Research Interests


Scheduling, Computer Architecture, Interaction between different areas of Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications of Computer Science Concepts, CS Education.

Undergraduate Research Projects Advised


  • Scott Osborne 2007, "Introduction to Computer Science: A Liberal Arts Approach"
  • David Winn 2007, "Improving System Performance with a Caching Filesystem Overlay Module"
  • Melanie Hail 2005, "Development of an Efficient Class Scheduling Algorithm"
  • Paul Kelly 2004, "The Development of a Computer Resource Page for Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Spencer Williams 2003, "Systems Component Simulations"
  • Matt DeVuyst 2002, "Branch Delay Simulation"



Work in Progress - Introduction to Computers: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Lori Carter and Scott Osborne
Frontiers in Education, October 2007.

Success in CS: Is Culture a Factor?
Lori Carter, Luke Jernejcic and Nicodemus Lim
Frontiers in Education, October 2007.

Why Students with an Apparent Aptitude for Computer Science Don't Choose to Major in Computer Science
Lori Carter
Proceedings of the 37th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, March 2006.

Bridging the Gap Between the Undergraduate and Graduate Experiences in Computer Systems Studies
Lori Carter and Scott Rae
10th Workshop on Computer Architecture Education, June 2003.

Using Predicate Path Information in Hardware to Determine True Dependences
Lori Carter and Brad Calder
Proceedings of the International Conference on Supercomputing, June 2002.

An EPIC Processor with Pending Functional Units
Lori Carter, Weihaw Chuang and Brad Calder
Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on High Performance Computing, May 2002.

Compiler and Hardware Predicated Dependency Analysis and Scheduling
Lorinda J. Carter
PhD dissertation. March, 2002.

Path Analysis and Renaming for Predicated Instruction Scheduling
Lori Carter, Beth Simon, Brad Calder, and Jeanne Ferrante
International Journal for Parallel Programming. 2000. December, 2000. pages 563-588.

Predicated Static Single Assignment
Lori Carter, Beth Simon, Brad Calder, Larry Carter, Jeanne Ferrante International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT). October 1999.


Invited Talks


Predication in DSP Architecutures: Maximized Benifit, Minimized Cost
Lori Carter Association for Christians in the Mathematical Sciences (ACMS),May 2003. October 1999.