CSEF Project Listings: 2018
Mathematical Sciences

Junior Division

J1501 — Third Place
Jack D. Albright, Grade 8
Predicting the Future: Using Machine Learning to Forecast the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease
Advisor: Ms. Rachel Dragos
School: The Nueva School, Hillsborough, San Mateo County
Brady M. Elliott, Grade 7
All in the Numbers: A Mathematical Analysis of Current Boston Marathon Qualifying Standards
Advisor: Mrs. Wendi Rodriguez
School: Heritage (The) School, Phelan, San Bernardino County
John H. Gerving, Grade 7
Detecting Cancer with Neural Networks
Advisor: Mr. Nick Dedini
School: Jacoby Creek Elementary School, Bayside, Humboldt County
J1504 — Fourth Place
Su Kara, Grade 8
Proof of Pappus Theorem with Circle Inversion by Developing an Open Source Software Application
Advisor: Mr. James Wenk
School: Newhart (Fred L., Jr.) Middle School, Mission Viejo, Orange County
Colin S. Kovarik, Grade 8
Comparing the Efficiency of Popular Pathfinding Algorithms on Random Networks
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Sanskriti Singh, Grade 6
Happy Friend or Angry Stranger? A Neural Network Based Smart and Affordable Assistant System for Visually Impaired Peopl
Advisor: Mr. Manish Singh
School: Altamont Elementary School, Mountain House, San Joaquin County
J1507 — First Place
Espen Slettnes, Grade 7
Minimal Embedding Dimensions of Rectangle k-Visibility Graphs
Advisor: Dr. Jesse Geneson
School: Abel Academy (Homeschool), Castro Valley, Alameda County
Mahit V. Tanikella, Grade 8
Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening Using Machine Learning
Advisor: Mr. Natraj Narayanswami
School: Stratford Middle School, Sunnyvale Raynor, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J1509 — Second Place
Alexa A. Wingate, Grade 7
Fermat vs. Brute Force: The Making of a Better Primality Test
Advisor: Ms. Rachel Dragos
School: The Nueva School, Hillsborough, San Mateo County

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