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David Aguilar P.H D.

Dr. David Aguilar Jr. holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, with minors in Mathematics and Psychology, from the University of South Florida. His areas of research include Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Computing, and Educational Technology. He has taught at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Coastal Carolina University in Myrtle Beach, and now coordinates the Computer Science Undergraduate Degree program at Galen University here in Belize.

Teaching and Research

Dr. Aguilar is currently teaching courses in Programming, Computer Architecture, Operating Systems and Computer Graphics, as well as conducting research into the effectiveness of computer logic games as an educational tool for young children.

Publications

  • David P. Aguilar, Fredanna M’Cormack, “The Use of Virtual Worlds for Evaluating Students’ Interpersonal Interactions,”Proceedings of EDULEARN 09, The International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies,Barcelona, Spain, 6 – 8th July, 2009.
  • David P. Aguilar, Sean J. Barbeau, Rafael A. Perez, Miguel A. Labrador, Philip L. Winters, “A Comparison of Fix Times and Estimated Accuracies in Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for GPS Enabled Mobile Phones,”Proceedings of The 11th World Conference on Transportation Research,Berkley, California, USA,June 2007
  • David P. Aguilar, Sean J. Barbeau, Alfredo Perez, Rafael A. Perez, Miguel A. Labrador, Philip L. Winters, “Quantifying The Position Accuracy of Real-Time Multi-Modal Transportation Behavior Data Collected Using GPS-Enabled Mobile Phones,”Transportation Research Record: Journal of The Transportation Research Board 2007
  • David P. Aguilar, Sean J. Barbeau, Alfredo Perez, Rafael A. Perez, Miguel A. Labrador, Philip L. Winters, “Quantifying The Position Accuracy of Real-Time Multi-Modal Transportation Behavior Data Collected Using GPS-Enabled Mobile Phones,”Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences’ Transportation Review Board Conference, January, 2007

Presentations

  • “The Use of Virtual Worlds for Evaluating Students’ Interpersonal Interactions,”with Dr. Fredanna M’Cormack, Virtual Presentation at EDULEARN 09,The International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, 6 – 8th July, 2009“
  • “Second Life in Education,”with Dr. Fredanna M’Cormack, April 2009, The Second Annual Myrtle Beach Education Conference,Myrtle Beach, SC, USA, April 23-24 2009“
  • “Health Education in Second Life,”with Dr. Fredanna M’Cormack and Chandrika Johnson,AAHPERD National Convention & Exposition, Tampa, Florida, March 31 – April 4, 2009
  • “Top Ten Security Issues in Second Life,”The Third Annual Computer Security Conference,Myrtle Beach, SC, USA, 25-27 March 2009
  • “A Comparison of Fix Times and Estimated Accuracies in Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for GPS Enabled Mobile Phones,”The 11th World Conference on Transportation Research,University Berkley, USA, 24 – 28 June 2007
  • “Mathematics: The Foundation of Knowledge,”Third Annual Math Symposium, “Mathematics: The Key to Infinite Possibliities,”The University of Belize, Belmopan City, Belize, 18th April, 2018