Andrew Shapira

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Andrew Shapira,
an American computer scientist, software and game developer, and principal engineer at [1]. He holds a B.Sc. in CS from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1985), and a M.Sc. (1990) and Ph.D. (1997) in computer engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute under supervision of Mukkai S. Krishnamoorthy. Already at age 14, Andrew Shapira co-authored the early graphics-based multi-user highly interactive role-playing computer game, Avatar, created on the University of Illinois' Control Data Corporation PLATO system. His research interests include random number generation and testing, maximum matching, vertex coloring, network topologies for supercomputers, the nonattacking queens problem, an NP-complete problem arising in optical character recognition, graph isomorphism, and some problems in computer graphics. His non professional interests include one minute chess games and board games.

Selected Publications

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Forum Posts

External Links

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