Hood College Courses

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John E. Boon, Jr., Associate Professor, Hood College

For all Hood College-related matters contact Mr. Boon via email at boon@hood.edu

Office HT 231; Office phone 301-696-3970

Undergraduate and Graduate Computer Science

Graduate Cybersecurity

  1. The Internet of Things, Special Edition The Next Wave, The National Security Agency's review of emerging technologies, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2016.

Graduate Bioinformatics

Undergraduate Mathematics and Graduate Mathematics Education

  1. Math 446/546 Operations Research

Course Support

  1. Java Links - Resources and tools for Java.
  2. C++ Links - Resources and tools for C++.
  3. Object-Oriented Analysis, Design, and Programming Links - Resources and tools for general object-oriented tasks.
  4. Program Support Links - Language-independent tools and resources.
  5. The Math Behind Numb3rs Wolfram Research and CBS Television
  6. Software Engineering Links - Resources for software engineering and software engineering standards

Hood College Information Links

Hood Computer Science Department Links

  1. Computer Science @ Hood - forums for discussion of jobs and internships and course-specific forums. Signup if you haven't yet done so!
  2. Course and Schedule Information
  3. CS 475 Senior Project Information
  4. CS 595 Software Engineering Project Guidelines
  5. Help Documents for using CS Linux Computers (pluto and wyrd)
  6. Hood College Emergency Notification System: Students can register to receive phone, text, and email alerts from the college. These alerts include information about college closures.

Professional Society Links

  1. INFORMS Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
  2. SIAM Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  3. AMS American Mathematical Society
  4. ACM Association for Computing Machinery and the ACM Digital Library
  5. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. and the IEEE Computer Society Digital Library
  6. Computer Science Education Week, December 5-11, 2010

Digital Journals & Newsletters

  1. Analytics, a digital magazine published by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Science (INFORMS), provides readers with real-life examples of how data, modeling and mathematical analysis is used to drive better business decisions and provide concrete competitive advantage.
  2. SIGEVOlution, SIGEVOlution: Newsletter of the ACM Special Interest Group on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation
  3. ACM TechNews, is published every week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday by the ACM
  4. Algorithmic Operations Research
  5. National Capital Area eScanner, A Joint Publication of the IEEE Northern Virginia and Washington Sections

Research Links

  1. Beneficial-Hodson Library of Hood College
  2. NAP, The National Academies Press
  3. RAND
  4. HP Labs Technical Reports, including heritage technical reports from DEC, COMPAQ, and Tandem
  5. Harvard SEAS EconCS Group, "pursues research, both theoretical and experimental, at the intersection between computer science and economics"
  6. Rexa is a digital library and search engine covering the computer science research literature and the people who create it
  7. SciELO - a model for cooperative electronic publishing in developing countries.
  8. CERN Document Server
  9. Cite.Seer (reference source)
  10. Copernic Search Tool
  11. IngentaConnect "The most comprehensive collection of academic and professional publications available for online, fax and Ariel delivery."

Research Writing Assistance

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Scholarship Opportunities

  1. The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program "... established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories".
  2. Research Associateship Programs (RAP) "The mission of the ...RAP is to promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U. S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral, and senior level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.".

Lecture Note Reading Tools

  1. Postscript file viewer: GSview for Windows.
  2. Note format this semester is Acrobat pdf: Get Acrobat Reader Link

Other Activities

Rights, Riding, Racing Iron Butt Association Motorycle Riders Foundation

Great motorcycle safety awareness for car drivers!

No Place To Race, Australian Motorcycle Accident Commission safety video.

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Mason Dixon 20-20 Motorcycle Rally, May 28-30. Follow me on SPOT May 29 5:30am-May 30 3:30pm!

States traveled by motorcycle

States JEB has ridden by motorcycle.
Only 27 more states to visit by motorcycle!

Canadian Provinces and Territories traveled by motorcycle

Provinces JEB has ridden by motorcycle.
Only 12 more provinces and territories to visit by motorcycle!

Beyond the USA on a motorcycle

Beyond the USA on a motorcycle.

  1. BIFX Course Flow

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