Avinash Kak
Purdue University

 * Research Interests

 * The Objects Trilogy Project
                                                        (Updated January 10, 2014, with material related to Designing with Objects)

 * The Classes I Generally Teach

 * Books Authored

 * Publications in Journals and Conference Proceedings

 * Purdue Robot Vision Lab

 * TUTORIALS                               (These deal with several topics of current interest in Machine Learning)

              (These projects deal with machine learning, information retrieval, computer vision, and other themes.)

 * Importance of Machine Learning to the SCUM of Large Software
                                                                             (A talk given on January 2, 2014, at Infosys, Bangalore, India)

 * Emerging Themes in Software Engineering Research
                                                                                     (A talk given in 2010, but the issues remain valid in 2014)

 * Computer and Network Security

 * Some Thoughts on What it Takes to Produce a Good Ph.D. Thesis
                                                                                                                                   (Revised in November 2012)

 * My Tutorial on Object-Oriented Scripting at the 2006 Open Source Convention
                                            (An old presentation but still useful for learning object-oriented scripting in 2014.)

 * An Essay on What is Wrong with How Computer Programming is Taught in Many Universities

 * Why Robots Will Never Have Sex --- a talk that makes fun of people who believe that computers are
        about to take over the world
  (A new version posted in August 2009.   Hopefully this version has no typos
        in the narrative that goes with the slides.
)       This is a large file (5 Mbytes) with several embedded images.
       So, depending on your network, it may take a while to download.

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Last updated: January 2014

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