Collection of Master's Theses and Final Projects for Programs within the Computer and Information Science Department, with the College of Engineering.

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  • SECURITY CHALLENGES IN SDN IMPLEMENTATION 

    Patil, Pradnya; Hash, Larry; Advisor; White, Joshua; Reviewer; Tekeoglu, Ali, Reviewer (2018-05)
    This study analyzes how security challenges caused by data and control layer separation in the SDN, such as Denial of Service attacks and unauthorized access attacks, limit SDN deployment. This study also offers network ...
  • Password Habits of Security Literate Individuals 

    Mahesh, Namrata; Hash, Larry; Advisor; Marsh, John; Reviewer; White, Joshua; Reviewer (2018-05)
    In the age of the Internet, the common user has accounts on multiple websites. Basic account authentication has a username and a password. While username may be common knowledge, passwords are secret, and it is important ...
  • OBJECT ORIENTED ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK SIMULATOR IN TEXT AND SYMBOL RECOGNITION 

    Piszcz, Alan; Ishaq, Naseem; Advisor; Novillo, Jorge E; Reviewer; Sengupta, Saumendra; Reviewer (1993)
    Objected oriented languages and artificial neural networks are new areas of research and development. This thesis investigates the application of artificial neural networks using an object oriented C++ backpropagation ...
  • Applicability of the Julia Programming Language to Forward Error-Correction Coding in Digital Communications Systems 

    Quinn, Ryan; Andriamanalimanana, Bruno R.; Advisor; Sengupta, Saumendra; Reviewer; Spetka, Scott; Reviewer (2018-05)
    Traditionally SDR has been implemented in C and C++ for execution speed and processor efficiency. Interpreted and high-level languages were considered too slow to handle the challenges of digital signal processing (DSP). ...
  • NYS Fair Events Mobile Application With Client-Side Caching 

    Kanala, Sumant; Cheng, Chen-Fu; Advisor; Gherasoiu, Iulian; Reviewer; Tekeoglu, Ali; Reviewer (2017-12)
    NYS Fair Events collects data about fair events which happen in New York state throughout the year, bundles them, displays the upcoming events and useful information about the event itself, the weather and forecast prediction, ...
  • Social Media Emoji Analysis, Correlations and Trust Modeling 

    Preisendorfer, Matthew; Sengupta, Sam; Adviser; White, Joshua; Adviser; Tekeoglu, Ali; Adviser (2018-01-18)
    Twitter is an ever-growing social-media platform where users post tweets, or small messages, for all of their followers to see and react to. This is old news of course, as the platform first launched over ten years ago. ...
  • Comparison of Network Switch Architectures by CISCO 

    Vemula, Veera Venkata Satyanarayana; Hash, Larry; Advisor (2016-02-01)
    This project is targeted to compare two major switching architectures provided by CISCO. CISCO is a network device manufacturer who has contributed to networking world by inventing many networking protocols which are used ...
  • The Deep Space Network - A Technology Case Study and What Improvements to the Deep Space Network are Needed to Support Crewed Missions to Mars? 

    Falke, Prasad; Hash, Larry; Advisor; Marsh, John; Reviewer; White, Joshua; Reviewer; Climek, David; Reviewer; Kwiat, Kevin; Reviewer (2017-05-28)
    The purpose of this thesis research is to find out what experts and interested people think about Deep Space Network (DSN) technology for the crewed Mars mission in the future. The research document also addresses possible ...
  • A Technology Case Study on Integrating Open Stack with SDN for Internet Connectivity using BGP 

    Gonuguntla, Raja Bhushan Rao; Hash, Larry; Advisor (2016-12)
    There were many developments in Internet usage, which resulted in significant increase in Internet routing. With existing networking infrastructure, it is difficult to meet these requirements and causing more cost and less ...
  • A Normative Architecture for an Online Agent-Based Healthcare System 

    Bhaiya, Neha; Novillo, Jorge; Advisor; Rezk, Mohamed; Reviewer (2017-05)
    In this thesis, we envisage an opportunistic Multi-Agent System (MAS) system in Health Care Domain by using wearable and ingestible body sensors. This thesis develops an integrated and an emergent normative logical collection, ...
  • Accessible Formal Methods: A Study of the Java Modeling Language 

