Randal C. Nelson


Name: Randal C. Nelson
Birthdate: October 21, 1958
Citizenship: United States
Address: Department of Computer Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627
Telephones: Work (716) 275-8848; FAX (716) 461-2018



Computer Science, August 1988, University of Maryland, Dept. of Computer Science
Advisor: John (Yiannis) Aloimonos
Thesis: Visual Navigation


Computer Science, 1985, University of Maryland
Advisor: Hanan Samet
Paper: Hierarchical Representation of Linear Geographic Features


Physics with Honor, 1981, University of Wyoming
Mathematics, 1982, University of Wyoming


1994 - Present: Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Rochester.

1988 - 1994: Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Rochester.

1985 - 1988: Research Assistant, University of Maryland, Computer Vision Laboratory. Research on computer vision and visual navigation.

1984 - 1985: Research assistant, University of Maryland, Center for Automation Research. Developed data structures and software for Geographic Information System based on hierarchical data structures.

1983 - 1984: Teaching assistant, University of Maryland, Department of Computer Science.

1981 - 1982: Teaching assistant, Dartmouth College, Department of Physics.

1980: Research assistant under NSF Undergraduate Research Participation Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Physics and Astronomy. Worked with computer models for radiative transport in astronomical infrared sources.

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