MS Computer Science & Information Systems

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Advanced Study Areas

For the MSCSIS degree, students are free to choose any advanced study area of interest for their Capstone focus. Advanced study areas are typically chosen in collaboration with one of the program's faculty members. Past areas of advanced study include, but are not limited to:

Biometrics

Biometrics

the authentication of person’s identity based on physical or behavioral characteristics

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Software Development

Software Development

the development and engineering of stand-alone software through processes and methods that are systematic and predictable

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Information Security

ensure confidentiality and integrity of data and systems, while making sure that the data and systems are available to authorized users

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Mobile Development

Mobile Development

write software for mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets

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Natural Language Processing

Natural Language Processing

the study of using computers to process, understand, and communicate in spoken, written, or published human language

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Parallel Computing

Parallel Computing

the study, design, and implementation of algorithms in a way as to make use of multiple processors to solve a problem

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Wireless Sensor Networks

Wireless Sensor Networks

spatially distributed autonomous sensors to monitor physical or environmental conditions

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Computer Vision

Computer Vision

a field that attempts to have computers gain high-level understanding from digital images or videos

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard

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