Publications and Presentations

 

 JOURNALS

D.A. Steil,  J.R. Pate, N.A. Kraft, R.K. Smith, B. Dixon, L. Ding, and A. Parrish (2010) “Patrol routing expression, execution, evaluation & engagement,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 11, No. 4.

 

J. Hale, R. Smith, S. Sharpe, and D. Hale, “Evaluation of Work Product Defects During Corrective and Enhancive Software Evolution: A Field Study Comparison.” The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, accepted for publication February 1, 2010

 

R. Smith, G. Jay, M. Hudnall, and B. Bonds, “Semi-Structured Information: An Architecture Improving Search Results Using Domain Guidance,” International Journal of Computers and Applications, Vol. 32, No. 1, January 2010, pp 47-55.

 

G. Jay, J. Hale, R. Smith, D. Hale, N. Kraft and C. Ward, “Cyclomatic Complexity and Lines of Code: Empirical Evidence of a Stable Linear Relationship,” Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 3, No. 2, October 2009, pp. 137-143.

 

R. Smith, A. Graettinger, K. Keith and A. Parrish, “Identifying High Frequency Crash Locations: Empowering End-Users with GIS Capabilities,” ITE Journal, vol. 77, no. 1, January 2007, pp. 22-27.

 

J. Azar, R. Smith and D. Cordes, “What to do Next? Prioritizing Requirements in a Small Development Organization,” IEEE Software, Vol. 24, No. 1, January/February 2007, pp. 32-37.

 

R. Smith, A. Graettinger, K. Keith, M. Hudnall, A. Parrish, “Using GIS for Law Enforcement,” Journal of Safety Research, Vol. 36, 2005 pp. 477-479.

 

H. Wang, A. Parrish, R. Smith and S. Vrbsky, “Improved Variable and Value Ranking Techniques for Mining Categorical Traffic Accident Data”, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 29, No. 4, December 2005.

 

Parrish, R. Smith, D. Hale and J. Hale, “A Field Study of Developer Pairs: Productivity Impacts and Implications,” IEEE Software, Vol. 21, No. 5, September/October 2004.

 

M. Davis, R. Smith, B. Dixon, A. Parrish and D. Cordes, “Parallel Computing Using Commodity Components to Improve Performance in a Real-World Application,” Software: Practice and Experience, Vol. 35, Issue 7, 2005. pp. 621-641.

 

G. Francia and R. Smith, "The Integration of Wireless Technologies in a Computer Networks Lab," The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Volume 18, Issue 2, December 2002, pp. 201-207.

 

R. Smith, "The Networking Course: Will it all fit?," The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Volume 17, Issue 2, December 2001, pp. 244-252.

 

R. Smith, J. Hale and A. Parrish, "An Empirical Study Using Task Assignment Patterns to Improve the Accuracy of Software Effort Estimation," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 3, March 2001.

 

J. Hale, A. Parrish, R. Smith and B. Dixon, "Enhancing the COCOMO Estimation Models," IEEE Software, Vol. 17, No. 6, November/December 2000.

 

REFERRED CONFERENCES

P. Shao, N. Kraft, and R. Smith, Combining Latent Semantic Indexing and Call Graphs to Improve Feature Location. The 13th IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA 2009), Cambridge, MA, 2009, USA, Nov. 2-4, 2009.

 

Y. Liang, N. Kraft, and R. Smith, “Automatic Class Matching to Compare Extracted Class Diagrams: Approach and Case Study,” Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2009), Boston, MA, USA, July 1–3, 2009.

 

L. Ding, et al, “PerpSearch: An Integrated Crime Detection System,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Information and Security Informatics, Dallas, TX, June 2009.

 

G. Jay and R. Smith, “Applying Similarity Metrics to 3D Acquisition in Structured-Light Systems,” Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Tampa, FL, December 2008.

 

N. Kraft, B. Bonds, and R. Smith, “Cross-Language Clone Detection,” Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2008), San Francisco, CA, USA, July 1–3, 2008.

 

M. Mitchell, M. Hudnall, D. Brown, D. Cordes, R. Smith, A. Parrish, “A Host Architecture for Automobile License Plate Recognition,” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, Rutgers University, May 2007.

