15 Feb 2011: U.S. Human Spaceflight: Continuity and Stability
On Feb. 1, 2010, the Obama administration announced its plan to develop a new commercial manned spaceflight capability; NASA subsequently awarded $50 million in grants to five private firms as a first step to implement the vision of turning over space transportation to the commercial sector. Virginia A. Barnes, president and CEO of United Space Alliance, and George Jeffs, a member of the Space Shuttle Management Independent Review Team, will lead a panel discussion on the viability of flying the
From Here to There
Piece created in collaboration with Claire Nichols and Campbell Works for the exhibition 'On Trust'(2007).
Swan songs series
Swansongs is a series of 10 contemporary ‘landscape’ photographs depicting the aftermath of the end of industrialisation in the East End of London. As with some previous work, the photographs relate directly to historical paintings, in this case artists from the British Landscape tradition including John Constable and the Pre-Raphaelites. The thematic concerns and formal properties (including bright colour saturation) are recast into contemporary East London but aim to go beyond a literal re
This is a course that covers techniques for altering speech or sound in several different ways using signal processing.
Special Subjects in Music Theory
Meant to follow the Introduction to Music Theory course. For eighth grade and up, some interesting subjects in music theory, with an emphasis on Non-Western music.
A Practical Laboratory for Optics Experiments
Noisy Learning: Loud but Fun Music Education Activities
The activities in this course are designed for children preschool or elementary school age. Some introduce basic music concepts; others focus on music of a particular culture. All encourage noise and activity, so they make excellent breaks from desk work, but be sure you are not disturbing the class down the hall!
Musical Travels for Children
A combination social studies and music course for children at elementary school level. Some lessons feature music to learn; others introduce interesting aspects of music in other cultures. Individual lessons can be used in any order or left out.
labview graphical programming
labview graphical programming
A project by Rice University students done in Fall 2004 for ELEC 301. An investigation of signal processing techniques applied to iris recognition.
Introduction to School Leadership
An Introduction to School Leadership for the Principal Certification Program
Introduction to Music Theory
This course introduces the basic concepts and terms needed to discuss melody and harmony. It is intended for teens or adults with no background in music theory but some familiarity with reading common notation and playing an instrument (or singing). Concepts covered include interval, major and minor keys and scales, triads and chords.
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Introduction to bioinformatics
Instrument and Note Identification
This contains the modules in which the Fall 2004 Elec 301 project of Charles Tripp, Michael Lawrence and Nate Shaw is explained.
Information and Signal Theory
This course gives the student a broad introduction to basics in signal processing and information theory.
General Chemistry II
Concept Development Studies used for the second semester of first year general chemistry at Rice University.
General Chemistry I
Concept Development Studies associated with the first semester of a two semester General Chemistry course at Rice University
Biography of Galileo
Face Recognition using Eigenfaces
An introduction to automated face recognition using eigenfaces.
ECE 320 Spring 2004
Development of real-time digital signal processing (DSP) systems using a DSP microprocessor; several structured laboratory exercises, such as sampling and digital filtering, followed by an extensive DSP project of the student's choice.