Legand L. Burge

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In this paper we describe a tool developed as part of the assessment process used at our university. The tool allows the automatic determination of the degree to which individual students meet the learning objectives that indicate how well students meet both course objectives and program directives. We also describe a portion of our assessment process that(More)
Information collection in the disaster area is an important application of pigeon networks—a special type of delay tolerant networks (DTNs) that borrows the ancient idea of using pigeons as the telecommunication method. The aim of this paper is to explore highly efficient scheduling strategies of pigeons for such applications. The upper bound of traffic(More)
Mobile computing devices have become increasingly prevalent as professionals discover the benefits of having their electronic work/data available at all times. Although mobile computing offers these benefits, there are still risks in terms of data reliability and dependability in the event of a device related failure. Often, failure of mobile computing(More)
JMAS is a prototype network computing infrastructure based on mobile actors [10] using Java technology. JMAS requires a programming style di erent from commonly used approaches to distributed computing. JMAS allows a programmer to create mobile actors, initialize their behaviors, and send them messages using constructs provided by the JMAS Mobile Actor API.(More)
In response to the pressing need to increase the pool of future engineers, the engineering academia are focusing on improving the persistence rate of underrepresented minority students in the engineering program. This has led to various studies into the factors which affect the attrition of minority engineering students and which strategies can(More)