Howard Blum
Professor

E-mail: hblum@pace.edu

Personal Website:
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School/College:
  • Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems

Department(s):
  • Computer Science NY

Primary Location:
163 William Street 230

Office Phone:
+1 (212) 346-1871

Education

PhD, Polytechnic Institute of New York, 1973
Mathematics

MS, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1966
Applied Mathematics

B.E.E., Pratt Institute, 1964
Electrical Engineering

Scheduled Courses

Spring 2014:
No courses scheduled.

View All Courses Taught
  • CIS 101: Downtown New York
  • CIS 101: Downtown NY Learning Pod
  • CIS 101: Forensic Computing
  • CS 388: Data Communications
  • CS 488: Computer Netwrk & the Internet
  • CS 600: Indpndnt Study in Grad CS
  • CS 607: Simulation & Cmptr Ntwrk Anlys
  • CS 632: Directed Readings in CS
  • CS 633: Data Communications & Networks
  • CS 634: Computer Networking & Internet
  • CS 637: Wireless Communications
  • DCS 834: Data Commctn & Ntwrkng II
  • DCS 835: Data Communications III
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar VI
  • DCS 990: Dissertation for DPS in Cmptng
  • DCS 991: Dssrttn for DPS in Cmptg II
  • Research Interests

    Data Communication (Computer Networking); Data Communication (Telecommunications Network Analysis and Design); Artificial Intelligence (Expert System Applications);

    Awards and Honors

    • Lubin School of Business, December 31, 1982 - Research Prize for PaperOptimal Stationary Policies for Cash Management with an Average Balance Requirement"
    • National Science Foundation, December 31, 1967 - Fellowship

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • American Mathematical Society
    • Association for Computing Machinery [Communications Group]
    • Association for Computing Machinery [Computer Science Education]
    • Institute for Management Sciences, New York Chapter [Secretary of Publicity and Membership]
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) [Computer Society]
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) [NY Chapter Seminars IEEE Communications Society]
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) [Communications Society]
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Administrative Committee on Systems, Man and Cybernetics
    • New York IBM PC Computer Users Group
    • New York Software Industry Association [Member]
    • Operations Research Society of America

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    • Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation, in support of I-Government: Informatics and Internet Systems in Public Services [Grant]
      Pace University , $14,061.00
      Funded, 2009
    • ICA Foundation Scholarship [Grant]
      International Communications Association , Pace University , $500.00
      Funded,Funds scholarship award to an outstanding student in the M.S. in Telecommunications program 1994
    • Summer Research [Grant]
      Pace University, School of Computer Science and Information Systems , Pace University , $0.00
      Funded,To continue research in focused ethnographic research in systems analysis and design 1994
    • ICA Foundation Scholarship [Grant]
      International Communications Association , Pace University , $500.00
      Funded,Funds scholarship award to an outstanding student in the M.S. in Telecommunications program 1993
    • ICA Foundation Scholarship [Grant]
      International Communications Association , Pace University , $1,000.00
      Funded,Funds scholarship award to an outstanding student in the M.S. in Telecommunications program 1992
    • ICA Foundation Scholarship [Grant]
      International Communications Association , Pace University , $1,000.00
      Funded,Funds scholarship award to an outstanding student in the M.S. in Telecommunications program 1991
    • ICA Foundation Scholarship [Grant]
      International Communications Association , Pace University , $6,000.00
      Funded,Funds scholarship award to an outstanding student in the M.S. in Telecommunications program - Support curriculum development in computer science 1990

    Publications

    • Technical Report [Published]
      A Channel-Change Game for Multiple Interfering Cognitive Wireless Networks
      CSIS Technical Report , March 1 2007
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Channel-Change Games for Highly Interfering Spectrum-Agile Wireless Networks
      Proceedings of the International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing – ISWPC 2007 , February 1 2007
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Simple Channel-Change Games for Spectrum-Agile Wireless Networks
      Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference - GLOBECOM 2006 , November 1 2006
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      A Channel-Change Game for Multiple Interfering Cognitive Wireless Networks
      Proceedings of the Military Communications Conference – MILCOM 2006 , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2006
    • Other [Published]
      Simple Channel-Change Games for Spectrum-Agile Wireless Networks
      Proceedings of Pace University Ivan G. Seidenberg School of CSIS Student/Faculty Research Day , May 1 2006
    • Working Paper [Submitted]

