Anal Kanti Roy successfully defended his master’s thesis “Automation of Crawling Blogosphere based on Pattern Recognition” Thursday, November 21, 2019.  In attendance were committee members Dr. Nitin Agarwal (chair), Dr. Elizabeth Pierce, and Dr. Serpil Tokdemir Yuce as well as members of COSMOS.  Over the past two years, Roy has become very familiar with extracting online content. As COSMOS’ leading crawling expert, Roy has played a fundamental role in data extraction for various COSMOS research projects.   The motivation behind his work was not only the sheer volume of content published on blogs,  but also the influence these blogs can have on the public. Blogs areRead More →

Karen DiCicco successfully defended her master’s thesis “Blockchain Applications in Agriculture” Tuesday, November 19, 2019.  In attendance were committee members Dr. Nitin Agarwal (chair), Dr. Elizabeth Pierce, and Dr. Ningning Wu as well as members of COSMOS.  In December 2018, Karen graduated with her bachelor’s degree and Graduate Certificate in Data Science.  She will continue her research on blockchain applications as a University of Arkansas at Little Rock Information Science PhD student this Spring.    For more information about the Information Science programs offered, please visit https://ualr.edu/informationscience/. Read More →