Our Faculty

Charles Tappert

Clinical Professor

Seidenberg School of CSIS

Computer Science West

Location
  • @Pleasantville
    Goldstein Academic Center 325
Office Hours
Pleasantville

Spring 2020

Mon, Wed 2:00pm-4:30pm

Office Hours

Spring 2020

Office Hours

Spring 2020

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research. -Einstein

Biography


PhD EE Cornell, Fulbright Scholar, researched speech and handwriting recognition IBM 26 years, taught at U.S. Military Academy West Point seven years, CS Professor Pace University since 2000, over 100 publications.

Education


PhD, Cornell University, 1967
Electrical Engineering

MS, Cornell University, 1962
Electrical Engineering

BS, Swarthmore College, 1960
Engineering Sciences

Awards and Honors


Pace University, 2002 - Distinguished Service Award: DPS in Computing Faculty Team
United States Military Academy at West Point, 2000 - Meritorious Civilian Service Award
United States Military Academy at West Point, 1998 - Department of the Army Certificate of Appreciation
IBM Corporation, 1990 - Four Patent Achievement Awards
Fulbright, 1962 - Fulbright Scholar, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Cornell University, 1960 - RCA Fellowship
Swarthmore College, 1959 - Westinghouse Achievement Scholarship
Swarthmore College, 1958 - Sharpless Scholarship

Publications


Tappert, C. (2020, November). Google Scholar Citations - Dr. Tappert's publications are the second most cited in the Seidenberg School. http://https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=6GOycGUAAAAJ&pagesize=100&view_op=list_works

Chowdhury, M. Z. & Tappert, C. (2020, May). A Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Algorithms in Vertebral Column Disorders Classification. http://csis.pace.edu/~ctappert/srd/schedule.htm

Barabasi, I., Tappert, C., Evans, D. & Leider, A. (2020, May). Exploring Quantum Computing for Machine Learning. http://csis.pace.edu/~ctappert/srd/schedule.htm

Evans, D., Ashkari, M., Celestin, L., K ̈a ̈ari ̈a, T., Sklavounos, J. E., Leider, A. & Tappert, C. (2020, May). Expressway Exit Optimal Traffic Signals. http://csis.pace.edu/~ctappert/srd/d9.pdf

Tappert, C. (2020, May). Frank Rosenblatt, the Father of Deep Learning.

Alcalde, R., Bayiokos, P., Cabrera-Mendoza, C., Guron, S. K., Osias, W., Tappert, C. & Leider, A. (2020, May). Machine Learning for Information Assurance in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems. http://csis.pace.edu/~ctappert/srd/schedule.htm

Westfall, L., Koller, J., Klingensmith, W., Russo, F., Tappert, C. & Leider, A. (2020, May). Quantum Threats to Blockchain Based on a Review of Simulations.

Medina, P., Karnaugh, M., Tappert, C. & Leider, A. (2020, May). Symbolic Set Theory for Scientists.

Jacob, B. & Tappert, C. (2020, February). A Data Analytics Model for Extended Real Estate Comparative Market Analysis. http://https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f590f6_4151fe142e8c437d91f1e0a980129ee5.pdf

Bathula, K., LNU, K. & Tappert, C. (2020, February). Flight Disruption Insights With Big Data Analytics.

Barabasi, I., Frank, R. & Tappert, C. (2020, February). Framework and Patterns for Machine Learning as Microservices. http://https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f590f6_4151fe142e8c437d91f1e0a980129ee5.pdf

Alhwaiti, Y., Chowdhury, M., Kamruzzaman, A. & Tappert, C. (2019, December). Analysis of a Parameter-Based Computational Model of Long-Term Declarative Episodic Memory. http://https://americancse.org/events/csci2019/Symposiums/csci_isai

Barabasi, I., Tappert, C., Evans, D. & Leider, A. (2019, December). Quantum Computing and Deep Learning Working Together to Solve Optimization Problems. , pages 6. http://https://americancse.org/events/csci2019/Symposiums/csci_isaiProc. 6th Annual Conf. Comp. Science & Comp. Intelligence: Artificial Intelligence (CSCI-ISAI)

Tappert, C. (2019, December). Who is the Father of Deep Learning?. http://https://americancse.org/events/csci2019/Symposiums/csci_isai

Pillai, S., Woodbury, J., Dikshit, N., Leider, A. & Tappert, C. (2019, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Machine Learning Analysis of Mortgage Credit Risk.

