Roy Rada

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA


Roy Rada holds the B.A. degree in psychology from Yale University, the M.D. degree from Baylor College of Medicine, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from University of Illinois. He became in the mid-1980s the Editor of Index Medicus at the National Library of Medicine, in the early 1990s a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Liverpool, and in the late 1990s the Boeing Distinguished Professor of software engineering at Washington State University. Currently, he serves as a Professor of information systems at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He founded a research group that earned millions of dollars worth of funding for work with intelligent hypertext. He is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery and has authored two hundred journal articles and twenty books. His main current research interest is evolutionary computation applied to finance and health care.

Biography Updated on 14 August 2011

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