R. D. Shelton

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS (Samples from 1970 – 2000)



"Change of Error Criterion in Mean Square Optimisation", Electronics Letters,  Vol. 6, No. 7, pp. 201-202, April, 1970. With T. Jones.

"Noise Bandwidth of Common Filters", IEEE Transactions on Communications and Technology, Vol. 1, COM-18, No. 6, pp. 828-830, December, 1970. "Signal Parameter Estimation by the Method of Moments", Proceedings of the National Electronics Conference, Vol. 23, pp. 768-772, December, 1970. With F. Yeatts.

"Effect of IF Filter Characteristics on Angle Modulation Distortion", Proceedings of the National Electronics Conference, Vol. 23, pp. 768-772, December 1970. With E. Williams.

"Efficiency Ratios for Engineering Schools", Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 59, No. 6, pp. 843-848, June, 1971. With J. Prabhakar.

"FASP - A Student Developed Application Program", IEEE Transactions on Education, Vol. E-14, No. 4 pp. 221-224, November, 1971. With A. Neel.

"Optimum Filters for Narrow-Band Frequency Modulation", Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 127-128, January 1972.

"Linear Systems Analysis with FASP II", Proceedings of the IEE, Vol. 122, No. 5, p. 573, May, 1975.  With A. Neel.

"Spectrum of Manchester Coded MSK", Proceedings of SOUTHEASTCON 80, pp. 200-201, Nashville, Tennessee, April, 1980.

"Constrained Optimum Filters for Frequency Modulation", Proceedings of the National Electronics Conference, Vol. 35, pp. 193-198, October, 1981. With H. Pham.

"A Performance Evaluation of the TDRSS Network Control Center", Annual Conference of the Computer Measurement Group, pp. 105-114, Crystal City, Virginia, December, 1983. With A. Long.

"Networking Necessary to Support Supercomputer Access", PRA Issue Papers Nos. 84096 and 84-96A, National Science Foundation, November 20, 1984 and February 15, 1985.  (Requirements for NSFNet, which became the Internet--for the NSF Director)

Protection of Computer Systems and Software, Law and Business, Inc.  (Harcourt, Brace, and Jovanovich), 1986 With F. Huband.

"Space Station Requirements Documents:  Analysis and Traceability,"  A critique of all Space Station requirements documents for NASA Headquarters,  EER,  Inc.  Contract NAS5-28616, July 1987.

"The Computer Science Decline:  What's Wrong", Communications of the ACM (Forum)  Vol. 31, No.6, June 1988, pp.  635-636.  With A. Nuslein.

"Computer Research in Japan", Computer Science Conference, Louisville, KY, Feb. 1989.

ITRInews, A newsletter on international science and technology, e-published, 1998 - 2002. I wrote and published about 50 issues, before switching to a new medium: ScienceUSblog.

 "Supercomputing in Japan", CompCon, San Francisco, CA, 1991.

 "HDTV: The test of Japan's new leading role in telecommunications" Wall Street Journal, Asian Edition, September 21, 1992.

 “Sleeping Tiger? Japan’s Continuing Advances in S&T.” 6th Conference on Japanese Information in Science, Engineering and Commerce, Library of Congress, July 1997. With G. Holdridge.

 "Assessing and Transferring Technologies:  A View from the United States," Asia Pacific Tech Monitor, Journal of the United Nations Asian and Pacific Centre for Technology Transfer,  Nov.-Dec. 1999, pp. 32-36.  With G. Gamota and J. B. Mooney.

 "Business Support Institutions in the USA," Keynote Address at the Expert Meeting on Best Practice in Business Counseling Services, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, Nov. 2, 2000. With E. Shelton.

 "The Ukrainian Distance Learning (UDL) System: An American-Ukrainian Cross-Cultural Approach," Sixth International Asychronous Learning Networks Conference, November 3-5, 2000, University of Maryland. With G. Gamota, I. Katernyak, C. R. Margenthaler, and A. Brett.

 "The Internet Science Institute and the Incorporation of Laboratory Experience with Web-Based Education," Annual ASEE Conference, St. Louis, June, 2000.  With Suzanne Keilson, Randy Jones, Elliot King, and Lester Coyle.

 "American Leadership of Science and Technology: Reality or Myth?" Sixth International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators, Leiden University, May 24-27, 2000.  With J. B. Mooney and G. Holdridge.

 "The Cyber-Business Incubator Concept," 14th Annual Conference of the National Business Incubation Association, Chicago, 2000.  With G. McKiw and L. Pearson.

 "E-Development: Electronic Approaches to International Development," Sixth International Conference, INRUDA, Paris, June, 2000.  With G. McKiw.