 

N. Barnes Jr., J. Hale, D. Hale, R. Smith “The Cohesion-Based Requirements Set Model for Improved Information System Maintainability,” 12th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Acapulco, México August 4-6, 2006.

 

N. Thagarapu, T. Mulukalapally, S. Lad, and R. Smith, "NASA’s Standards Advisor Pilot: Search Solutions for an Intranet", Proceedings of the 44th Annual ACM Southeast Conference, Melbourne, FL. March 10-12, 2006.

 

S. Gupta, J. S. Hawker and R. Smith, “Acquiring and Delivering Lessons Learned for NASA Scientists and Engineers: A Dynamic Approach,” Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Association of Computing Machinery Southeast Conference, March 18-19, 2005, Kennesaw, GA.

 

H. Wang, A. Parrish, R. Smith and S. Vrbsky, “Strategies to Improve Variable Selection Performance”, IKE'05 - The 2005 International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering (IKE-05), Las Vegas, NV, USA, June, 2005.

 

X. Hong, J. Liu, R. Smith and Y. Lee, “Distributed Naming System for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks”, The 2005 International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN-05), Las Vegas, NV, USA, June 2005.

 

H. Wang, A. Parrish, R. Smith and S. Vrbsky, “Variable Selection and Ranking for Analyzing Automobile Traffic Accident Data,” Proceedings of the 20th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, March 14-17, 2005, Santa Fe, NM.

 

J. Jones and R. Smith, “Automated Auditing of Design Principle Adherence,” Proceedings of the 42nd Annual ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Huntsville, AL, 2004, pp.158-159.

 

N. Hu, P. Bradford, and R. Smith, “Security for Fixed Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 42nd Annual ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Huntsville, AL, 2004, pp. 212-213.

 

P. Bradford, O. Gavrylyako and R. Smith: “Perfect Secrecy in Wireless Networks,” First International Workshop on Wireless Security and Privacy (WiSPr '03), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC, October, 2003.

 

J. S. Hawker, H. Ma, and R. Smith, “A Web-Based Process and Process Models to Find and Deliver Information to Improve the Quality of Flight Software,” Proceedings of the IEEE 22nd Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 2003.

 

J. Liu, R. Smith and P. Bradford, "Inexpensive Encryption Algorithms," Proceedings of the Forty-first Annual ACM Southeast Region Conference, ACM, Savannah, GA, March, 2003, pp. 41-44.

 

G. Francia and R. Smith, "Experiential Learning Through a Heterogeneous Computer Networking Laboratory," Proceedings, Mobile/Wireless Computing and Communications Systems I, The 6th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol IV, July 2002.

 

G. Francia and R. Smith, "The Design and Implementation of a Heterogeneous Networking Laboratory," The Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Proceedings of the 14th Annual CCSC Southeastern Conference, Vol. 16, No.2, January 2001.

 

R. Smith and G. Francia, "A Hybrid Computer Networks Course for IS and CS Majors," Proceedings of the ISECON 2000 Information Systems Education Conference. Philadelphia, PA, November, 2000.

 

M. Wilson, R. Smith, and D. Wood, "Modeling in the Software Engineering Course: A Case for UML", Proceedings of the ISECON 1999 Information Systems Education Conference. Chicago, IL, October 1999.

 

R. Smith, A. Parrish, and J. Hale, “Cost estimation for component based software development,” Proceedings of the Thirty-sixth Annual ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Marietta, GA, April 1-3, 1998, pp. 323-325.

 

R. Smith, A. Parrish, and J. Hale, “Component-Based Software Development: Parameters Influencing Cost Estimation,” Proceedings of the Twenty-second Annual Software Engineering Workshop, Software Engineering Laboratory Series SEL-97-003, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, December 3-4, 1997, pp. 283-300.

 

R. Smith and M. Brown, "A Study of the Maintenance of Literate Programs", Proceedings of the Thirty-fifth Annual ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Murfreesboro, TN, April 2-4, 1997.

