Publications

Publications, talks, etc. by Robert E. McGrath


**Note: URLs older than 2 years ago may have moved. Apologies for any inconvenience.**

Projects

Pressfit Boxmaker GUI (January 2014)

Trammel of Archimedes (December 2012)

University of Illinois Alma Mater Augmented Reality (May 2013)

“The Neuromaker” (Jan-Jun 2012)

Miscellaneous Fabrications including Pteranadon (April 2012)

Dissertation

  • Semantic Infrastructure for a Ubiquitous Computing Environment, Ph. D. Dissertation, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October, 2005. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/11057

Books

  • Nancy J. Yeager and Robert E. McGrath, Web Server Technology: The Advanced Guide for World Wide Web Information Providers, Morgan Kauffman Publishers, March, 1996.

Submitted and in Press

Recent Publications, Presentations, Documents, and URLs

2016

2015

2014

2013

  • Iftekhar Ahmed, Katherine Cooper, Robert E. McGrath, G. Greigo, Poole M. Scott, and Robert J. Hanisch, “A process study of the development of virtual research environments”, in 23rd Annual Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) Conference. 2013: Hawaii.
  • Iftekhar Ahmed, M. Scott Poole, and Robert E. McGrath, “A Process Method Approach to Study the Development of Virtual Research Environments: A Theoretical Framework”, in 99th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association. 2013: Washington, DC.
  • McGrath, Robert E., “A Community Fab Lab: Introductions to Making”, Presented at Digital Humanities 2013, Lincoln, Nebraska, July 2013. http://dh2013.unl.edu/abstracts/author.html?q=author:%22mcgrath%2C%20robert%20e.||McGrath%2C%20Robert%20E.%22
  • McGrath, Robert E., Making a “Trammel of Archimedes” (2012): Examining Consequences of Making Something Useless. Champaign Urbana Community Fab Lab, Urbana, 2013. https://robertmcgrath.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/making_a_trammel_of_archimedes1.pdf
  • McGrath, R. E. (2013). Introductions to Making at a Community Fab Lab: Experience and Perspectives. Urbana: Champaign Urbana Community Fab Lab. https://robertmcgrath.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/white-paper-2013-mcgrath-v11.pdf
  • Robert E. McGrath, “Introductions to Making at a Community Fab Lab”, Presented at HASTAC 2013, Toronto, April 25-28.

2012

2011

  • Robert E. McGrath, Johan Rischau, and Alan B. Craig, “Personalized Manufacturing Meets Embodied Computing”, in Workshop on Semi-Automated Creativity at ACM Creativity and Computation. 2011: Atlanta. [PDF]
  • McGrath, R.E., A. Craig, D. Bock, and R. Rocha. “Augmented Reality for an Ethnobotany Workbook”, Technical Note, Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts (I-CHASS), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, October, 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/27715
  • Robert E. McGrath, Data Format Description Language: Lessons Learned Concepts and Experience, Technical Note, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, September, 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/27693
  • Griffith, Terri L., Robert E. McGrath, M. Scott Poole, and John E. Sawyer, Systems Savvy and the Evolution of Effective Virtual Teams, in Symposium on “New perspectives on building effective virtual teams: Key elements and evolving processes” at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting. August 2011: San Antonio.
  • Alexis Kikoen, “The NeuroMaker: When Science Meets Design (video)”. 2011: National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Urbana. https://youtu.be/Mq8xjnlqdUo
  • Craig, A., R.E. McGrath, and A. Gutierrez, “Technical Note: Augmented Reality Software Kits for Smart Phones”, Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (I-CHASS), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, May, 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/27688
  • Futrelle, J., J. Gaynor, J. Plutchak, P. Bajcsy, J. Kastner, K. Kotwani, J.S. Lee, L. Marini, R. Kooper, R. McGrath, T. McLaren, Y. Liu, and J. Myers, “Semantic Middleware for E-Science Knowledge Spaces” (to appear). Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, March 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cpe.1705
  • McGrath, Robert E. and Johan Rischau, “The NeuroMaker 1.0: Personal Fabrication through Embodied Computing”, Installation at Figure One, Champaign, 11 February, 2011. http://cucfablab.org/sites/cucfablab.org/files/NeuroMaker_Rischau_McGrath.pdfhttp://drupal.cucfablab.org/sites/cucfablab.org/files/NeuroMaker_Rischau_McGrath.pdf
  • Terri L. Griffith, Robert E. McGrath and M. Scott Poole, “Systems Savvy and Organizational Memory (poster)”, accepted for Organization Science Winter Conference OSWC-XVII, Steamboat Springs, February 10-13, 2011.
  • Robert E. McGrath, “Code Syntax is Understanding (correspondence)”, Communications of the ACM, 54, 2, Feb. 2011, pp. 7-6.
  • Arobba, B., R.E. McGrath, J. Futrelle, and A.B. Craig, “A Community-Based Social Media Approach for Preserving Endangered Languages and Culture” In: “The Changing Dynamics of Scientific Collaborations” workshop at 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 3, 2011. [PDF]

