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Derrick Alan Ward
805 Ridgewood Dr.
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 967-2113
E-mail: stu5202@atu.edu

Objective:

To obtain a position in development/design of database/client-server or artificial intelligence software.

Education:

Arkansas Tech University, B.S., Computer Science, 2001 GPA 3.2
University of Arkansas, M.S., Computer Science, 2003 GPA 3.5

Work Experience:

August 2001-May 2003
Teaching Assistant
University of Arkansas
Taught introductory computer science labs. I provided all materials and exams. Courses included
Introduction to Computer Science Lab, and Introduction to Programming Lab (C programming).

December 1999-May 2001
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Arkansas Tech University
Developed software in C and assembler for four robots at Arkansas Tech University.
Robots were entered in IEEE competitions and the Trinity College fire fighting competitions. Projects were
partially funded by NASA EPSCOR.

Skills:

• C++, Java, assembler (Z80,DSP), PERL, CGI, SQL, COBOL, RPG
• Windows Programming
• Database Programming
• Client-Server Programming
• GUI Design




Graduate Courses:
• Advanced Compilers, Computer Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Neural Nets, Multi-Agent
Systems, Database Management, Algorithm Design, Intentional Agents

• Thesis: The Impact of Deception in a Multi-Agent System - Developed a Java agent simulator which was
used to explore the effects of deceptive interactions among agents.

Publications/Presentations:

Boggs, W., and Islam, S., and Sartogo, A., and Ward, D. Implementing an Interpreter in Java: A Web-
Based Programing Environment for a Subset of C++, Proceedings Journal of the Arkansas Undergraduate
research Conference, (April 2001), 26-33.

Ward, D., Hexmoor, H. Deception in Agents. KIMAS '03 (2003), 94-99.

Ward, D., Hexmoor, H. Deception as A Means for Power Among Collaborative Agents. International
Workshop on Collaboration Agents: Autonomous Agents for Collaborative Environments (COLA)
(October 2003), 61-66.

References:

Dr. Henry Hexmoor
Department of Computer Science & Computer Engineering
University of Arkansas
Engineering Hall, Room 328
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (479) 575 2420
E-mail: hexmoor@uark.edu

Dr. Randy Brown
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Arkansas
Bell 3174
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (479) 575-6581
E-mail: rlb@uark.edu

								
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