Frakes, William B.

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FRAKES, William B.

FRAKES, William B. American, b. 1952. Genres: Information science/Computers. Career: American Telephone & Telegraph Bell Laboratories (AT&T), Holmdel, NJ, member of technical staff, 1982-87, distinguished member of technical staff, 1987, supervisor of Intelligent Systems Research Group, 1987-89; Software Productivity Consortium, Herndon, VA, manager of software reuse research, 1989-92; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Northern Virginia Graduate Center, Falls Church, Computer Science Dept., associate professor, 1992-. Software Engineering Guild, president. Adjunct faculty member, Rutgers University, 1986-87, and Columbia University, 1988-89. Publications: (with C.J. Fox and B.A. Nejmeh) Software Engineering in the UNIX/C Environment, 1991; (ed. with R. Baeza-Yates) Information Retrieval: Data Structures and Algorithms, 1992; (ed. with R. Prieto-Diaz) Advances in Software Reuse: Selected Papers from the Second International Workshop on Software Reuse, 1993. Work represented in books. Contributor to computer engineering and software journals. Address: Computer Science Department, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 7054 Haycock Rd., Falls Church, VA 22043-2311, U.S.A.