This project was funded by a GAANN
fellowship, University of Missouri-Columbia, Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program, the National Park Service, National Park Service Fee Demonstration Project, and the Marin Audubon Society.
This research was supported by a Hellman Faculty Fund Award, a Microsoft Research Grant, a Gates Millennium Fellowship, a GAANN
fellowship, and a Lucent Cooperative Research Fellowship Program grant.
This project was funded in part by a GAANN
Professor Ward, the principal investigator for the GAANN
award, said the Department of Education's investment in WPI's computer science graduate program will also help raise the profile of the discipline of computer science and help reverse a significant decline in interest in the field among high school students.