    Rawding, Michael; Andriamanalimanana, Bruno; Advisor; Spetka, Scott; Reviewer; Vishwanathan, Roopa; Reviewer (2017-04-17)
    While formal methods offer the highest level of confidence that software behaves as intended, they are notoriously difficult to use. The Java Modeling Language and the associated OpenJML tool aim to make formal specification ...
  • Image Processing In F# 

    Odoi, Kaia; Andriamanalimanana, Bruno; Advisor; Novillo, Jorge; Reviewer; Sengupta, Sam; Reviewer (2017-05-01)
    Image searching is an essential feature of many software applications. Histograms can be used to represent the pixel color intensities of images. Measuring the similarities between images by comparing the histograms can ...
  • Employee Collaboration in Sharepoint 

    Vempati, Sai Sandeep Soumithri; Chiang, Chen-Fu; Adviser; Novillo, Jorge; Reviewer; Rezk, Mohamed; Reviewer (2016-12-01)
    This project aims at developing a portal for a company’s internal needs that include leave portal, a pre-sales dashboard and a document sharing list for the employees in SharePoint Online. SharePoint Online is web based ...
  • An Inventory Management App in Salesforce 

    Chennamaneni, Rahul Madhava Rao; Chiang, Chen-Fu; Adviser; Novillo, Jorge; Reviewer; Rezk, Mohamed, Reviewer (2016-12-01)
    Salesforce is a cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) software that accelerates business relationships and can transform the working lives of the team. Marc Benioff developed it in the late 1990s and now it ...
  • New Techniques for Public Key Encryption with Sender Recovery 

    Godi, Murali; Viswanathan, Roopa; Adviser; Novillo, Jorge; Reviewer; Chiang, Chen-Fu; Reviewer (2016-12-15)
    In this paper, we consider a situation where a sender transmits a ciphertext to a receiver using a public-key encryption scheme, and at a later point of time, wants to retrieve the plaintext, without having to request the ...
  • People’s Perception of Smart Home Devices in their Homes & the Factors which Influence this Perception 

    Thakur, Versha; Hash, Larry; Adviser; Marsh, John; Reviewer; Tekeoglu, Ali; Reviewer (2016-12-01)
    This thesis is to determine people’s perception of Smart home devices and the factors which influence this perception. Smart Home devices are becoming more common as many companies are launching various such devices. ...
  • Data Mining and Bi Data Warehousing Based Implementation for a Random Film Studio 

    Bonthi, Sneha; Andriamanalimanana, Bruno; Adviser; Rezk, Mohamed; Reviewer; Reale, Michael; Reviewer (2016-12-01)
    The purpose of this report is to study a dataset of movies and analyse the possibility and feasibility of implementing a data warehousing or a data mining application to improve analytics and decision making. The project ...
  • What Do Customers Really Seek From Their Mobile Service Providers? 

    Ramkrishna, Deepa; Hash, Larry; Adviser; Marsh, John; Reviewer (2016-12-17)
    With the number of smartphone and wireless internet users set to increase at a rapid pace over the next few years, there is an increased need for a next generation mobile wireless technology such as 5G. Before discussing ...
  • Swarm Intelligence in the Multi Agent System Environment 

    Bollam, Sravani; Sengupta, Saumendra; Adviser; Chiang, Chen-Fu; Reviewer; Rezk, Mohamed; Reviewer (2016-12-20)
    This thesis is focused on the use of naturally occurring concept of “swarm intelligence” to multiagentcsystems, namely the relatively new system-theoretic framework known as Swarm Intelligence Systems (SIS). In this work, ...
  • Botnet Campaign Detection on Twitter 

    Fields, Jeremy; Sengupta, Saumendra; Adviser; White, Joshura; Reviewer; Spetka, Scott; Reviewer (2016-08)
    The goal of this thesis is to investigate and analyze botnet activity on social media networks. We first start by creating an algorithm and scoring method for “likely bots,” and analyze them in conjunction with their ...

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