CSSF Project Listings: 2008
Mathematics & Software

Senior Division

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S1301 — Honorable Mention
Kunal Agarwal, Grade 11 portrait
Making Plastic Stronger: Innovating Credit Card Security
Advisor: Mr. Narquiz Cervantes
School: Silver Creek High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Emil J. Barkovich, Grade 10 portrait
What Really Makes a Hitter's Ballpark? An Analysis of the Effect of Field Area on Baseball Offensive Statistics
Advisor: Mr. Jerry Childers
School: Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley, Marin County
Ryan P. Batterman, Grade 9 portrait
The Effects of Alpha-Beta Pruning on the Playing Strength of a Chess Playing Algorithm
Advisor: Dr. Pamela Durkee
School: York School, Monterey, Monterey County
Benjamin I. Filippenko, Grade 11 portrait
Determining the Optimal Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma Strategy
Advisor: Mr. Michael Antrim
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1305 — Third Place
Casey L. Fu, Grade 9 portrait
The Efficiency of Prime-Testing Algorithms
Advisor: Mrs. Julia Newman
School: Torrey Pines High School, Encinitas, San Diego County
S1306 — Fourth Place
Dhruv R. Garg, Grade 12 portrait
Real-time Feedback Modules to Enhance User Learning in Surgical Simulation
Advisor: Mr. Bruce Kawanami
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
Azhia C. Haga, Grade 9 portrait
Oh, The Places You'll Go: A Statistical Analysis of the Traveling Salesman Problem
Advisor: Ms. Cathy Campbell
School: Palm Springs High School, Palm Springs, Riverside County
Allison D. Hall, Grade 10 portrait
JavaScript Sudoku Corrector
Advisor: Ms. Gwen Corbett
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
S1309 — First Place
Haixiang Huang, Grade 11 portrait
Sukyeon Jung, Grade 11 portrait
Extending Swarm Economic Systems using Agent-Level Adaptation
Advisor: Dr. Sanza Kazadi
School: Ribet Academy, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
S1310 — Honorable Mention
Rui Jin, Grade 11 portrait
Intelligent Irrigation Control System
Advisor: Mr. Robert Dean
School: Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, San Diego County
Ramanan Kandasamy, Grade 11 portrait
An Optimization of Dijkstra's Shortest Path Algorithm
Advisor: Dr. Paul Fan
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
Beverly S. Levene, Grade 11 portrait
Reducing Atmospheric CO_2 by Iron Induced Phytoplankton Blooms: A Computer Model
Advisor: Dr. Jay Vavra
School: High Tech High, San Diego, San Diego County
Nicholas M. Lieberman, Grade 9 portrait
Alexander K. Tsebelis, Grade 9 portrait
29728284988146 (Base 97)
Advisor: Mr. Norman Brennan
School: Mirman School for Gifted Children, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
S1314 — Second Place
David C. Liu, Grade 10 portrait
Content-Based Image Retrieval
Advisor: Mrs. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Tanooj Luthra, Grade 11 portrait
Adaptive Signal Processing for Optimal Wireless Networking
Advisor: Ms. Wendy Slijk
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
S1316 — Honorable Mention
Maria J. Ly, Grade 11 portrait
Tracking Down Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Advisor: Mrs. Joni Carlson
School: Chinese Christian School, San Leandro, Alameda County
Marie E. Nielsen, Grade 10 portrait
Is Safe Good Enough? The Value of Added Complexity in Password Security
Advisor: Dr. Eric Nielsen
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
James Noraky, Grade 11 portrait
An Investigation into the Optimization of Control Systems
Advisor: Mrs. Anne Artz
School: Preuss School, La Jolla, San Diego County
Ernesto E. Nunez, Jr., Grade 9 portrait
Taking It to the Edge
Advisor: Mr. Nolan Morris
School: Fontana High School, Fontana, San Bernardino County
Stephanie Salcedo, Grade 12 portrait
Morphing Circles with Trig: A Third Year Investigation
Advisor: Mrs. Diana Herrington
School: Clovis High School, Clovis, Fresno County
Patrick Yiu, Grade 9 portrait
Fibonacci and Phyllotaxis
Advisor: Mrs. Daphne Traeger
School: Gabrielino High School, San Gabriel, Los Angeles County

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