John J. Leggett

Professor Emeritus

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Research Interests

  • Real-time synchronization of text and audio/video
  • Video and audio streams
  • Structural computing
  • Digital libraries
  • Integrating interface agents in hypermedia architectures
  • Version control in hyperbases
  • Synchronous protocols for collaborative information systems

Awards & Honors

  • TEES Select Young Faculty Award, 1991
  • Shell Oil Inc., Shell Faculty Fellow, 1982-1983, Texas A&M University


  • Ph.D., Computing Science, Texas A&M University, 1982

Selected Publications

Hicks, D.L., Leggett, J.J., Nurnberg, P.J., and Schnase, J.L., “A Hypermedia Version Control Framework,” ACM Transactions on Information Systems, pp. 127-160, vol. 16, no. 2, April 1998.

Nurnberg, P.J. and Leggett, J.J., “A Vision for Open Hypermedia Systems,” Journal of Digital Information, vol. 1, no. 2, Nov. 1997.

Wiil, U.K., and Leggett, J.J., “Hyperform: A Hypermedia System Development Environment,” ACM Transactions on Information Systems, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 1-31, Jan. 1997.