Muniswamaiah, M., Agerwala, T. & Tappert, C. (2019, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Query Optimization for Big Data Analytics. Int. J. Computer Science and Info. Tech..

Li, S., Savaliya, S., Marino, L., Leider, A. & Tappert, C. (2019, August). Brain Signal Authentication for Human-computer Interaction in Virtual Reality.

Brush, K., El Achraoui, N., Delgado, J., Johnson, J., Chepenik, R., McLean, T., Siddiqui, S., Verma, A., Sheridan, J., Leider, A. & Tappert, C. (2019, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Index of Difficulty Measurement for Handedness with Biometric Authentication.

Muniswamaiah, M., Agerwala, T. & Tappert, C. (2019, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Query Performance Optimization in Databases for Big Data.

Tappert, C. & Agerwala, T. (2019, June). Experience Teaching Emerging Information Technologies.

Tappert, C., Frank, R. I., Barabasi, I., Leider, A., Evans, D. & Westfall, L. (2019, June). Experience Teaching Quantum Computing.

Kamruzzaman, A., Alhwaiti, Y., Leider, A. & Tappert, C. (2019, March). Quantum Deep Learning Neural Network.

Kimiecik, R., Peterson, K., Barabasi, I., Dalvi, P., Lieder, A., Tappert, C. & Mondrosch, J. (2019, March). Student User Experience with the IBM QISKit Quantum Computing Interface.

Tappert, C., Leider, A. & Li, S. (2019, February). Student Assessment in a Capstone Computing Course.

Brooks, T., Kamruzzaman, A., Leider, A. & Tappert, C. (2018, November). A Computer Science Perspective on Models of the Mind. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. Springer. Vol 869 , pages 759-772. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-01057-7_57

Brooks, T. N., Kamruzzaman, A., Leider, A. & Tappert, C. (2018, November 8). A Computer Science Perspective on Models of the Mind. , pages .

Li, S., Cha, S. & Tappert, C. (2018, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 22). Biometric Distinctiveness of Brain Signals Based on EEG.

Raggad, B. & Tappert, C. (2018, February). Security Risk Learning in Cybersecurity: Evidential Reasoning Model. http://www.sedsi.org/

Alam, J., Frank, R. & Tappert, C. (2018, February). Comparing the Fairness of Two Popular Solution Concepts of Coalition Games: Shapley Value and Nucleolus. http://www.sedsi.org/

Monaco, J. V. & Tappert, C. (2017, December). The Partially Observable Hidden Markov Model and its Application to Keystroke Dynamics. Pattern Recognition. http://www.journals.elsevier.com/pattern-recognition

Ali, M. L., Monaco, J. V. & Tappert, C. (2017, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Keystroke Biometric studies with Hiden Markov Model and Its Extension on Short Fixed-Text Input.

Ali, M. L., Monaco, J. V., Tappert, C. & Qiu, M. (2017, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Keystroke Biometric Systems for User Authentication. Journal of Signal Processing Systems. Vol 86 , pages 175-190.

Tappert, C. & Jadav, J. (2017, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Student Assessment in a Real-World-Projects Capstone Course in Computing. http://programme.exordo.com/seinforms2017/

jadav, j., burke, a., Dhiman, p., Kollmer, m. & Tappert, C. (2017, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Classification of Student Web Queries. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=7864800

Jadav, J. d., Burke, A., Goldberg, G., Lindelin, D., Preciado, A., Tappert, C. & Kollmer, M. (2017, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Correlation discovery between high school Student Web Queries and their Grade Point Average. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7868380/

Jadav, J., Burke, A., Dhiman, P., Kollmer, M. & Tappert, C. (2016, November). Analysis of Student Web Queries.

Mackin, H., Perez, G. & Tappert, C. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Adopting NoSQL Databases using a Quality Attribute Framework and Risks Analysis.

Plumley, R. & Tappert, C. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). An Analysis of Project Team Assignments using Skill Heuristics.

Clevenger, L. & Tappert, C. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Heartsound Biometric.

Jadav, J., Tappert, C., Kollmer, M., Burke, A. & Dhiman, P. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Using Text Analysis on Web Filter Data to Explore K-12 Student Learning Behavior.

Eng, H. & Tappert, C. (2016, September). Consumer Acceptance of Biometric Security Technology.

