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Robin K. Hill, Ph.D.

Adjunct, Department of Philosophy

Adjunct, Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research

University of Wyoming

hill@uwyo.edu

Ph.D., Computer ScienceState University of New York at Buffalo, 1994
M.S., Management Information SystemsUniversity of Arizona, 1980
M.A., Mathematical LogicUniversity of East Anglia, 1978
B.A., PhilosophyUniversity of Wyoming, 1975
Teaching: Computer Science, Information Systems, and Philosophy courses for the University of Wyoming, University of Maryland University College (European Division), State University of New York at Binghamton, Metropolitan State College, and others.

Research in the Philosophy of Computer Science

Blog on the Philosophy of Computer Science hosted by the Communications of the ACM,
online at http://cacm.acm.org/blogs/blog-cacm/
Does Nature Use Data?
The Work and Inspiration of the International Associaton for Computing and Philosophy
What Makes a Program Elegant?
The Work and Inspiration of the APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers
Fiction as Model Theory
The Work and Inspiration of the Commission on the History and Philosophy of Computing
Fact Versus Frivolity in Facebook
Ethical Theories Spotted in Silicon Valley
Operating Systems as Possible Worlds
The Ethical Problem of Software Neglect
Deep Dictionary
On the Ethics of Cyberwar
It's Not the 'Why' Chromosome, It's the 'How'
Human Acts and Computer Apps
"A Call for More Philosophy in the Philosophy of Computer Science" Online at http://www.apaonline.org/?computers_newsletter
Published in the American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Computers 15:2, Spring 2016
"What An Algorithm Is" Philosophy & Technology, March 2016, 29:1, 35-59, DOI:10.1007/s13347-014-0184-5

Other Public Projects

"A Collection of Suggested Electronic Course Templates for Use in Higher Education"
(Hill, Fresen, and Geng)
Online at
http://www.researchinlearningtechnology.net/index.php/rlt/article/view/21669
Published in Research in Learning Technology, April 2014
"Derivation of Electronic Course Templates for Use in Higher Education"
(Fresen, Hill, and Geng)
Online at
http://www.researchinlearningtechnology.net/index.php/rlt/article/view/18665
Published in Research in Learning Technology, December 2012
"How Close Did Kurt Godel Get to the University of Wyoming?"

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Feature Article published in SIGACT News, June 2007
(Newsletter of the Special Interest Group in Algorithms and Computability Theory,
Association for Computing Machinery)

Teaching the Philosophy of Computer Science
Blog concerning ideas for development of the Philosophy of Computer Science.
http://teachingphilofcs.blogspot.com

Help Sheets for Teaching Computer Science (several years old)

Top Ten C++ Errors

Loop Invariants

LISP Help