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Computer Science
209-946-2655
Chambers Technology Center 127
Kathy Libres
Administrative Assistant
School of Engineering & Computer Science
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211
klibres@pacific.edu

Dan Cliburn

Academic Background

Ph.D., Computer Science, The University of Kansas, 2001.
M.S., Computer Science, The University of Kansas, 1999.
B.S., Mathematics and Computer Science, Illinois College, 1997.

Teaching Interests

· Computer Programming
· Data Structures
· Computer Graphics
· Human-Computer Interaction

Research Interests

· Computer Science Education
· Human-Computer Interaction
· Virtual Reality and Virtual Worlds

Selected Publications

Heino, T.*, Cliburn, D., Rilea, S., Cooper, J.*, Tachkov, V.*, Limitations of Signs as Navigation Aids in Virtual Worlds. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-43), January 5-8, 2010, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii.

Cliburn, D., Rilea, S., Parsons, D.*, Surya, P.*, Semler, J.*, Short Paper: The Effects of Teleportation on Recollection of the Structure of a Virtual World, Proceedings of the Joint Virtual Reality Conference of EGVE - ICAT - EuroVR 2009, December 7-9, 2009, Lyon, France.

Cliburn, D., Rilea, S., Charette, J.*, Bennett, R.*, Fedor-Thurman, D.*, Heino, T.*, Parsons, D.*, Evaluating Presence in Low-cost Virtual Reality Display Systems for Undergraduate Education. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2009, 31-38.

Cliburn, D., Heino, T.*, A Comparison of Maps and Signs for Ordered and Unordered Navigation Tasks in Virtual Worlds. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-42), January 5-8, 2009, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Cliburn, D., Gross, J.*, Second Life as a Medium for Lecturing in College Courses. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-42), January 5-8, 2009, Waikoloa, Hawaii.
Cliburn, D., Rilea, S., Showing Users the Way: Signs in Virtual Worlds. Proceedings of IEEE Virtual Reality 2008 (IEEE VR 2008), Short Paper, March 8-12, 2008, Reno, Nevada.

Cliburn, D., Rilea, S., Winlock, T.*, Van Donsel, M., Dynamic Landmark Placement as a Navigation Aid in Virtual Worlds. Proceedings of the 2007 ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST 2007), Short Paper, November 5-7, 2007, Newport Beach, California.

* - denotes University of the Pacific undergraduate coauthor