Last modified: September 17, 2017

Curriculum Vitae

David A. Turner

Current Research Interests

Teaching and learning computer programming. Interdisciplinary project-based learning. Music and video generation.

Contact Information

position: Professor
address:    School of Computer Science and Engineering
California State University San Bernardino
5500 University Blvd.
San Bernardino, CA 92407
e-mail: dturner@csusb.edu
phone: 909-537-5326
web: http://cse.csusb.edu/turner

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science
Eurecom Institute, Sophia Antipolis, France.
Multimedia communications. (2001)

Master of Science in Mathematics
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.
Emphasis on mathematical statistics. (1983)

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas.
Mathematics major, physics and computer science minors. (1980)

Professional Experience

Aug 2001 - present:
Professor of Computer Science
California State University, San Bernardino, CA.

Sep 2016 - Aug 2017:
Director, School of Computer Science and Engineering
California State University, San Bernardino, CA.

1998 - 2001:
Teaching Assistant
Institut Eurecom, Sophia Antipolis, France.

1998 - 2001:
Co-Founder of Wimba.com (acquired by Blackboard in 2010)
Sophia Antipolis, France. 1996 - 1997:
Lecturer and Computer Consultant
Seoul, South Korea.
1993 - 1996:
Contract Work
San Diego, California.
1989 - 1993:
Transportation Planner
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, West Springfield, Massachusetts.
1987 - 1988:
Software Developer
New England Municipal Resource Center, Putney, VT.
1984 - 1987:
Actuarial Assistant
Peerless Insurance Company, Keene, New Hampshire.
9/81 - 6/83:
Teaching Assistant
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.

Publications

Chris Ballinger, David Turner, Arturo Concepcion. Artificial Intelligence Design in a Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game. International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG), Las Vegas, NV, April 2011.

Mark Chapman, David Turner, Arturo Concepcion, Aldo Lewis. VectorForce: A Video Game Project. International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG), Las Vegas, NV, April 2011.

Tong Lai Yu, David Turner, David Stover, Arturo Concepcion. Incorporating Video in Platform-Independent Video Games Using Open-Source Software. Proceedings of the 2010 Third IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, p. 466-470, Chengdu, China, July 2010.

N. Navaroli, D. Turner, A. Concepcion, R. Lynch. Performance Comparison of ADRS and PCA as a Preprocessor to ANN for Data Mining. The 8th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA 2008), Nov 2008, Kaohsuing, Taiwan.

David Turner, Moonju Park, Jaehwan Kim and Jinseok Chae. An Automated Test Code Generation Method for Web Applications using Activity Oriented Approach. 23rd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering, Aquila, Italy, Sep. 2008.

D. Patterson, F. Liu, D. Turner, A. Concepcion, R. Lynch. Performance Comparison of the Automatic Data Reduction System. Proceedings of the SPIE Symposium on Defense and Security, Orlando, FL, March 2008.

Jussi Kangasharju, Keith W. Ross and David A. Turner. Optimizing File Availability in Peer-to-Peer Content Distribution. INFOCOM, May 2007, Anchorage, Alaska.

Jussi Kangasharju, Keith W. Ross and David A. Turner. Adaptive Content Management in Structured P2P Communities. First International Conference on Scalable Information Systems, May 2006, Hong Kong.

David Turner. Web Page Caching in Java Web Applications. In proceedings of International Conference on Information Technology Coding and Computing (ITCC 2005), Las Vegas, NV, Apr 2005.

Yiyao Hao, Daniel Havey and David Turner. An Exchange Protocol for Alternative Currencies. In proceedings of International Conference on Information Technology Coding and Computing (ITCC 2005), Las Vegas, NV, Apr 2005.

Elharith Elrufaie and David Turner. A Wiki Paradigm for Use in IT Courses. In proceedings of International Conference on Information Technology Coding and Computing (ITCC 2005), Las Vegas, NV, Apr 2005.

M. Adler, R. Kumar, K. Ross, D. Rubenstein, D. Turner, D. Yao. Optimal Peer Selection in a Free-Market Peer-Resource Economy. Second Workshop on the Economics of Peer-to-Peer Systems, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Jun 2004.

David A. Turner and Keith W. Ross. A Lightweight Currency Paradigm for the P2P Resource Market. Seventh International Conference on Electronic Commerce Research, Dallas, TX, Jun 2004.

David Turner and Ni Deng. Payment-Based Email, 5th International Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking, and Parallel/Distributed Computing (SNPD2004), Beijing, China, Jun/Jul 2004.

Chien-min Wang and David Turner. Extending the Wiki Paradigm for Use in the Classroom, International Conference on Information Technology (ITCC 2004), Las Vegas, NV, Apr 2004.

Elharith Elrufaie and David Turner. Bidding in P2P Content Distribution Networks Using the Lightweight Currency Paradigm, International Conference on Information Technology (ITCC 2004), Las Vegas, NV, Apr 2004.

David Turner and Daniel Havey. Controlling Spam through Lightweight Currency. In proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Computer Sciences, Honolulu, HI, Jan 2004.

