Research

I am interested in development for mobile devices, meta-heuristics, secure electronic commerce, and engineering pedagogy. Publications are listed below.

Secure e-Commerce

R.Garlick. Entrepreneurial Learning in a Secure e-Commerce Course through Creating Competitive Real-World Sites, International Conference on E-Commerce, E-Business and E-Service, 2014.

Engineering Pedagogy

R.Garlick, and E. Celikel. Using ALICE in CS1 - A Quantitative Experiment, ITiCSE Innovation and Technology in CS Education, 2010.

R. Akl, D. Keathly, and R.Garlick. Strategies for Retention and Recruitment of Women and Minorities in Computer Science and Engineering, iNEER Special Volume: Innovations 2007- World Innovations in Engineering Education and Research, 2007.

R. Garlick, and R. Akl. Motivating and Retaining CS2 Students with a Competitive Game Programming Project, iNEER Special Volume: Innovations 2007- World Innovations in Engineering Education and Research, 2007.

Garlick, R. and Akl, R. Intra-Class Competitive Assignments in CS2: A One-Year Study, ISBN: 1-58874-649-6, Proceedings of ICEE 2006, San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 2006.

Akl, R., and Garlick, R. Retention and Recruitment of Women in Computer Engineering, ISBN: 1-58874-649-6,Proceedings of ICEE 2006, San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 2006.

Meta-Heuristics

Ryan Garlick and Richard Barr, Dynamic Wavelength Routing in WDM Networks via Ant Colony Optimization, Ant Algorithms, Springer-Verlag, September 2002.

Ryan Garlick and Khosrow Kaikhah, Variable Hidden Layer Sizing in Elman-Recurrent Neuro-Evolution, Applied Intelligence, Volume 12, Issue 3, May 2000, pp. 193-205