Pakstas, Algirdas 1958-

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PAKSTAS, Algirdas 1958-


Born March 25, 1958, in Irkutsk, USSR (now Russia). Ethnicity: "Lithuanian."


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Writer and researcher.


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (and its Communications Society and Computer Society), Association for Computing Machinery, New York Academy of Sciences.


Certificate of Achievement, Vystavka dostizheniy Narodnogo Khozyaustva, 1982.


(Editor) Mikroprocessornye Sistemy i Local'nye Seti Real'nogo Vremeni (title means "Real-Time Microprocessor Systems and Local Area Networks"), Institute of Mathematics and Cybernetics (Vilnius, Lithuania), 1987.

Raspredelennye Programmnye Konfiguracii: Analiz i Razrabotka (title means "Distributed Software Configurations: Analysis and Development"), Mokslas (Vilnius, Lithuania), 1989.

(With Nikolay Zolotaryov) Sintaksicheskiorientirovannye Komponenty Raspredelennykh Sistem: Razrabotka i Otladka na Osnove Formal'nykh Spetsifikatsiy (title means "Syntax-oriented Components of Distributed Systems: Development and Debugging Tools on the Basis of Formal Descriptions"), Nauka (Moscow, Russia), 1992.

(Editor, with Ryoichi Komiya, and contributor) Virtual Reality Technologies for Future Telecommunications Systems, John Wiley and Sons (New York, NY), 2002.

Contributor to books. Editor of "Cyberspace Monito," (column) in Electronic Journal on Virtual Culture, 1993. Contributor of more than 100 articles to periodicals. Global Communications Newsletter of the IEEE Communications Society, associate editor, 1996-2002, acting editor, 2000-01; IEEE Communications, guest editor.


Research on multi-media communications, communications software, and "enterprise networking."