Staff profile

Craig Graci

Associate Professor
Director of Cognitive Science


433 Shineman


Special interests

  • artificial intelligence
  • data models
  • programming languages


  • “A Brief Tour of the Learning Sciences via a Cognitive Tool for Investigating Melodic Phenomena”. Journal of Educational Technology Systems. Volume 38(2), 2009-2010.
  • “A Procedural Take on the Deutsch/Feroe Formalism: Motivation and Computational Implementation”. Paper presented at the biennial Society for Music Perception and Cogntion (SMPC) Conference, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, 2009.
  • “A Quantitative Measure of Melodic Structure: Computational Infrastructure and Cognitive Implications”. Paper presented at the SEMPRE sponsored Empirical Musicology Conference, University of London, April, 2008.
  • “A Genetic Programming Approach to Determining Grouping Structure in Tonal Music”. Talk given at the Eastman School of Music in the Music Cognition Symposium, Rochester, NY, March 22, 2008.
  • “Neural Networks as Fitness Evaluators in Genetic Algorithms: Simulating Human Creativity”, with R. Levy and V. Kempe. Poster presentation given at Cognitive Science 2001, University of Edinburgh.
  • “Object-Orientation in CS1/CS2 with Java”, with D. Lea and M. Mohammadi. Paper presented at the CSICC ’97 Conference held at the Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran.
  • “Children, Chunking, and Computing”, with J. Narayan and R. Odendahl. Journal of Computing in Childhood Education, Volume 3, 1992.
  • “Bunny Numerics: A Number Theory Microworld”, with J. Narayan and R. Odendahl. Paper presented at the 1989 Computers and Mathematics Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Published in Computers and Mathematics, edited by E. Kaltofen and S. M. Watt, Springer-Verlag, 1989.


MA in Mathematics (1976), State University of New York, College at Oswego
BA in Mathematics (1975), State University of New York, College at Oswego