      Game Theory in Cognitive Radio - Invited Paper , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 2006
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Submitted]
      Channnel-Change Games for Highly Interfering Spectrum-Agile Wireless Networks
      IEEE Transactions on Selected Topics in Communications , December 31 2005
    • Book, Scholarly-New [In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted]

      Computer Networking and the Internet , December 31 2005
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Game Theoretic Approaches to Coexistence of Wireless Networks
      International Conference on Cutting-Edge Wireless Technologies , November 11 2004
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Using Game Theory in Computing Research
      Proceedings of the International Symposium on Research Methods - ISRM 2004 , August 1 2004
    • Book, Scholarly-New [In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted]

      Introduction to Data Communications and Networking - continuing updates , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 2004
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      The Doctor of Professional Studies in Computing: An Innovative Professional Doctoral Program
      Proceedings of the 19th Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2002 , November 1 2001
    • Journal Article, Public or Trade Journal [Published]
      An Asynchronous Distance Learning Course in Data Communications and Networks
      SIGCSE Bulletin , December 1 1999
    • Technical Report [Published]
      An Asynchronous Distance-Learning Course in Data Communications and Networks
      CSIS Technical Report , June 1 1999
    • Journal Article, Public or Trade Journal [Published]
      Internet Connection for Web Access: An Example for Performance Modeling and Simulation
      ACM SIGCSE Bulletin , June 1 1996
    • Journal Article, Public or Trade Journal [Published]
      Indirect Measurement of Average Occupancy in Queuing Systems
      Systems Analysis Modeling and Simulation , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1 1996
    • Technical Report [Published]
      Internet Connection for Web Access: An Example for Performance Modeling and Simulation
      CSIS Technical Report , March 1 1996
    • Technical Report [Published]
      Indirect Measurement of Average Occupancy in Queuing Systems
      CSIS Technical Report , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1 1995
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      A GPSS Simulation to Determine Congestion in an Ethernet Local Area Network
      Winter Simulation Conference Proceedings , December 31 1984
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Dynamic Routing to Assymmetric Parallel Queues
      Proceedings of the 1982 Conference on Information Sciences and Systems , December 31 1982

    PRESENTATIONS

    • IEEE Communications Society NY Chapter Seminar 2004 [Other]
      Title: Game Theoretic Approaches to Coexistence of Wireless Networks
      NY
    • International Conference on Cutting-Edge Wireless Technologies [Other]
      Title: Game Theoretic Approaches to Coexistence of Wireless Networks
      SUNY Stony Brook and IEEE Communications Society NY Chapter, Woodbury, NY
    • International Symposium on Research Methods [Keynote/Plenary Address]
      Title: Using Game Theory in Computing Research
      New York, NY
    • IEEE Communications Society NY Chapter Seminar 2003 [Other]
      Title: Internet Security and Wireless Communications
      NY
    • New York Software Industry Association [Other]
      Title: local meetings
      NY
    • IEEE Communications Society NY Chapter Seminar 2002 [Other]
      Title: Internet Security and Wireless Communications
      NY
    • IEEE Sarnoff Conference [Other]
      Title: Advances in Wireless Communications
    • IEEE Communications Society NY Chapter Seminar 2001 [Other]
      Title: Web Performance and Wireless Communictions

    Department Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Faculty Advisor]
      Desc: Advise approx. 10 Master's degree students (MS Telecom in NYC)
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Faculty Advisor]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Faculty Advisor]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Speaker, Graduate Information Sessions for CSIS]

    College Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Chair]
      Desc: Roli Wendorf - Game Theory Models of Channel Change in Spectrum-Agile Wireless Networks; Fred Dreyfus - Wireless Network Access as a Competitive Game
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]
      Desc: Eddie Davis - Effects of Wireless Errors on TCP Transmission; Don Little - Proposal on Wireless Networking
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Other]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]

    University Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: Speak at Graduate Information Sessions for CSIS; Advisor to incoming Telecommunications majors at Advisement Sessions