Joseph Kasser Publications

Books


Book Chapters

  • “Designing and Building Software for Measuring Systems”, in Handbook of Measuring System Design, edited by Peter H. Sydenham and Richard Thorn, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2005.


Refereed journal articles

  • Kasser, J.E., Applying Holistic Thinking to the Problem of Determining the Future Availability of Technology, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Volume 46, Number 3, 2016.
  • Kasser J.E., Hitchins D.K., Frank M. and Zhao Y.Y., A framework for benchmarking competency assessment models, The Journal of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Volume 16, Number 1, 2013.
  • Kasser J.E., Using Technology to Access a World of Speakers for Chapter Meetings, INSIGHT - Volume 12, Issue 2, July 2009.
  • Hari, A., Kasser J.E, Weiss M.P., How lessons learnt from using QFD led to the evolution of a process for creating quality requirements for complex systems, Systems Engineering: The Journal of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Volume 10, Number 1, 2007.
  • Kasser J.E., The First Requirements Elucidator Demonstration (FRED) Tool, Systems Engineering: The Journal of the International Council on Systems Engineering, Volume 7, Number 3, 2004.
  • Kasser J.E., Teaming for Teaching: Issues on Instructors and Institutions, Forum for Advancing Software Engineering Education (FASE), Volume 10 Number 1, January 15, 2000.
  • Kasser J.E., Teaming for Teaching: Producing Effective Systems and Software Engineers for the 21st Century, FASE Volume 10 Number 1, January 15, 2000.
  • Kasser J.E., Kirby S., Teaching Software Maintenance Online via (Mostly) Asynchronous Distance Learning, FASE, Volume 9 Number 10, October 15, 1999.
  • Kasser J.E., King J.A., The AMSAT-OSCAR D Spacecraft, ITU Telecommunications Journal, Volume 45, 3, 1978.

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Refereed Conference Papers

Systems engineering


Education


Communications and Amateur radio

  • Kasser J.E., “Amateur radio: past, present and future”, IEE International Conference on 100 Years of Radio, 1995.
  • Kasser J.E., “ELMER: An Expert System Based on a Finite State Machine”, AMSAT Symposium, WashingtonDC, 1992.
  • Kasser, J.E., “Amateur Satellite Telemetry, Past Present and Future”, National Telesystems Conference, Reston, VA., 1992.
  • Kasser J.E., “Integrated Terrestrial & Satellite Communications”, AMSAT-UK Space Colloquium, Surrey, UK, 1992.
  • Kasser J.E., “A Satellite Telemetry Simulator”, AMSAT-UK Space Colloquium, Surrey, UK, 1992.
  • Kasser J.E., “Thirty Years of Amateur Radio in Space”, 11th Annual Space Development Conference, National Space Society, Washington DC, 1992
  • Kasser J.E., “Applied Digital Communications via HF Radio”, Fifth IEE International Conference on HF Radio Systems and Techniques, 1991.
  • Kasser J.E., “Gateways to the 21st Century”, AMSAT-NA Symposium, 1991.
  • Kasser, J.E., “From RTTY to Packets”, 1st American Radio Relay League Computer Networking Conference, 1981.
  • Kasser J.E., King J.A., “The AMSAT Phase Three Spacecraft”, the International Telemetry Conference (ITC), San Diego, 1981.
  • Kasser J.E, “Device Independent Software and Hardware (DISH)”, ITC, San Diego, 1980.
  • Kasser J.E., “TDMA Satellite On Board Switching Center Electronics”, ITC, San Diego, 1979.
  • Kasser J.E., “A Microprocessor Controlled Antenna Pointing Unit”, ITC, Los Angeles, 1978.
  • Redman P, Kasser J.E., “Distributed Processing on Satellites”, AIAA, Los Angeles, 1977.
  • Kasser J.E., Cooperman R., “A MARISAT Receive Only Terminal”, EASTCON, Washington DC, 1978.

