TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

AN INTEGRATED TEACHING APPROACH TO SOFTWARE ENGINEERING….. 102

Narayan C. Debnath, Winona State University

 

SOFTWARE SCIENCE METRICS COMPUTATIONS FOR C + + ….. 119

Narayan C. Debnath, Winona State University

Cary H. Walker, ShowCase Corporation

 

THE ROLE OF THE OBJECT-ORIENTED PARADIGM IN THE UNDERGRADUATE COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULA….. 135

Thomas Hicks, Trinity University

 

SHOULD COMPUTER SCIENCE MAJORS KNOW HOW TO WRITE AND SPEAK….. 142

Marcin Paprzycki, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Janusz Zalewski, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

 

COMPUTER LITERACY -- THE WELL TRAVELED ROAD….. 152

Steve Armstrong, LeTourneau University

 

A LABORATORY COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSE FOR LIBERAL ARTS

STUDENTS….. 157

John E. Howland, Trinity University

 

TEACHING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS: EXERCISES AND SOFTWARE FOR THE PC BASED GIS LAB….. 166

David L. Anderson, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

 

COMPUTER AIDED INSTRUCTION TOOL CREATION WITH HYPERCARD….. 168

Bonnie E. Melhart, Texas Christian University

 

FROM BASIC TO VISUAL BASIC….. 174

Peter A. Cooper, Southwest Baptist University

 

PEDAGOGY?... PRACTICALITY? - CHOICES FOR A CSI LANGUAGE….. 178

John G. McGrew, East Central University

H. Paul Haiduk, Amarillo College

John Howland, Trinity University

Suzy Gallagher, University of Texas

Maurice L. Eggen, Trinity University

 

COMPUTER ENHANCED MATHEMATICS EDUCATION: USING MAPLE AND

DERIVE IN THE CLASSROOM….. 180

Amy Lewis, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

 

COMPARISON OF SORTING ALGORITHMS IN ADA AND C….. 185

Joe Baker, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Dale Stacy, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

 

THE SR CONCURRENT PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE AND ITS USE IN AN

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROJECT….. 190

Patrick McGonigle, Trinity University

 

AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE TRAVELING SALESPERSON PROBLEM:

A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH….. 195

Erika Valentine, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Adrienne Critcher, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

 

A GLIMPSE OF THE FUTURE OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS EDUCATION….. 203

William Mitchell, LSU-Shreveport

 

HOW COMPUTER PROGRAMMING COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOL CAN AFFECT CS MAJORS IN COLLEGE….. 213

Martina Schollmeyer, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Robert Cloud, Indiana State University

 

EDUCATION AND THE INTERNET….. 223

Tim Gottleber, North Lake College

 

VISUAL BASIC TUTORIAL….. 227

Peter A. Cooper, Southwest Baptist University

 

COMPUTER SYSTEM ANALYSIS: IS IT COMPUTER SCIENCE OR COMPUTER

INFORMATION SYSTEMS….. 228

Garry White, Texas A & M University

 

A PARALLEL ALGORITHM FOR THE 2-DIMENSIONAL MAXIMA PROBLEM

USING nCUBE PROCESSOR CONFIGURATION….. 232

Chen Wang, Mi Lu, Texas A&M University

 

LEARNING RULES FROM REDUNDANT AND INCOMPLETE DOMAIN THEORY….. 242

Kang Soo Tae, The University of Texas at Arlington

Diane J. Cook, The University of Texas at Arlington

 

 

 

 

A COMPUTER HARDWARE LABORATORY COURSE….. 251

Krishna K. Agarwal, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Gary R. Boucher, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Alfred L. McKinney, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Reza Sanati, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

 

NUMERICAL METHODS USING SCHEME….. 256

Maurice L. Eggen, Trinity University

 

INTEGRATION OF COMPUTING INTO AN INTERDISCIPLINARY INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING COURSE SEQUENCE….. 262

Mary Clare Robbins, University of Texas at El Paso

Scott A. Starks, University of Texas at El Paso

David W. Elizandro, Tensiessee Technological University

 

THE DESKTOP COMPUTER — ITS HISTORY AND FUTURE….. 270

Ken Elliot, CAD Masters of Louisiana

 

EXPERIENCES WITH RISC AND UNIX LABORATORIES….. 271

Robert Dailey, St. Edward’s University

Barbara Boucher Owens, St. Edward’s University

John Purvis, St. Edward’s University

Reza Sanati, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Krishna K. Agarwal, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Alfred L. McKinney, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

 

PROGRAMMING WITH MI FOUNDATION CLASSES AND VISUAL C++, INCLUDING OLE 2.0….. 273

George M. Whitson, The University of Texas at Tyler