For students and hobbyists, we picked out some computer science engineering projects from all over the internet. These are simple and interesting hardware and software development based computer science project Ideas that provide a solution that could come in handy in real-life scenarios and can be easily used in the Final year Projects for CSE students and beginner.
Computer Projects Ideas
1. Setting Up Your Own Personal Home Cloud
In this project, A network access storage (NAS) drive with a home Cloud set-up is constructed with the help of a wireless router. Home cloud has various application such as file storage, media streaming, data backup, data processing, and more.
We have explained the complete step-by-step guide to designing a personalized Home cloud.
2. Teaching a Computer to Recognize Cats
If you are a software developer and looking for Python projects, then you must try this.
This tutorial will provide a high-level introduction to the field of machine learning. To get a sense of how machine learning works, we begin our tutorial with a simple example of how a computer can recognize cats from other animals. Along with this, we provide a Python code for implementing the same.
This python project is available at Teaching a Computer to Recognize Cats.
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3. Smart Receptionist With Smart Lock System
In this project, we are developing a security system using a Raspberry Pi that lets you see a visitor while your main office door is locked.
If you are in the middle of a meeting in a conference room and there is a visitor at the door, this system will send a notification to your smartphone with a photo of the visitor as an email. If you approve, you either use your mobile or PC to unlock the front door using a Web browser.
This computer project is available at Smart Receptionist With Smart Lock System.
4. Suspicious Activity Tracking AI Camera
Tracking and detecting suspicious activity is one of the most demanding tasks for many security personnel and systems.
What if a smart camera can detect any suspicious activity and automatically trigger an alarm to call the police, then such criminal acts can be prevented.
Let’s learn the process of training a machine learning (ML) model with datasets of normal and suspicious activities, deploying the model on a Raspberry Pi-based camera, and coding it to trigger alarms when suspicious activities are detected.
The system aims to enhance security by automatically alerting authorities when potential threats are identified.
Check the complete step-by-step guide to make this DIY AI Tracking Camera project.
5. Gesture Language Translator
Communicating with a specially abled person who can’t speak or hear is quite difficult, especially when you don’t know sign language.
So to ease this problem, we built a Gesture Language Translator device that converts sign language into spoken language. This device is based on an ML model that can recognize the different sign language gestures for accurate translation.
This is the very interesting DIY for developers who are looking for web development projects.
Check the complete project details here Gesture Language Translator Computer Science Project.
6. Web-based Application for Automatic Timetable Generation
The manual system of timetable preparation in colleges is very monotonous and time-consuming which results in either the same teachers ending up with more than one class at a time or a number of classes conflicting in the same classroom.
In order to deal with such problems, a mechanized system with a computer-aided timetable generator is designed.
Complete project details and tutorial is available at automatic timetable generation.
7. Emotion-based Music Player – Computer Science Project
In this proposed system the facial expression extracted will generate a playlist automatically thereby reducing the effort and time involved in rendering the process manually.
Testing of the system is done both on user-dependent (dynamic) and user-independent (static) datasets. The in-built camera captures the facial features.
This computer project is available at Emotion-based Music Player.
8. Library Management System in C++
The library management system automates the basic library functions to aid in the day-to-day operations of a library. It supports tasks like the issue, returns the basic functions of searching for a particular book, etc.
It also maintains data about books, teachers, and students’ records that are required during various library operations. The software aims to make the system user-friendly and efficient.
This project is available in the Library Management System in C++.
9. Distorted Fingerprint Verification System
Fingerprint matching is affected by non-linear distortion introduced in fingerprint impressions during the image acquisition process.
The proposed system operates in three stages: alignment-based fingerprint matching, fuzzy clustering, and classifier framework.
To learn more about this computer project, please visit the Distorted Fingerprint Verification System.
10. Creating A Chat Bot With Recast.AI
Chatbots, both voice-based and others, have been in use for quite a while now.
There are many platforms that enable users to create and deploy bots. Recast.AI (now known as SAP Conversational AI after its acquisition by SAP) is a forerunner among these.
The tutorial covers account creation, intent training, coding, and deployment. It highlights Recast.AI‘s collaborative features, skills, channel integrations, multilingual support, and analytics for chatbot development and improvement.
We have covered the step-by-step guide to building a DIY Chatbot at home.
11. DIY Student Information System
If you are a computer science student who is looking for Java projects, then you must try this.
This student information system is developed using Java as the Front-end and MS Access Database integration. It has all the object components in Java like buttons, text fields, radio buttons, combo boxes, lists, images, and a checkbox that you can refer to on how to use these components.
This system can add, edit/update, delete, and search for a particular student.
To learn more about this project, you can visit the Student Information System.
12. DIY Examination Grading System
Computation, compilation, and grading of students’ results manually via some general-purpose software (off-shell packages) is time-consuming and prone to errors. These have also been factors contributing to students’ failure. Often delay is another factor.
