Curtis R. Cook

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Curtis R. Cook is Associate Consulting Professor at Stanford University's School of Engineering, and a Professional Associate at IPS. He has consulted with industry and governments around the world in the areas of leadership development and program management. He has written over 25 scholarly articles on program and project management, contracts management, leadership and decision-making. His book, Just Enough Project Management, published by McGraw-Hill in 2005, has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish. Dr. Cook has held a number of executive positions, including president of Provant Project Management, president and CEO of Novations Project Management, president of the Project Management College, and senior vice president for Educational Services Institute. He completed a career with the United States Air Force in 1991, where he served as a program manager and contracting officer and in a number of other operations and leadership positions. At the Air Force Institute of Technology, he was chair of the Systems Acquisition Management Department and professor of systems management. Dr. Cook has a PhD from the George Washington University, an MBA from the University of Utah, and a bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma. He is a graduate of the Defense Systems Management College and is a certified Project Management Professional

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1980
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2006
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35

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Grigoreanu, Valentina, Beckwith, Laura, Fern, Xiaoli Z., Yang, Sherry, Komireddy, Chaitanya, Narayanan, Vaishnavi, Cook, Curtis R., Burnett, Margaret M. (2006): Gender Differences in End-User Debugging, Revisited: What the Miners Found. In: VL-HCC 2006 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 4-8 September, 2006, Brighton, UK. pp. 19-26. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2006.24

Fisher, Marc, Rothermel, Gregg, Brown, Darren, Cao, Mingming, Cook, Curtis R., Burnett, Margaret M. (2006): Integrating automated test generation into the WYSIWYT spreadsheet testing methodology. In ACM Trans. Softw. Eng. Methodol., 15 (2) pp. 150-194. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1131421.1131423

Beckwith, Laura, Sorte, Shraddha, Burnett, Margaret M., Wiedenbeck, Susan, Chintakovid, Thippaya, Cook, Curtis R. (2005): Designing Features for Both Genders in End-User Programming Environments. In: VL-HCC 2005 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 21-24 September, 2005, Dallas, TX, USA. pp. 153-160. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2005.31

Phalgune, Amit, Kissinger, Cory, Burnett, Margaret M., Cook, Curtis R., Beckwith, Laura, Ruthruff, Joseph R. (2005): Garbage in, Garbage out? An Empirical Look at Oracle Mistakes by End-User Programmers. In: VL-HCC 2005 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 21-24 September, 2005, Dallas, TX, USA. pp. 45-52. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2005.40

Ruthruff, Joseph R., Prabhakararao, Shrinu, Reichwein, James, Cook, Curtis R., Creswick, Eugene, Burnett, Margaret M. (2005): Interactive, visual fault localization support for end-user programmers. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 16 (1) pp. 3-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvlc.2004.07.001

Ruthruff, Joseph R., Phalgune, Amit, Beckwith, Laura, Burnett, Margaret M., Cook, Curtis R. (2004): Rewarding \"Good\" Behavior: End-User Debugging and Rewards. In: VL-HCC 2004 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 26-29 September, 2004, Rome, Italy. pp. 115-122. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2004.44

Burnett, Margaret M., Cook, Curtis R., Rothermel, Gregg (2004): End-user software engineering. In Communications of the ACM, 47 (9) pp. 53-58. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1015864.1015889

Prabhakararao, Shrinu, Cook, Curtis R., Ruthruff, Joseph R., Creswick, Eugene, Main, M., Durham, Mike (2003): Strategies and behaviors of end-user programmers with interactive fault localization. In: HCC 2003 - IEEE Symposium on Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments 28-31 October, 2003, Auckland, New Zealand. pp. 15-22.

Burnett, Margaret M., Cook, Curtis R., Pendse, Omkar, Rothermel, Gregg, Summet, Jay, Wallace, Chris S. (2003): End-User Software Engineering with Assertions in the Spreadsheet Paradigm. In: Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Software Engineering May 3-10, 2003, Portland, Oregon, USA. pp. 93-105. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/icse/2003/1877/00/18770093abs.htm

Wallace, Christine, Cook, Curtis R., Summet, Jay, Burnett, Margaret M. (2002): Assertions in End-User Software Engineering: A Think-Aloud Study. In: HCC 2002 - IEEE CS International Symposium on Human-Centric Computing Languages and Environments 3-6 September, 2002, Arlington, VA, USA. pp. 63-. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/hcc/2002/1644/00/16440063abs.htm

Beckwith, Laura, Burnett, Margaret M., Cook, Curtis R. (2002): Reasoning about Many-to-Many Requirement Relationships in Spreadsheets. In: HCC 2002 - IEEE CS International Symposium on Human-Centric Computing Languages and Environments 3-6 September, 2002, Arlington, VA, USA. pp. 149-157. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/hcc/2002/1644/00/16440149abs.htm

Ko, Andrew Jensen, Burnett, Margaret M., Green, T. R. G., Rothermel, Karen J., Cook, Curtis R. (2002): Improving the Design of Visual Programming Language Experiments Using Cognitive Walkthroug. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 13 (5) pp. 517-544. http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jvlc.2002.0245

Burnett, Margaret M., Ren, Bing, Ko, Andrew Jensen, Cook, Curtis R., Rothermel, Gregg (2001): Visually Testing Recursive Programs in Spreadsheet Languages. In: HCC 2001 - IEEE CS International Symposium on Human-Centric Computing Languages and Environments September 5-7, 2001, Stresa, Italy. pp. 288-. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/hcc/2001/0474/00/04740288abs.htm

Green, T. R. G., Burnett, Margaret M., Ko, Andrew Jensen, Rothermel, Karen J., Cook, Curtis R., Schonfeld, Justin (2000): Using the Cognitive Walkthrough to Improve the Design of a Visual Programming Experiment. In: VL 2000 , 2000, . pp. 172-179. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/vl/2000/0840/00/08400172abs.htm

Oman, Paul W., Cook, Curtis R. (1990): Typographic Style is More than Cosmetic. In Communications of the ACM, 33 (5) pp. 506-520.

Lewis, Ted G., Cook, Curtis R. (1988): Hashing for Dynamic and Static Internal Tables. In IEEE Computer, 21 (10) pp. 45-56.

Harrison, Warren, Cook, Curtis R. (1986): A Note on the Berry-Meekings Style Metric. In Communications of the ACM, 29 (2) pp. 123-125.

Cook, Curtis R., Kim, Do Jin (1980): Best Sorting Algorithm for Nearly Sorted Lists. In Communications of the ACM, 23 (11) pp. 620-624.