Veena Vasudevan

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Approaches to constructionist gaming---students making their own games for learning through programming---have mostly focused on screen designs. Hybrid crafting approaches that integrate crafts with digital components can extend game making beyond the screen and provide new opportunities for learning about computational concepts, skills, and perspectives.(More)
Most research on game making activities for learning has focused on programming screen-based designs. Only recently has research begun to include the design of tangible interfaces; connecting on-screen programming with hands-on crafting. In this paper, we examine the potential of a workshop that combines the high and low of technology with game design in(More)
The recent development of low cost tangible construction kits has lowered the barriers to entry for amateur and youth hardware designers. In this paper, we discuss the outcomes of a pilot study in which middle school youths set up a game arcade by remixing Scratch games and crafting physical game controllers using the MaKey MaKey and Play-Doh. The analyses(More)
Most approaches to constructionist gaming---students making their own games for learning ---have focused on screen designs. Hybrid crafting approaches that integrate crafts with digital components can extend game making beyond the screen and provide new opportunities for creative expression and learning. In this paper, we report on a workshop with middle(More)
With the advent of internet, large numbers of text documents are published and shared every day . Each of these documents is a collection of vast amount of information. Publically sharing of some of this information may affect the privacy of the document, if they are confidential information. So before document publishing, sanitization operations are(More)
Designing medication recommendation system is a need for the fast growing world. In this fast growing world, the need for the application which recommend a medication led to a doctor friendly and hospital free atmosphere for all users all over the world. In this paper an unified extraction system with stanford parser is used for extraction of medical terms.(More)
Information is essential for all purpose of activities such as research, business decision making, etc. In this internet technology age there is no scarcity of information also. But if the information reveals the identity of a person or if it discloses confidential matters, then such information is a serious threat to privacy. So before publishing or(More)
Television and video consumption are growing rapidly worldwide, driving usage of second and third screens for related interactions and information. Since television has a proven impact on consumer purchase behaviors, there is commercial interest in technologies that model viewers' intent, interests and engagement. However, the ecosystem currently faces two(More)
Data mining includes wide varieties of data such as clinical, scientific, biological, remote sensing etc. Clinical data can be used for clinical data mining. Clinical information often con- sists of Time-series and Cross-sectional data. In order to analyze clinical data a method which deals with both these types of data is therefore essential. This was(More)