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Non-Refereed Conference Papers

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Reports

  • Kasser J.E., A Review of Sustainment Programming Techniques, University of South Australia, 46 pages, 2006.
  • Kasser J.E., A Report on the Suitability of the Flex-eL Web-based learning platform for the DSTO Continuing Educational Initiative Program, University of South Australia, 74 pages, 2003.
  • Kasser J.E., Cook S.C. and Cropley D., A Framework for Postgraduate Development of DSTO Professional Officers, University of South Australia, 28 pages, 2001.

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Presentations

  • Kasser, J.E., “Fishing for DX”, Adelaide Hills Radio Club,February2017.
  • Kasser J.E., “The systems engineer as an entrepreneur”, Innovative approaches & researches for entrepreneurship of systems, the Gordon Center, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 2016, invited speaker.
  • Kasser J.E., Arnold E., “Academia is not teaching the right things in systems engineering Master’s courses” in Are Postgraduate Courses in Systems Engineering Teaching the Right Things?, in the 24th International Symposium of the INCOSE, Las Vegas, NV, 2014.
  • Kasser J.E., “Solution Engineering: An Integrated Innovative Holistic Approach to Managing Complex Problems”, Kongsberg Systems Engineering Event, 12-13 June 2014, Norway, Keynote Speaker.
  • Kasser, J.E., “Standardization, no way! Are you sure?”, in “Common language for systems practitioners: Why not!? ”,the 23rd Annual International Symposium of the INCOSE, Philadelphia, 2013.
  • Kasser, J.E., “Fishing for DX”, SEANET Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2012, invited speaker.
  • Kasser, J. E., “Systems Engineering Competency Models: Bah humbug!”, in “Competency Assessment, Is it really worth the effort?”, the 22nd Annual International Symposium of the INCOSE, Rome, Italy, 2012.
  • Kasser, J. E., “Systems thinking: lessons learned from trying to teach it” in “Can we train for systems thinking?”, the 22nd Annual International Symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Rome, Italy, 2012.
  • Kasser, J. E., “A well-defined robust process is all that we need”, in “People or Process: Which is more important?” the 20th International Symposium of the INCOSE, Denver, 2011.
  • Kasser, J. E., “GRCSE and BKCASE: what a load of codswallop; the how and the why!” in the academic forum in the 20th International Symposium of the INCOSE, Chicago, IL, 2010.
  • Kasser, J. E., “Amateur Radio: An interdisciplinary platform for systems engineering, engineering and innovation in a technology-assisted design-centric environment”, NUS DETM brownbag lunchtime seminar series, December 2010.
  • Kasser J.E., “Systems Engineering: an enabler for successful projects”, the second international conference on knowledge and systems engineering, Hanoi, 2010, keynote speaker.
  • Kasser J.E., “SEMP, TEMP and SHMEMP! It’s time to stop the Mishigas”, Researches and Development Directions in Systems Engineering, the Gordon Center, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 2010, invited speaker.
  • Kasser J.E., “The Forthcoming Seldon Crisis in Systems Engineering”, Researches and Development Directions in Systems Engineering, the Gordon Center, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 2009, invited speaker.
  • Kasser J.E., “Best practices in Systems Engineering”, DAPA, Seoul, Korea , 2009.
  • Kasser J.E., “The SEMP in the 21st century” in “System Engineering Management Plan (SEMP) - DOES ONE SIZE FIT ALL?”, the 19th International Symposium of the INCOSE, Singapore 2009.
