Fifteenth Eastern October 15-16, 1999

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

THE BLOCKS WORLD PARADIGM FOR A* SEARCH ….. 1

Jerald D. Cole, New York Institute of Technology

 

ART EXHIBIT OF RADIOSITY: A STUDY AND APPLICATION

IN RADIOSITY …..  13

Aaron Kieldsing, George Washington University

Jennifer A. Polack-Wahl, Mary Washington College

 

INTEGRATING HANDS-ON PROJECTS AND LABORATORY

EXERCISES INTO THE UNDERGRADUATE COMPUTER

NETWORKS COURSE …..  22

Kevin D. Hufford, Ithaca College

 

ENCOURAGING UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AT SMALL

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES …..  35

Zahira S. Khan, Bloomsburg University

 

INTEGRATING LIBRARY INFORMATION SYSTEMS INTO THE

COMPUTER SCIENCE SERVICE COURSE …..  40

Floyd Johnson, Roberts Wesleyan College

 

USING AN ONLINE RESERVE ROOM IN TEACHING

INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY …..  46

Joseph Zeppetello, Marist College

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: ELECTRONIC COMMERCE - CLASSROOM

EXPERIENCES …..  52

Michael L. Gargano, Pace University

Bel Raggad, Pace University

Jeanine Meyer, Pace University

D.L. von Kleeck, Hunter College

Teresa Mann, Polytechnic University

 

TEACHING INCREMENTAL PROBLEM SOLVING …..  57

Angel Gutierrez, Montclair State University

Aifredo Somolinos Mercy College

 

EXPERIMENTAL LAB EXERCISES IN CRYPTOGRAPHY FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES …..  75

James W. Benham, Montclair State University

 

VENDOR-BASED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATES

AND COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION: TOWARD

INTEGRATED SKILLS COMPUTER SCIENCE PROGRAMS …..  82

R. Mata-Toledo, James Madison Univ.

M. Heydari, James Madison Univ.

M. Eltoweissy, James Madison Univ.

M. Willis, Consultant

A. Wadaa, Old Dominion Univ.

 

TUTORIAL: HOW TO EFFECTIVELY INTEGRATE GRAPHICAL OUTPUT AND EVENT-DRIVEN PROGRAMMING INTO CS1 …..  87

Pat Woodworth, Ithaca College

Wanda Dann, Ithaca College

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN A COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT: AN UPDATE …..  88

Michael Mirabito, Marywood University

Jay Hammeran, Marywood University

Ernie Mengoni, Marywood University

James Hart, Marywood University

 

TEACHING SIMPLE DISTRIBUTED OBJECT-ORIENTED

PROGRAMMING USING MICROSOFT DCOM …..  90

Aaron Garth Enright, Wentworth Institute of Technology

 

A SET OF EXERCISES FOR THE COMPUTER SCIENCE MAJOR

BASED ON ARITHMETIC CODING …..  100

Linda Wilkens, Bridgewater State College

 

ADDING ROBOTICS TO THE UNDERGRADUAUTE COMPUTER

SCIENCE CURRICULUM …..  112

Robert M. Harlan, St. Bonaventure University

 

WORKSHOP: INFORMATION SYSTEMS-CENTRIC CURRICULUM

(ISCC’99) …..  120

Doris K. Lidtke, Towson University

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: CORE COMPUTER CONCEPTS FOR THE

LIBERAL ARTS STUDENT …..  123

Kurt Lauckner, Eastern Michigan University

Stuart Hirshfield, Hamilton College

Greg Scragg, SUNY Geneseo

 

TOC - A WEB PAGE TABLE OF CONTENTS GENERATOR …..  124

Pierre A. von Kaenel, Skidmore College

 

A DYNAMIC COMPRESSION MODEL FOR WORLD WIDE WEB

USING JAVA …..  129

Mehdi Badii, Pace University

Yu-Chun Han, Pace University

USING CGI SCRIPTS TO DEVELOP A GENERALIZED ON-LINE WEIGHTED EXAMINATION AND GRADING SYSTEM …..  141

Narayan Murthy, Pace University

Siju Menon, Pace University

 

THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT: FRIEND OR FOE??? …..  148

Jill Gerhardt-Powals, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey,

Matthew H. Powals, Attorney at Law

 

A DATABASE PROJECT METHODOLOGY FOR REAL DESIGN

EXPERIENCES …..  155

James Vorbach, St. John’s University

 

USING THE WEB TO TEACH DATA EVALUATION, DATA MINING,

AND DATA WAREHOUSING …..  161

Anthony Scime, State University of New York College at Brockport

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: AN OVERVIEW OF THE WWWALET PROGRAM AT CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA …..  172

Carole Anderson, Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Scott Kuehn, Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Mark Mitchell, Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Sylvia Stalker, Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Stacey Meyer, Clarion University of Pennsylvania

 

ALGORITHM ANIMATION USING JAVASCRIPT …..  174

Linda M. Wilkens, Bridgewater State College

Aaron G. Enright, A.G. Enright Consulting

 

FOSTERING BREADTH AND A TEAM COLLABORATIVE

ENVIRONMENT IN A COMPUTER ORGANIZATION AND

ARCHITECTURE COURSE …..  185

Carolyn Pe Rosiene, University of Hartford

 

A METHODOLOGY FOR THE SIMULATION OF LOGIC CIRCUITS …..  192

Rebecca Thomas, Marist College

Peter Lemieszewski, Marist College

Stuart Greenfield, Marist College

 

WORKSHOP: MAKING THE CLASSROOM MORE STUDENT

CENTERED …..  205

Jeffrey J. McConnell, Canisius College

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: KEEPING PACE WITH THE COMPUTER

EVOLUTION …..  209

Pauline Mosley, Hostos Community College

George Cheng, Hostos Community College

Julio Gallardo, Hostos Community College,

Michael Nisbett, Hunter College