• Barry A. Wray is an Associate Professor of Management Science in the Cameron School of Business at The University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He received his Ph.D. and MS degrees in Management Science from Virginia Tech and his BS degree from Bridgewater College. Dr. Wray’s primary areas of research are in applied artificial neural networks, quantitative methods, information systems, and inductive reasoning. He has been an active participant at both national and regional professional meetings. He is a former President of the Southeastern Chapter of INFORMS and is currently the President-Elect for the Southeast Chapter of Decision Sciences. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Cape Fear chapter of APICS. He has published in Journal of Information Management and Computer Security, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, Journal of International Technology and Information Management, Production Planning and Control ,The International Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, The Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Journal of Business Research, European Journal of Marketing, Advances in Artificial Intelligence in Economics, Finance, and Management. He also won the Stephen J. Shaw's Allied Southern Business Association Distinguished Paper Award for the Best Paper at the 1993 Southern Marketing Association Conference.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021-03-01 Preparing for Audit Data Analytics with the AICPA General Ledger Audit Data StandardsJournal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting.  18:131-157. 2021-03-01
    2019-07-01 Validating the Effectiveness of a Locally Developed Assurance of Learning AssessmentJournal of Education for Business.  95:216-226. 2019-07-01
    2018-03-01 Minimalism in Data Visualization: Perceptions of Beauty, Clarity, Effectiveness, and SimplicityJournal of Information Systems Applied Research.  11:34-46. 2018-03-01
    2015-06-01 Determining the Propensity for Academic Dishonesty Using Decision Tree AnalysisEthics and Behavior.  26:470-487. 2015-06-01
    2011-10-01 Evaluating and Improving the Assessment of Undergraduate Student Writing In a School of Business at a Large Regional UniversityJournal of Effective Teaching.  11:54-73. 2011-10-01
    2009-05-01 Identifying How Determinants Impact Security-Based Open Source Software Project Success Using Rule InductionInternational Journal of Electronic Marketing and Retailing.  2:352-362. 2009-05-01
    2008-10-01 Evaluating the Performance of Open Source Software Projects using Data Envelopment AnalysisJournal of Information Management and Computer Security.  16:pp. 449-462. 2008-10-01
    2006-10-01 Improving the Prediction of Employee Productivity: A Comparison of OLS vs. Genetic Algorithms with Artificial Neural NetworksInternational Journal of Productivity and Quality Management.  1:pp. 379-396. 2006-10-01


    Year Title Altmetric
    2017-01-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 16th Edition.  UNC Wilmington. 2017-01-01
    2016-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 15th Edition.  UNC Wilmington. 2016-08-01
    2016-01-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 14th Edition.  UNC Wilmington. 2016-01-01
    2015-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 13th Edition.  . 2015-08-01
    2015-01-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 12th Edition.  . 2015-01-01
    2014-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 11th Edition.  . 2014-08-01
    2013-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 10th Edition.  . 2013-08-01
    2012-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 9th Edition.  . 2012-08-01
    2012-01-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 8th Edition.  . 2012-01-01
    2011-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 7th Edition.  NAPC. 2011-08-01
    2010-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 6th Edition.  NAPC. 2010-08-01
    2009-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280.  Xanedu. 2009-08-01
    2009-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 5th Edition.  NAPC. 2009-08-01
    2008-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 4th Edition.  NAPC. 2008-08-01
    2007-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 3rd Edition.  NAPC. 2007-08-01
    2006-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 2nd Edition.  NAPC. 2006-08-01
    2005-08-01 ClassNotes for QMM 280 1st Edition.  NAPC. 2005-08-01


    Research Overview

  • applied artificial neural networks, quantitative methods, information systems, and inductive reasoning
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    Teaching Overview

  • Management Science Statistics Business Analytics
  • Full Name

  • Barry A Wray