 

R. Smith, D. Brown, D. Cordes and A. Parrish, "Integrating Management Studies into a Capstone Software Engineering Course", Proceedings of the Thirty-fourth Annual ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Tuskegee, AL, April 17-19, 1996.

 

PRESENTATIONS

R. K. Smith (speaker), “Grassroots Knowledge Management: A Case Study of KM in a Highly Technical Organization,” The 2008 ACM Mid-Southeast Conference, Gatlinburg, TN, November 21, 2008.

 

P. Caraccioli(speaker), R. K. Smith, J. Anderson, “MSFC Propulsion Systems Department’s Knowledge Management Project,” International Workshop on Managing Knowledge for Space Missions, California Institute of Technology, July 2007.

 

M. Mitchell, R. Smith, B. Dixon, D. Brown, A Parrish(speaker), “Secure Homeland Analysis and Reporting Environment (SHARE),” 2008 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security. Abstract.

 

A. Parrish, R. Smith (speaker), “Using CARE 8 in a Mature Highway Safety Planning Process,” International Traffic Records Forum, Palm Desert, CA, Jul 30 –Aug 4, 2006.

 

P. Caraccioli (speaker), R. Smith, et al, “MSFC Propulsion Systems Development KM Initiative, “ NASA Conference on Managing Knowledge for Successful Mission Operations, Houston, TX, March 2-3, 2006.

 

R. Smith (speaker), “Marshall Space Flight Center’s Knowledge Management Pilot,” Marshall Space Flight Center Information Lifecycle/Knowledge Management Workshop, Huntsville, Al., December 6-7, 2005.

 

K Keith (speaker), A. Graettinger, R. Smith, M. Hudnall, D. Brown and A. Parrish, “Mapping Crash and Citation Information to Aid Law Enforcement and Improve Traffic Safety,” The 2nd Annual GIS Symposium at TU, Troy University, Troy, Alabama May 10-11th 2005.

 

H. Wang (speaker), R. Smith, A. Parrish, S. Vrbsky, “Variable Selection and Ranking for Analyzing Traffic Accident Data,” The Second Annual UTCA Research Symposium, November12, 2004.

 

J. Hale (speaker), A. Parrish, B. Dixon, and R. Smith, "Enhancing Cost Estimation Models with Task Assignment Information," COCOMO/SCM 15, Fifteenth International Forum on COCOMO and Software Cost Estimation, October 24-27, 2000, Los Angeles, CA. Presentation, published abstract.

 

R. Smith (speaker), "Using Design Modeling for Effort Estimation in Software Development" ACM Mid-Southeast Regional Conference, Gatlinburg, TN, November 2000.

 

R. Smith (speaker) "Effort Estimation Modeling in Component Based Software Development ", The Twenty-ninth ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Doctoral Consortium, February 25, 1998, Atlanta, GA.

 

R. Smith (speaker) and G. Francia, "Integrating Wireless Technologies into an Undergraduate Networks Exploration Laboratory," National Science Foundation Technology Showcase, Thirty-third SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. Covington, KY, February 27- March 3, 2002.

 

J. Sloan, R. Smith, A. Lopez and D. Mowe, "Networking CS: Beyond the First Course, " Proceedings of the Thirty-third SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. Covington, KY, February 27- March 3, 2002, page 281. Panel presentation, published abstract.

 

R. Smith (speaker) and G. Francia, "The Computer Networks Course: A Hybrid Approach for CS and IS Majors," Thirty-second SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. Charlotte, NC, February 2001. Faculty poster presentation.

 

G. Francia (speaker) and R. Smith, "The Design and Implementation of a Heterogeneous Networking Laboratory," National Science Foundation Technology Showcase, Thirty-first SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. Austin, TX, March 8-12, 2000.

 

R. Smith (speaker), M. Wilson, and D. Wood, "Modeling in the Introductory Software Engineering Course", Mid-Southeast ACM Chapter Fall Conference, November 1999, Gatlinburg, TN.

 

R. Smith (speaker) and A. Parrish "Integrating Computing Across Information Technology Curricula", Mid-Southeast ACM Chapter Fall Conference, November 6-7, 1997, Gatlinburg, TN.