Table of Contents

Message from the Chair
Next Generation Computing'97
Faculty Personnel Changes
Educational Statistics
Degrees Granted
Corporate Interactions
Industrial Partnerships
Corporate Gifts and Grants
Cooperative Research
Design Research Institute (DRI)
Advanced Computing Research Institute (ACRI)
Cornell Digital Library Research Group (CDLRG)
Cognitive Studies
Electrical Engineering
Research Interests and Professional Activities of Faculty of the Faculty and Senior Researchers
Colloquium and Seminar Speakers
Departmental Computing Facilities
Computer Science Courses and Enrollment Statistics
Lectures and Publications by Students
Technical Reports
Funded and Submitted Research Grants
Administrative and Technical Staff
Faculty, Researchers, and Academic Visitors


Department of Computer Science Robert L. Constable, Chair
4130 Upson Hall Voice: (607) 255-7316 Email:
Ithaca, NY 14853 Fax: (607) 255-4428

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Faculty Advisor and Editor: David Gries
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