2010

  • McGrath, Robert, What “Hath Carlos Wroght?”, in Why Statues Weep: The Best of The Skeptic, W.M. Grossman and C.C. French, Editors. Philosophy Press, London, 2010, 51-53.
  • Biagio Arobba, Robert E. McGrath, Alan B. Craig, and Joe Futrelle, “Community-based Social Media for Preserving Endangered Languages and Culture”, Microsoft E-Science Workshop, Berkeley, October 12-3, 2010.
  • Biagio Arobba, Robert E. McGrath, Joe Futrelle and Alan B. Craig, “A Community-based Social Media Approach for Preserving Endangered Languages and Culture”, White Paper, 2010. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/17078
  • Lauren Semararo, Alan Craig, and Robert E. McGrath, “Augmented Reality Demonstrations”, Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (I-CHASS), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, August, 2010. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/18810.
  • Rodriguez, Alejandro and Robert E. McGrath, “Some Notes of comparison between DFDL and Defuddle.” Technical Note, NCSA Cyberenvironments and Technology Division, October, 2010. http://cet.ncsa.uiuc.edu/publications/Review_of_Defuddle.pdf.
  • Rodriguez, Alejandro and Robert E. McGrath, “Daffodil: A New DFDL Parser.” NCSA Cyberenvironments and Technology Division, October, 2010. http://cet.ncsa.illinois.edu/publications/Daffodil-ANewDFDLParser.pdf.
  • M. Beckerle, M. Westhead, J. Myers, S. Kalia, S. Hanson, T. Sugden, T. Talbot, R. McGrath, G. Judd, D. Sasser, D. Loose, E. Smith, K. Rose, A. Powell, S. Parker, P. Lambros, D. Glick, T. Kimber, S. Fetzer, S. Marting. “Data Format Description Language (DFDL) v1.0 Core Specification”, Open Grid Foundation, 15 June, 2010. http://www.ogf.org/Public_Comment_Docs/Documents/2010-03/draft-gwdrp-dfdl-core-v1.0.pdf.
  • Mary Pietrowicz, Robert E. McGrath, Guy Garnett, and John Toenjes, “Multimodal Gestural Interaction in Performance”, Whole Body Interfaces Workshop, CHI 2010, Atlanta, April 10-11, 2010. http://lister.cms.livjm.ac.uk/homepage/staff/cmsdengl/WBI2010/documents2010/Pietrowicz.pdf
  • Mary Pietrowicz, Robert E. McGrath, and Guy Garnett, “A Framework for Enabling Multimodal Gesture Interaction”, Natural User Interfaces Workshop, CHI 2010, Atlanta, April 10, 2010.

