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    COS 497 - Student App Presentations

    COS 497 students presented their final projects at a department sponsored lecture. Each student presented a short overview of their application and had a few minutes for questions and answers afterwards.

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    InOut Board Adium/Libpurple Plugin

    A libpurple plugin adapted to work in Adium, the Mac OS X instant messaging client. The purpose of the plugin is to coordinate with our local staff In Out Board, a virtual equivalent to regular office magnetic in out boards showing who is in the office and who is not. This makes the actual work of the plugin useless outside our small environment. However, the method of creating a plugin, the wrapper code for Adium and libpurple plugins, and the documentation here are all potentially useful.

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    iPhone Presence/Twitter App

    An Implementation of a Twitter application built while offering an independent study course over the summer of 2009. The application is based on specifications from Stanford’s CS 193P course. The USM version of the course is in my courses section and is COS 497 - iPhone Application Programming.

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    COS 497 - iOS Application Programming (Summer 2009)

    This course is an independent study that will largely follow the Stanford CS193P – Developing Apps for iPhone course materials through a 12-14 week time period developing expertise in Apple iOS mobile device application development.

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    COS 399 - Programming Autonomous Robots (Spring 2009)

    Introduction to the programming concepts involved with autonomous robotic systems. Using off the shelf robot kits students will design a simple robotic platform to meet specific goals. Then, using a common platform for the remainder of the course, students will develop their programming capabilities. Simple open-ended, feedback, and artifial intelligence systems will be explored throughout the. Several benchmarks and robot competitions will be used demonstrate the platform and programming learned in the course.

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    COS 450 - Operating Systems (Fall 2008)

    Computer Science, University of Southern Maine

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    Site Architecture Notes

    This article outlines plans for redesigning Stephen’s personal/work web site located at http://people.usm.maine.edu. Work began in the Spring of 2008 to develop needed static content with a view towards a more dynamic creation of index/listing pages and RSS content of updates.

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