Senior Thesis Projects in Computer Science

Each academic experience builds toward your senior thesis project. It’s required for graduation, and our students tell us that while it’s demanding, it’s also one of the most rewarding experiences of their lives. Here are some thesis projects in Computer Science:

“Guerrilla Clusters for Science: The Application of Genetic Algorithms to Spectroscopy” by Noah Henry Anderson

“Identifying Melanoma Using Computer Vision and an Artificial Neural Network” by Hannah Rivers

“Synaptic Neural Networks--Supervised Learning Without Weights” by Chris Caswell

“A BASIC Compiler” by Curtis Dyreson

“New College Modula: A Revision of Modula-2 Providing a Superior Tool for Large Program and Systems Development” by William G. Giltinan, Jr.

“Another One Bites the Dot: Teaching a Neural Network to Play Pac-Man Using Biologically Motivated Learning Techniques” by Daniel Matthew Goldsmith

“An Implementation of Virtual Private Networking for the Linux Operating System” by Joshua Heling

“OS/2ª: An in Depth Look at the Operating System of the Future” by Darrell Kienzle

“Data Compression Techniques for Digital Images: Adaptations of Known Techniques Applied to Image Data” by Bregitte Renate Pracht

“The Implementation of a Relational Database Management System on the IBM Series One Minicomputer” by Donald Bruce Sanderson

“Affine-Invariant Fourier Descriptions for Feature-Based Facial Recognition” by Erica Schechter

“The New College ModComp III Minicomputer” by Tim Seaver

“Object Recognition Using Fourier Descriptors Technique” by Thu Anh Tu

“Poolside: A Computational Notebook” by David Wyde

“Temporal Sequence Analysis of Bottlenose Dolphin Vocalizations” by Joshua T. Abbott

“Orientation and Navigation in Animals and Robots” by Matthew High Reynolds

“Mucking about in the 'Big Blue' Sewer” by Timothy Magill

“An Investigation of Uncertainty in the Dreams of the Institutionalized Elderly” by Mauri A. Ziff

“Improving Imperative Programming Languages: A Modula-3 Compiler” by Michael A. Wells

“A Survey of the Database Management System Industry” by Charles Arendt 

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