Dr. Douglas Kline

Kline

Professor of Management Information Systems
Business Analytics, Information Systems & Supply Chain

Computer Information Systems Bldg 2053
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC   28403 - 5611
Phone: 910.962.7552
Fax: 910.962.3068
Email: klined [ klined AT uncw DOT edu ]
Web Page: http://csb.uncw.edu/people/klined

OfficeHours 
M3:30 5:00 PM
MW 12:30 2:00 PM
TR 1:30 4:30

Biography
Dr. Kline is a Professor of Management Information Systems and has been with the Cameron School of Business at UNC Wilmington since Fall 2001. Prior to joining the Cameron School of Business, he taught at Sam Houston State University and Kent State University. He also spent time in industry as a Systems Analyst, System Architect, and Project Manager for Horizons Consulting, Inc.

Education
  • PhD, Operations Research, Kent State University, 1995
  • MBA, Operations Management, Kent State University, 1992
  • BS, Applied Mathematics, Kent State University, 1989

Recent Publications
An Extensible Set of Simulated Linear and Nonlinear Time Series For Multistep Forecast Method Evaluation , Proceedings of the Decision Science Institute 2010 National Meeting, San Diego, CA , 2010; Nov pp. 3631-3636 ; (D. Kline, G. Peter Zhang)

On Degrees of Freedom in Artificial Neural Networks , Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute 2010 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA , 2010; Nov pp. 3901-3906 ; (D. Kline, Stacy Bourgeois)

Bias/Variance Analysis of Neural Network Multistep Forecasting Methods , in preparation , 2010; ; (D. Kline)

Neural Network Multistep Forecasting Methods for Linear Time Series , in preparation , 2010; ; (D. Kline)

Neural Network Multistep Forecasting Methods for Nonlinear Time Series , in preparation , 2010; ; (D. Kline)

Password Security Risk versus Effort: An Exploratory Study on User-Perceived Risk and the Intention to Use Online Applications , Proceedings of 2010 Conference on Information Systems Applied Research (CONISAR) , 2010; Oct ; (D. Kline, Judith Gebauer Ling He)

iTour: A System for Self-Guided Virtual Campus Tours , Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN '10) , 2010; July pp. 295-301 ; (D. Kline, Ronald J. Vetter Camilo Alvarez Bryan Reinicke)

Two-Group Classification using the Bayesian Data Reduction Algorithm , Complexity , 2010; V.15 N.3 pp. 43-49 ; (D. Kline)

System Analysis of An Assurance of Learning System , Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Information Systems Educators Conference , 2010; Oct ; (D. Kline, Bryan Reinicke Sarah Peck Rebecca Porterfield Drew Rosen Devon Simmonds)

User Perceptions of Security Technologies , International Journal of Information Security and Privacy , 2009; ; (D. Kline, Ulku Yaylacicegi, Ling He)

Analysis and Implementation of a Financial Budgeting System in a Corporate Environment , MSCSIS Capstone Project , 2008; April ; (D. Kline, Ryan Renninger, Curry Guinn, William Sackley, George Scott)

DDAS: Distributed Data Analysis System , MSCSIS Capstone Project , 2008; June ; (D. Kline, Max Rupplin, Ron Vetter, Clayton Ferner)

An Information Technology Funding Process , Proceedings of CONISAR 2008, Phoenix, AZ , 2008; V.1 November ; (D. Kline, Ryan Renninger, William Sackley, Curry Guinn, George Scott)

User Perceptions of Security Technologies , Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute , 2007; ; (D. Kline, Ling He, Ulku Yaylacicegi)

A Solution For Community Development , MSCSIS Capstone Project , 2007; May ; (D. Kline, Chris Holtsford, Tom Janicki, Charles Laymon, Ron Vetter)

Exploring Methods to Justify Projects with Intangible Benefits , MSCSIS Capstone Project , 2007; November ; (D. Kline, Alisha Oliver, Tom Janicki, Ron Vetter)

Can experts really assess future technology success? A neural network and Bayesian analysis of early stage technology proposals. , Journal of High Technology Management Research , 2007; V. 17 pp. 125-137 ; (D. Kline, Galbraith, Craig, Alex Frank DeNoble, Sanford B. Ehrlich)

Quarterly Time Series Forecasting with Neural Networks , IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks , 2007; V.18 N.6 Nov pp. 1800-1814 ; (D. Kline, G. Peter Zhang)

Quarterly Time Series Forecasting with Neural Networks , Proceedings of the Decision Science Institute National Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Nov. 18-21 2006 , 2006; ; (D. Kline, G. Peter Zhang)

Can Experts Really Assess Future Technology Success? A Neural Network and Bayesian Analysis , . Proceedings of the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA, Aug 11-16, 2006 , 2006; ; (D. Kline, Galbraith, Craig, Alex Frank DeNoble, Sanford B. Ehrlich)

Revisiting Squared-Error and Cross-Entropy Functions for Training Neural Network Classifiers , Neural Computing and Applications , 2005; V. 14 N. 4 pp. 310-318 ; (D. Kline, Victor Berardi)

A Macro Approach to Relational Data Modeling , Information Systems Education Journal , 2005; V.3 N.35 ; (D. Kline, C. Riggle)

