Lecturers - George Kocur

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George Kocur

Senior Lecturer

MIT
Room 1-253
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA, 02139

Telephone: 617.253.1982 Email: gkocur@mit.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. 1981 Heinz School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie-Mellon University
  • S.M. 1973 Civil Engineering (Transportation), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • S.B. 1973 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Interests

George Kocur worked for many years in private industry on developing software systems for telephony and on transportation operations planning and demand forecasting. His current research interests are in public transportation operations and planning, public transportation fare collection and ticketing, and logistics and supply chain.

Teaching Interests

Software development, databases and networks, computer algorithms

  • Introduction to Computers and Engineering Problem Solving (1.00)
  • Database, Internet and Systems Integration (1.264)
  • Computer Algorithms in Systems Analysis (1.204)

Selected Publications

  1. Barak, M., Harward, J., Kocur, G. and Lerman, S. “Transformingn an Introductory Programming Course: From Lectures to Active Learning via Wireless Laptops”, Journal of Science Education and Technology, Volume 16, No. 4, August 2007
  2. Kniker, T.S., Kolitz, S.E., and Kocur, G.A. "Modeling Intermodal Railroad Terminals," Load Acceptance and Dispatching Policies for LTL Transportation, INFORMS Atlanta, Fall 1996, November 3-6, 1996 (Invited Paper).
  3. Hao, J. and G. Kocur, An implementation of a shortest augmenting path algorithm for the assignment problem, DIMACS Implementation Challenge Workshop: Network Flows and Matching, ed. D. S. Johnson and C. C. McGeoch, ACM and AMS, October, 1993.
  4. Hao, J. and G. Kocur, An implementation of a shortest augmenting path algorithm for the dense n x n assignment problem, DIMACS Implementation Challenge Workshop: Algorithms for Network Flows and Matching, David Johnson and Catherine McGeoch, editors, DIMACS Report 92-4, January, 1992.

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