C.V. for Lynellen D. S. Perry

Email:perryl@acm.org Web: http://www.lynellen.com

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Education
Experience
Leadership Experience
Awards and Honors
Publications
Presentations
Coursework



EDUCATION:

Expected December 2002
PhD in Computer Science
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
Grade Point Average: 3.8/4.0 (ten semesters, grad level CS classes only)

January 1995
M.S. in Software Systems Engineering
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Computer Software Systems Engineering with emphasis in Artificial Intelligence
Grade Point Average: 3.556/4.0 (three semesters, final GPA)

May 1992
B.S. in Computer Science/Mathematics
Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

Grade Point Average: 3.12/4.0 (six semesters, final GPA)

June 1989
Advanced Studies High School Diploma
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Springfield, VA



WORK EXPERIENCE:

September 2000 to present
Digital Products Analyst
META Group, Reston, VA


April 2000 to August 2000
Web Developer
Crosswalk.com, Inc., Chantilly, VA


July 1999 to March 2000
Software Engineer
ALPHATECH, Inc., Arlington, VA


March 1994 to May 1999
Graduate Research Assistant
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS

Natural Language Processing research


January 1996 - May 1996
Lab Instructor
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS


August 1994 - December 1994
LISP Lab Instructor
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS

Lectures and Grading of LISP Lab ( CS3051, upper division undergrad and graduate students).


August 1992 - January 1994
Associate Software Engineer, Part time employee
Unisys Corporation, Government Systems Group, Reston, VA


August 1992 - January 1994
Assist Crisis Pregnancy Center, Annandale, VA
Administrative Assistant

Office duties including:


Summers 1990 and 1991
Unisys Corporation, Government Systems Group, Reston, VA
Engineering Staff Assistant


Academic year 1989 and 1990
Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
Teaching/Lab Assistant



Leadership Positions Held



Awards and Honors



Selected Publications

Lynellen Perry and Michael Horton. 1991. CAIS-A Performance on Mach Operating System. STARS March 1991 Newsletter. Online version at http://www.asset.com/stars/darpa/Newsletters/Mar-1991/7.html

Lois Boggess and Lynellen D.S.P. Smith. 1996. But 'propeller' is a verb! In Proceedings of the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium, May 20-22, Key West, FL, pp. 511-515.

Real World Auto-Tagging of Scientific Text
By Lois Boggess and Lynellen D.S.P. Smith. 1996. Mississippi State University Technical Report #960410. http://www.cs.msstate.edu/PUBLICATIONS/technicalReports.html#1996.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1996. Emotionware. Crossroads, The Association for Computing Machinery Student Magazine, (3)1, pp. 5-6.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1996. 3D Game Programming Book Reviews. Crossroads, The Association for Computing Machinery Student Magazine, (3)2, pp26-27.

Lynellen D. S. Perry, Christopher M. Smith, and Steven Yang. 1997. An Investigation of Current Virtual Reality Interfaces. Crossroads, The Association for Computing Machinery's Student Magazine, (3)3, pp 23-28.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1997. Improving the Identification of Verbs. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual Southeast Conference, Association for Computing Machinery, Murfressboro, Tennessee, April 2-4. pp 41-43.

Lois Boggess and Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1997. Real World Auto-Tagging of Scientific Text. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium, May 10-14, Daytona Beach, Florida, pp.
An abstract can be found online.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1997. Emotionware. The Technology Manager. Volume 1, Number 3. (The link has expired. It used to be at: http://www.techmanager.com/jan97/emotionware.html)

Lois Boggess and Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1997. Comparison of Network Training Methods for Improving a Serious Tagging Error. Technical Report #971230, Mississippi State University. http://www.cs.msstate.edu/PUBLICATIONS/technicalReports.html#1997.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1998. Review of Computers, Pattern, Chaos and Beauty. ACM Crossroads, Issue 4.3.

Randolph Chung and Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1998 Introduction to the Robotics issue. ACM Crossroads, Issue 4.3.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1998. Identifying part of speech patterns for automatic tagging. Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence. Anchorage, Alaska, May 4-9.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1998. Introduction to the Object Oriented Programming issue. ACM Crossroads, Issue 5.1.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1998. WebSite Review: The Ada Project. ACM Crossroads, Issue 5.1.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 1999. Book Review: Inventing Software, ACM Crossroads, Issue 5.3.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 2000. Interview Tricks From A Professional Recruiter, ACM Crossroads, Issue 6.4.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 2000. ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest 2000, ACM Crossroads, Issue 6.5.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 2000. The ACM Awards Banquet 2000, Vicariously, ACM Crossroads, Issue 6.5.

Lynellen D. S. Perry. 2000 Sydna Massee: Choosing to heal, Women's Interview column in the Women's channel at Crosswalk.com.



Presentations

Correcting Noun/Verb Confusions in Natural Language Understanding
Mid-SouthEast Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery Annual Conference
November 10, 1995. Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Improving Verb Identification
Mid-SouthEast Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery Annual Conference
November 9, 1996. Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Identifying Part of Speech Patterns for Automatic Tagging
AT&T Student Research Contest
October 1999. New Jersey.



Coursework

Mississippi State University

Summer 1994 - present
CS3124 Microprocessors I
CS3813 Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata
CS6413 Principles of Computer Graphics
CS6503 Database Management Systems
CS6653 Cognitive Science
CS6663 Human-Computer Interaction
CS6713 Programming Languages
CS7003 Fractals and Chaos - Independent Study
CS6___ Design Paradigms in C++
CS8633 Natural Language Processing (taken by 7003 independent study equivalent)
CS8643 Intelligent Systems
CS8653 Knowledge Representation
CS8663 Neural Computing
CS8823 Combinatorics and Graph Theory
CS8833 Analysis of Algorithms
CS9253 Topics in Software Engineering
IE6613 Engineering Statistics

George Mason University

Fall 1992 - Spring 1994
CS580 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
CS782 Machine Learning
SWSE623 Formal Methods and Models
CS681 Designing Expert Systems
SWSE619 Software Construction
SWSE620 Software Requirements and Prototyping
SWSE621 Software Design
SWSE625 Software Project Management
SWSE626 Software Project Lab


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