Albert Goldfain Curriculum Vitae
Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, 2008
M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, 2004
B.A. in Computer Science, B.A. in Mathematics, SUNY Geneseo, 2001
Goldfain, Albert; Smith, Barry; and Cowell, Lindsay G. (2010), "Dispositions and the Infectious Disease Ontology", forthcoming in Proceedings of FOIS2010.
Goldfain, Albert; Smith, Barry; and Cowell, Lindsay G. (2010),
"Towards an Ontological Representation of Resistance: The Case of MRSa",
Journal of Biomedical Informatics.
Goldfain, Albert; Cowell, Lindsay G.; and Smith, Barry (2009),
"Clonal Complexes in Biomedical Ontologies", Proceedings of International Conference on Biomedical Ontology (ICBO2009): 164.
Goldfain, Albert (2009), "Canonicity in Disease Ontologies", Biomedical Computation Review, Summer, 2009: 33
- Shorter version also appears in Proceedings of International Conference on Biomedical Ontology (ICBO2009): 61-64.
DelloStritto, James and Goldfain, Albert (2010), "2020 Scenarios of Frontiers of Health Information Technology: Personal Status Monitoring", forthcoming in PMAC2010.
Goldfain, Albert and DelloStritto, James (2009), "Extending Symptom-Checking Applications for Virtual Healthcare Interaction", Proceedings of VHI09: Papers from the AAAI Workshop: 13-14.
Goldfain, Albert (2007), "A Case Study in Computational Math
Cognition and Embodied Arithmetic", Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth
Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (COGSCI2007): 293-298.
Shapiro, Stuart C.; Rapaport, William J.; Kandefer, Michael W.;
Johnson, Frances L.; and Goldfain, Albert (2007), "Metacognition in
SNePS", AI Magazine. 28(1): 17-31.
Goldfain, Albert and Kandefer, Michael (2006), "Co-Designing
Agents", Cognitive Robotics: Papers from the AAAI Workshop
AI, Cognitive Science, and Computer Science
Goldfain, Albert (2006), "Embodied Enumeration: Appealing to
Activities for Mathematical Explanation", Cognitive Robotics: Papers
from the AAAI Workshop (CogRob2006): 69-76.
Goldfain, Albert (2006), "A Computational Theory of Inference for
Arithmetic Explanation", Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Inference
in Computational Semantics (ICoS-5): 145-150.
Goldfain, Albert (2001), "On the Arithmetic Power of Context-Free
Languages", Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Proceedings of
the Sixth Annual CCSC Northeastern Conference. 16(4): 323-324.
- Also appearing in Proceedings of the North East Student Colloquium on Artificial Intelligence (NESCAI06): 142-148.
2008- Researcher, Blue Highway, LLC
2008- Postdoctoral Associate, University at Buffalo
2002-2008 Teaching Assistant/Lecturer, University at Buffalo
1999-2008 Software Engineer, Welch Allyn Inc., Medical Division
LAN System Administrator and Webmaster, Afshar Consulting Group
2002-2008 Teaching Assistantship, University at Buffalo
Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award (Honorable Mention)
CogSci2007, Robert J. Glushko and Pamela Samuelson Foundation Student
2007 GSEU Professional Development Award
Patent 281-455 PCT "Communications of Information Between a Plurality
of Network Elements
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
Cognitive Science Society (COGSCI)
Special Interest Group in Semantics (SIGSEM)
National Mathematics Honors Society (Pi Mu Epsilon)
SUNY Buffalo Center for Cognitive Science
SUNY Buffalo Semantic Network Research Group (SNeRG)
Professional and Academic Memberships