Headshot of Alex smiling outside while wearing a dress shirt and tie.

Alex Lamson

Hi, I'm a first year Computer Science grad student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Projects

Several hundred glowing LEDs form a one foot tall cube on a table.
LED Cube
83 RGB neopixel lattice built from scratch. Final project for CS290.

Collaboration with Chris Raff

Smart Skates
Track your skating activity and look cool at the same time. Final project for CS390.

Collaboration with Chris Raff

The smart glasses on a white background.
W!NCE
Classify facial expressions and pain using EOG and IMU data from smart glasses. Research project.

Collaboration with Soha Rostaminia et al.

An out-of-place floret of broccoli sits on a car dashboard.
Context Free Network
Exploration in the effects of context on image classification with neural networks. Final project for CS682.

Collaboration with Chris Raff

A handheld phone displays the word 'Microphone' with the words 'engineering lab 304' underneath.
Location from sound
App that determines your location from the ambient audio of the room. Final project for CS328.

Collaboration with Chris Raff and Eben Sherwood

Pong game shows a paddle and ball, with the score and high score at the top.
Tilt Pong
One player pong. If you're on a phone, you can play it by tilting the device. Made for fun.
The mascot of Reddit, a smiling white alien with red eyes.
Subreddit Predictor
Predict what subreddit a text post came from. The model had 66% accuracy over 10 classes. Final project for CS585.

Collaboration with Hari Hara Subramanian Krishnamoorthy

Scala-image
Library written in Scala as a wrapper around Image.java. Made for fun.
A credit-card sized computer is plugged into a small round speaker.
Rasberry Pi Greeter
Python script that greets you when you arrive to your room. Uses bluetooth to detect a registered phone, then uses text-to-speech to greet you aloud. Made for fun.

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