Chris Venour



Some electronic projects I've worked on

Controlling Blade drones with a transmitter I built

Controlling a drone using Kinect voice and gestures

A robot that can be controlled from anywhere in the world

A talking altimeter

Scarecrow robot

Getting a drone to hover on its own

TV B Gone

transmit to FM radio station

Remote control car

Pulse width modulation demo

Voice controlled tank

Hacked drone controlled via computer

Gestures control television

Transmitter I built for parrot drone

Accelerometer controlling drone

Musical notes control drone

Speech To Text and Text To Speech on raspberry pi 3


Artificial Intelligence programs I've created

A classifier which recognizes a type of joke (demo)

Automatically detecting car lane lines

Joke/insult generator using a Neural Network and a vector space

Advanced Lane Finder using Computer Vision techniques

Cleverness vs funniness (pdf)

Self-driving car using a Convolutional Neural Network

Generating a type of pun (pdf)

Traffic sign classification using a Convolutional Neural Network (pdf)

Generating and detecting a type of incongruity (PhD dissertation)

Detecting cars in a video stream using a Support Vector Machine

Deep Learning - recognizing hand gestures

Detecting action items in meetings

The importance of non-linear activation functions to Neural Networks

How to build a Neural Network from scratch - part 1

How to build a Neural Network from scratch - part 2

Joke recognizer (CBC interview)

The importance of non-linear activation functions to Neural Networks

Drone that uses AI to detect people

Detecting Chinese word boundaries

Deep Learning control drone with gestures

Self-flying drone

Drone obeys voice commands (Air Traffic Control)

Diagnosing machine health


More examples of my technical writing

A guide to using simplenlg (pdf)

Design of a Maritime Domain Awareness Tool (pdf)

Google Earth prototype (pdf)

Deep Learning Gesture recognition (pdf)

Creating an anaconda environment (pdf)

Reverse engineering a drone transmitter (pdf)


3D programs I've created

3d Kinect game

Air Domain Awareness

Google Earth API demo

Soldier with changeable camouflage