TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

A VISUALIZATION PARADIGM FOR UNDERSTANDING OPERATING SYSTEM CONCEPTS….. 1

Antonio M. Lopez, Loyola University - New Orleans

 

DISTRIBUTED OBJECTS: A NEW PROGRAMMING PARADIGM….. 11

George M. Whitson, The University of Texas at Tyler

 

WHAT? ME SIMULATE? A BASIC SIMULATION TECHNIQUE FOR QUEUING SYSTEMS….. 26

Ranette Halverson, Midwestern State University

 

A COMPUTER SCIENCE MASTERS DEGREE CURRICULUM AT A SMALL UNIVERSITY….. 31

R.Daniel Creider, Texas A&M University Commerce

Gaynor Legge, Texas A&M University Commerce

 

A COURSE ON OBJECT-ORIENTED METHODS….. 40

Gaynor Legge, Texas A&M University - Commerce

 

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING REQUIREMENTS’ ANALYSIS IN THE

CLASSROOM….. 48

Nelson Luiz Passos, Midwestern State University

 

IT’S ALL IN THE LANGUAGE….. 58

John E. Howland, Trinity University

 

OBJECT-ORIENTED CLASSIC DATA STRUCTURES FOR CS2 IN VISUAL

BASIC 4.0….. 75

H.Paul Haiduk, Amarillo College

 

COMMUNICATION VS COMPUTATION IN DISTRIBUTED PARALLEL

COMPUTING….. 86

Maurice Eggen, Trinity University

 

HOW EFFECTIVE IS DISTRIBUTING PROCESSES….. 91

Diana Doner, Trinity University

Maurice Eggen, Trinity University

 

THE ASYNCHRONOUS TRANSFER MODE TECHNOLOGY AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION….. 97

Greg Baur, Western Kentucky University

Darleen Pigford, Western Kentucky University

 

BIT TREES….. 105

David Shields, University of North Florida

Roger Eggen, University of North Florida

 

USING WEB RESOURCES TO TEACH A COURSE IN OBJECT ORIENTED

DESIGN….. 114

John McGrew, East Central University

 

LOW-COST SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING AT SMALL COLLEGES AND

UNIVERSITIES….. 120

Donald J. Morton, Cameron University

 

A TOOL FOR TEACHING VISUAL FORMALISMS….. 127

Carl W. Steidley, Southeastern Louisiana University

Jeifrey W. Roule, Southeastern Louisiana University

 

THE RETREAD COMPUTER SCIENCE PROFESSOR: NEGATIVES, POSITIVES AND

REPAIRS….. 135

Curt M. White, Rosary College

 

THE GENESIS OF AN INTERDISCIPLINARY HARDWARE LABORATORY AT SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY….. 140

Mohammad M. “Mike” Asoodeh, Southeastern Louisiana University

CarI W. Steidley, Southeastern Louisiana University

 

VISUALIZATION OF COOPERATIVE PROCESSES UNDER A SHORTEST JOB FIRST CPU SCHEDULING ALGORITHM….. 149

Steven D. Claverie, Loyola University - New Orleans

 

VISUALIZATION OF MEMORY MANAGEMENT UNDER A PRIORITY CPU SCHEDULING ALGORITHM….. 159

Jeff Peters, Loyola University - New Orleans

 

UNDERSTANDING OPERATING SYSTEM CONCEPTS THROUGH VISUAL BASIC IMPLEMENTATION….. 168

Matthew Tritico, Loyola University - New Orleans

 

A RUDIMENTARY FLIGHT MOTION MODEL FOR VIRTUAL REALITY WORLDS IN OPENGL….. 177

Daniel Cornell, Trinity University

 

DESIGN OF AN OPENGL INTERFACE FOR THE J PROGRAMMING

LANGUAGE….. 184

William A. Randal, Trinity University

John E. Howland, Trinity University

 

CISC VS RISC THE INTEL AND SUN ARCHITECTURES….. 194

Norman McCracken, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

 

REAL TIME 3D GRAPHICS ON INTEL BASED MACHINES….. 209

Ryan M. Matelske, Trinity University

 

EVOLUTION OF MIPS RISC MICROPROCESSOR ARCHITECTURE….. 215

Janet Foster, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

 

OBJECT-ORIENTED GRAPHICAL REQUIREMENT SPECIFICATION TECHNIQUES FOR THE LIBRARY SYSTEM….. 230

Marcia Jones, Florida A&M University

Sara Stoecklin, Florida A&M University

Deidre Williams, Florida A&M University

 

FINDING THE ITH STATISTIC: AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY….. 240

Joe F. Flight, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

 

PERFORMANCE THROUGH DESIGN: AN EXAMINATION OF AMD, CYRIX AND INTEL PROCESSORS….. 247

Roger Goza, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

 

RESTRUCTURING HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION OF A NETWORKED COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER….. 262

Laura McBee, Texas Tech University

Dan Trevino, Texas Tech University

 

JAVA WORKSHOP….. 267

Johnny Carroll, Sam Houston State University

Janice Carroll, Sam Houston State University

 

JAVA: A TUTORIAL….. 269

George M. Whitson, The University of Texas at Tyler

 

THE USE OF THE C++ STANDARD TEMPLATE LIBRARY….. 271

John G. McGrew, East Central University

 

RETENTION OF FIRST-YEAR COMPUTER SCIENCE MAJORS….. 273

Dave Foley, LSU-Shreveport

Laura Baker, St. Edward’s University

Stewart Carpenter, Midwestern State University