Robert Hudson's Blog

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I've been taking Japanese since freshman year, and I plan to go to Japan for a full year of study abroad. I've developed and interest in Artificial Intelligence, and plan to concentrate in that area for graduate school.
Interests
Japanese Language, Chinese and Korean Languages, Minnesota Vikings, Learning Theory

Educate the People

November 12, 2012

This month in STARS, we read an article in Mashable which discusses an effort going on in Ethiopia. The One Laptop Per Child organization has been dropping off laptops in villages with pre-loaded instructions and sees what happens. No instruction whatsoever. The children have been teaching themselves how to use ...

Warren Buffet-ing

October 24, 2012

One trait I find that has helped me get to where I am, and will help me get to where I want to go, is the ability to invest for the long-term. Warren Buffett, one of the greatest investors of all time, has always practiced making an investment, and not ...

Final Stretch

October 24, 2012

Next semester WILL be my last semester. Next semester WILL be my last semester. Next semester WILL be my last semester.....I am really looking forward to doing independent study in Japanese. I have finished the Japanese language program here at NC State, so now I'll study one-on-one with ...

Home Sweet Home

October 24, 2012

I've returned home from studying abroad in Japan for a year. Now I'm in my final stretch of my undergraduate Computer Science degree. This semester, I would like to get a little taste of Natural Language Processing so I am currently assisting on tagging utterances in a dialogue ...

STARS Reflection April 2011

April 16, 2011

How are your current academic goals developing?Great. Finishing up the semester strong. How is your STARS project progressing?I've completed my research write-up. At this time, I am working on exploring literature in other research fields within Artificial Intelligence to aid in graduate school direction. Has STARS mentoring ...