2009

  • Yong Liu, Kailash Kotwani, Alejandro Rodriguez, Joe Futrelle, Robert McGrath, and James Myers, “Beyond the Document Library: Portal-based Browsing and Exploration of Community Data Clouds”, Fifth International Conference on e-science, Oxford, UK, December 7-9, 2009.
  • Joe Futrelle, Jeff Gaynor, Joel Plutchak, James D. Myers, Robert E. McGrath, Peter Bajcsy, Jason Kastner, Kailash Kotwani, Jong Sung Lee, Luigi Marini, Rob Kooper, Terry McLaren, Yong Liu, “Semantic Middleware for E-Science Knowledge Spaces”, Workshop on Middleware for Grids, Clouds, and e-Science at Middleware 2009, November 30-December 4, 2009.
  • Joe Futrelle, Jeff Gaynor, Joel Plutchak, James D. Myers, and Robert E. McGrath, “Tupelo: a Framework for E-Science Knowledge Spaces”, Microsoft Escience Workshop, Pittsburg, October 15-17, 2009.
  • Alejandro Rodriguez, Robert E. McGrath, and James D. Myers, “Semantic Management of Streaming Data”, 2nd International Workshop on Semantic Sensor Networks at the International Semantic Web Conference, Washington, DC, October 25-29, 2009.
  • Robert McGrath, Jason Kastner, Alejandro Rodriguez, and Jim Myers, “Defuddle: a Tool for Format Translation and Metadata Extraction (poster)”, Microsoft Escience Workshop, Pittsburg, October 15-17, 2009.
  • Robert E. McGrath, Jason Kastner, and Jim Myers, “Experiments in Data Format Interoperation Using Defuddle.” Technical Note, NCSA Cyberenvironments and Technology Division, September, 2009. http://cet.ncsa.illinois.edu/publications/Data_Interoperation.pdf
  • Robert E. McGrath, Mary Pietrowicz, and Guy Garnett, “mWorlds: Novel Human Interaction with Virtual Worlds”, SLActions 2009: Research Conference in the SecondLife(r) world, September 24, 2009.
  • Robert E. McGrath, Jason Kastner, Alejandro Rodriguez, and Jim Myers, “Towards a Semantic Preservation System”, Technical Note, NCSA Cyberenvironments and Technology Division, June, 2009. http://arxiv.org/abs/0910.3152
  • James D. Myers and Robert E. McGrath, “Sustaining Capabilities Not Codes By Architecting for Innovation”, Position Paper for NSF Workshop on Cyberinfrastructure Software and Sustainability Workshop, Indianapolis, March 26-27, 2009. http://cisoftwaresustainability.iu-pti.org/positionpapers
  • Alan Craig, Steve Downey, Guy Garnett, Robert E. McGrath, and Jim Myers, “Immersive Environments for Massive Multiperson Online Learning”, Ubiquitous Learning, Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis (eds.), University of Illinois Press, November 2009.
  • Jim Myers and Robert E. McGrath, “Cyberenvironments: Towards Truly Ubiquitous Learning”, Ubiquitous Learning, Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis (eds.), University of Illinois Press, November 2009.
  • Guy Garnett, Robert E. McGrath, Mary Pietrowicz, and Ben Smith, “Virtual Worlds”, Workshop at Third Annual HASTAC Conference–Traversing Digital Boundaries, Urbana, April 19-21, 2009.
  • Alan Craig and Robert E. McGrath, “Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality”, Third Annual HASTAC Conference–Traversing Digital Boundaries, Urbana, April 19-21, 2009.
  • Alan Craig, S. Max Edelson, Robert E. McGrath, “How to Create a Universal Digital Cartobibliography: Crossing the Boundary From a Sea of Images to a Cartographic Record of American History”, Third Annual HASTAC Conference–Traversing Digital Boundaries”, Urbana, April 19-21, 2009.
  • Robert E. McGrath, “Species-Appropriate Computer Mediated Interaction”, alt.chi, ACM CHI 2009, Boston, April 8, 2009, pp. 2529-2534. DOI 10.1145/1520340.1520357
  • Mary Pietrowicz, Robert E. McGrath, Ben Smith, and Guy Garnett, “Transforming Human Interaction with Virtual Worlds”, Workshop on Computational Creativity Support at CHI 2009, April 4, Boston.
  • Robert E. McGrath, “How to Build a Better Wikipedia: Infrastructure for Accountability and Understanding”, Workshop on The Changing Face of Digital Science at CHI 2009, April 5, Boston.
  • Alan Craig, S. Max Edelson, Robert E. McGrath, “Rendering Digital Maps: Using and Displaying Images in the Cartography of American Colonization Database”, “Visualizing the Past: Tools and Techniques for Understanding Historical Processes”, Richmond, Feb. 20-21, 2009.
  • Guy Garnett, Robert E. McGrath, Mary Pietrowicz, “mWorlds: novel human interaction with virtual worlds”, Mardi Gras Conference 2009: Virtual Worlds: New Realms for Culture, Creativity, Commerce, Computation and Communication, February 19-21, 2009.

