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  • ted o'connor

    Ted O'Connor will graduate in May of 2001 from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, IN, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, minor in Japanese. His senior project, "rhit.manipulation: A Framework for the Dynamic Manipulation of Java Bytecodes at Runtime," was completed with Matt Burke, Dan Moore, and Vincent Agnello in February 2000 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for graduation. Ted runs his own server from his dorm room at school, and has provided space and tech support for several of Enlightenment's email lists and the "How to Win Arguments" mp3. He frequently contributes technical advice helpful to the maintenance of the Enlightenment web site.

    Transcripts of the First Online Conference
    Author: Bryan Register, Ted O'Connor, Matt Zwolinski, Bryan Register, Chris Sciabarra, Irfan Khawaja, Agnes Koos, Subject: Epistemology, Ethics, Metaphysics, Politics, Type: Academic, Commentary, Draft, Informal, Online Conference, Size: 6 K, Date: 2001-4-21

    Valuing in Games and Life
    Author: Ted O'Connor, Subject: Ethics, Politics, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Type: Academic, Annual Meeting, Undergraduate, Size: 12 K, Date: 2001-4-8

    Entities, Concepts, and Propositions: A Computational Approach
    Author: Ted O'Connor, Subject: Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Computer Science, Type: Academic, Online Conference, Undergraduate, Size: 40 K, Date: 2001-2-11

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