CSSF Category Awards: 2009
Mathematics & Software

Senior Division


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S1624 — First Place
Angela Y. Yeung, Grade 11 portrait
Sharing Spectrum the Smart Way: Cognitive Radio for Relieving Overcrowding on the Airwaves
Advisor: Dr. Qing Zhao
School: Davis Senior High School, Davis, Yolo County
S1607 — Second Place
Kaavya Jayram, Grade 9 portrait
Number Theory Meets Algebra: Walking the Path of Fermat, Euler, and Gauss
Advisor: Dr. Laurens Gunnarsen
School: Sravani Academy, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1611 — Third Place
David C. Liu, Grade 11 portrait
Semantic Image Retrieval: Learning Gaussian Mixture Models of Semantic Concepts using Expectation-Maximization
Advisor: Ms. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1612 — Fourth Place
Akshay J. Maheshwari, Grade 11 portrait
Zergling: An Optimizing Expert System for High Speed Detection of Chimeras Formed during PCR Amplification of 16S rRNA
Advisor: Mrs. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1605 — Honorable Mention
Dylan Freedman, Grade 10 portrait
Efficient True Random Number Generation
Advisor: Mr. Colin Matheson
School: Carmel High School, Carmel, Monterey County
S1608 — Honorable Mention
Shuhee Kim, Grade 9 portrait
Computer Generated Simulation of the Migration Path of Ancient Native Americans into North America
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate, Los Angeles County
S1615 — Honorable Mention
Jessica A. Richeri, Grade 10 portrait
Autonomous Robotic Vehicle: Designing the Auto Matrix
Advisor: Mr. Mark Newton
School: Centennial High School, Corona, Riverside County
S1622 — Honorable Mention
Eli N. Weinstein, Grade 9 portrait
Are Colonies Superior? Pheromone Following Traits as a Measure of the Evolutionary Efficiency of Eusociality
Advisor: Mrs. Laura Kaufman
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County

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