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Possible Research Topics/Sources

Possible Topics

  • Raptor - a flowchart-based programming environment, designed specifically to help students visualize their algorithms and avoid syntactic baggage.
  • Chromium OS | Article
  • How the pervasiveness of computer technology affects everyday life.
  • Describe how information is gathered using computers and how this affects peoples’ privacy and right to information.
  • Describe emerging technologies and their influence on society.
  • Identify continuing education opportunities in computing.
  • Identify career opportunities in computing.
  • Describe potential health and safety problems associated with computer use, such as musculo-skeletal disorders and eye strain.
  • Describe the evolution of programming languages (eg, machine, assembly, high-level, 4GL, etc).
  • Describe different sorting algorithms and how they work (3 algorithms)
  • E-waste
  • Power consumption of electronics
  • Exposure to radiation
  • Mental health problems (related to...)
  • Reduced physical activity  
  • Eye strain 
  • Cryptography
  • Parallel Processing
  • Distributed Computing
  • Data Mining
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Robotics
  • Computer Vision
  • Image processing
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Cyber-security
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Virtual Reality
More topics are available here.

Sources for Topics

A research project presentation checklist can be found here. (Google Docs)

Register your research topic here. (available only to ICS students)