(Dec) The lab welcomes Matt Langsenkamp, who will be working as a research programmer in the dprl. Matt holds a CS degree from Ohio State, and previously worked as a software engineer at Cloudcheckr.
(Dec) The lab welcomes Abhisek Day, a new PhD student who will be working chemical information extraction and search for the MMLI project. Abhisek recently completed his MSc in Computer Engineering at RIT in the area of computer vision.
(Oct) There is an open PhD position to start in Fall 2021 through the MMLI project. Interested candidates should email Prof. Zanibbi (firstname.lastname@example.org) to discuss the position. [ position filled ]
(Sept) Congratulations to Robin Avenoso (BSc/MSc student), who received the Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar Award. This award celebrates the top 1% of undergraduate students who are able to maintain a high standard of academic excellence while also giving back to their community through civic or volunteer work, conducting research, or being engaged in a co-op or work in their field of study.
(Sept) Congratulations to Yancarlos Diaz (BSc/MSc student), who has received a job offer from Facebook. Yancarlos plans to work in their NYC office after graduation.
(August) Congratulations to Mahshad Mahdavi, who successfully defended her dissertation in Imaging Science (title: Query-Driven Global Graph Attention Model for Visual Parsing: Recognizing Handwritten and Typeset Math Formulas)
(August) Congratulations to Gavin Nishizawa, who successfully defended his Master's thesis in Computer Science (title: Visual Structure Editing of Math Formulas)
(August) We welcome Ayush Shah to the project. Ayush is a new RIT PhD student who will work on formula recognition and retrieval.
(June) RIT has released a news story about MathDeck and MathSeer (link).
(May) The lab welcomes Alex Keller, who is a new PhD student joining the lab this summer. Alex's research will focus on formula indexing and retrieval.
(Apr) The first version of the MathDeck search interface has been released! We presented a demonstration of the system at ECIR 2020 (video link). The system is online at mathdeck.cs.rit.edu. Congratulations to Gavin Nishizawa, Yancarlos Diaz, Abishai Dmello, and Jennifer Liu on this important milestone! (RIT 'newsmaker' announcement)
(Apr) Congratulations to Mahshad Mahdavi, who has accepted a research position with Apple in Cupertino. She will join Apple in mid-August, after finishing her PhD dissertation.
(Apr) Congratulations to Yancarlos Diaz, who received the Outstanding 5th-year scholarship from the computer science department. Yancarlos is a BSc/MSc student.
(Apr) The ARQMath task was presented during the CLEF 2020 session at ECIR 2020. Registration closes Apr. 26 - please sign up if you wish to participate ASAP. Our thanks in particular to Behrooz Mansouri, who has been doing most of the hard work with creating the collection and evaluation tools.