By Jackson Brandberg, Ilina Mitra, and Alaena Roberds

Review of previous work:

Over the past few weeks, we have been working to improve sentence embeddings through deep learning to eventually improve message clustering in Prismia, an ed-tech virtual chat interface that allows students and instructors to have dynamic interactions over course material. In Part…


by Jackson Brandberg, Ilina Mitra and Alaena Roberds

Review of week 1:

Last week, we performed some preliminary exploratory data analysis as a first step to enhancing the Prismia, a virtual chat interface that allows students and instructors to have dynamic interactions over course material. You can read more about the steps we took…


by Alaena Roberds, Ilina Mitra and Jackson Brandberg

Background and context:

Prismia is a virtual chat interface that allows students and instructors to have dynamic interactions over course material. It was mainly created to fill a gap in what most other classroom evaluators lack. Alternatives like iClicker and LearningCatalytics are pretty limited to…


by Jackson Brandberg, Ilina Mitra, and Alaena Roberds

View our Google Colab notebook!

Review:

As introduced in the first blog post in this series, Cassava is an extremely important crop in Africa as it represents the second-largest provider of carbohydrates. As this crop is so vital, not only to the people…


by Ilina Mitra, Jackson Brandberg and Alaena Roberds

Review

In the first post of this series, we introduced the Cassava Leaf Dataset from Kaggle and our goal to use Convolution Neural Nets (CNNs) to classify images of cassava leaves as either healthy or as possessing a certain disease (of five different…


by Jackson Brandberg, Ilina Mitra, and Alaena Roberds

Cassava is one of Africa’s most important plants. It is the second-largest provider of carbohydrates (Kaggle) and is crucial to the livelihood of a large percentage of African farmers. …


I was recently down a dark, social media rabbit hole when I came across this post:

Clearly in no rush to finish my work, and dedicated to beating this puzzle, I stared at the image for some time. But the image was tricking my brain and I grew frustrated. Sure…

Alaena Roberds

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