Detailed Information for Ranette Halverson

Dr. Ranette Hudson Halverson PhD 
Computer Science
 » Chair
Office Location
Bolin Hall 126A
Office Hours

 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4189
Fax: (940) 397-4442
 
 

Computer Science
 » Professor
Office Location
Bolin Hall 126A 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4189
Fax: (940) 397-4442
 
 

Contact Information

ranette.halverson@mwsu.edu

My Websites

Dr. Ranette Halverson - Computer Science

Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2014 5333  101  Discrete System Simulation    Bolin Hall 320

Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 9;00 TO 9:50 a.m.

Bolin 320

Details Fall 2014 2433  101  Discrete Structures & Analysis    Bolin Hall 320

Tuesday, Thursday   9:30 - 10:50 a.m.

Bolin 320

Details Fall 2014 1013  X11  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course - using MSU D2L and publisher's website for SAM 2013

Begin by logging on to MSU's D2L web site.  All other information is posted there.
 

Details Summer I 2014 1013  X30  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course - using MSU D2L and publisher's website for SAM 2010

Begin by logging on to MSU's D2L web site.  All other information is posted there.
 

Details Spring 2014 CMPS 4991  201  Seminar in Social Responsibility    Bolin Hall 320

Bolin 320 ~~ 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ~~ Friday

Details Spring 2014 1044  201  Computer Science I    Bolin Hall 320

Tuesday, Thursday ~~ 9:30 - 10:50 a.m.. ~~ Bolin 320

Details Spring 2014 1013  X21  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course - using MSU D2L and publisher's website for SAM 2010

Begin by logging on to MSU's D2L web site.  All other information is posted there.
 

Details Fall 2013 3233  101  Theory of Computing    Bolin Hall 320

11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. ~~ Monday-Wednesday ~~ Bolin 320

Details Fall 2013 1044  101  Computer Science I    Bolin Hall 320

MWF ~~ 9:00 - 9:50 a.m. ~~ Bolin 320

Details Fall 2013 1013  X11  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course - using MSU D2L and publisher's website for SAM 2010

Begin by logging on to MSU's D2L web site.  All other information is posted there.
 

Details Summer I 2013 1013  X30  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course - using MSU D2L and publisher's website for SAM 2010

Begin by logging on to MSU's D2L web site.  All other information is posted there.
 

Details Spring 2013 CMPS 4991  201  Seminar in Social Responsibility    Bolin Hall 320

Bolin 320 ~~ 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ~~ Friday

Details Spring 2013 1044  201  Computer Science I    Bolin Hall 320

MWF ~~ 10:00 - 10:50 a.m. ~~ Bolin 320

Details Spring 2013 1013  X21  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course - using MSU D2L and publisher's website for SAM 2010

Begin by logging on to MSU's D2L web site.  All other information is posted there.
 

Details Fall 2012 3233  101  Theory of Computing    Bolin Hall 320

12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. ~~ Tuesday & Thursday ~~ Bolin 320

Details Fall 2012 1044  102  Computer Science I    Bolin Hall 320

TR ~~ 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. ~~ Bolin 320

Details Fall 2012 1013  X11  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course - using MSU D2L and publisher's website for SAM 2010

Begin by logging on to MSU's D2L web site.  All other information is posted there.
 

Details Summer I 2012 1013  X31  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course - using MSU Blackboard and publisher's website for SAM 2010

Begin by logging on to MSU's Blackboard web site.  All other information is posted there.
 

Details Spring 2012 CMPS 4991  201  Seminar in Social Responsibility    Bolin Hall 320

Bolin 320 ~~ 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. ~~ Friday

Details Spring 2012 1053  201  Computer Science II    Bolin Hall 320

Monday, Wednesday, Friday ~~ 11:00 - 11:50 a.m. ~~ Bolin 320

 

Details Spring 2012 1043  201  Computer Science I    Bolin Hall 320

TR ~~ 9:30 - 11:20 a.m. ~~ Bolin 320

Details Spring 2012 1013  X21  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course - using MSU Blackboard and publisher's websites for Emerge and SAM 2010
 

Details Fall 2011 1043  202  Computer Science I    Bolin Hall 320/209

Section 101 - MWF ~~ 9:00-9:50 a.m. ~~ Bolin 320

Section 102 - TR ~~ 9:30 - 11:20 a.m. ~~ Bolin 209

Details Fall 2011 1013  X11  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course - using MSU Blackboard and publisher's websites for Emerge and SAM 2010
 

Details Summer I 2011 1013  X30  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course through Blackboard/WebCt System
No class meetings

Details Spring 2011 5333  280  Discrete System Simulation    Bolin Hall 320

Tuesday, Thursday -- 5:30 - 6:50 p.m. 

