Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Results

2017 REU participant's Experience 

Link for Garrett Bingham's personal website

Papers

  1. MORPH-II: FEATURE VECTOR DOCUMENTATION (non-refereed). [pdf]
  2. IMAGE PRE-PROCESSING USING OPENCV LIBRARY ON MORPH-II FACE DATABASE (non-refereed). [pdf]
  3. PRELIMINARY STUDIES ON A LARGE FACE DATABASE MORPH-II (non-refereed). [pdf]
  4. MORPH-II: INCONSISTENCIES AND CLEANING WHITEPAPER (non-refereed). [pdf]
  5. MORPH-II: A PROPOSED SUBSETTING SCHEME WHITEPAPER (non-refereed). [pdf]

Successes

  1. Kevin Park was accepted to work as the Senior Statistician for the Eli Lilly Company in Indianapolis. April 2018.
  2. Rachel Towner was accepted into the Oregon's EcoInformatics Summer Institute. March 2018.
  3. Katherine Kempfert was funded as an ISTI Fellowship to participate in the Information Science Technology Institute 2018 Parallel Computing Summer Research Internship at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. February 2018.
  4. Benjamin Yip was accepted to the NSCU Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) degree program. January 2018.
  5. Jonathan Fabish was accepted to the NCAT's NSF funded graduate traineeship program. The program will provide him $34,000 plus tuition and fees to complete a master degree in applied mathematics. [Details]. November 2017. 
  6. Kevin Park was accepted to the graduate school to pursue his master degree in Biostatistics at Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. 

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  7. Katherine Kempfert won the Best Undergraduate Oral Presentation Awards. The 13th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference (RMSC). Greensboro, NC. November 3-4, 2017.
  8. Morgan Ferguson won the Best Undergraduate Oral Presentation Awards. The 13th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference (RMSC). Greensboro, NC. November 3-4, 2017.  Media report. [link]
  9. Jonathan Fabish won the Best Poster Award. The 13th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference (RMSC). Greensboro, NC. November 3-4, 2017. 
  10. Garrett Bingham was accepted to the summer internship at Reservoir Labs. [Details]. December 2017.
  11. Morgan Ferguson was accepted to the Technology Advisory Intern at EY (Ernst & Young) in Charlotte. [Details]. October 2017.
  12. Garrett Bingham was accepted to the Aquincum Institute of Technology (AIT) Budapest Study Abroad Program for computer science and software engineering majors. August 2017.

  13. Morgan Ferguson continued to work as an Elon College Fellow which is a scholarship program for undergraduate research that she entered going into her freshman year. More information about the program can be found at this website: http://www.ey.com/us/en/careers/students/your-role-here#fragment-1-na.
  14. UNCW College of Art and Science Newsletter. [Details]. Fall 2017.

Student Presentations

  1. Katherine Kempfert. Kernel-Based Nonlinear Dimension Reduction for Face Analysis. 2018 Joint Statistics Meetings (JSM). Vancouver, Canada. July 28 - August 2, 2018. (Expected) 
  2. Rachel Towner. Complete 2DPCA Paired with Feature Extraction for Gender Classification. 2018 MAA Southeastern Section Meeting. Clemson. South Carolina. March 23-24, 2018. 
  3. Katherine Kempfert. Kernel-Based Nonlinear Dimension Reduction for Face Analysis. 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM). San Diego, CA. January 10-13, 2018. 
  4. Garrett Bingham. Random Subspace Two-dimensional LDA for Face Recognition. 2017 Northeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America (NES/MAA). Fairfield, Connecticut. November 17–18, 2017. 
  5. Morgan Ferguson, Face recognition on the MORPH-II database. The 13th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference (RMSC). Greensboro, NC. November 3-4, 2017.
  6. Jonathan Fabish. Kernel-based dimensionality reduction methods on simulated datasets. The 13th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference (RMSC). Greensboro, NC. November 3-4, 2017.
  7. Catherine Nansalo. Feature extraction and dimension reduction methods for race classification using Morph II. The 13th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference (RMSC). Greensboro, NC. November 3-4, 2017.
  8. Katherine Kempfert, Nonlinear dimension reduction with kernel functions for computer vision tasks. The 13th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference (RMSC). Greensboro, NC. November 3-4, 2017.
  9. Kevin Park. Do I know you? Optimizing the face recognition system. The 13th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference (RMSC). Greensboro, NC. November 3-4, 2017.
  10. Rachel Towner, Image preprocessing and complete 2DPCA with feature extraction for gender recognition. The 13th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference (RMSC). Greensboro, NC. November 3-4, 2017.
  11. Benjamin Yip. Utilizing posterior probability for race-composite age estimation. The 13th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference (RMSC). Greensboro, NC. November 3-4, 2017.
  12. Garrett Bingham. Random Subspace Two-dimensional LDA for Face Recognition. 2017 Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium (REUS). Alexandria, VA. October 22–23, 2017. 
  13. Kevin Park. Do I Know You? Optimizing the Facial Recognition System. The Georgia Statistics Day 2017. Atlanta, Georgia. October 9, 2017.
  14. Morgan Ferguson. Subset Size and Gender Analysis on Face Recognition. The 2017 MAA NC State Dinner. Winston-Salem, NC. September 28, 2017.
  15. Garrett Bingham. Random Subspace Two-dimensional LDA for Face Recognition. 2017 UNCW NSF-REU and Summer Research Showcase, UNCW. July 24, 2017.
  16. Jonathan Fabish. Kernel-Based Dimensionality Reduction Methods on Simulated Datasets2017 UNCW NSF-REU and Summer Research Showcase, UNCW. July 24, 2017.
  17. Morgan Ferguson. Subset Size and Gender Analysis on Face Recognition. 2017 UNCW NSF-REU and Summer Research Showcase, UNCW. July 24, 2017.
  18. Katherine Kempfert. Nonlinear Dimension Reduction Using Kernel Representations. 2017 UNCW NSF-REU and Summer Research Showcase, UNCW. July 24, 2017.
  19. Catherine Nansalo. Selecting Feature Extraction and Dimension Reduction Methods for Race Classification using Morph II. 2017 UNCW NSF-REU and Summer Research Showcase, UNCW. July 24, 2017.
  20. Kevin Park. Do I Know You? Optimizing the Facial Recognition System. 2017 UNCW NSF-REU and Summer Research Showcase, UNCW. July 24, 2017.
  21. Rachel Towner. Image Preprocessing and Complete 2DPCA on Feature Extraction. 2017 UNCW NSF-REU and Summer Research Showcase, UNCW. July 24, 2017.
  22. Benjamin Yip. Utilizing Posterior Probability in Age Estimation: Accounting for Mixed Race. 2017 UNCW NSF-REU and Summer Research Showcase, UNCW. July 24, 2017.

Data Management Plan

For our publications, programming codes for simulation studies and primary data analytics will be available upon request for research or instructional use. Please contact Dr. Tracy Chen chenc@uncw.edu for more details.

Disclaimer

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number (NSF DMS-1659288). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.