Dr. Ellis directs the Laboratory for Distributed Intelligent Agent Systems at IX University. Her research falls within Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation. Dr. Ellis is an active member of the Society for Modeling & Simulation International. She has been an Associate Editor for the Transactions of Simulation since 2009, and a program co-chair of the Agent-Directed Simulation in the Spring Simulation Multi-Conference since 2008. Since 2011, she has been the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Agent Technologies and Systems (published by IGI Global). From 2012, she has been the Editor-in-Chief of the SCS Newsletter. In 2013, she received the SCS Outstanding Service Award. In 2015, she has been elected as a Director at Large by SCS for a term of three years.
Over the past decade, Dr. Ellis has been published 100+ journal and conference papers, and books and book chapters. She also has been PI or Co-PI on six funded NSF proposals (four as PI).
M.S. in Computer Science, University of California San Diego
Ph.D. University of Denver
School of Arts & Science
Department of English
Department of Computer Sciences
Concept-oriented introduction to programming and algorithmic problem solving principles in relation to computer solutions. Top-down design and analysis of algorithms. Searching and sorting strategies; recursion. Computer organization. Computer programming solutions to several laboratory exercises.
Applications of statistical techniques to business and economics. Decision making based on sampling theory, parametric tests of significance, simple and multiple regression and correlation, and time series analysis.