Research Experience for Undergraduates in Software and Data Analytics

Research Experience for Undergraduates #

Software and Data Analytics #

May 23, 2022 - July 29, 2022 #

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Award #

Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), Research Experience for Undergraduates. This is a paid 10-week program, with a $6000 stipend, and an allowance for housing, meals, and travel. This program is hosted at East Carolina University in the Department of Computer Science.

Sample Research Projects #

The research focus is in Software and Data Analytics. The sample research projects cover open research topics in software and data analytics including, Code Recommendation for Programming Language Learners; Intelligent Program Update Detection and Automation; Human-Computer Collaborative Dialogue Systems; Using Machine Learning to Estimate Software Development Effort; Understanding Implicit Extension APIs; Machine Learning Algorithms for Biometric Data Analysis; Performance Evaluation of Machine Learning Algorithms. Students participating in these projects will learn about topics including code recommendation systems, static program analysis, program transformation, classical techniques for classification in machine learning (e.g., k-nearest neighbors), deep learning, information retrieval, software testing, software maintenance, software repository mining, software quality metrics, crypto-currencies, and both theoretical and empirical measurements of algorithm performance.

Applicant Qualifications #

  • US citizen or permanent resident.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Current undergraduate students in software engineering, computer science, or related majors.
  • Underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as those from academic institutions with limited research opportunities in STEM.

Required Documents #

To apply, you need to fill out the application form. An unofficial transcript, letter of reference, and personal statement should also be sent to tabrizim@ecu.edu to complete your application. The letter of reference should be sent directly by the writer. The application deadline is March 15, 2022.