A Spanning Heuristic for the Unordered and Ordered Matching Identification Problem , OMEGA , 2005; V.33 N.6 pp. 483-490 ; (D. Kline, C. Riggle and A. Mehrez)

Matching Employer Needs With IS Curriculum: An Exploratory Study , Information Systems Education Journal , 2004; V.2 N.21 ; (D. Kline, J. Gowan and R. Konopaske)

A Macro Approach to Relational Database Modeling , The Proceedings of ISECON , 2004; V.21 ; (D. Kline, C. Riggle)

2-Group Classification with the Baysian Data Reduction Algorithm: A Comparison with Neural Networks and Stepwise Regression , Proceedings of the Decision Science Institute National Meeting , 2004; V.20-23 November pp. 1591-1596 ; (D. Kline, C. Galbraith)

Methods for Multi-Step Time Series Forecasting with Neural Networks , Neural Networks for Business Forecasting , 2004; pp. 226-250 ; (D. Kline, G. Peter Zhang)

The Neighborhood Cover Heuristic (NCH) Approach for the General Mixed Integer Programming Problem, Phase I Final Report , Office of Naval Research Grant, "Optimizing Human Resource Management Models" , 2004; ; (D. Kline, Anthony Sterns, R. Sterns, J. Adler and S. Collins)

Performance Analysis of the Bayesian Data Reduction Algorithm (BDRA) in Two-Group Dependent Variable Data, Technical Report 04-01 , Center for Commercialization of Advanced Technology , 2003; ; (D. Kline, C. Galbraith)

Simulating Neural Network Classification Problems: A Bayesian Approach , Proceedings of the Decision Science Institute National Meeting , 2003; V.22-25 November ; (D. Kline, V. Berardi, B.E. Patuwo and M. Hu)

Enhancing Economics and Finance Learning Through Automated Grading of Spreadsheet Exercises , Journal of Economics and Finance Education , 2003; V.2 N.2 pp. 23-29 ; (D. Kline, T. Janicki)

Evaluating Squared-Error and Cross-Entropy Functions for Training Neural Network Classifiers , Proceedings of the Decision Science Institute National Meeting , 2002; V.23-2 N.169-17 November ; (D. Kline, V. Berardi)

Exploring the Need for Node Biases in Time Series Forecasting with Artificial Neural Networks , Proceedings of the Decision Science Institute National Meeting , 2000; V.18-21 Novermber ; (D. Kline, G. Kohers)

Confidence Intervals for Controlling the Probability of Bankruptcy , OMEGA , 2000; V.28 N.5 pp. 555-565 ; (D. Kline, A. Mehrez and R. Barniv)

Intangible Strategic Assets and Firm Performance: A Multi-Industry Study of the Resource-Based View , Journal of Business Strategies , 2000; V.17 N.2 pp. 91-118 ; (D. Kline, M.D. Michalisin and R.D. Smith)

Confidence Intervals for the Probability of Insolvency in the Insurance Industry , Journal of Risk and Insurance , 1999; V.66 pp. 125-137 ; (D. Kline, R. Barniv, A. Mehrez and J. Hathorne)

Information Availiability vs. Solution Space Size in a Knowledge Acquisition Problem , Computers & Operations Research , 1999; V.26 pp. 281-292 ; (D. Kline, A. Mehrez and G. Steinberg)

Evaluation of Methodologies for Multi-Step Time-Series Forecasting with Neural Networks , Proceedings of the Decision Science Institute National Meeting , 1999; V.20-2 November pp. 481 ; (D. Kline, G. Kohers)

Comparing Neural Networks and Logistic Regression in Determining How Privately Held Firms go 'Public' , Proceedings of the Decision Science Institute National Meeting , 1999; V.20- November pp. 162-164 ; (D. Kline, G. Kohers, N. Kohers and T. Kohers)

Neural Networks or the Logit Model?: A Comparison of Each Model's Ability to Predict the Method of Payment in Corporate Acquisitions , Proceedings of the Decision Science Institute National Meeting , 1998; V.21- November pp. 198-200 ; (D. Kline, G. Kohers, N. Kohers and T. Kohers)

A Learning Process of Matching Identification Problem , IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics , 1997; V.27 N.2 pp. 228-238 ; (D. Kline, F. Dull, A. Mehrez and G. Steinberg)

In Search of Strategic Assets , International Journal of Organizational Analysis , 1997; V.5 N.4 October pp. 360-387 ; (D. Kline, M. Michalisin and R. Smith)

Agents for Collaborative Knowledge Development , Proceedings of the Decision Science Institute National Meeting , 1997; July pp. 195-2 ; (D. Kline, G. Madey and C. Riggle)

Final Report for Evaluation of the Joy Park Homes Community Pride Program , A Technical Report produced for the Treatment for Residents of Public Housing , 1996; ; (D. Kline, R.S. Sterns, A.A. Sterns, V.M. Antenucci and H.L. Sterns)

VLSI Chip Design Using a Hybrid Neural Network Approach , IASTED International Conference SYSTEMS AND CONTROL , 1994; ; (D. Kline, G. Madey, F. Dull and C. Riggle)


Areas of Interest
  • Relational Databases
  • Data Modeling
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Design Patterns & System Architecture
  • Neural Networks
  • Forecasting
  • MS SQL Server
  • .Net Framework

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