DNA@Home Publications


Conference Proceedings

  • Travis Desell, Lee A. Newberg, Malik Magdon-Ismail, Boleslaw K. Szymanski and William Thompson. Finding Protein Binding Sites Using Volunteer Computing Grids. In the 2011 2nd International Congress on Computer Applications and Computational Science (CACS 2011). Bali, Indonesia. November 15-17, 2011. [pdf]

Oral Presentations

  • Travis Desell. DNA@Home: Using Volunteered Computers for Finding Transcription Factor Binding Sites. UND Epigenetics and Epigenomics Symposium. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND. November 15, 2012. [ppt] [keynote]
  • Travis Desell. Finding Protein Binding Sites using Volunteer Computing Grids. The 2011 2nd International Congress on Computer Applications and Computational Science (CACS 2011). Bali, Indonesia. November 15-17, 2011. [ppt] [keynote]

SubsetSum@Home Publications


Conference Proceedings

  • Thomas O'Neil and Travis Desell. Empirical Support for the High-Density Subset Sum Decision Threshold. In the 14th IEEE Canadian Workshop on Information Theory (CWIT'15). St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. July 6-9, 2015. To Appear (Copyright IEEE 2015). [pdf]

Wildlife@Home Publications


Press

  • Watching Wildlife at Home. UND Arts and Sciences Feature. [html]

Journal Articles

  • Susan N. Ellis-Felege, Travis Desell, Christopher J. Felege. A Bird's Eye View of... Birds: Combining Technology and Citizen Science for Conservation. Wildlife Professional 8: 27-30. Spring 2014. [pdf] courtsey of The Wildlife Professional.

Conference Proceedings

  • Travis Desell, Kyle Goehner, Alicia Andes, Rebecca Eckroad, and Susan Ellis-Felege. On the Effectiveness of Crowd Sourcing Avian Nesting Video Analysis at Wildlife@Home. In the 15th International Conference on Computational Science. Reykjavík, Iceland. June 1-3, 2015. [pdf]. To Appear.
  • Travis Desell, Robert Bergman, Kyle Goehner, Ronald Marsh, Rebecca VanderClute, and Susan Ellis-Felege. Wildlife@Home: Combining Crowd Sourcing and Volunteer Computing to Analyze Avian Nesting Video. In the 2013 IEEE 9th International Conference on e-Science. Beijing, China. October 23-25, 2013. [pdf]

Oral Presentations

  • Kyle Goehner and Travis Desell. Computer Vision to Aid in WIldlife Surveillance. The 2014 ND EPSCoR/IDeA State Conference. 29 April 2014, Grand Forks, ND. [pdf]
  • Susan N. Ellis-Felege, Travis Desell, and Christopher J. Felege. Wildlife@Home: Conservation Outreach Using Nest Cameras, Citizen Science and Computer vision. The North Dakota Chapter of the Wildlife Society Conference. 12-14 February 2014, Mandan, ND. [pdf]
  • Travis Desell, Robert Bergman, Kyle Goehner, Ronald Marsh, Rebecca VanderClute, and Susan Ellis-Felege. Wildlife@Home: Combining Crowd Sourcing and Volunteer Computing to Analyze Avian Nesting Video. The 9th International Conference on E-Science (e-Science 2013). Beijing, China. October 23, 2013. [html]
  • Travis Desell and Susan N. Ellis-Felege. Wildlife@Home. The 8th International BOINC Workshop. University of Westminster, London, UK. September 27, 2012. [ppt] [keynote]
  • Travis Desell and Susan N. Ellis-Felege. Wildlife@Home. The UND Digital Media Showcase. Fire Hall Theatre, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. April 11, 2012. [ppt] [keynote]

Poster Presentations

  • Nickolas Conrad, John Palarski, Rebecca Eckroad, Tanner Gue, Kaylan Carrlson, and Susan Ellis-Felege. Predation and Parental Care at Blue-Winged Teal (Anas discors) Nests in North Dakota. The Wildlife Society's 22nd Annual Conference. October 19, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. [pdf]
  • Amanda Saul, Rebeca A. Eckroad, Kyle Goehner, Rebecca VanderClute, Travis Desell and Susan Ellis-Felege. Effectiveness of Citizen Science vs Expert Observation in Classification of Nesting Bird Behaviors Captured on Camera. The Wildlife Society's 22nd Annual Conference. October 19, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. [pdf]
  • J. P. Johnson, Rebecca A. Eckroad, Aaron C. Robinson, and Susan N. Ellis-Felege. Nest attendance patterns in sharp-tailed grouse in western North Dakota. The North Dakota Chapter of the Wildlife Society Conference. 12-14 February 2014, Mandan, ND. [pdf]
  • Rebecca A. Eckroad, Paul C. Burr, Aaron C. Robinson, and Susan N. Ellis-Felege. Impact of camera installation on nesting sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) behavior in western North Dakota. The North Dakota Chapter of the Wildlife Society Conference. 12-14 February 2014, Mandan, ND. [pdf]
  • Alicia K. Andes, Susan N. Ellis-Felege, Terry L. Shaffer, and Mark H. Sherfy. A video camera technique to monitor piping plover and least tern nests on the Missouri River in North Dakota. The North Dakota Chapter of the Wildlife Society Conference. 12-14 February 2014, Mandan, ND. Won most outstanding student poster award. [pdf]
  • Leila Mohsenian, Alicia K. Andes, and Susan N. Ellis-Felege. The mysterious life of piping plovers: nesting behaviors of a threatened species. The North Dakota Chapter of the Wildlife Society Conference. 12-14 February 2014, Mandan, ND. [pdf]
  • Julia P. Johnson, Rebecca A. Eckroad, Aaron C. Robinson, and Susan N. Ellis-Felege. Nest attendance patterns in sharp-tailed grouse in western North Dakota. The Wildlife Society’s 20th Annual Conference. 4 – 10 October 2013, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Student- In- Progress Poster Presentation; won 2nd place in undergraduate presentation category). [pdf]