Publications and Presentations
This is a
of our papers and presentations that are in the public
domain. For the most part, our work is proprietary to the individual companies
for which we work. However, we have done some non-confidential case studies based
on our work in the area of
enterprise application integration
(EAI). Those studies include an analysis of the risks involved in developing
an "in-house" enterprise integration framework, along with strategies for overcoming
We have included a workshop presentation based on our experience
publishing project deliverables on the web,
which helps to facilitate communication across projects and
We have also included references to our older research on linguistics and
natural language processing (NLP),
because many of the underlying principles from that work are still relevant
to our software consulting practice today. In particular, the research skills
are critical for requirements analysis and the
parsing and grammars
provides a framework for data transformations
that are required for most enterprise projects.
These NLP and linguistics papers are evenly divided between theory and practice.
Several papers deal with systems that were used in production,
parser for engineering notes
and a grammar-based
interface generator for expert system rules.
The theoretical work deals mostly with
formal semantic representations
of natural language, but there are also some
studies dealing with cultural issues and language usage, especially as
they pertain to literacy development in previously unwritten languages.