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Jeffrey Jackson, Ph.D.

McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Mathematics and Computer Science

College Hall 421B
Phone: 412.396.6468



Ph.D., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon, 1995
M.S., Computer Science, California State University, 1981
B.S., Mathematics and Computer Science, Oral Roberts University, 1978

Some of the courses I have taught in the past and am likely to teach again in the not-too-distant future:

- COSC 160 Scientific Programming: Java
- COSC 418 Formal Languages
- COSC 430 Web-based Systems (for which I have written a textbook)
- COSC 435 Theory of Programming Languages
- COSC 445W Systems Analysis and Software Design
- CPMA 515 Advanced Discrete Math
- CPMA 531 Programming Language: Java
- CPMA 532 Data Structures
- CPMA 535 Introduction to Computer Systems
- CPMA 536 Software Engineering
- MATH 135 Discrete Mathematics


I've done a great deal of work in computational learning theory (funded by four NSF grants), although recently my focus has been on related philosophical issues.  See http://www.mathcs.duq.edu/~jackson/research.html for more details and links to many of my publications.