2008

  • Luc Moreau, Juliana Friere, Joe Futrelle, Robert E. McGrath, Jim Myers, and Patrick Paulson, “The Open Provenance Model: an Overview”, International Provenance Workshop, Salt Lake City, Springer LNCS 5278, pp. 323-326, June, 2008. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-89965-5_31
  • J D Myers, L Marini, P Bajcsy, R Kooper, Y Liu, R McGrath, J Futrelle, T McLaren, A Collier, A Rodriguez. “A Digital Synthesis Framework for Virtual Observatories” AGU 2008 Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 15-19, 2008.
  • Joe Futrelle, Jeff Gaynor, Joel Plutchak, Peter Bajcsy, Jason Kastner, Kailash Kotwani, Jong Sung Lee, Luigi Marini, Rob Kooper, Robert McGrath, Terry McLaren, Yong Liu, James Myers. “Knowledge Spaces and Scientific Data (poster)” 4th IEEE International Conference on e-Science. Indianapolis, IN. December 7-12, 2008.
  • Robert E. McGrath, “How to Build a Better Wikipedia: Ubiquitous Infrastructure for Deep Accountability”, Microsoft E-Science Workshop, Indianapolis, December 7-9, 2008. http://www.iiis.org/cds2008/cd2008sci/CITSA2008/PapersPdf/I541OQ.pdf
  • Yong Liu, Robert E. McGrath, Shaowen Wang, Mary Pietrowicz, Joe Futrelle, Jim Myers, “Towards a Spatiotemporal Event-Oriented Ontology”, Microsoft E-Science Workshop, Indianapolis, December 7-9, 2008.
  • Myers J, Futrelle J, Gaynor J, Plutchak J, Bajcsy P, Kastner J, Kotwani K, Lee J, Marini L, McGrath R, McLaren T, Liu Y, “Embedding Data in Knowledge Spaces”, UK e-Science 2008 All Hands Meeting, Edinburgh, September 8, 2008.
  • James Myers, Luigi Marini, Rob Kooper, Terry McLaren, Robert E. McGrath, Joe Futrelle, Peter Bajcsy, Andrew Collier, Yong Liu, and Shawn Hampton, “A Digital Synthesis Framework for Virtual Observatories”, UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, Edinburgh, 8- 11 September 2008.
  • Robert E. McGrath, “Semantic Extensions to Defuddle: Inserting GRDDL into XML”, NCSA Technical Memo, July 28, 2008. [pdf] 
  • Robert E. McGrath, “Ubiquitous Infrastructure for Deep Accountability (accepted)”, 5th International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications (CITSA 2008), Orlando, June 29-July 2 2008.
  • Patricia S. Taylor and Robert E. McGrath, “Creating Friendly Places in Intelligent Environments (accepted)”, Environmental Design and Research Association Conference, Veracruz, May 28 – June 1, 2008.
  • Robert E. McGrath and Joe Futrelle, “Reasoning About Provenance with OWL and SWRL”, AAAI 2008 Spring Symposium “AI Meets Business Rules and Process Management”, Palo Alto, March 24-26, 2008. [pdf] 
  • Moreau, L., Friere, J., McGrath, R. E., Myers, J., Futrelle, J., Paulson, P. (2008). The Open Provenance Model, Provenance Challenge Review January 1 – Feburary 14, 2008

2007

  • Yong Liu, Robert E. McGrath, James D. Myers and Joe Futrelle, “Towards A Rich-Context Participatory Cyberenvironment”, Grid Computing Environments Workshop (GCE07) at Supercomputing07, 2007.
  • James D. Myers and Robert E. McGrath, “Cyberenvironments: Adaptive Middleware for Scientific Cyberinfrastructure”, 6th Workshop on Adaptive and Reflective Middleware (ARM’07), Newport Beach, November 26, 2007.
  • Loretta Auvil, Eugene Grois, Xavier Llora, Greg Pape, Vered Goren, Barry Sanders, Bernie Acs, Robert McGrath, “A Flexible System for Text Analysis with Semantic Network”, Digital Humanities 2007, Urbana, June 2-8, pp. 17-19, 2007. [pdf]
  • Robert E. McGrath, “Programs Are Not Literature, Even by Analogy (correspondence)”, Communications of the ACM, Vol 50, No. 1, January, 2007, pp. 11-12.

