Allan B. Cruse
Professor Emeritus
Department of Computer Science
and Department of Mathematics
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117

C.S. dept office: (415) 422-6530
math dept office: (415) 422-6747
university email: cruse@cs.usfca.edu


Fall 2017 Schedule

Attended the annual CS NIGHT event at the University of San Francisco on 7 December 2017
Attended a celebration for National Day of Romania, hosted by RABN-SF on 1 December 2017
Attended DefCamp8 cybersecurity conference in Bucharest, Romania, on 9-10 November 2017 Visited mathematics and computer science department at University of Bucharest on 3 Nov 2017
Attended monthly Romanian-American meet-up at JW Marriott in San Francisco on 26 Oct 2017
Attended premier of "Through The Iron Curtain - From Romania" in Minneapolis on 22 Oct 2017
Attended monthly Romanian-American meet-up at JW Marriott in San Francisco on 28 Sep 2017
Attended morning meeting of the Alianta Board Members held in Washington DC on 29 Sep 2017
Announce Ro-Am National Heritage Awards to teenagers during Alianta's Gala on 22 Sept 2017
Hosted 24 guests at Alianta Gala Dinner at US Peace Institute in Washington DC on 22 Sept 2017
Attended luncheon pitch for BuddyGuard by CIO George Platon in Sausalito, CA, on 3 Sept 2017
Attended monthly Romanian-American meet-up at JW Marriott in San Francisco on 31 Aug 2017


Summer 2017 Schedule

Attended host Mike Costache's private global investor dinner at Il Fornaio SF on 10 August 2017
Attended to take tour and have lunch at Twitter Headquarters in San Francisco on 2 August 2017
Attended monthly Romanian-American meet-up at JW Marriott in San Francisco on 27 July 2017
Attended Rooftop BBQ at a new San Francisco South-Of-Market-Area skyscraper on 9 July 2017 Attended monthly Romanian-American meet-up at JW Marriott in San Francisco on 29 Jun 2017
Attended Chapter inauguration of Romanian-American Chamber of Commerce on 29 Jun 2017


Spring 2017 Schedule

Attended monthly Romanian-American meet-up at JW Marriott in San Francisco on 25 May 2017
Trip to Romania to explore Suceava, Satu Mare, Baia Mare and revisit Bucharest, 8-20 May 2017
Attended USF Faculty Association dinner at San Francisco's Cliff House restaurant, 6 May 2017
Attended a SouthEastern Europe Film Festival screening held in Beverly Hills on 26 April 2017
Attended multiple Romanian Film Festival screenings in San Francisco during 20-25 April 2017
Attended evening with Steve Wozniak event at the University of San Francisco on 19 April 2016
Attended the Romanian-American meet-up at JW Marriott in San Francisco on 30 March 2017
Attended Tech House presentation at residence of UK Consul General in SF on 21 March 2017
Attending CS Colloquium Talk by Dr. Radu Rusu at Sonoma State University on 9 March 2017
Attended a Romanian-American meet-up at JW Marriott in San Francisco on 24 February 2017
Attended a Romanian 'Repatriot' event at Momo's Restaurant in San Francisco on 19 Feb 2017
Screening of "Wild Carpathia" documentary for audience in San Francisco on 30 January 2017
Attend the Einsteinium Quartet's debut concert at SF Center for New Music on 27 January 2017
Attended the Romanian-American meet-up at JW Marriott in San Francisco on 26 January 2017


Fall 2016 Schedule

Attend Romanian-American Chamber of Commerce dinner in New York on 17 December 2016
Attended the annual CS NIGHT event at the University of San Francisco on 8 December 2016
Attend student math talks and Pizza Night at University of San Francisco on 7 December 2016
Screened "Wild Carpathia" documentary for two audiences in San Diego on 1 December 2016
Attended panel discussion at the Expat Fair in Bucharest with Nadia Pal on 19 November 2016 Visited the K-8 Finnish-Romanian School in Bucharest with Don Lothrop on 19 November 2016
Visited the Babes-Bolyai University campus in Cluj with Petru Trimbitas on 16 November 2016
Visited the Bucharest Politechnic University's campus with Denis Tudor on 12 Nolvember 2016
Attended DefCamp cybersecurity conference in Bucharest, Romania, on 10-11 November 2016
Meeting of RABN-SV in Palo Alto with the founder of Transylvania College on 25 October 2016
Joint USF-SFCHRONICLE Forum on "What's At Stake in 2016 Election?" on 11 October 2016
Attend the third annual 'Alianta' Gala Awards Dinner in Washington DC on 27 September 2016
Attended a rooftop potluck for "start-up" entrepreneurs in San Francisco on 18 September 2016
Attended a Sunday afternoon BBQ, for USF faculty, staff and retired faculty, on 21 August 2016


Summer 2016 Schedule

Added a photo gallery of the public Universities in Romania to the Romania 'minicourse' project
Attended San Francisco meeting of Romanian-American Business Network on 25 August 2016
Dinner and a guided tour at Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, Califormia, on 27 July 2016
Attended a rooftop BBQ for a group of "start-up" entrepreneurs in San Francisco on 10 July 2016
Attended Broadway Under The Stars "This Magic Moment" at Jack London Park, 25 June 2016