  • Kasser J.E., “Lessons learned from developing and delivering the world's first immersion course in systems engineering”, INCOSE Singapore Chapter, August 2008
  • Kasser, J. E., “Quantitative requirements for the competencies of systems engineers”, in “Is the systems engineering profession quantitative enough?” the 17th International Symposium of the INCOSE, 2007.
  • Kasser J.E., “Lessons Learned from the LuZ SEGS 1 Project”, INCOSE Asia Pacific Systems Engineering Conference, Adelaide, 2007.
  • Kasser, J. E., Kaffle, S. and Saha, P., “Applying FRAT to improve systems engineering courseware: Project Review”, proceedings of SEEC Research Group, SESA-South Australia and INCOSE-Australia joint meeting, Adelaide, 2007.
  • Kasser J.E., “Improving undergraduate education in systems engineering”, INCOSE Taiwan 2006 Conference on Systems Engineering and Management, Taichung, 2006, invited speaker  
  • Kasser J.E., “Systems Engineering Support of the Integration Management Process”, the 16th International Symposium of the INCOSE, Orlando, FL, 2006.
  • Kasser J.E., “Reducing the cost of doing work by an order of magnitude (by applying systems thinking to systems engineering)”, 21st Centre of Excellence Workshop: Challenges for life-based systems development, Tokyo, Japan, 2006, invited speaker.
  • Kasser J.E., “Reorganizing Systems Engineering (Applying Systems Thinking to Systems Engineering)”, SEEC Research Group, SESA-South Australia and INCOSE-Australia joint meeting, April 2006.
  • Kasser J.E., “Metrics for Design Reviews”, the 15th International Symposium of the INCOSE, Rochester NY, 2005.
  • Kasser J.E., “How the Object-Oriented Approach to Requirements Engineering can Reduce Cost and Schedule Overruns”, Rockwell's Consultants Seminar Series 2005 in Automation on the Move '05, Adelaide, 2005, invited speaker.
  • Kasser J.E., “Object-oriented requirements: the chasm across systems and software engineering”, the 14th International Symposium of the INCOSE, Toulouse, France, 2004.
  • Kasser J.E., Applying Computers to Smarten up Your Amateur Radio Hobby”, Wireless Institute of Australia Central Region Technical Symposium, Adelaide 2004, invited speaker.
  • Kasser J.E., “Researching the properties of object-oriented requirements to increase the probability of delivering a product the customer really needs as well as improving the effectiveness of the production process”, INCOSE-Taiwan Chapter Conference: System Engineering on Industrial Applications, May 2004, invited keynote speaker.
  • Kasser J.E., “SESA and INCOSE Australia working together in harmony“, SEEC Research Group and SESA-South Australia joint meeting, March 2004, Adelaide.
  • Kasser J.E, Raising the Quality of Conference Papers”, Quality in Postgraduate Research, Adelaide, 2002.
  • Kasser J.E., “Trends in Systems Engineering”, SESA-South Australia Chapter meeting, Adelaide, 2000.
  • Kasser J.E., “The WebForum”, AusWeb2K-The Sixth Australian World Wide Web Conference, Cairns, 2000 (Work in Progress).
  • Kasser J.E, “Expanding Systems Engineering using the Internet”, INCOSE 9th International Symposium, Brighton, England, 1999.
  • Kasser J.E, Goff D., “Teaching in the Asynchronous Mode: Methods, Cases, and Issues”, The Education Technology Conference, Boston, MA, 1999.
  • Kasser J.E., Sydenham P., “Systems Engineering - Australia can impact the world”, SETE-99, Adelaide, South Australia, 1999.
  • Kasser J.E., Cohen D., “Creating the Voice Lecture-Presentation”, The 5th International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks, College Park , MD, 1999.
  • Kasser J.E., Cohen D., MacKenzie, G., Rosenbaum A., “New Initiatives in Tycho via the Web Initiative in Teaching”, University System of Maryland Web Initiative in Teaching Summer Design Inquiry Workshop, College Park, MD, 1998.