2006 and earlier

    • Roy H Campbell, Guy Garnett and Robert E. McGrath “Cyber-Physical Systems: Position Paper”, http://varma.ece.cmu.edu/cps/ NSF Workshop On Cyber-Physical Systems: Research Motivation, Techniques and Roadmap, Austin, TX., October 16 – 17, 2006
    • Robert E. McGrath, D2K Web Service Deployment: Extracting Usage Data National Center for Supercomputing Applications, 29 June 2006, revised 10 August, 2006.
    • Robert E. McGrath, D2K Support for Standard Content Repositories: Design Notes: Request For Comments National Center for Supercomputing Applications, 2006-07-17.
    • Robert E. McGrath, Emily Wu, Doru Marcusiu, Andrew Shirk, D2K Web Service Deployment: Resource Usage Accounting National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Revised 18 May 2006.
    • Robert E. McGrath, Emily Wu, Doru Marcusiu, Andrew Shirk, Terry Fleury, Von Welch, D2K Web Service Deployment: Security Review National Center for Supercomputing Applications, 8 March 2006.
    • Robert E. McGrath, Emily Wu, and Andrew Shirk, D2K Web Service Deployment: Report on Testbed Experiments National Center for Supercomputing Applications, February 10, 2006.
    • Patricia S. Taylor and Robert E. McGrath, “Privacy and Public Access in the Wireless World: Issues to Consider Now“, Environmental Research and Development Association (EDRA), Vancouver, April 27, 2005.
    • MuQun Yang, Robert E. McGrath, and Mike Folk, “HDF5: A High Performance Data Format for Earth Science” American Meteorological Society, January, 2005
    • MuQun Yang, Robert E. McGrath, and Mike Folk, “Atmospheric Sciences and Climate Applications Using HDF and HDF5” American Meteorological Society, January, 2005
    • MuQun Yang, Robert E. McGrath, and Mike Folk, “Performance Study of HDF5-WRF IO modules”, WRF Workshop, June 26, 2004.
    • Anand Ranganathan, Robert E. McGrath, Roy H. Campbell, M. Dennis Mickunas, “Use of Ontologies in a Pervasive Computing Environment”, Knowledge Engineering Review,Volume 18, Number 3, pp. 209-220, 2004.
    • Robert E. McGrath, Anand Ranganathan, M. Dennis Mickunas, Roy H. Campbell, “Investigations of Semantic Interoperability in Ubiquitous Computing Environments”, 15TH International Conference Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS),
      Marina del Rey, November 3-5, 2003.
    • Robert E. McGrath and M. Dennis Mickunas, “Dynamic Personal Roles For Ubiquitous Computing” (Poster) OOPSLA 2003, Anaheim, October 27-30, 2003.
    • Robert E. McGrath, Anand Ranganathan, Roy Campbell, and M. Dennis Mickunas, “Use of Ontologies in Pervasive Computing Environments”, UIUCDCS-R-2003-2332 UILU-ENG-2003-1719 Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois, April, 2003.
    • Robert E. McGrath and M. Dennis Mickunas, “Dynamic Roles: Organizing Software Representatives for People”, UIUCDCS-R-2003-2355 UILU-ENG-2003-2355 Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois, July, 2003.
    • Robert E. McGrath, “Conversion from HDF4 to HDF5: Hybrid HDF-EOS Files”, The Earth Observer,  Volume 14, Number 2, March/April, 2002, pp. 19-23. http://eospso.gsfc.nasa.gov/eos_observ/pdf/Mar_Apr02.pdf
    • Robert E. McGrath, “XML and Scientific File Formats”, August, 2003. http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/NARA/XML_and_Binary.pdf
    • Robert E. McGrath, “XML and Scientific File Formats”, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Seattle, Washington, November 2-5 2003.
    • MuQun Yang, Robert E. McGrath, and Mike Folk, “A High Performance I/O Module the HDF5 WRF I/O Module”, WRF Workshop, June 11, 2003
    • Lecture to CS497, October 24, 26, 2000. “Discovery Protocols for Ubiquitous Computing” and “Resource Description Framework (RDF)”
    • “Discovery and Its Discontents: Discovery Protocols for Ubiquitous Computing,” Computer Science Technical Report UIUCDCS-R-99-2132. April, 2000.
    • “Discovery Protocols for Ubiquitous Computing”, invited talk for the Center for Excellence in Space Data and Information Systems, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, April 5. 2000.
    • Robert E. McGrath, Joe Futrelle, Ray Plante, and Damien Guillaume. 1999. Digital library technology for locating and accessing scientific data. In Proceedings of the fourth ACM conference on Digital libraries (DL ’99). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 188-194. DOI=10.1145/313238.313305 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/313238.313305
    • “Integrating Scientific Datasets and Digital Libraries”, invited talk for the Center for Excellence in Space Data and Information Systems, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, April 13. 1999.
    • Mike Folk, Robert McGrath, “HDF5: A New Scientific Data Format (Poster)”, ADASS VIII, Urbana, 1-4 November, 1998.
    • Mike Folk, Albert Cheng, Robert E. McGrath, “HDF5:  A New File Format and I/O Library for Scientific Data Management”, Astronomical Data Analysis software and Systems VIII Proceedings, David M. Mehringer, Raymond L. Plante, and Douglas A. Roberts, eds., Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 172, 1999.
    • Robert E. McGrath, “Implications of Technology Trends for Semantic Indexing (LIS 450 Term paper)”, 11 December 1998. (Contains an argument for why the natural size of scientific communities is about 150 people.)