Spring 2016 Schedule

Created educational five-minute slideshow on YouTube: "There's more to Romania than Dracula!"
Attended USF Faculty Association dinner at San Francisco's Cliff House restaurant, 13 May 2016
Attended Pi Mu Epsilon mathematics honor society's induction ceremony at USF on 11 May 2016
luncheon talk about Romania for the Rotary Club of Shades Valley, Alabama, on 18 April 2016
Created profile of young Romanian inventor Raul Oaida supporting his 'Alianta' award nomination
Added webpage about DefCamp: the annual cybersecurity conference in Romania to 'minicourse'
Alianta's Board meets with U.S. Ambassador Hans Klemm in Washington DC, on 10 March 2016
Authored article for Alianta.org: Discovering "Rhadoo" and the DJ World, written 11 January 2016
Created an additional module "On seeing Romania from afar" for my Romania 'minicourse' project


Fall 2015 Schedule

Romanian-American Chamber of Commerce BestInvest forum on September 26 in New York City
Attended Alianta Romanian-American networking luncheon in Washington DC on 7 October 2015
Serve as a co-chair for Alianta Romanian-American Gala Awards on October 7 in Washington DC
A sponsor for the White Carpathia TV-documentary by Charlie Ottley about Romania in wintertime
Colloquium Talk: Sonoma State University, Noon Thursday, October 29, Room 2016 Salazar Hall
A sponsor for the Romanian Film Festival at Stanford, UC-Berkeley, SFSU, November 5-10, 2015
Attend the DefCamp 6 international conference on computer security, Bucharest, November 19-20
Visited the "Tudor Vianu" National High School of Computer Science in Bucharest, November 20
Attended local celebration for the National Day of Romania, hosted by RABN-SF on December 1
Added a new module called Zig Zag through Romania to the Romania Minicourse website project
Added a new module Entrepreneurial Startup Culture in Romania to Romania Minicourse website
Added a prologue module On the Beauty of Romania to the ' RomaniaMinicourse' website project


Summer 2015 Schedule

Two weeks of travel in Romania (May 25 - June 6) visiting Bucharest, Craiova, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca
Posted website about National Geographic Channel's "Smart Cities" episode featuring Bucharest
Minor acting role in new film "Dead Ink Archive"   by San Francisco writer-director David Schendel
Dinner with students from Romania, touring the SF Bay Area as Caravana Cunoasterii, August 19
Added module called Some recent news stories from Romania to the Romania Minicourse project


Spring 2015 Schedule

Serving on Board of Directors for Music4Romania -- a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable foundation
Became a member of RABN-SV (the Romanian-American Business Network of Silicon Valley)
An additional module for Romania Minicourse project: Examples of Interior Spaces in Romania
Another additional module for Romania Minicourse project: How about restaurants in Romania?
Yet another additional module for Romania Minicourse project: Starting companies in Romania
Interviewed for a donor profile on the Alabama-based 'Music4Romania' charity's Facebook page
Attended forum Has Romanian Entrepreneurship gone global? in San Francisco on 8 May 2015
New module: Harvard MBA Don Lothrop is teaching Romanians how they can change their world


Fall 2014 Schedule

Silver-level sponsor for inaugural Alianta Gala Awards Dinner, 2 October 2014, Washington, DC
Romanian Congressional Caucus Chairs' reception, 3 December 2014, US Library of Congress
National Day of Romania reception, 4 December 2014 at Embassy of Romania, Washington DC
Romanian-American Chamber of Commerce Gala Dinner, 20 December 2014, NY Harvard Club
An additional module for Romania Minicourse project: Some examples of Romania's architecture


Summer 2014 Schedule

Combinatorics research publication: On linear programming duality and Landau's characterization of tournament scores, ACTA UNIVERSITATIS SAPIENTIAE, INFORMATICA, 6, 1 (2014) 21-32.


Spring 2014 Schedule

Combinatorics research: A polynomial-time algorithm for recognizing score-vectors of C-tournaments
Unpublished combinatorics work: On LP duality and Landau's characterization of tournament scores
More of our Romania Awareness Project - Some Pop-Music Performers in Contemporary Romania


Fall 2013 Schedule

Continuation of our Romania Awareness Project - A picture-gallery of some modern-day Romanians
On my Romania visit in mid-September: My personal encounters in Romania - an iPhone photo-blog


Spring 2013 Schedule

Applied Web-Science exercise to change the world from here: Romania Contemporary Views Project
Application of elementary linear algebra: On rescaling rectangular images to fit a fixed-width webpage
Guest lecture: Some math for modern times Stuart Hall High School, Octavia campus, San Francisco
Minicourse online resources development project: Getting Acquainted with Contemporary Romania


Fall 2012 Schedule

Colloquium Talk: Sonoma State University, 12:00pm Thursday, October 25, Room 2016 Salazar Hall


