• Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Undergraduate Advisor
Richard Furuta

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Washington, 1986
  • M.S. Computer Science, University of Oregon, 1978
  • B.A. Biology, Reed College, 1974

Research Interests

    • Digital libraries
    • hypertext systems and models
    • computer-human interaction
    • electronic publishing

Awards & Honors

  • Charles W. Crawford Service Award, 2008-2009
  • ACM Distinguished Engineer, 2007
  • TEES Fellow, Texas A&M University College of Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2001
  • Donald R. Ray '68 Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University College of Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1999-2000

Selected Publications

  • Neal Audenaert, Richard Furuta, Eduardo Urbina, Jie Deng, Carlos Monroy, Rosy Saenz, Doris Careaga, "Integrating Diverse Research in a Digital Library Focused on a Single Author," Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries: 9th European Conference, ECDL 2005, Austria, September 2005; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS 3652, Springer, pp. 151-161, 2005.
  • Pratik Dave, Paul Logasa Bogen, H Unmil Karadkar, Luis Francisco Revilla, Richard Furuta, Frank Shipman, "Dynamically Growing Hypertext Collections," Hypertext 2004 Proceedings of the Fifteenth ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, Santa Cruz CA, August 9-13, pp. 171-180, 2004.
  • Francisco-Revilla, L., Shipman, F., Furuta, R., Karadkar, U., and Arora, A., "Perception of Content, Structure, and Presentation Changes in Web-based Hypertext," Hypertext '01: Proceedings of the Twelfth ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, pp. 205-214, August 2001.
  • Furuta, R., Kalaspur, S., Kochumman, R., Urbina, E., and Vivancos-Perez, R., "The Cervantes Project: Steps to a Customizable and Interlinked On-line Electronic Varorium Edition Supporting Scholarship," Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries: 5th European Conference, ECDL 2001, LNCS 2163, Springer, pp. 71-82, September 2001.
  • Na, J-C., and Furuta, R. "Dynamic Documents: Authoring Browsing, and Analysis Using a High-Level Petri Net-Based Hypermedia System," ACM Symposium on Document Engineering 2001, November 2001.
  • Shipman, F., Furuta, R., Brenner, D., Chung, C., and Hsieh, H., "Guided Paths through Web-Based Collections: Design, Experience and Adaptations," Journal of the American Society of Information Sciences (JASIS), 51(3), pp. 260-272, March 2000.
  • Stotts, P. David, Furuta, Richard, and Cabarrus, Cyrano Ruiz, "Hyperdocuments as Automata: Verification of Trace-based Browsing Properties by Model Checking," ACM Transactions on Information Systems, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 1-30, Jan. 1998.