The mini-auditorium of the FEU Tech Building was jam-packed with Computer Science students coming from various colleges and universities in the metro, on March 28, for the Computer Science Department's CS EXPO 2K14: Modernization and Innovation brought about by blending of creative ideas and efficient solutions.
The event commenced with the singing of the National Anthem followed by a doxology, then welcome remarks from IALAP Director Ma. Lovella Gonzales-Macatangay. Mr. Joferson Bombasi, CS Coordinator, introduced the project exhibit and presentations and commended the students for their hard work and creativity.
Social Media Analytics was then discussed by the keynote speaker Mr. Sherwin Pelayo, a Service Line Leader – Strategy and Analytics from IBM Solutions Delivery; his discussion addressed big data's characteristics such as volume, variety, velocity, and veracity. For big data to have value, according to Mr. Pelayo, it must be mined, refined and delivered.
Following Mr. Pelayo's discussion was a message from Mr. Benson T. Tan, FEU-EAC and FEU Tech Executive Director, delivered by Communications Director Mr. Paul Y. Pak; the message was about the current and future demand for IT professionals.
The climax of the event was the presentation of Computer Science projects, including MRT-3 Passenger Volume Indicator, Cam Translator (Korean to English), Mobile-Based English to Filipino Translator, Logic Circuit Simulator and Expression Evaluator, J-Secure, and Analytic Geometry Calculator thru Image Processing.
Closing remarks were then delivered by ITE Director Ms. Rosanna Adao, thus concluding a celebration of CS innovation and expertise.