Comps, honors papers, and prize-winning works of the Computer Science Department are featured here. All works have been self-submitted by the student authors. Descriptive information about each work is available to search or browse. Access to the full text of the works is limited to current Carleton affiliates with faculty permission. Learn more about how to submit your work and how to request access to the full text of works.


Submissions from 2019

Tianna Avery, Quinn Mayville, Yingying Wang, and Megan Zhao, Using Natural Language Techniques to Identify the Hero, Villain, and Victim in News Articles, 2019, Computer Science (CS)

Sophia Colette Moore Buehrer, Nathaniel Lovin, Mahdi Hassan Mohamed, Benjamin Stone, and Kiran Tomlinson, Beyond the Buzzword: Demystifying Blockchains, 2019, Computer Science (CS)

Yitong Chen, Delroy Mangal, Ethan Somes, and Anna Johnson, Art, Interactivity and Robotics: Redesign a Course, 2019, Computer Science (CS)

Benjamin Krischer Greene, Galen William Quinn Berger-Fletcher, Tenzin Dophen, and Malcolm Grossman, Storytelling with Skynet, 2019, Computer Science (CS)

Ritvik Kar, Aidan White, Tate Bosler, and Kaixing Wu, Burst Your Bubble, 2019, Computer Science (CS)

Tina Liu, Jordan Sybesma, Jordon O'Kelly, Kha Huynh, Sonia Moreno, and Martin Hoffman, Keyping Track: Creating a data collection web app for the Northfield Union of Youth, 2019, Computer Science (CS)

Claudia Sorcha Naughton, Bryce Thomas Barton, Chae Won Kim, James Yang, and Sydney Laura Botz, Is Your Food Real? Improving Workflow for the Real Food Calculator to Facilitate Sustainable and Transparent Food Purchases, 2019, Computer Science (CS)

Samuel Michio Nozaki, Isaac Martin Haseley, Yanhan Lyu, Ziyang Gao, Kevin Foss Christianson, and Syed Usama Amer, Building Big: Globalizing the Open Food Network, 2019, Computer Science (CS)

Jonathan Reichman, Mark Roth, Quinn Schiller, Nathan Mannes, Alex Schneider, and Joh Farmer, The LAN Ranger: Monitoring Network Traffic to Determine IoT Device Security, 2019, Computer Science (CS)

Noah James Someck, Anton Karl Nagy, Thomas Scruggs, and Joshua Gerstein, RuntimeSearch: Debugging Made Easier, 2019, Computer Science (CS)

Chris Tordi, Eva Grench, Alex Davis, Ethan Cassel-Mace, Hannah Barnstone, and Miaoye Que, Harnessing Carleton's Forgotten Data: Energy Analytics for Improved Campus Sustainability, 2019, Computer Science (CS)

Submissions from 2018

Ammar Babar, Claire Tagoe, Robert Lord, Emma Posega, Kilian Roberts, and Nick Spinale, Coding Without Borders, 2018, Computer Science (CS)

Estelle Bayer, Martha Durrett, Brendan Friesen, Adam Klein, Bard Swallow, and Sam Wiseman, Hot Topics: Topic Modeling of Latin Text, 2018, Computer Science (CS)

Julia K. Connelly, Joey Long, Kevin Kowalewski, Yijun Wang, Nicki Polyakov, and Noah Brackenbury, Taking the Winter Wellness Challenge Mobile, 2018, Computer Science (CS)

David Carey Goodell, Lindsey Morgan Chavez, Russell Gray Smith, Rachel Marie Moore, and Jack Lincoln Wines, The Key: Improved Data Management for the Union of Youth, 2018, Computer Science (CS)

Michael Oliver Kipp, Holden Wolf Greenberg, Macallan Hardy Brown, Mark Bartholomew Iserloth, and Simon Alexander Bilsky-Rollins, Shottey, 2018, Computer Science (CS)

Dustin Tobias Michels, Carolyn Ryan, Jack Lightbody, Jonathan Bisila, Kiya Govek, and Zephyr Lucas, Unified Energy System: What's the Point?, 2018, Computer Science (CS)

