Johnnie W. Baker

Individual or Special Courses, Honors, Theses, and Projects Sponsored in Computer Science

2009 | Created a joint, online course with Professor Frank Drews at the EECS Department at Ohio University in Spring 2009 titled “Parallel Real-Time Systems”. This course was taught by each of us in a room with a polycom system, allowing students and faculty at both universities to interact. |

2007-2009 | Research Seminar in SIMD Real-Time Air
Traffic Control with thesis & dissertation |

2007-2008 | Research advisor for Tristan Cuevas, an undergraduate honors student, in the STARS undergraduate research program. |

1994-1996 | Served as Honor’s thesis advisor for
Colleen McCarthy. Her thesis was on the topic of |

Fall-1993 | A Second Semester of Discrete Mathematics with Emphasis on Computing Concepts (H. Hoover) |

Fall-1993 | Sponsored a three hour research course for Lihong Yu to meet the project requirement for the MA degree in CS. She obtained timings for some basic algorithms and operations for an associative SIMD Computer, using our WaveTracer SIMD Computer. |

Sum-1993 | Reading Course in Parallel Processing to allow Paul Durand to complete this course early so that he could start working on his thesis in Fall 1993. |

Spr&Sum-1993 | Writing utility in C to support an expert system written in PROLOG at KSU to help in scheduling of classes, rooms, and instructors (Arne Saupe). |

Spr-1990 | Reading Course in Parallel Algorithms to allow the student to go beyond topics covered in my course (Jon Wiebrecht). |

Spr-1990 |
A reading course in Automatic Reasoning
(or Logic Based Expert Systems) with |

Fall-1989 | A reading course in “The Artificial Intelligence Approach to Seismic Signal Interpretation” which required a term paper (Manavalan Kesavan). |

Spr-1989 | A project course to investigate and develop software concerning “Parallel Algorithms for Exact Solutions for a System of Linear Equations Using Modular Arithmetic” (Carl Williams). |

Sum & Fall 1988 | Sponsored
a student at |

Sum-1988 | A reading course in parallel
programming requiring programming and tests (Kenneth Atchinson) |

1987-88 | A parallel programming project (Thomas Leech). |

Sum-1987 | A reading course in parallel programming (John Michalakes). |

Sum-1987 | Building a large PROLOG expert system, (Brent Neal Reeves). |

1986-87 | Digital Analysis of Analog Signals with Respect to Musical Pitches, (Thomas Leech). |

1986-87 | Honors College Project: Learn LISP and write a game playing program using the alpha-beta proving algorithm. (Christopher Parker). |

1985-86 | Special compiler project (John Mascio) |

1985-86 | |

1980-84 | Record of courses & projects sponsored was not kept |

2007-9 | SIMD Real-Time Air Traffic Control Projects Seminar |

1998 | Distributed Algorithms Seminar (with Robert Walker) |

1997 | Approximation and Learning Algorithms Seminar (with Meera Sitharam) |

1995- | Computational Chemistry Seminar (with Chun-che Tsai) - multiple offerings |

1993- | Parallel Computing Seminar (with, at various times, Jerry Potter, Kenneth Batcher, and Robert Walker) – multiple offerings |

1993 | Parallel Computational Geometry Seminar |

1992 | Artificial Intelligence Seminar |