Ronald Frank
Associate Professor

E-mail: rfrank@pace.edu

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

Department(s):
  • Information Technology West

Primary Location:
Goldstein Academic Center 325

Office Hours: (Spring 2014)
Monday, Wednesday
(by Appointment Only)
1:00PM-3:30PM

Office Phone:
+1 (914) 773-3444

Education

DPS, Pace University, Information Systems - Westchester, White Plains, NY, US, 2002
Computing

MS, New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, New York, NY, US, 1970
Applied Mathematics

BA, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, US, 1960
Mathematics

Scheduled Courses

Spring 2014:
  • DCS 834: Data Commctn & Ntwrkng II
  • DCS 991: Dssrttn for DPS in Cmptg II
  • CIT 221: Global Networking Technology
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar V

View All Courses Taught
  • CIS 101: Cmptrs & Environmental Science
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CIT 211: Intro to Computer Systems
  • CIT 221: Global Networking Technology
  • CIT 312: Introduction to Programming l
  • CIT 344: Project Management
  • CIT 471: Information Tchnlgy Internship
  • CS 632: Directed Readings in CS
  • DCS 834: Data Commctn & Ntwrkng II
  • DCS 835: Data Communications III
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar I
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar V
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar VI
  • DCS 990: Dissertation for DPS in Cmptng
  • DCS 991: Dssrttn for DPS in Cmptg II
  • IS 112: Computer Orgnztn and Prgmng
  • IS 223: Fundamentals of Programming
  • IS 241: Systems Analysis and Design
  • IS 351: Global Data Communications
  • IS 397: Project Management
  • IS 414: Operating Systems Concepts
  • IS 416: Distributed Computer Systems
  • IS 495: Information Systems Internship
  • IS 612: Objct Oriented Cncpts & Dvlpmt
  • IS 623: Info Sytems Design & Devlpmt
  • IS 690: Mobile Computing Technology
  • Research Interests

    Array Theory; Software Engineering; Educational Technology;

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • AAAS [Member]
    • Association for Computing Machinery [Member]
    • Association of Information Technology Professionals [Member]
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Computer Society [Member]
    • Mathematical Association of America [Member]
    • NYC Chapter, Computer Systems Installation Management (SIG) [Chair]
      Founding member of the NYC Chapter of the Computer Systems Installation Management

    Publications

    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Regular Array Group Addition: A Worked Example
      Proceedings of The Michael L. Gargano 10th Annual Student/Faculty Research Day , May 1 2012
    • Technical Report [Published]
      The Electro-magnetic Field
      CSIS Technical Reports , February 1 2010
    • Technical Report [Published]
      An Example of "Algorithmic Thinking"
      CSIS Technical Report , December 1 2009
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      A Critical Learning Skill
      Proceedings of the Information Systems Educators Conference – ISECON 2008 , November 1 2008
    • Technical Report [Published]
      Terminology of Objects, Classes, and Related Ideas
      CSIS Technical Report , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2008
    • Technical Report [Published]
      Adult Cultural Numeracy from Pre-Arithmetic to Fractions & Decimals
      CSIS Technical Report , July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 1 2008
    • Technical Report [Published]
      A Critical Learning Skill
      CSIS Technical Report , May 1 2008
    • Other [Published]
      Improving the LOBO Machine Language Simulator
      Proceedings of the Pace University Seidenberg School of CSIS Student/Faculty Research Day , May 1 2007
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Preface to Research
      Information Systems Education Journal (ISEDJ) , December 31 2006
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Preface to IS Research (Advice to the Novice)
      Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2006 , November 1 2006
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      An Antique Engineering Filing System for Personal Use and as a DBMS Case Study
      Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2005 , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2005
    • Technical Report [Published]
      What is Research?
      CSIS Technical Report , September 1 2005
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      An IS Undergraduate Course Module on Quantum Key Distribution
      Information Systems Education Journal (ISEDJ) , August 1 2005
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      An IS Undergraduate Course Module on Quantum Key Distribution
      Proceedings of the 21st Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2004 , November 1 2004
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      A Presentation of the Prerequisite Topics and a Module for a Quantum Encryption (QE) Topic in an IS Course
      Proceedings of the 2004 Americas Conference on Information Systems - AMCIS 2004 , August 1 2004
    • Technical Report [Published]
      A Review of Logic for Computer Professionals
      CSIS Technical Report , August 1 2004
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      The Quantum Computing (QC), Quantum Encryption (QE), and Quantum Information (QI) Cirriculum (Why? Now? Never?)
      Information Systems Education Journal (ISEDJ) , December 27 2003
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      The Quantum Computing (QC), Quantum Encryption (QE), and Quantum Information (QI) Cirriculum (Why? Now? Never?)
      Proceedings of the 20th Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2003 , November 1 2003
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      A Generating Function that Counts the Combinatorial Full-Span Sub Array Structure of a Regular Array
      Proceedings of the ACM SIGAPL Federated Computer Research Conference , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2003
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      A New 'Dual-View' Diagram of Array Structure
      Proceedings of the ACM SIGAPL Federated Computer Research Conference , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2003
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      An Algorithm to Compute All Full-Span Sub Arrays of a Regular Array
      Proceedings of the ACM SIGAPL Federated Computer Research Conference , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2003
    • Technical Report [Published]

      A New 'Dual-View' Diagram of Array Structure , September 1 2003
    • Technical Report [Published]

      A Generating Function that Counts the Combinatorial Full-Span Sub Array Structure of a Regular Array with Some Applications to APL , September 1 2003
    • Technical Report [Published]

      Quantum Computing (QC) and Quantum Information (QI) Curriculum (Why? Now? Never?) , July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 1 2003
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      IDE Conflict Circumvention
      Proceedings of the 19th Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2002 , November 1 2002
    • Technical Report [Published]

      JCreator "Just-In-Time" Tips (A Reference for JCreator Pro 2.5) , September 1 2002
    • Technical Report [Published]

      The Crypto-Word Game for Learning Number Systems , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 30 2002
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      The Crypto-Word Game for Learning Number Systems
      Proceedings of the 17th Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2000 , November 30 2001
    • 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
    • Technical Report [Published]

      Order Oh [O(')] Notation and Meaning (with Pictures) , December 31 2000
    • Technical Report [Published]

      A Comparison of Procedural Code and Object-Oriented Code: A Finite State Machine C++ Example , February 1 2000
    • Technical Report [Published]

      A C++ Programmer Sets Out in Java/How to Download, Install, and Use the Java Software from Sun , September 1 1999
    • Technical Report [Published]

      Definition of Number, Number Representations, and Algorithms for Base Conversions , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 1999

    PRESENTATIONS

    • Americas Conference on Information Systems - AMCIS 2004 [Other]
      Title:
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2003 [Other]
      Title:
      San Diego, CA
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2002 [Other]
      Title:
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2002 [Other]
      Title: