CSEF Project Listings: 2018
Mathematical Sciences

Senior Division

Advait Arumugam, Grade 9
Cybian: A Machine Learning Program Based on Naive Bayes to Classify and Mitigate Cyberbullying
Advisor: Mr. Joseph Huber
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1502 — Honorable Mention
Ramya Ayyagari, Grade 10
A Deep Learning Approach for Analyzing Tumor Histopathological Image Slides to Predict Breast Cancer
Advisor: Mr. Richard Hanson
School: Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, Alameda County
Harris A. Beg, Grade 10
William Sun, Grade 11
skinCAM: An Effective Solution towards Skin Disease Diagnosis via Novel Deep Learning Algorithm
Advisor: Mr. Ariel Haas
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S1504 — Fourth Place
Guadalupe Bernal, Grade 11
Deep Learning Based Collision Avoidance Algorithm for Mobile Robots in Pedestrian Environments
Advisor: Mr. Eric Wright
School: Folsom High School, Folsom, Sacramento County
Makenzie A. Dorsey, Grade 10
Mathematical Origami
Advisor: Dr. Rachell Auld
School: Roosevelt (Eleanor) High School, Eastvale, Riverside County
Dhanvee Ivaturi, Grade 12
Philip Kabranov, Grade 11
Improving Breast Cancer Detection in Fine-Needle Aspirate Biopsies through Machine Learning
Advisor: Mr. Narquiz Cervantes
School: Silver Creek High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Sohini Kar, Grade 12
Factorizing Delayed Powers of Generalized Fibonacci Sequence
Advisor: Mrs. Jill McCrystal
School: Saratoga High School, Saratoga, Santa Clara County
S1508 — Third Place
John Kim, Grade 11
Emotion Recognition from Human Speech Using Temporal Information and Deep Learning
Advisor: Dr. Rif Saurous
School: Menlo School, Atherton, San Mateo County
Elizabeth Kravtchenko, Grade 10
Who Are the Winners? Balancing the California State Science Fair Award System
Advisor: Mr. David Talcott
School: Carlmont High School, Belmont, San Mateo County
S1510 — Second Place
Rachana Madhukara, Grade 10
Asymptotics of Character Sums
Advisor: Dr. Simon Rubinstein-Salzedo
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
Anish R. Neervannan, Grade 12
A State-of-the-Art Approach to Detect Diabetic Retinopathy Using Convolutional Neural Networks and Adversarial Networks
Advisor: Mr. Tim Smay
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
Jian Park, Grade 9
On the Modular Properties of Hypothetical Collatz Loops
Advisor: Ms. Rena Dear
School: Sage Hill High School, Newport Coast, Orange County
Leonardo S. Park, Grade 11
The Banach-Tarski Paradox and Equidecomposability and Their Applicability to the Infinite
Advisor: Mrs. Chirichan Tasanont
School: Chino Hills High School, Chino Hills, San Bernardino County
Rami Ratl Mrad, Grade 9
Carey Yoon, Grade 9
Music Measure Theory: A Mathematical Analysis of Musical Dissonance and Consonance
Advisor: Mrs. Michele Hampton
School: King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
S1515 — Honorable Mention
Alejandro Rodriguez, Grade 11
BACON: Deep-Learning Powered AI for Poetry Generation with Author Linguistic Style Transfer
Advisor: Ms. Anu Kuefner
School: Campolindo High School, Moraga, Contra Costa County
S1516 — First Place
Grant Sheen, Grade 11
Wireless Brainwave Classification for Alzheimer's Patients via Efficient Neural Network Computation
Advisor: Dr. Knut Solna
School: Sage Hill High School, Newport Coast, Orange County
Patrick C. Song, Grade 11
Early Classification of Alzheimer's Disease Using Machine Learning
Advisor: Mr. David Van Muyden
School: Davis Senior High School, Davis, Yolo County
Ashwin Viswesvaran, Grade 11
Analyzing 2D-Convolutional Neural Network's Ability to Learn Obstacle Avoidance in Self-Driving Applications
Advisor: Dr. Sean Wilmot
School: Oakwood School, Morgan Hill, Santa Clara County
S1519 — Honorable Mention
Mokshith Voodarla, Grade 11
TionAI: Understanding Human Emotion through an Ensemble of Convolutional Neural Networks for better AI-Human Interaction
Advisor: Mr. Eric Ferrante
School: Cupertino High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S1520 — Honorable Mention
James L. Wang, Grade 12
Improving Mitosis Detection and Localization in Breast Cancer Histology Using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks
Advisor: Mrs. Janet Kaehms
School: Dublin High School, Dublin, Alameda County

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