Independent Research

“A Rhetorical Analysis Approach to Natural Language Processing”      01/2012 – 08/2012

  • Applied a method of literary analysis to problems in Natural Language Processing and developed novel solutions to several open problems

“Design and Implementation of a Spatial Autocorrelation System”     06/2012 – 08/2012

  • Worked on the TerraFly project –
  • Designed and implemented a Spatial Autocorrelation system, the first prototype of what will eventually become the TerraFly Spatial Analysis tools
  • Completed at: Florida International University High Performance Database Research Center

“Decreasing Latency on a Distributed Microblogging System”              06/2011 – 08/2012

  • Designed, implemented, unittested, and simulated the message recovery system for a Peer-to-Peer alternative to Twitter: Litter
  • Worked remotely updating the Litter web interface
  • Completed at: University of Florida Advanced Computing and Information Systems Laboratory