Distinguished ACM Speaker:
Based in NC, USA
Ron Vetter is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. His research interests include mobile and wireless networking, parallel and distributed computing, multimedia systems, and distance education. His research has been supported by the NSF, USDA, NASA, and others. Vetter received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science from North Dakota State University and his PhD in computer science from the University of Minnesota.
Vetter served on the editorial advisory board of Communications of the ACM from 1996-2008 and he has been a Distinguished Lecturer since 1998.
- Enhancing Mobile Access to Information with the Short Message Service :
This talk describes the development of interactive short message service (SMS) or text message applications at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. We discuss how the university's information technology innovation program led to t...
- Mobile Device Security : Numerous published reports predict the rise of mobile viruses, malware, and attacks. Although there has been a significant rise in the number of mobile malware, at present there appears to be little evidence of any large-scale attacks or infections. ...
- XML Interactive: A Software Framework for Developing Interactive SMS Applications: This talk describes a flexible framework, called XML Interactive, for developing interactive short message service (SMS) applications. XML-I defines the program states and corresponding actions based on client interactions. Because many t...
- iTour: An iPhone Application for Self-Guided Virtual Campus Tours: This talk describes the development of an Apple iPhone application, called iTour, which provides self-guided virtual campus tours. These tours enable visitors to physically navigate a university campus while at the same time receiving useful informat...