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Alex Lamson

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

Projects

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

Made in collaboration with Chris Raff

Scala-image
Library written in Scala as a wrapper around Image.java.
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Tilt Pong
One player pong. If you're on a phone, you can play it by tilting the device.
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. Made for CS682.

Made in 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. Made for CS328.

Made in collaboration with Chris Raff and Eben Sherwood

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Subreddit Predictor
Machine learning model predicts what subreddit a text post came from. The model had 66% accuracy over 10 classes. Made for CS585.

Made in collaboration with Hari Hara Subramanian Krishnamoorthy

A credit-card sized computer is plugged into a small round speaker.
Rasberry Pi Greeter
Program 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.

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