Micah Jazz Nacht, Ju Yun Kim, Daniel William Mayer, Adam Avery Tigar, Lazar Radomir Zamurovic, and Xingfan Xia, Tree Discovery: Applying Machine Learning to Determine Document Relevancy, 2018, Computer Science (CS)

Adante Ratzlaff, Kerim Celik, Chelsea Ying, Charlie Anderson, Teddy Willard, and Lucy Wu, Prairie 2: A Digital Toolkit for Historians, 2018, Computer Science (CS)

Camden Allan Shireman Sikes, Xi Chen, Maryam Hedayati, Aman Panda, Duo Tao, and Tegan Ellen Wilson, Does the Net Work? Computationally Modeling Differences in the Mental Lexicon, 2018, Computer Science (CS)

Andrew Thomas Lawrence Woosnam, Olivia Carwen Phillips, John William Kennelly, Martin Richard Green, Veronica Child, and Jesse Jerome Pierre Bolton, Carleton Energy Mobile App, 2018, Computer Science (CS)

Submissions from 2017

Samuel Boswell, Ryan Saeta, Tore Banta, Alex Mathson, Aditya Subramanian, and Charlie Enriquez-Sarano, Making Your Advisor Obsolete: A Dialogue System, 2017, Computer Science (CS)

Charlie P. Imhoff, Brennan BF Kuo, Caitlin L. Donahue, Graham P. Earley, Chris K. Shoemaker, and Matt J. Javaly, Prairie, 2017, Computer Science (CS)

Hailey Jones, Jonah Tuchow, Tristan Leigh, and Caleb Braun, Mytinerary, 2017, Computer Science (CS)

Emily Marie Kampa, Evie Sarah Rosenberg, Allie Claire Warren, and Phoebe Katherine Nell Wooldridge, GoScenic: A Navigation System Enhancing Visual Experience, 2017, Computer Science (CS)

Elliot C. Mawby, Bowman Brown, Josh You, Kiet Tran, and Tao Liu, Fast and Futuristic, 2017, Computer Science (CS)

Brynna Mering, Wanchen Yao, Sam Neubauer, Marco Dow, Zoe Peterson, and Margaret Crenshaw, AlgeBar: A Bar Modeling iPad App for Algebra Students and Teachers, 2017, Computer Science (CS)

Ruyi NA Shen, Ben Lortie Smolinsky Withbroe, Kirsten Alvira Baker, Tom NA Choi, and Will NA Richards, Where the Rubber Meets the Code: Autonomous Vehicle Development in a Simulated Environment, 2017, Computer Science (CS)

Michael John Stoneman, Joseph Feik Adkisson, James David Emery, Alex Davis Griese, Zack Culver Considine, and Danny Joseph Leal, Fix My Bug, 2017, Computer Science (CS)

Eric Thomas Walker, Isaac Howard Garfinkle, Dylan Drew Forbes, Mica Mantilla, Kai Pei, and Reilly William Hallstrom, Personal Puzzle Producer, 2017, Computer Science (CS)

JordiKai Ka ua aloha nou 'oe o lakea Watanabe-Inouye, Ryan Gorey, Sofia Serrano, Shatian Wang, and Eunjin (Jinny) Cho, Reading User's Preferences, 2017, Computer Science (CS)

Renzhi Wu, Grant Terrien, Aidan Holloway-Bidwell, and Lucy Lu, AccuRate: iPhone Heart Rate Monitor, 2017, Computer Science (CS)

Submissions from 2016

Chet Patrick Aldrich, Greg Erlandson, Sherry Gu, Haley Hinze, Nayely Martinez, and Ibrahim Rabbani, Carleton Sesquicentennial Mobile App, 2016, Computer Science (CS)

Josephine Ruth Bealle, Julia Liebmann Kroll, Anmol Raina, Phuong Khoat Hoang Dinh, Josh Lipstone, and Laura Jean Press Biester, Event Detection: For People Who Are Too Lazy to Read the News, 2016, Computer Science (CS)

Camille Metina Benson, Julia Bindler, Jonathan Brodie, Stephen Grinich, Sam Hinh, and Risako Owan, CaregiverNet, 2016, Computer Science (CS)

