Joseph Wiggins's Blog

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Blurb
I am a Senior at NCSU majoring in computer science. I have been a TA for CSC 116, 216 and 326 and have been doing REU since Feb '12.
Interests
Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing

Falling into School

October 4, 2013

This year, being the final year of my undergraduate degree, is going to be a busy one. I am taking the GRE this weekend and then it will be time to apply to graduate programs. I am also hoping to get some fellowships to help me pay for my schooling ...

Falling into School

October 4, 2013

This year, being the final year of my undergraduate degree is going to be a busy one. I am taking the GRE this weekend and then it will be time to apply to graduate programs. I am also hoping to get some fellowships to help me pay for my schooling ...

OLPC

November 9, 2012

The One Laptop Per Child group dropped off computers that were recharged by solar energy in a poor area in Ethiopa where the children did not have access to schools. The computers had educational software loaded onto them in the hopes that the children would play with them and learn ...

Spring Semester

October 22, 2012

In the upcoming semester I am most interested in taking CSC 411, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence. The course catalog has the following to say about it: Overview and definitions of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Search, including depth-first and breadth-first techniques with backtracking. Knowledge representation with emphasis on logical methods, Horn databases ...

Keys to Success

September 28, 2012

My keys to success are being very ambitious and always trying to do a little more than I had before. I like the rush of pushing my limits and trying to improve myself, whether it be physical, like learning a new sport, or mental, like researching a topic that sparks ...