Eric Kyper, PhD

Associate Professor of Management (MIS)

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD in Business Administration - MIS
    The University of Rhode Island
  • MBA
    The University of Minnesota
  • BA in Economics
    The University of Minnesota

Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Management (MIS), University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Graduate Assistant, University of Rhode Island
  • Graduate Assistant, University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Consultant, Points North Consulting, Inc., 1999-2001
  • Data Specialist, City of Duluth, Minnesota, 1998-1999

Teaching Areas

  • Information Systems
  • Statistics

Publications and Presentations

Recent Refereed Publications

  • "Look-ahead and look-behind shortcuts in large item category hierarchies: The impact on search performance," (with H. Pardue, J. Landry and R. Lievano), Interacting with Computers 21 (2009).
  • "E-tailing office furniture: Too many claims at OFC," (with M. Douglas), Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies 15 no. 1 (2009).
  • "E-tailing office furniture: Too many claims at OFC," (with M. Douglas), Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, Special Instructors' Edition 15 no. 2 (2009).
  • "Data mining reliability: Model-building with MARS and neural networks," (with R.J. Lievano), Advances in Business and Management Forecasting (2006).
  • "The capital market efficiency and the predictability of daily returns," (with J. Jarrett), Applied Economics(2006).
  • "Examining contemporary usage of CASE tools in colleges and universities," (with S. Chinn and S. Lloyd),Journal of Information Systems Education 16 no. 4 (2005).
  • "Evidence on the seasonality of stock market prices of firms traded on organized markets," (with J. Jarrett), Applied Economic Letters, 12 no. 9 (2005).
  • "Daily variation, capital market efficiency and predicting stock market returns," (with J. Jarrett),Management Research News 28 no. 7 (2005).

Conference Proceedings

  • "An investigation of the intention to share files over P2P networks," (with R. Blake), Proceedings of the 2009 Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Francisco, Calif.
  • "Operational business intelligence: Applying decision trees to call centre operations," (with M. Douglas and R. Lievano), Proceedings of the 2009 Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Francisco, Calif.
  • "On the problem of selecting categories and model subsets in decision trees," (with R. Lievano and J. Jarrett), Proceedings of the 2008 National Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Baltimore, Md.
  • "Classification for scaling methods in data mining," (with L. Hamel and S. Lloyd), Proceedings of the 2005 National Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Francisco, Calif.
  • "Real cost recovery and the IT productivity paradox," (with R. Lievano and S. Lloyd), Proceedings of the 2005 National Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Francisco, Calif.
  • "Software piracy: A time-series analysis," (with R. Lievano, P. Mangiamelli, and S. Shin), Proceedings of the 2004 Americas Conference on Information Systems, New York, N.Y.
  • "Using data mining to predict financial risk factors," (with S. Lloyd), Proceedings of the 2004 International Scientific School Conference on Modeling and Analysis of Safety and Risk in Complex Systems, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • "Data mining: A retrospective analysis," (with S. Chinn and S. Lloyd), Proceedings of the 2004 Information Resources Management Association International Conference, New Orleans, La.
  • "Seasonality of stock market prices of firms traded on organized markets," (with J. Jarrett), Proceedings of the 2004 Northeast Decision Science Institute Conference, Atlantic City, N.J.
  • "Effects of delayering on supply chains: A pilot study," (with M. Ebrahimpour, S. Hirsekorn, and S.J. Lloyd), Proceedings of the 2003 National Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • "Shortcut usage in hierarchical website navigation: the impact on search performance," (with J.P. Landry and H. Pardue), Proceedings of the 2003 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Providence, R.I.
  • "OLS regression vs. neural networks vs. MARS: A comparison," (with R. Lievano), Proceedings of the 2002 Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Milwaukee, Wis.

Professional Affiliations and Service

  • Reviewer for 2009 AMCIS Conference, San Francisco, Calif.
  • Associate Editor, Informing Science Journal, 2006-2008
  • Ad hoc reviewer, Informing Science Journal
  • Reviewer for 2007 Southwest Decision Sciences Conference, Houston, Tex.
  • Reviewer for 2005 National Decision Sciences Conference, San Francisco, Calif.
  • Reviewer for 2003 Northeast Decision Sciences Conference, Providence, R.I.
  • Session chair/discussant (A Mobile World) for 2003 Northeast Decision Sciences Conference, Providence, R.I.
Phone: 
434.544.8167
Email: 
kyper@lynchburg.edu
Office: 
Schewel 310