate David Williams and Associate Professor Duke Hutchings won the Best Conference Paper award for their work, "Efficiency and Device Versatility of Graphical and Textual Passwords," presented at AMCIS on Aug. 16, 2013, in Chicago.
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Dave Powell presented a paper co-authored with Joel Hollingsworth titled "Seeding the Cloud with Students from Every Computer Science Undergraduate Program" at the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems held from July 4-7, 2013 in Angers, France.
The papers, presented at the 10th Mining Software Repositories Working Conference in San Francisco, describe two novel data sets collected, curated and freely donated to the empirical software engineering research community.
The Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2013) has accepted for presentation and publication the co-authored work of Elon senior David Williams and Elon assistant professor Duke Hutchings. The paper is titled "Efficiency and Device Versatility of Graphical and Textual Passwords."
Megan Squire, associate professor in the Department of Computing Sciences, has been awarded the Best Pedagogical Paper award at the International Association of Computer Information Systems 2012 conference, held Oct. 3-6 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
The article, published in the International Journal of Open Source Systems and Processes, reviews the ways in which researchers use email to study the software development process.
Thomas Price ‘13 developed a mobile application for middle and high school students to create their own video games using math and science principles.
Megan Squire, an associate professor in the Department of Computing Sciences, has been awarded a research grant for computational resources provided by Amazon for 2013-15.
Megan Squire, associate professor of computing sciences, and David Williams '13 have published and presented work titled "Describing the Software Forge Ecosystem."