Experience and Education
I have a 1994 Ph.D. in Computer Science from
Virginia Tech where I concentrated in artificial intelligence. I
investigated using stylistic and conceptual revision for polishing
machine generated text and developed Kalos,
a natural language generation system. Kalos
revision to produce and revise portions of a draft user's guide for a
I have an M.S. degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech in which I
computer architecture, emphasizing in microprogramming.
I have almost 30 years experience in various aspects of software design
and development including the areas of computational evolutionary
techniques, A.I., communications, decision support systems,
simulations, internet software including web applications and teaching
tools, and laboratory data acquisition systems. I have developed
in a number of programming languages including Java, C++, Lisp, PHP,
Perl, JSP, and SQL.
I have managed software development teams consisting of computer
professionals and computer science and computer engineering graduate
See my projects page
for R and D projects
I have experience teaching computer science and computer engineering
courses at the university level as an adjunct professor.
I am the author of two books: Microprogramming
Concepts and Techniques
Introduction to Data Acquisition,
and I've published research
papers in the area of natural language generation.
A demonstration application for an ArcObjects component I wrote in C#
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