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Professor Information    
William Hurst, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Department of Applied Mathematics and Technology
Division of Natural and Physical Sciences
Philander Smith College
900 Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR  72202

Mabee-Kresge Science Building
Office: #110
Phone: 501-370-5334

Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Research Statement
Ph.D. Integrated Computing with an Emphasis on Computer Science, May 2011
M.S. Computer Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, June 2008
B.A. Physics, MacMurray College, May 1976

Professional Organizations
 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Knights of Columbus

Research Interests
High Performance Computing (HPC) systems, parallel processing, distributed systems, operating systems, modeling and simulations, data mining, performance analysis, telecommunications, networking

Selected Publications

W.B. Hurst, “Modeling and Simulation of HPC Systems Through Job Scheduling Analysis,”  Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock,  Integrated Computing With an Emphasis on Computer Science, May, 2011

C. Zhang, W.B. Hurst, R.B. Lenin, S. Ramaswamy, “Analyzing Organizational Structures  Using Socal Network Analysis: A Case Study,” International Journal of Internet and  Enterprise Management, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 104-127, 2011

W.B. Hurst, S. Ramaswamy, R.B. Lenin, D. Hoffman, “Modeling and Simulation of HPC  Systems Through Job Scheduling Analysis,” In. Proc. of Acxiom Laboratory for Applied  Research, 2010, pp. 1-8; HuRaLeHo2010_2.pdf

W.B.Hurst, S. Ramaswamy, R.B. Lenin, D. Hoffman, “Development of Generalized HPC  Simulator,” Distributed Computing and Internet Technology, Lecture Notes in Computer  Science, 2010, Vol 5966/2010, 176-179, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11659-9_18 (Accepted in  ICDCIT 2010 Conference), 2010

C. Zhang, W.B. Hurst, R.B.Lenin, N. Yuruk, S.Ramaswamy, “Analyzing Organizational  Structures Using Social Network Analysis,” Advances Enterprise Engineering III, Lecture  Notes in Business Information Processing, 2009, Vol. 34, Part 3, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642- 01915-9_11. (Accepted in EOMAS 2010 Conference); ZhHuLeRa2009.pdf, pp. 143-156,  2009

W.B.Hurst, H. Joshi, S.D.Sudarsan, R.B.Lenin, S.Ramaswamy, “UALR at TREC2008: Enterprise Track”, 2008 Text Retrieval Conference (TREC) competition; HuJoSuLeRa2008.pdf, Nov. 2008

W.B.Hurst, C. Zhang, S. Ramaswamy, R.B. Lenin, “Eclipse Bug Count Cycle Analysis,” Masters Thesis, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, June, 2008.

C. Zhang, W. B. Hurst, R. B. Lenin, S. Ramaswamy, R. B. Govindan, “Predicting Bugs in  Open Source Software Systems: An in-depth, Comparative Case Study on Eclipse,” Technical  Report, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Computer Science Department, Little Rock,  AR, 72204, USA, 2008.

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