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My name is Luke Bradford-Winkler, and I am a junior and a Computer Science major. I enjoy studying the sciences, but I also value a strong, well rounded liberal arts education which is why I chose to attend Trinity College in Hartford, CT. I would like to research the emerging phenomenon of cyber warfare and its future implications. I am an optimist and a positive influence who enjoys making people laugh even at 2:00am working in the computer science lab. Please click the tabs at the top of the page for more information about my projects, research, and experience.

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Math, Engineering, & Computer Science Center (MECC) – Trinity College

 

Academic Computer Science Experience

The Computer Science classes I have taken are as follows: CPSC 110 – Visual Computing CPSC 115 – Intro to Computing CPSC 203 – Math Foundations of Computing CPSC 219 – Theory of Computation CPSC 215 – Data Structures and Algorithms CPSC 275 – Intro to Computer Systems CPSC 340 – Software Engineering MATH 228…

Web Development

In my software engineering class this past semester, I participated in a group web development project. My teammates and I made a website where Trinity students can upload their papers for peer editing. In order to receive their edits, students who upload papers must also download and edit the paper of a another student and…

Research in Computer Science

This is my presentation covering research in computer science.

Intellectual Property Laws

The three main protections for intellectual property in the United States are provided by U.S. copyright law. U.S.  copyright law gives the creator of a work exclusive right to: Reproduce and distribute the original work to the public Create new works based upon the original work Perform or display the work publicly 2. “Fair use”…

Informational Interview

I enjoyed my interview with Professor Miyazaki. Professor Miyazaki is a computer science professor, and his research interest is theoretical computer science. I have taken three computer science classes with Professor Miyazaki, and he is my favorite professor at Trinity College. The interview lasted about fifteen minutes, and as usual, I learned a lot from…

Primary Research by Discipline

1. ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library 2. I chose the ACM Digital Library because I am a computer science major. The ACM is well known as the world’s largest education and scientific computing society. It is a          trusted source in computer science. 3. The ACM Digital Library contains ACM published journals, magazines, proceedings,…

Keyword v. Subject Searching

Research Question: Cyberspace is open and protected. How do you achieve both? Keywords: information security, cybercrime, cyber law, virtual space, global web regulation, cyber privacy Subject Headings: data protection, data security, computer security, internet and privacy, information security, computer crimes Keyword searching simply involves users typing specific words and phrases as search terms in a…

Getting the Most out of Journalism and Social Media

Luke Bradford-Winkler Getting the Most out of Journalism and Social Media 20 February 2015 ISIS Blogs: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2015/02/20/387694614/u-s-major-offensive-planned-against-isis-in-mosul-this-spring http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/228123-the-isis-crisis When I evaluated the authority of the blogs, I checked the blog website first. Since NPR is a well-trusted and respected news source, I initially had more confidence in my first blog. However, after reading the blogs,…

Luke Bradford-Winkler – Database vs. Search Engine

A.      I got my best results using WorldCat. The other two databases did not have as much variety as WorldCat. They allowed me to set a range for the publication date, which I made from 1950-1970, but they did not return any results matching this criterion. WorldCat, on the other hand, returned a wide range…

Conducting Scholarly Research in Your Major: Computer Science

Databases: Applied Science & Technology Abstracts (ASTA) IEEE Computer Science Digital Library (IEEE) In order to find these databases, I visited the Trinity College library webpage and searched for computer science databases. The search returned eight results. I chose to use the Applied Science & Technology database because of its well-rounded description which mentioned professional…