Dr. Jack Ryder

 

Computer Science Department

Kean University

Union, New Jersey, 07083

Office:

HH-208

Mailbox:

HH-215

Phone:

(908) 737-3798

Computer Science Office:

(908) 737-3800

Email:

jryder@kean.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Office hours:

Tues.

11:30 1:30, 4:00 6:00 (HH 208)

Wed.

9:00 - 12:00 (HH 208)

Thurs.

11:30 1:30 (HH 208) 

Friday

8:00 10:00 (by appointment)

Class Schedule:

  • CPS 1232 Fundamentals of Computer Science (JAVA) - Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 – 11:25 (HH220)
  • CPS 4951, 4893, TECH 4513 – Senior Project - Wed. 4:30 – 7:15 (HH 116)
  • ID 1400 Technology and Information Systems (Alice) - Wed. 1:55-4:25 p.m. (HH220)

Courses Recently Taught:

  • CPS 2232 Data Structures and Algorithms (C or C++)
  • CPS 3351 Information Systems Programming (VBasic)
  • CPS 4301 Software Engineering
  • CPS 4410 Systems Simulation
  • CPS 5910 Simulation of Models
  • MIS 5516 Project Management
  • MIS 5505 Systems Design
  • MIS 5599 Special Topics: Software Metrics, Visual Programming

Professional Organizations/Selected Publications:

  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Mathematical Association of America
  • IEEE - Computer Society, Fuzzy Systems and Neural Networks
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  • Visualizing Cycles in Random Sequences, Mathematical Association of America: 2009 Conference, Portland, OR, 2009
  • Using Weighted Directed Graphs for Test Path Selection, World Conference on Computing, Las Vegas, 2008
  • A Genetic Algorithm for Scheduling, American Society for Engineering Education, Brooklyn, NY, 2006
  • Fuzzy Expert System Models for Software Size and Effort Predictions, UMI, 2003
  • Fuzzy Modeling with Function Points, International Function Points Users Group Annual Conference, Orlando Florida, 9/98
  • Fuzzy Modeling of Software Effort Prediction, 1998 IEEE - Information Technology Conference, Syracuse, NY, 9/98
  • Exploring Fibonacci Numbers, College Mathematics Journal, March 1996
  • Fractal Growth with L-Systems, ACM:SIGCSE Conference, Philadelphia, Pa., 2/96
  • Sunflowers, Pine Cones and Spirals, ACM: SIGCSE Conference, Philadelphia, Pa., 2/96
  • Using Parallel String Rewriting Systems to Generate Fractal Images, ESCCC, Scranton University, 10/96

Academic Background:

  • PhD. Systems Science, Binghamton University, New York
  • MS. Computer Science, Binghamton University, New York
  • BS. Mathematics, Oneonta State College, New York

Personal Interests:

  • Bee Keeping
  • Christmas Tree Grower
  • Amateur Radio
  • Sailing