Detailed Information for Timothy Donovan

Dr. Timothy Patrick Donovan PhD 
Computer Science
 » Professor
Office Location
Bolin Hall 126C
Office Hours

 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4183
Fax: (940) 397-4442
 
 

Contact Information

timothy.donovan@mwsu.edu

My Websites

Interests

Artificial intelligence

Genetic Algorithms

Image processing - pattern recognition, edge detection

                   Matrix Congruence

                   Number Theory


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2012 Math 2333  201  Discrete Mathematics    Bolin Hall 314

MWF 1030am

Details Spring 2012 CMPS 5323  270  Numerical Methods    Bolin Hall 320

MW 5:30pm

Details Spring 2012 CMPS 1013  206  Computer Concepts and applications    Dillard College of Business Administration 329

MWF 1pm

Details Fall 2011 Math 2333  101  Discrete Mathematics    Bolin Hall 309

TR 800am

Details Fall 2011 CMPS 5113  170  Programming languages    Bolin Hall 320

MW 5:30pm

Details Fall 2011 CMPS 4123  101  Database Management Systems    Bolin Hall 320

MWF 11am

Details Fall 2010 CMPS 4233  101  Artificial Intelligence    Bolin Hall 320

MW 2pm

Details Fall 2010 CMPS 1053  Computer Science II    Bolin Hall 209

TR 930am

Details Fall 2010 CMPS 1013  103  Computer Concepts and applications    Bolin Hall 320

MWF 10am

Details Fall 2010 CMPS 1013  104  Computer Concepts and Applications    Bolin Hall 209

MWF 11am




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Shippensburg University MS (Computer Science) Aug 1 1983 12:00AM 
University of Oklahoma MA (Mathematics) Aug 10 1967 12:00AM 
University of Colorado PhD (Mathematics) May 1 1976 12:00AM 
Regis College BS (Mathematics) May 15 1963 12:00AM 



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Regis College  Assistant Professor (Mathematics)  1967  1975
 Metropolitan State University  Assistant Professor (Mathematics)  1976  1979
 Penn State University  Assistant Professor (Mathematics)  1979  1983
 East Texas State University  Assistant Professor (Comp Sci)  1983  1987
 Midwestern State University  Associate Professor  1987  1999
 Midwestern State University  Chair, Computer Science Dept  1989  1995
 Midwestern State University  Professor of Computer Science  1999  Present



Research and Publications

"GALE: A Combined Genetic Algorithm-Linear Technique Approach to Edge

Detection," (with N. Passos), in the Proceedings of the SPIE Aerospace/Defense Sensing and Controls - Visual Information Processing VII, Orlando, FL, April, 1998, Vol. 3387, pp. 156-164.

 

"Edge Detection through the Use of a Combined Genetic Algorithm-Linear Technique Approach," (with N. Passos), in the Proceedings of the 1998 Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Notre Dame, IN, August, 1998, pp. 310-313.

 

 "A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Edge Detection on Image Processing Applications," (with N. Passos), in the Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering, Las Vegas, Nevada, November, 1998, pp. 71-74.

 

"Fine Tuning the GALE Edge Detection Method," (with N. Passos), in the

Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Orlando, FL, May, 1999, paper 70.5.

 

"The Application of  Genetic Algorithms to Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining," (with James W. Newsom), Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual CCSC South Central Conference, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, April 2000, pp. 212-225.

 

"Object Recognition in a Digital Image," Proceedings of SPIE. Visual Information Processing XI, v. 4736, April 2002, Orlando, Fla., pp. 1-8.

 

“Edge Comparison in a Digital Image,” Proceedings of SPIE Aerospace/Defense Sensing and Controls - Visual Information Processing XIV, v 5817, April 2006,  Orlando, Florida, pp 281-288.

 

“Data Mining within Digital Images,”  Proceedings of SPIE. Visual Information Processing XVI, v. 6575, April 2007, Orlando, Fla., pp. 65750F-1 - F-10