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Dempster Hall

Dempster Hall is the primary facility for the Harrison College of Business and Computing offering laboratory, classroom, and auditorium space. It houses three Department of Computer Science computer laboratories, two of which are open only in conjunction with a course’s lab time. One is open laboratory accessible only to students enrolled in courses offered by the Department of Computer Science. Access is through an electronic lock. It’s open between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. when the building is open.

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SEMO Cyber Range

The Cyber Range is an interactive, remote-accessible computational platform of virtualized digital resources which can be weaved together to aid and solve experimental, research, educational, and operational challenges of cyber-enabled systems. The Cyber Range offers educational content delivery and collaboration, a virtual platform to experiment with complex cyber-enabled systems, and a competition framework for security and computing competitions. The Cyber Range utilizes HP Enterprise multi-socket servers deployed using OpenStack. There are over 850 cores available with a total of 2.2 TB of RAM, and more than 30TB of RAID storage.


Research Cluster

The Computer Science department also maintains a separate OpenStack deployment dedicated for faculty and graduate student research. It presently offers 200 cores with a total of 300GB of RAM, and 12TB of storage. Current projects include deep learning, wireless security, robotics, image processing, and development of a big data testbed.


Dempster Hall 021A
Department of Computer Science
One University Plaza, MS 5950
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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