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"First you have the natural numbers. The ones that are whole and positive. The numbers of a small child. But human consciousness expands. The child discovers a sense of longing, and do you know what the mathematical expression is for longing? The negative numbers. The formalization of the feeling that you are missing something."  Smilla's Sense of Snow ~ Peter Høeg

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2001 IEEE Conference paper, "Real Time Robot Learning", - presented at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Seoul, Korea on May 23, 2001.

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2000 National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Fellowship paper on the design, development, and implementation of a security model for mobile, adaptive agents used to assess the security vulnerabilities of Linux and NT target machines.

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1999 National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Fellowship paper on the design, fabrication, implementation, and testing of a real time system using computer vision and machine learning to demonstrate learning behavior in a miniature mobile robot.

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Sarah and Michael's skiing site.

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Michael and Sarah's rocket site.

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