Alfonso F. Cárdenas
Alfonso Cárdenas is a Professor of the Computer Science Department, Henry Samueli
School of Engineering and Applied Science, UCLA; Chair of the UCLA Information and
Technology Planning Board; Council Member of the California Council on Science and
Technology; and a consultant in computer science and management, Computomata International
Corporation, Los Angeles, California.
He obtained the B.S. degree from San Diego State University and the M.S. and Ph.D.
degrees in Computer Science, at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1969.
His major areas of interest include database management, distributed heterogeneous
and multimedia (text, image/picture, voice) systems, information systems planning
and development methodologies, software engineering, medical informatics, and legal
and intellectual property issues. He has been a consultant to both users and vendors
of hardware and software technology.