Dr. Ira Baxter Ph.D.
CEO / CTO, Semantic Designs
Dr. Baxter has been building system software since 1969. After founding a microprocessor software house in the 1970s, he returned to graduate school at UC Irvine to study reuse of knowledge supporting software maintenance and evolution. On completing his Ph.D. in 1990,
He joined Schlumberger as research scientist automating the generation of supercomputer programs for oil field exploration. In 1995, he founded Semantic Designs, where he has been architect/implementer of the Design Maintenance System(R), providing automated program analysis and transformation to large-scale legacy systems.
He has been project lead on a variety of massive code migration and re-architecting projects, including work with Dow Chemical to automate the extraction of models from factory control code. Dr. Baxter has been active in Software Engineering and Maintenance and other conferences since 1983, including co-chairing of the International Conference on Software Maintenance.
Ira's 2016 Presentations:
- Automated Extraction of Business Rules and Models from Code
Friday, November 4, 2016 (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)