Coakley, M., Monaco, J. & Tappert, C. (2016, September). Keystroke Biometric Studies with Short Numeric Input on Smartphones.

Maghsoudi, J., Tappert, C. & , . (2016, August). A Behavioral Biometrics User Authentication Study Using Motion Data from Android Smartphones.

Li, J., Chen, L., Monaco, J., Singh, P. & Tappert, C. (2016, August). A Comparison of Classifiers and Features for Authorship Authentication of Social Networking Messages. Concurrency and Computation Practice Experience.

Schur, A. & Tappert, C. (2016, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Speed and Accuracy Improvements in Visual Pattern Recognition Tasks by Employing Human Assistance.

Monaco, J. V. & Tappert, C. (2016, June). Obfuscating Keystroke Time Intervals to Avoid Identification and Impersonation.

Ali, M., Monaco, J. V., Tappert, C. & Qiu, M. (2016, February). Keystroke Biometric Systems for User Authentication. J. Signal Processing Systems.

PRESENTATIONS


Tappert, C. (2019, May). 2019 Seidenberg Research Day Conference Keynote Address. .

Tappert, C. (2018). Talks at e-Business Seminars, prospective student events, research-related events, assessment visits, etc.. .

Tappert, C. (2018). Talks at Seidenberg Computer Club, e-Business Seminars, prospective student events, research-related events, assessment visits, etc.. .

Tappert, C. (2017, May). Seidenberg Research Day Conference overview and dedication . .

Tappert, C. (2016, May). Seidenberg Research Day Conference overview and dedication. .

RESEARCH INTEREST


Dissertation research methods, emerging information technologies, artificial intelligence, machine learning, pattern recognition, deep learning, data mining, biometrics, algorithms, big data analytics, cybersecurity, internet of things, interactive visual image studies, natural language processing, forensics, capstone real-world projects.

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts


Frank, R. I., Tappert, C. & Barabasi, I. September 2018 - June 2019. IBM , Private , $15,000.00. Funded.

IBM 2018 Faculty Award, Quantum Computing
Tappert, C. June 2018 - May 2019. IBM , Private , $15,000.00. Funded.

Intellectual Property


Patent: Silent Training by Error Correction for On-line Handwriting Recognition Systems [Non-Provisional]
United States

Patent: Methods and Apparatus for Evolving a Starter Set of Handwriting Prototypes Into a User-specific Set [Non-Provisional]
United States

Patent: On-line Handwriting Recognition Using a Prototype Confusability Dialog [Non-Provisional]
United States

Patent: Elastic Prototype Averaging in Online Handwriting Recognition [Non-Provisional]
United States

Patent: Method and Apparatus for Improving Prototypes of Similar Characters in On-line Handwriting Recognition [Non-Provisional]
United States

Patent: Robust Prototype Establishment in an On-line Handwriting Recognition System [Non-Provisional]
United States

Patent: Handwriting Recognition Employing Pairwise Discriminant Measures [Non-Provisional]
United States

Patent: Recognition System for Run-on Handwritten Characters [Non-Provisional]
United States

Patent: System for Automatic Adjustment and Editing of Handwritten Text Image [Non-Provisional]
United States

MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS


contributes information for various news articles [Newspaper], 2018
Contributes information for various news articles related to computing

contributes information for various news articles [Newspaper], 2017
contributes information for various news articles

Pace Magazine [Magazine], 2015
interviewed for article - Kaitlin O'Hare

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


International Graphonomics Society[Member]

Association for Computing Machinery[Member]

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Computer Society[Member]

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • [Arranges yearly one-day visits to IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center for faculty and students to hear presentations by IBM researchers on emerging information technologies like Block Chain, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Quantum Computing.]
    Desc: Arranges yearly one-day visits to IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center for faculty and students to hear presentations by IBM researchers on emerging information technologies like Block Chain, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Quantum Computing.
  • [Arranges for IBM researchers to give presentations on leading-edge emerging information technologies on the Pace Pleasantville Campus, usually several presentations per academic year.]
    Desc: Arranges for IBM researchers to give presentations on leading-edge emerging information technologies on the Pace Pleasantville Campus, usually several presentations per academic year.
  • Pace University, Seidenberg School of CSIS [Participant at various Pace University meetings/functions: open houses, orientations, graduations, award ceremonies, faculty councils, etc]
    Desc: Open Houses, Orientations, Graduations, Award Ceremonies, other Seidenberg School and university functions.
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