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Douglas G. Danforth
Douglas G Danforth
Lecture given at Douglas R. Hofstadter's Symposium
"Are Computers Approaching Human-Level Creativity" 1997.


Institution and Location                                 Degree      Date      Field of Study
Stanford University, Stanford, CA                  BS          1966        Physics
University of Maryland, College Park, MD    MS         1971        Physics
Stanford University, Stanford, CA                  MS         1974        Statistics
Stanford University, Stanford, CA                  PhD        1978        Education


2015 - prsnt CEO Greenwood Farm Technologies, LLC
2014 - 2015 Chair of
2006 - 2014 CEO Greenwood Farm Technologies, LLC
2003 - 2006 Consultant, Larry R. Muenz and Associates, Gaithersburg, MD
2001 - 2002 Engineer, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
2000 - 2001 Research Scientist,, Mayfield Heights, OH.
1998 - 1999 Staff Scientist, X-ray Instrumentation Associates, Mountain View, CA.
1998 - 1998 Consultant, General Magic, Sunnyvale CA.
1995 - 1999 Senior Research Engineer, Applied Speech Technology Lab, CSLI Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
1993 - 1995 Senior Scientist, UMECORP, Novato, CA.
1991 - 1992 Member of the Technical Staff, Kelly Computer Inc, Mountain View, CA.
1988 - 1991 Research Scientist, Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science (RIACS), NASA Ames.
1980 - 1988 Section Manager II, Wang Labs, Lowell MA.
1978 - 1978 Consultant, Three Rivers Computer Corp, Pittsburgh, PA.
1978 - 1980 Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, Learning Research and Development Center.
1977 - 1978 Senior Programmer, Tymshare Corporation, Cupertino, CA.
1975 - 1977 Statistics Advisor, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS).
1972 - 1975 Research Assistant, Stanford University, Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences (IMSSS).
1967 - 1971 Research Assistant, U of Maryland, Goddard Space Flight Center.
1967 - 1967 Physicist, U.S. Bureau of Mines, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
1966 - 1966 Research Assistant, High Energy Physics Lab (HEPL), Stanford University, Stanford, CA.


Danforth, D.G. (1991) Total Recall in Distributed Associative Memories. RIACS technical report 91.03,
  Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science, NASA Ames Research Center.
Danforth, D. G. (1990). An Empirical Investigation of Sparse Distributed Memory Using Discrete Speech Recognition.
  Proceedings of the International Neural Networks Conference INNC Paris-90, p183-186.
Danforth, D. G. (1989). Speech Transcription Using Sparse Distributed Memory. RIACS
  Learning Systems Division Research Memorandum.
Danforth, D. G., D. Rogosa, and P. Suppes (1981). Application of Learning Models to Speech Recognition Over a Telephone.
  In University-Level Computer-Assisted Instruction at Stanford: 1968-1980, Patrick Suppes (ed.). Library of Congress:
Krishnamurti, Bh., L. Moses and D. G. Danforth (1983). Unchanged Cognates as a Criterion in Linguistic Subgrouping.
  Language, Volume 59, No. 3. pp 541-568.
Danforth, D. G. (1978). Creative Sequential Classification: An Adaptive Approach to Machine Understanding of
  Continuous Speech. Unpublished PhD dissertation, Stanford University.
Lehiste, I., and D. G. Danforth (1977).  The hierarchy of phonetic cues in the perception of Estonian quantity. Eripainos
  Virittajasta  4.  pp 404-411.
Danforth, D. G. D. R. Rogosa, and P. Suppes (1974). Speaking of Learning Models. IEEE Symposium on Speech Recognition,
  M12. pp 57- 61.
Cutler, E. P. and D. G. Danforth (1971). A Study of Currents to a Conducting Sphere Immersed in a Neutral Plasma Such as the
  Solar Wind.  Comtech Report  082, NASA Contract NAS5-11404.
Crannell, H. and D. Danforth (1967). Dead-Time Corrections for Slow Counting Systems. Nuclear Instruments and Methods, 55.


Danforth, D. G., "Critique of the Rowe 2001 Detector Efficiency Experiment ", arXiv:quant-ph/1402.5115 V4 18-Dec-2014
Danforth, D. G., "Classical entanglement", arXiv:quant-ph/0112019 V1 05-Dec-2001