Alec John Bunnell, Eric Alexander Ewing, Erika K. Fitzpatrick, Samuel Adam Vinitsky, and Jerry Ye Zhou, Pitch Perfect: A Vocal Manipulation Tool, 2016, Computer Science (CS)

Adam Canady, Hami Abdi, Raven Pillmann, Ian Kapelke, David Pickart, and Greg Sharpe, 3D Scene Reconstruction, 2016, Computer Science (CS)

Valerie Lambert, David Anderson, Dan Hamalainen, Edward Kwiatkowski, and Sam Spaeth, Slitherlink, 2016, Computer Science (CS)

Chielon Scott Yang, Jonathan Green, Kiley Maki, Austin Infante Lane, Dean Knetzger, and Charles Eyermann, Self-Driving Comps, 2016, Computer Science (CS)

Submissions from 2015

Jonathon Liou, Sam Watson, Alex Calamaro, Karen Halls, and Yawen Chen, 3D Scanning on the Cheap, 2015, Computer Science (CS)

Alexander John Trautman, Larkin Flodin, Avery Johnson, Maraki Ketema, Will Schifeling, and Abby Lewis, Planet: A Spatial and Temporal Task Planner, 2015, Computer Science (CS)

Submissions from 2014

Daniel Alabi, Mikenna Everett, Jonathan Ahn, Will Martin, Carissa Knipe, and Carlton Keedy, Simba: Simulating a BikeShare Network, 2014, Computer Science (CS)

Casey Hansen Goodge, Daniel Isaac Barter, Benito Gregor Ramirez, Adan Fabian Nunez, and David Andrew Himelick, Broad Phase Collision Detection, 2014, Computer Science (CS)

Erin Hillary Wilson, A benchmark standard for predicting the gene targets of chemical perturbants, 2014, Computer Science (CS), Biology (BIOL)

Submissions from 2013

Matthew Charles Adams, Michael David Domingues, Rhys William Lindmark, Michael Jacob Reardon, Tung Nguyen Viet Phan, and Alexander Willis Voorhees, PyLearn: A Python Interpreter for Beginners, 2013, Computer Science (CS)

Jason Gabriel Cohn, Evan Robert Leibowitz, Eli F. Kamin, Daoji Huang, and Laurel Jeffers Orr, StikiWikit: What's for you on Wikipedia?, 2013, Computer Science (CS)

Veronica Elaine Lynn, Jack Mullaney, Rebecca Gelles, Ian Heinzman, Alex Kuntz, and Donny Mellstrom, Angry Words: An Automated Crossword Solver, 2013, Computer Science (CS)

Submissions from 2012

Denis Robert Griffis, Jonathan Merrill Garnaas-Holmes, Andrew Freeland, Christopher Becerra, and Tsusa Matsui, PIG: Packet Inspection Guru, 2012, Computer Science (CS)

Anya Elaine Johnson, Adrian Trunzo, Max Rush Lerner, Stephen Thomas Grabowski, and Michael William Groeneman, IPA: Internet Personal Assistant, 2012, Computer Science (CS)

Daniel Victor Schroeder, Colin James Howald, Andy Bouchard, and Daniel Solow, Translation by Numbers: Statistical Methods for Machine Translation, 2012, Computer Science (CS)

Submissions from 2011

Elizabeth Arakaki, Conrad Dean, Steven Holley, Henry Keiter, and Nathan Riemer, Syncronicity [sic], 2011, Computer Science (CS)

Eric Brenner, Daniel Ehrenberg, Paul Maple Carpenter, Aaron McCarty, and Travis Raines, HOOT! an optical character recognition system [Project: Text Recognition in Images], 2011, Computer Science (CS)

Murad Mehmet Salahi, Caleb Giuseppi Santangelo, and Nate Yale, Robot Tour Guide, 2011, Computer Science (CS)

Submissions from 2010

Peter Nelson, Erik Ruggles, James Sheridan, Samuel Vaughn Tucker, and Kei Kubo, Netflix Prize, 2010, Computer Science (CS)