Category Archives: Computer Science

GIS and Demographic Data Workshops

Business Analyst Neighborhood Selection Tool

Are you interested in learning more about new GIS and demographic data resources and applications that are available for research and teaching?  Would you like to create maps or visualize demographic data with easy to use web-based resources?  If so, … Continue reading

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New Computer Science Books

Interested in reading the latest computer science books?  Check out these two new electronic books: On Computing: the Fourth Great Scientific Domain, by Paul S. Rosenbloom, proposes that computing is a great scientific domain on a par with the physical, life, … Continue reading

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IEEE Xplore not just for Computer Science

While IEEE Xplore is a resource mainly used by Computer Science, it is also a great resource for information on technical devices including those used in neuroscience, business, health, genetics, biomedical and physics. IEEE Xplore describes itself as a powerful online resource … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity for Female Computer Scientists

Interested in open source software?  Consider applying for the FOSS Outreach Program for Women.  This program offers $5000 for 3 months of remote work on a specific software project.  Projects include Mozilla, OpenStack, Fedora and more.  This initiative is organized … Continue reading

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Can Online Games Solve Science Questions?

Started as an academic collaboration of computer scientists and biological scientists, these multiplayer social online games use crowdsourcing solutions for scientifc problems. These games are pioneering a completely new way to do science by helping researchers crack the hidden secrets of protein folding and … Continue reading

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GIS and Geospatial Technologies Careers Panel Discussion this Wednesday

GIS Day 2012

Are you contemplating a career in GIS (geographic information systems) or would you like to learn more about professional work in various GIS fields?  If so, the Department of Geosciences, the Geosciences Club, Gamma Theta Upsilon, AIPG, and GSU Career … Continue reading

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GIS Resources and Services Workshop October 30, 2012

Percentage of “Young Achievers” in 2011 by Census Tract and Drinking Places (Bars) in Atlanta

Would you like to create maps or visualize geographic data for your research or your teaching?  Or are you already using maps and data, but want to learn about new GIS resources and services at GSU?  If so, attend the … Continue reading

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NSF Grant Awarded to CIS Professor William Robinson

Congratulations to William Robinson, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems in the J. Mack Robinson School of Business.  He is the recipient of a multi-year, $326,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the software development process. Professor Robinson’s … Continue reading

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Visualize Atlanta’s Past with Historical Atlanta Maps from GSU’s New “Planning Atlanta” Digital Collection

The Atlanta metropolitan region has witnessed dramatic change over the past 60 years.  The construction of highways, numerous urban renewal projects, and expansive suburban growth are just a few examples of how Atlanta’s urban form changed during the second half … Continue reading

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Map Your Campus Google Competition

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Being on an urban campus, sometimes it can be difficult to define the space that we call Georgia State University.  With our strange roads/viaducts such as Collins and Courtland, it can be especially challenging to explain to someone how to … Continue reading

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