2011 archive

Predicting Price Movement from Financial News Book Chapter

In December 2011, Dr. Schumaker’s chapter “Predicting Price Movement from Financial News Articles” was published in Information Systems for Global Financial Markets by IGI Global. This chapter is the culmination of AZFinText research and explores areas of what article terms are most effective, which industry sectors are easiest to predict and how to couple a …

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Make Magazine – Roomba Reconnaissance

In Summer 2011, Make Magazine featured “Roomba Reconnaissance” which was a student project in Dr. Schumaker’s Internet Applications class in 2009. Students were given an iRobot Roomba Discovery and a budget of $200. Their goal was simple, modify the Roomba so that users can connect to it through the Internet and use it as a …

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