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Conference panels organized

  • Academia is not teaching the right things in systems engineering Master’s courses, in the 24th International Symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Las Vegas, NV, 2014.
  • Academic and Education Panel, APCOSE/SETE 2012, Brisbane, Australia, 2012.
  • The forthcoming Seldon Crisis in Systems Engineering, of the 19th International Symposium of the INCOSE, Singapore, 2009.
  • Kasser J.E., MacKenzie, G., Goff, D., “Bringing the Master of Software Engineering Degree On-line at University of Maryland University College”, The Systems Engineering, Test & Evaluation Conference (SETE-99), Adelaide, South Australia, 1999.
  • Kasser J.E., Goff D., “Asynchronous Desktop Collaboration using Distance Learning Technology”, 4th Annual Intelligence Community Desktop Collaboration Conference and Expo, Virginia Beach, VA, 1999.
  • Kasser J.E., Aje J., Cohen D., “Applying Technology to Improve the Practice of Management”, PICMET 1999, Portland, OR, 1999.
  • Kasser J.E., Schweber C., Cohen D., MacKenzie G, “Growing Distance Learning at the Graduate School of Management and Technology in the University of Maryland University College”, PICMET 1999, Portland, OR, 1999.

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Workshops and tutorials

  • Systems engineering: a systemic and systematic methodology for solving complex problems, the 11th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, Kongsberg, Norway, 2016.
  • Systems Thinking for Innovative & Creative Systems Solutions, SETE, 2012.
  • Systems Thinking for Innovative & Creative Systems Solutions, The Third International Conference on Knowledge and Systems Engineering Hanoi, 2011.
  • Systems Thinking for Innovative & Creative Systems Solutions, The Sixth National Conference of the INCOSE Israel Chapter, 2011.
  • Systems Engineering: Dissolving the enigma, APCOSE, Taiwan, 2010.
  • How to teach systems engineering using magic and other techniques that improve the learning process, the 19th International Symposium of the INCOSE, 2009
  • Applying Systems Thinking to Problem Solving, the 18th International Symposium of the INCOSE, 2008.
  • Writing and presenting quality conference papers, the 18th International Symposium of the INCOSE, 2008.
  • Viewing Systems Engineering from Outside the Box, the Third Annual Israeli National Conference on Systems Engineering, September 2005.
  • Think Async! Converting the Postgraduate Classroom Seminar to a Flexible Learning Format, University of South Australia Professional Teaching Practice Workshop, May-June 2005, October 2005.
  • An introduction to Object-Oriented Requirements Engineering (OORE), the Systems Engineering Test and Evaluation (SETE) Conference, Adelaide, 2004.
  • Requirements elucidation using a SEEC-developed tool, the Systems Engineering Test and Evaluation (SETE) Conference, Canberra, 2003.
  • Producing Audio Presentations for Asynchronous Distance Education, University System of Maryland Web Initiative in Teaching Conference and Showcase, College Park, MD, 1999.
  • New Initiatives in Tycho via the Web Initiative in Teaching, University System of Maryland Web Initiative in Teaching Summer Design Inquiry Workshop, College Park, MD, 1998.

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Selection of non-refereed journal and magazine articles

  • Kasser J.E, Introducing the balanced classroom: Applying systems engineering to systems engineering education, The Voice of the Systems, The Journal of the Israeli Systems Engineers, Issue 18, June 2016.
  • Kasser J.E., Tunnels in the sky?, Amateur Radio (Australia), February 2012.

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Book reviews

·        Verification, Validation and Testing of Engineered Systems, Avner Engel, (Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management), reviewed in INCOSE Insight, April 2011.

·         The Strategic Management of Large Engineering Projects, Miller and Lessard, MIT Press, 2000, reviewed in INCOSE Insight, July 2004.

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Intelsat Technical Memoranda (1972-1981)

·         Design Factors for Distributed Spacecraft Housekeeping Systems

·         On Board Distributed Systems

·         Using the 8080 floating point arithmetic, trigonometric and scientific subroutine package

·         The Multipurpose Microprocessor Development Unit

·         An Initial Survey of Magnetic Bubble Memories and their Applications in the Communications Satellite Environment

·         Microprocessor Programming Techniques

·         Some Advantages of the Microprocessor in TT&C Ground Equipment

·         On Board Microprocessor Applications

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