Accessing Space Science Data

Project 30 — Accessing Space Science Data (1997-1999)

A NASA-funded project, explored Java, VRML, and Z39.50 (interoperable search and retrieval).


Web and Distributed Architecture

      • Nancy J. Yeager and Robert E. McGrath, Web Server Technology: The Advanced Guide for World Wide Web Information Providers, Morgan Kauffman Publishers, March, 1996.
      • Robert E. McGrath, Xinjian Lu, and Mike Folk, “Java Applications Using NCSA HDF Files” Concurrency: Practice and Experience, Vol. 9, No. 11, pp. 1113-1125, November, 1997.  (Originally presented at the ACM Workshop on Java for Science and Engineering Computation, Las Vegas, NV, June 21 1997.)
      • Robert E. McGrath, “The NCSA HDF Java(TM) Interface: Design and Implementation”, 26 March 1997.
      • Robert E. McGrath, “UIUC DLI Project Scale-up: A Technical Evaluation”
          A major study of this major project, concentrating on how well it will scale up.
      • Robert E. McGrath, “How does HDF mix with Java?”, (http://hdf.ncsa.uiuc.edu/horizon/java-and-hdf.html)
          Accumulation of notes about how Java accesses native code libraries and other issues pertinent to accessing large, complex scientific data.
      • Robert E. McGrath, “A Scientific Data Server: The Conceptual Design”
      • M. Folk and R. E. McGrath, “Project Horizon: Problems addressed Lessons learned and accomplishments Future directions”, Presentation to Federal Webmasters Workshop, August 7, 1996.
      • R. McGrath and R. Plante, “Accessing Space Science Data Using the Internet”, project proposal, funded. See the project home page at:
      • “Caching for Large Scale Systems: Lessons from the WWW” , D-Lib Magazine , January, 1996.
      • Lagoze, Carl and McGrath, Robert and Overly, Ed and Yeager, Nancy. “A Design for Inter-Operable Secure Object Stores (ISOS)”. Cornell Computer Science Technical Report TR95-1558. 1995.
      • Adam Cain and Robert E. McGrath, “Digital Commerce on the World Wide Web”, in NCSA access, Summer 1995.
      • “Notes on HTTP Proxy Servers and Firewalls”
      • Robert E. McGrath, Nancy Yeager, and Adam Cain, “World Wide Web servers at NCSA”, in NCSA access, Spring 1995.
      • Eric Dean Katz, Michelle Butler, and Robert McGrath. 1994. A scalable HTTP server: the NCSA prototype. In Selected papers of the first conference on World-Wide Web, R. Cailliau and Philip H. Enslow, Jr. (Eds.). Elsevier Science Publishers B. V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, The Netherlands, 155-164. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0169755294901295

Web Server Performance and Scalability

Performance Results

      • “Comments on Haynes & Company CGI Benchmarks” November, 1995.
      • “Performance of Several HTTP Demons on an HP 735 Workstation”

Methodology

      • Measuring the Performance of HTTP Daemons: February, 1996.
      • “What We Do and Don’t Know About the Load on the NCSA WWW Server (September 28, 1994)” Colloquium.

Personal Documents and Fun

      • “Who’s that on the line? Authentication of computer and psychic channels”

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