This project seeks to encourage the use of customized computer packages and software applications which will improve accuracy in students’ results, grading, and academic performances.
This project is discussed here Examination Grading System.
13. Remote Electrocardiogram Monitoring based on the Internet
This is a real-time remote patient monitoring service through the World Wide Web (WWW). It allows physicians to monitor their patients on remote sites using a popular web browser.
This project is available at Remote Electrocardiogram monitoring.
14. Pedestrian Navigation based on 3D Map and Mobile Interaction
Next up on the list of computer engineering project ideas is the pedestrian navigation system. This is based on a 3D map and mobile interaction. Here, pedestrian navigation based on 3D maps describes the technologies required and their use situations.
Secondly, we compare the effectiveness of 2D and 3D maps for navigation by object search experiments under certain conditions. 3D maps with and without texture, display sizes corresponding to a mobile phone and PDA (Personal Digital Assistant).
This computer project is available at Pedestrian Navigation Based on 3D Map.
15. Image Steganography – Hiding Information in Images
This is one of the most interesting projects among final year computer science project topics. This project is developed for hiding information in any image file.
In this computer project, the user will have to run the application, and they will have two options, encrypt and decrypt. If a user selects encrypt, the application selects an image file, information file, and option to save the image file.
If the user selects decrypt, the application gives the screen to select only the image file and asks for the path where the user wants to save the secret file.
This interesting computer science project idea is available at Image Steganography.
16. Training and Placement Cell – Computer Project
The training and placement cell contains all the information about the students. The system stores all the personal information of the students, like their personal details, their aggregate marks, their skill set, and their technical skills that are required in the CV to be sent to a company.
The system is an online application that can be accessed throughout the organization and outside as well with proper login provided.
The complete project details are available here: Training and Placement Cell project.
17. Online Recruitment System – DIY Computer Project
The online Recruitment System will be responsible for automating all the working processes to reduce costs and save time. Recruiters will be able to post their job and their type which will be displayed on the jobseekers’ dashboard based on their job type and profile settings.
Recruiters will be able to search for employees based on qualifications and colleges, get their contact info, view their resumes, profiles, and even much more.
Selected jobseekers will have to go through the recruitment process set by the recruiters such as a basic question round section, written examination using online exam mode, have private chat between recruiters and jobseekers.
Jobseekers can search for jobs on the basis of various categories such as organization, using their skills, location, job type, etc.
This final year project is available on the Online Recruitment system.
18. Java-based Network Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
In this project, we designed and built an Intrusion Detection System (IDS) that implements pre-defined algorithms for identifying attacks over a network. The Java programming language is used to develop the system, and JPCap must be used to provide access to the winPcap.
The packets in the network are captured online. The IDS is designed to provide the basic detection techniques to secure the systems present in the networks that are directly or indirectly connected to the internet.
To learn more about this web technology based project, please go through the Java-Based Network Intrusion Detection System (IDS).
19. Revenue Recovery System Project
This project benefits the departments with greater transparency, convenience, timeliness, and responsiveness.
This software module generates various reports based on the revenue recovery collection entries. It also gives a graphical representation of the data, and it stores and backs up the data easily unlike usual conventional methods. This software module also provides web-based dissemination.
Learn how to build and program Revenue Recovery system.
20. Secured Mail System Project
To provide security to the organizational data, an organization itself develops its own mailing system and the entire database resides at the organization’s head. The employees of that particular organization must communicate with the admin through this mailing system only.
As the database resides at the organizational head, he/she can check the database and the activities performed by the employees, and whenever an employee leaves the organization, the admin can know the information and the transactions done by him.
To learn more about this project, please visit the Secured Mail System.
21. Facial Expression Recognition System
We recently discovered a robot called SEER, which can copy your facial expressions in real-time. This is called the “Simulative Emotional Expression System,” and many companies making robots are trying to do the same thing.
It’s important because it blurs the line between humans and machines, especially for robots that are supposed to be companions for people. However, SEER’s technology can cost a lot of money.
We created a basic, low-cost, and open-source version of this technology so that new engineers in robotics can use it and make their own system.
Step-by-step guide to make this DIY project is available at Open-Source Facial Expression Recognition System.
22. Automatic Certificate Generation Using Python
This project is a complete online project and hence can be used with any configuration system, irrespective of operating system and hardware.
The project is completely scalable and can be used to generate any number of certificates, any number of times. For intermediate to expert Python coders, the project offers a steep learning curve in the form of Python packages and their utilisation.
Simple modifications to code can generate data analysis reports. Interested hobbyists can elaborate the code to create a website for this project using Python code deployment methods.
You can find this project here Automatic Certificate Generation Using Python.
This is the never-ending topic……….
New computer science project ideas always keep coming up, some from you, some from us, and it may help most of the engineering students.
If you have any Computer Science Projects Ideas, we would welcome them in the comment section below. You can share your complete CSE software projects with technical documentation and programs.
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This article was first published on 29th April 2017 and was recently updated on August 2023