Curriculum Vitae

John R. Benton
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Status: U.S. Citizen

Security Clearance: Secret through June 1997

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  1. New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico, 1959-60 (Early admissions student)

  1. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1960-64, BSEE

  1. George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 1967-70, MSEE, part-time.

  1. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1971-72, Long Term Traineeship, Electrical Engineering.

  1. George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 1979-83, Computer Science, part-time.


  1. John James, Brian Sayrs, V.S. Subrahmanian, John Benton, Uncertainty Management: Keeping Battlespace Visualization Honest, 3rd Annual Federated Laboratory Basic Research Symposium, February, 1999, pp. 273-277

  2. V.S. Subrahmanian, John Benton, Sam Chamberlain, Timothy J. Rogers, Guatam Thaker, Charlene Todd, MC2: A Mediated Communication Center, 2nd Annual Federated Laboratory Basic Research Symposium, February, 1998, pp. 141-146

  3. John R. Benton, S.S. Iyengar, Weian Deng, Nathan Brener, and V.S. Subrahmanian,, Tactical Route Planning: New Algorithms for Decomposing the Map, IEEE International Conference on Tools for AI, 1995, Nov. 6-8 1995, Herndon, VA, 268-277. Also in International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools (1996), Vol. 5, Nos. 1 & 2 (1996) 199-218.

  4. John R. Benton, James Lu, and V.S. Subrahmanian,, A Constraint-Based System for Siting of Air Defense Missile Batteries,    Presented at 63rd MORS Conference, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, 1995.

  5. John R. Benton, S.S. Iyengar, Weian Deng, Nathan Brener, and V.S. Subrahmanian, Fine-Grained Terrain Data: New Computational Challenge for Route Planning, Draft Manuscript, 1995 (46 pages).

  6. John R. Benton and V.S. Subrahmanian, Automated Site Selection of Air Defense Missile Batteries, abstract, Proceeding, Army Science Conference, Orlando FL, June 1994, pp. 141-148.

  7. John R. Benton and V.S. Subrahmanian, Using Hybrid Knowledge Bases for Missile Siting Problems, June, 1993, Technical Report, University of Maryland Computer Science Dept. Also in Proceedings, Tenth Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Applications, IEEE Computer Society, San Antonio, TX, (1994).

  8. John R. Benton, ``Automated Terrain Reasoning will Furnish Commanders with Fast, Effective Planning Tools,'' Tech Tran, USAETL, 16 2 (Spring 1991)

  9. John R. Benton, ``Automated Terrain Reasoning,'' AI Exchange, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY, (Winter, 1991)

  10. Anne Brink, John R. Benton,, "Hierarchical Route Planner," Army Science Conference Proceedings, 1990.

  11. John R. Benton, Anne Brink , "Quadtrees, X Windows and Predicting Minefields", presented at National Computer Graphics Conference - GIS89, Los Angeles, 1989.

  12. Critical Investment Strategy Guidance for Artificial Intelligence Development in Support of the Realistic Battlefield, a Report on the Workshops on Artificial Intelligence Research for Exploitation of the Battle field Environment, 17-18 November 1988, El Paso, Texas, Edited by Paul Try and John Benton.

  13. John R. Benton, "A Report on the Automated Terrain Reasoning Workshop," Proceedings of the DOD Environmental Technical Exchange Conference on Mesoscale Phenomenon, (1989).

  14. Proceedings of the U.S. Army Symposium on Artificial Intelligence Research for Exploitation of the Battlefield Environment, Nov. 15-15, 1988, El Paso Texas, edited by John Benton.

  15. John R. Benton, "Hierarchical Route Planner," Applications of Artificial Intelligence VI, 937, SPIE, (1988).

  16. John R. Benton, "Artificial Intelligence Draws New Interest," ETL Tech Tran, 12 2 (1987).

  17. John R. Benton, Automated Route Finder for Multiple Tank Columns, ETL Report no. ETL-0480, (1987).

  18. J. R. Benton, Francis Corbett, Richard Tuft, "The Engineer Topographic Laboratories (ETL) Hybrid Optical Digital Image Processor," Devices and Systems for Optical Signal Processing, 218, SPIE, (1980).

  19. John R. Benton, "Contour Generation Using Fourier Transform Filters," Coherent Optics in Mapping, 45 SPIE, 1974.

  20. John R. Benton, Simulation Experiments of the Universal Radar Signal Processor (Correlator) Using Computer Generated Holograms, Masters Degree Thesis, George Washington University, 46 pages (1970)

  21. John R. Benton, Low Light Level Photography, ETL Report No. 32-TR, 54 pages, (1966).


American Association for Artificial Intelligence

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

IEEE Computer Society