David W. Matula
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
B.S., Washington University, 1959; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1966
Algorithm engineering; Computer arithmetic and network algorithms; Classification paradigms for emerging disciplines; Developing inventive research tools for solving new problems and independent metrics for judging solution quality
Research Accomplishments and Activities
Contributed widely cited fundamental results in computer arithmetic and graph algorithms; Author of more than 100 refereed papers on computer arithmetic, graph and network algorithms, random structures, and cluster analysis; Recipient of 12 patents in microprocessor arithmetic unit design and cellular network assignment algorithms; Awarded over 20 years of government, industry, and research funding from NSF, Texas ATP, Texas Instruments, and Cyrix; Consultant in microprocessor design for NSM/Cyrix; Visiting research and teaching positions at the University of Texas at Austin, Stanford University, U.S. Naval; Postgraduate School in the United States, Karlsruhe and Frankfurt, Germany; Aarhus and Odense, Denmark; and Lyon, France; Founding editorial board member of Random Structures and Algorithms, ORSA Journal on Computing, and Journal of Classification; 2001 general chair, IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic
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