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Jennifer Walter Professor of Computer Science

Professor Walter’s research concentrates on the development and simulation of distributed algorithms. Her particular focus currently involves adapting existing distributed algorithms for use on wireless ad hoc networks and creating new motion planning algorithms for self-reconfigurable robotic systems. Jenny teaches introductory computer science (CMPU-101 and 102), analysis of algorithms (CMPU-241), formal language theory (CMPU-240), computational complexity, computational geometry, and distributed algorithms.

  • BA, University of Minnesota; MS, PhD, Texas A&M University
  • At Vassar since 2001


Departments and Programs


  • CMPU 101. Computer Science I: Problem-Solving and Abstraction
  • CMPU 241. Analysis of Algorithms


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