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Ian Finlayson

About

Welcome to my home page! I'm an associate professor of computer science at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. My teaching interests include programming, computer organization, the theory of computation, parallel computing, data structures and algorithms.

My research interests include computer architecture, compilers, parallel computing and computer science education. My main research project right now is in the area of making parallel computing easier to accomplish.

Ian Finlayson

Contact Information

Title:Assistant Professor
Education:Ph.D. from Florida State University
Office Number:Trinkle B18
Telephone:540-654-1714
Email:ifinlay@umw.edu

Current Classes


Fall 2018 Schedule

Monday
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 - 9:50
CPSC 425
9:00 - 11:00
Office Hours
9:00 - 9:50
CPSC 425
9:00 - 11:00
Office Hours
9:00 - 9:50
CPSC 425
10:00 - 10:50
FSEM
10:00 - 10:50
FSEM
10:00 - 10:50
FSEM
11:00 - 12:00
Office Hours
11:00 - 12:00
Office Hours
12:00 - 1:00
PC Team Meeting
12:00 - 1:00
CA Meeting
1:00 - 2:00
GE Meeting
1:00 - 2:00
PL Meeting
1:00 - 2:00
PC Team Meeting

I am in my office lots of other times besides these, but if you want to make an appointment, please just email me.


Past Classes


Research

My research is mainly in the areas of compilers, computer architecture, programming languages and parallel processing. I am also interested in computationally difficult problems and the theory of computation.

Projects:

Recent Publications:

My curriculum vitae.


Programming Contests

I serve as the coach of the UMW programming teams which compete in the ACM regional programming contest each November.

I also host a local programming contest here at UMW each Spring. The following page provides information on the contests as well as an archive of all of the past problems, including descriptions, test cases and sample solutions.

Past programming contests


Blog

You can see some of my side projects and fun stuff on my blog.

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