EagleRidge Technologies NEWS:
December 2011: Ertin.com not associated in any way with Huntsville, AL group.
Please note we are a Delaware corporation with an office in Tennessee. We are in no way associated with nor responsible for any actions or obligations of persons in Alabama or elsewhere using our corporate name nor the name of our late co-founder, William McCumber.
April 2010: Websites using new engine.
A number of websites are using code licensed from us, including West Roane County Volunteer Fire Department. Two of the latest are Rockwood Ministerial Association, Genessee Medical Group.
2009: RoaneTNHistory.org site publishing more online books.
RoaneTNHistory.org team is working on an annotated edition of Foote's
Sketches of Virginia, Book 1.
2009: RoaneTNHistory.org site set to publish another online book.
RoaneTNHistory.org team is putting the finishing touches on Snowden's
"History of North and South America."
2008: Dr. Breitler Publishes Another Paper, Is Developing and Teaching More Courses
Dr. Alan L. Breitler just returned from a trip to Florida where he videotaped 14 lectures for a new online course at Florida Institute of Technology. He
also just finished helping develop a new Java (CMIS141) course for UMUC) that he
is teaching this summer. He
has four online courses going. In addition, Dr. Breitler's article on de Sequeyra was accepted for publication in the Southern Jewish Historical Journal.
2008: RoaneTNHistory.org site set to publish fifth online book in two years.
RoaneTNHistory.org team is putting the finishing touches on Hariot's "A
Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia," published with
engravings by de Bry in 1590.
2007: Dr. Breitler teaching 5 classes this term
Dr. Alan L. Breitler is teaching 5 classes this term, including Advanced
Cryptography, Network Engineering, and others.
Joint INCOSE-IEEE Seminar at Univ. of Alabama at Huntsville
Dr. Alan L. Breitler was the featured speaker at a research seminar sponsored
jointly by the Huntsville
IEEE Computer Society, the IEEE Controls Systems Society, and the Huntsville
Regional Chapter of the International Council on Systems Engineering
The topic was "An Alternative Approach to Improvement of Neural Network
Dr. Alan L. Breitler and C. Sloan are co-authors of a paper accepted
for publication at the Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering (ANNIE) 2006
Conference held in St. Louis, MO, Nov. 5 - 8, 2006. The paper title is
"An Alternative Approach to Improvement of Neural Net Performance."
Awards for Outstanding Use of Technology
C. Sloan and G. Anne Sloan have each been presented with individual Awards
for Outstanding Use of Technology by the Tennessee State Daughters of the
American Revolution (TNDAR) for design and development of RoaneTNHistory.org.
Dr. Alan L. Breitler and C. Sloan are co-authors of a paper published
in the Proceedings of the U.S. Air Force T&E Days
conference of the American Institute of
Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) held December 6-8, 2005, in Nashville, TN. "USAF T&E Days...
bring together test professionals at all levels to establish a framework for
collaboration as a test and evaluation enterprise." The paper title is System
Reliability Prediction: towards a General
Approach Using a Neural Network. Dr. Breitler presented the paper.
New look for Best-Phone.com
communications e-commerce site site has a fresh new
New automation and security e-commerce sites launched.
07-20-2004: New corporate President announced
EagleRidge Technologies, Inc., is pleased
to announce the appointment of our new corporate President, Dr. Alan L. Breitler.
Dr. Breitler, who also teaches computer science in
the Florida Institute of Technology's Patuxent Graduate Center, has
been researching and developing applications of artificial neural networks to
problems in systems engineering. Also for several years he has taught an annual seminar on the verification, validation, and accreditation of software for the
International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA).
Recently, in June 2004, he delivered
a paper (co-authored with V.P. C. Sloan) at the 2004 International
Symposium of the International Council of Systems Engineers (INCOSE) on the use
of neural networks to predict the reliability of complex systems.
was formerly with the Federal Aviation Administration (to 1994) and the Center
for Naval Analyses (to 2001). His experience includes classroom and web-based
instruction in computer science (software engineering, information security,
programming), analyses and simulation of air traffic, design of commercial
routing and delivery systems, and analyses of test and evaluation procedures as
the Center for Naval Analyses field representative to the Air Test and
Evaluation Squadron ONE at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland . Dr. Breitler earned
his Ph.D. from Catholic University
06-30-2004: Papers presented at Systems Engineering conference
C. Sloan is co-author of two papers
that were presented for publication in the Proceedings of the
International Council on Systems Engineering at their annual symposium in June, 2004, in Toulouse, France. The papers are A Systems Engineering
Approach to Information Assurance with Kim Taylor and
Reliability of a Complex System Using an Artificial Neural Network with
Dr. Alan L. Breitler. The papers were respectively presented by Kim Taylor
and Dr. Breitler.
02-16-2004: Rational Certification
EagleRidge Technologies, Inc., consultant
C. Sloan has received the title of "Rational Certified Consultant" on the
Rational Unified Process (RUP). "The RUP certification demonstrates
understanding of the Rational Best Practices and the disciplines, the concepts,
and organizational structures of the Rational Unified Process knowledge base."
Rational makes CASE and productivity tools and is owned by IBM.
10-27-2003: GeneralNumbers.com launched: EagleRidge Technologies, Inc., announces a new site,
GeneralNumbers.com, devoted to discrete math and to mathematics education.
7-30-2003: In Memoriam: Dr. William H. McCumber, 1934—2003.
It is with deep regret and
sorrow that we announce the death of Dr. William H. McCumber, president of
EagleRidge Technologies, Inc.. Dr. McCumber died peacefully July 20, 2003 after a short illness.
He was a truly great systems engineer, educator, and leader.
7-1-2003: C. Sloan, our VP,
co-authored a paper at the International Council of Systems Engineers (INCOSE)
annual conference, titled, Repeating
Design Errors, or Where's the History, with Randall Bennett.
1-11-2003: MemoryEagle.com launched.
EagleRidge Technologies, Inc., is pleased to
announce the opening of the latest member of its e-commerce website family,
MemoryEagle.com, A Crucial Technology
specializes in offering consumers the best deals in factory-direct brand-name
computer memory products.
and Sloan win Best Paper Award. 8/2002:
EagleRidge Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce that
Engineers: Encouraging Divergent Thinking, a paper by Dr. William McCumber
and C. Sloan, won the Best Paper Award for the Education and Research track
at the annual meeting of the International Council on Systems Engineering in
early August. C. Sloan and Dr. McCumber also co-authored another paper at
the same conference,
Additional Systems Engineering Roles, with Kenneth Kyler.
Press announces eBook offerings, plans for first print versions. 6/15/2002:
Syri Press, a division of EagleRidge
Technologies, is pleased to announce the second quarter publication of two new
college-level instructional e-books: Professor
Roberta Bush's "Beginning Web Development Notes" and
"Systems Engineering Notes," by William McCumber and C. Sloan.
These will be first available as e-Books in June, with print versions to follow. For more information on availability and distribution, email info @ syripress.com
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