Jussi Kangasharju, Keith W. Ross, David A. Turner. Secure and Resilient Peer-to-Peer E-Mail: Design and Implementation. In proceedings of the Third IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing, Linkoping, Sweden, Sep 2003.

David Turner, Daniel Havey and John Ewart. Allocating Resources in Storage Cooperatives with Pseudo Currencies. In proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications, San Diego, CA, July 2003.

David A. Turner and Keith W. Ross. Adaptive Streaming of Layer-Encoded Multimedia Presentations. In Journal of VLSI Signal Processing-Systems for Signal, Image, and Video Technology, May/June 2003, pp. 83-99.

David A. Turner. Optimal Streaming of Stored Scalable Media. Proceedings of the Multimedia Technologies and Applications Conference (MTAC 2001), University of California, Irvine, CA, Nov 7-9, 2001.

David A. Turner. Asynchronous Multimedia Messaging. Ph.D. dissertation, the Eurecom Institute (ENST/Telecom Paris), Jun 2001.

David A. Turner and Keith W. Ross. A Comprehensive Architecture for Continuous Media E-Mail on the Internet. IEEE MultiMedia, Apr/Jun 2001, pp. 88-98.

David A. Turner and Keith W. Ross. Continuous Media E-mail on the Internet: Infrastructure Inadequacies and a Sender-Side Solution. IEEE Network, Jul/Aug 2000.

David A. Turner and Keith W. Ross. Optimal Streaming of Layer-Encoded Multimedia Presentations. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, New York, New York, Jul/Aug 2000.

David A. Turner and Keith W. Ross. Asynchronous Audio Conferencing on the Web. In Advances in Intelligent Computing and Multimedia Systems, Baden-Baden, Germany, Aug 1999.

David A. Turner and Keith W. Ross. Optimal Streaming of Synchronized Multimedia Presentations. In proceedings of ACM Multimedia 99, Orlando, Florida, Oct 1999.

External Grants

Project title: Bayesian Data Reduction Algorithm Project.
Project directors: Arturo Concepcion, Co-PI: David Turner.
Amount awarded: $25,000, duration: 4 months, 4/1/2006 - 7/31/2006.
Agency: Office of Technology Transfer and Commercialization, Grant #GT60657.

Project title: Commercialization of the Bayesian Data Reduction Algorithm.
Project directors: Arturo Concepcion, Co-PI: David Turner.
Amount awarded: $18,000, duration: 4 months, 4/1/2007 - 7/31/2007.
Agency: Office of Technology Transfer and Commercialization, follow-on grant to #GT60657.

Project title: Revitalizing Computing Education through Community-Based Video Game Development Projects.
Project directors: David Turner, Co-PIs: Arturo Concepcion, Tong Yu.
Amount awarded: $295,256, duration: 24 months, 9/1/2009 - 8/31/2011.
Agency: National Science Foundation.
Program: CISE Pathways to Revitalized Undergraduate Computing Education.

Project title: CPATH-1 RET Supplement.
Project director: David Turner, Co-PIs: Arturo Concepcion, Tong Yu.
Amount awarded: $25,000, duration: 12 months, expires 8/31/2011.
Agency: National Science Foundation.
Program: Research Experiences for Teachers.

Project title: CPATH-1 REU Supplement.
Project director: David Turner, Co-PIs: Arturo Concepcion, Tong Yu.
Amount awarded: $16,000, duration: 12 months, expires 8/31/2011.
Agency: National Science Foundation.
Program: Research Experiences for Undergraduates.

Participation in External Grants Funded Through Subcontracts

Project title: CCRAA (College Cost Reduction and Access Act) Step Up to Success.
Lead institution: Riverside Community College.
Award amount: $227,945. Duration: 2009-2010.
Agency: U.S. Dept of Education.

Project title: Habilidades Unidos: Transdisciplinary Cooperation for Academic and Career Success.
Lead institution: Norco College.
Award amount: $3,871,911. Duration: Spring 2011 - Winter 2016.
Agency: United States Department of Education.
Program: Strengthening Institutions -- Hispanic Serving Institutions program.

Internal Grants

Project Title: Game Programming.
Project director: David Turner.
Amount: $5,000. Duration: Summer 2006.
Funding source: Teaching Resource Center.

Program title: Collaborating through Team Teaching.
Project directors: Kerstin Voigt and David Turner.
Amount: $8,400. Duration: Winter and Spring 2009.
Funding source: Teaching Resource Center.

A Map-Based Interface to the Fau Library Archive of Water-Related Artifacts.
Project director: David Turner.
Amount: $19,000. Duration: 24 weeks. Start date: Spring 2006.
Funding source: Water Resources Institute.

Program: Summer Research Pod.
Project director: David Turner.
Amount: $7,000. Duration: Summer 2006.
Funding source: College of Natural Sciences.

Project Title: Multi-player Role Playing Game Research and Development Project.
Project director: David Turner.
Amount: $12,800. Duration: Summer 2008.
Funding source: College of Natural Sciences.
Program: Summer Research Pod.