Details Spring 2011 1043  202  Computer Science I    Bolin Hall 320

Tuesday, Thursday ~~ 9:30 - 11:20 a.m.

Details Spring 2011 1013  X11  Computer Concepts and Applications (Internet)    Bolin Hall Internet

Internet Course
 *Optional “Meet the Teacher” Time 
Wednesday, January 19 – Bolin 126 - 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Details Fall 2010 4223  101  Introduction to Simulation    Bolin Hall 320

Monday, Wednesday, Friday -- 9:00 - 9:50 a.m. 

Details Fall 2010 1033  1H1 - 1HA  Introductory Topics in Computing - Web Design (Honors)    Bolin Hall 320 and 103 (lab)

Monday & Friday - 11:00 - 11:50 a.m. - Bolin 320
Wednesday - 11:00 - 12:50 a.m. - Bolin 103




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
University of North Texas Ph.D. - Computer Science  
Midwestern State University M.S. - Mathematics  
Midwestern State University B.S. - Mathematics, Biology  



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Midwestern State University  Chair of Department of Comnputer Science; Professor    
 Wichita Falls Police Department  Statistical Crime Analyst    



Research and Publications

       

Publication List

Ranette H. Halverson

 

 

“Computerized Analysis of Flowing Conditions for Use of Chemical Sticks in Natural Gas Wells,” 3rd International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications (CITSA 2006), TBA, July 2006, (with J. Rhoads, N. Passos), Presented Orlando, FL.

 

“Computerized Trip Classification of GPS Data:  A Proposed Framework,” 3rd International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications (CITSA 2006), TBA, July 2006, (with T. Griffin, Y. Huang), Presented Orlando, FL.

 

“Data Structures from an Empirical Standpoint@, Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, v. 21, no. 4 April 2006, (with R. Simpson), Presented 17th Annual CCSC South Central Conference, Huntsville, Texas.

 

“Landscape Smoothing of Numerical Permutation Spaces in Genetic Algorithms”, Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, v. 19, no 4.  April 2004.  (With R. Simpson).  Presented 15th Annual CCSC South Central Conference, Austin, Texas.

 

“Instructional Testing Through Wireless Handheld Devices”, Proceedings of the 33rd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, November 2003, Bolder, Co. (with C. Wuthrich, T. Griffin, N. Passos).

 

“A Brief Study on Web Caching Applied to Mobile Web Applications”, ISCAS, Proceedings of Computers and Their Applications, p. 442-445, March 2003. (With G. Kalbfleisch, N. Passos, W. Deckert) Presented Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

“Accreditation: Easing the Pain of the Necessary Evil”, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference - Computers and Advanced Technology in Education, p. 191-195, May 2002.  Presented Cancun, Mexico.

 

“Using Parallel Evolving Methods to Discover New Shellsort Sequences”, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, p. 472-477, August 2001 (with Richard Simpson, Tao Wang). Presented Dallas, TX.

 

“Theoretical Constraints on Multidimensional Retiming Design Techniques”, Proceedings of SPIE (AeroSense) - Visual Information Processing X, p.238-245, April 2001. (With Nelson Passos, Delvin Defoe, Reynold Bailey, Richard Simpson).  Presented in Poster Session by Delvin Defoe, April 19, 2001, Orlando, Florida.

 

“A Study of Software Pipelining for Multi-dimensional Problems”, Proceedings of International Society of Computers and their Applications (ISCA) 13th Annual Conference, Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems - 2000, 426-431,  August 2000.  (With Reynold Bailey, Delvin Defoe, Richard Simpson, Nelson Passos).  Also presented by R. Bailey, Las Vegas, NV, August 2000. 

 

“VHDL Design Optimization for Two-dimensional Filters@, Proceedings of International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) International Symposium on Science and Technology - Electronic Imaging 2000 , Vol. 3970, Jan. 2000.  (With Nelson Passos, Jian Song, Robert Light, Richard Simpson)


 

 

“Genetic Algorithms Using GALib”, Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Vol. 14, No. 3, 56-63 , March 1999.  (With Richard Simpson).

 

“Women in Computing”,   Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Vol. 14, No. 3, 131-142, April 1999.  Also presented at 10th Annual CCSC: South Central Conference, Austin, TX, April 16-17, 1999.

 

“A Brief Survey of Techniques of Loop Transformation”,  Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Vol. 14, No. 3, 193-204, March 1999. (With Leila Plummer and Nelson Passos).

 

“Performance Evaluation of Parallel Implementation of Nested Loop Control Structure”, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry & Engineering, Las Vegas, NV., November 1998. (With Silvia Brunet, Virgil Andronache, Nelson Passos)

 

“Silence: An Educational Tool for Teaching Instruction-level Parallelism”, Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Vol. 13, No. 4, 185-192, March 1998.  (With Leila Plummer, Jia Hua, Nelson Passos)

 

“Teaching a Computer Graphics Class with DirectX”,  Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Vol. 13, No. 4, 61- 66, March 1998. (With Paulius Micikevicius, Richard Simpson)

 

“Precise-MD: A Software Tool for Resources Constrained Scheduling of Multi-Dimensional Applications”, Proceeding of the International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), May 31 - June 1, 1998.  Also presented by R. Simpson as a poster session, Monterey, CA. (With Jia Hua, Obaidur Rashid, Nelson Passos, Richard Simpson.)

 

“An Object-Oriented Hardware/Software Co-Design Paradigm”, Proceedings of the ISCA 13th International Conference - Computers and Their Applications, 440-443, March 25-27, 1998.  Also presented at conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.  (With Obaidur Rashid, Nelson Passos.)

 

“Introduction to Parallel Processing Through Example”, The Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, vol. 13, no. 2, 155-162, November 1997.  Also presented at CCSC Rocky Mountain Conference, Farmington, N.M., Oct. 17-18, 1997.

 

“A Divide-and-Conquer Hypercube Algorithm for Parentheses Matching”, Proceedings of the World Multiconference on Systematics, Cybernetics and Informatics, vol. 1, 445-450 July 7-11, 1997.  Also presented, Caracas, Venezuela.

 


 

“What? Me Simulate?  A Basic Simulation Technique for Queuing Systems”, Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, vol. 12, no. 4, 26-30, March 1997.  Also presented at CCSC South-Central Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 11-12, 1997.

 

“Simple Deterministic and Randomized Algorithms for Linked List Ranking on the EREW PRAM Model”, Parallel Processing Letters, vol.4, no. 1 & 2, 15-27, June 1994. (With Sajal K. Das)

 

“Efficient Parallel Algorithms for Tree-Related Problems Using the Parentheses Matching Strategy”, Proceedings of the 8th International Parallel Processing Symposium, 362-367, April 26-29, 1994.  Also presented, Cancun, Mexico.  (With Sajal K. Das, Kwang Bae Min)

 

In the 1980's and early 1990's Dr. Halverson was actively involved in the Texas Computer Education Association.  At the annual conferences she presented 8 papers that were published in conference proceedings.  This annual state conference was organized to enhance the computer knowledge of public school teachers.  The papers were screened for relevant topics, but were not subject to a rigorous review process.

 

"You Can Do Turbo Pascal Graphics", Proceedings of the Texas Computer Education Association, 1991.

"All Together Now", Proceedings of the Texas Computer Education Association, 1990.

"Ignorance is Bliss", Proceedings of the Texas Computer Education Association, 1990.

"Microprocessor Supercomputers", Proceedings of the Texas Computer Education Association, 1988.

"The Missing Link", Proceedings of the Texas Computer Education Association, 1988.

"My Student, the Computer", Proceedings of the Texas Computer Education Association, 1986.

"What Should We Teach Our Teachers", Proceedings of the Texas Computer Education Association, 1985.

"Nassi-Schneidermann Diagrams - An Alternative to Classical Flowcharting Texas Computer Education Association, 1984.

 

 

 

Workshops

 

“Programming with Alice”, Journal of Computing in Small Colleges (abstract published), April 2007, Presented 18th Annual CCSC South Central Conference, Wichita Falls, Texas.

“Simulation with Enterprise Dynamics Software”, Association for Computer Educators in Texas Conference, Presented October 2007, San Antonio, Texas.

“Simulation with Enterprise Dynamics Software”, Journal of Computing in Small Colleges (abstract published), April 2006, Presented 17th Annual CCSC South Central Conference, Huntsville, Texas.