Spring 2012 Schedule

Guest Lecture: What's cool about x86 assembly language? 11:45am Friday, March 23, Room HRN-535
Applied Web-Science exercise to change the world from here: Romania Awareness Project


Fall 2011 Schedule

Course development: Exploring Digital Sonics with USB Hardware


Summer 2011 Schedule

ISS Alumni Tour in Romania (June 17-26)


Spring 2011 Schedule

Office Hours: Mon-Wed 2:15pm-3:00pm, Fri 12:00pm-12:45pm

MATH 202 Linear Algebra and Probability MWF 1:00-2:05 HRN-510


Spring/Fall 2010 Schedule

Course development: Exploring USB at the Hardware/Software Interface


Fall 2009 Schedule

Colloquium Talk: Sonoma State University, 12:00pm Thursday, September 17, Room 2016 Salazar Hall


Spring 2009 Schedule

Office Hours: Mon-Wed 1:30pm-2:15pm, Tue-Thu 6:30pm-7:15pm

CS 210 Assembly Language and Systems Programming MW 11:35-1:20 HRN-235
CS 336/621 Computer Networks and Network Programming TR 7:30-9:15 HRN-235


Fall 2008 Schedule

Office Hours: Mon-Wed-Fri 12:30-1:15pm, Tues-Thurs 6:30-7:15pm

Math 130 Elementary Linear Algebra MWF 1:30-2:35 Room HRN-509
CS 630 Advanced Microcomputer Programming TR 7:30-9:15 HRN-235


Spring 2008 Schedule

Office Hours: Mon-Wed 1:30pm-2:20pm, Tue-Thu 6:15pm-7:15pm

CS 210 Assembly Language and Systems Programming MW 11:35-1:20 HRN-235
CS 686 Special Topic: Programming Gigabit Ethernet TR 7:30-9:15 HRN-235


Fall 2007 Schedule

Office Hours: Mon-Wed-Fri 12:45pm-1:30pm, Tue-Thu 6:30pm-7:15pm

Math 110 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MWF 11:35-12:40 Room HRN-514
CS 635 Advanced Systems Programming TR 7:30-9:15 HRN-235


Spring 2007 Schedule

Office Hours: Mon-Wed 1:30pm-2:20pm, Tue-Thu 6:15pm-7:15pm

CS 210 Assembly Language and Systems Programming MW 11:35-1:20 HRN-235
CS 686 Special Topic: Intel EM64T and VT Extensions TR 7:30-9:15 HRN-235


Fall 2006 Schedule

Office Hours: Mon-Wed-Fri 12:30pm-1:15pm, Tue-Thu 6:15pm-7:15pm

Math 110 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MWF 1:30-2:35 Room HRN-509
CS 630 Advanced Microcomputer Programming TR 7:30-9:15 HRN-235


Spring 2006 Schedule

Office Hours: Mon-Wed 2:45pm-3:15pm, Tue-Thu 1:30pm-2:30pm (and by appointment)

Math 109 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MWF 1:30-2:35 Room HRN-509
CS 210 Assembly Language and Systems Programming MW 3:30-5:15 HRN-235


Fall 2005 Schedule

Office Hours: Mon-Wed 2:30-3:15pm, Tues-Thurs 6:30-7:15pm

Math 110 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MW 3:30-5:15 Room HRN-512
CS 686 Special Topic: Programming SVGA Graphics Devices TR 7:30-9:15 HRN-235


Spring 2005 Schedule

Office Hours: Mon-Wed 6:30-7:15pm, Tues-Thurs 2:30-3:15pm

CS 210 Assembly Language and Systems Programming TR 3:30-5:15 HRN-235
CS 635 Advanced Systems Programming MW 7:30-9:15 HRN-235
CS 686-01 Advanced Systems Programming - Part One MW 7:30-9:15 HRN-235


Fall 2004 Schedule

Office Hours: Mon-Wed 2:45pm-3:15pm, Tue-Thu 1:30pm-2:30pm (and by appointment)

Math 130 Elementary Linear Algebra MWF 1:30-2:35 Room HRN-509
CS 326 Operating Systems MW 3:30-5:15 HRN-235 (LAB Fri 11:35am-1:20pm HRN-535)


Spring 2004 Schedule

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30pm--4:00pm (and by appointment)

Math 130 Elementary Linear Algebra MWF 1:15-2:20 Room HRN-509
CS 630 Advanced Microcomputer Programming MW 5:15-7:00 HRN-235


Fall 2003 Schedule

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30pm--5:00pm (and by appointment)

CS 210 Assembly Language and Systems Programming TR 1:15-3:00 HRN-235
CS 686 Special Topic: Programming SVGA Graphics Devices MW 5:15-7:00 HRN-235


Spring 2003 Schedule

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 2:30pm--4:00pm (and by appointment)

Math 130 Elementary Linear Algebra MWF 1:15-2:20 CO-322
CS 635 Advanced Systems Programming TuTh 3:15-5:00 HRN-235


Resources

combinatorics publications

Linux Standards Base (LSB) Specifications Archive

USENIX

New ANSI C++ Standard header files

New Student Orientation to Linux (PowerPoint slides)