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IEE Review

Issue 1 • Date 18 Jan 1996

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  • Software agents

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):17 - 20
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    The authors describe software agents which are probably the fastest growing area of information technology. They detail how they are being used for applications as diverse as personalised information management, electronic commerce, interface design, computer games and the management of complex commercial and industrial processes View full abstract»

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  • European Report

    Publication Year: 1996
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  • Business sans frontieres? Cultural diversity and the engineer in Europe

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):37 - 39
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    Business relationships between people of differing cultures, even within the confines of Europe, are fraught with opportunities for misunderstanding. The UK engineer doing business with mainland Europe is likely to be confronted with many differences in business customs, conventions and etiquette. Many of these are cultural. Indeed, it is said that about 20% of a business relationship is based on ... View full abstract»

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  • Spinning the Web [World Wide Web standardisation]

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):28 - 29
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    The World Wide Web may not be owned, controlled or regulated, but it still needs standards. Like the Internet, which underpins it, the Web has been developed by, and for the needs of, the international research community. The issues and features important to researchers will not always match the requirements of business. Witness the issue of security. Academic researchers have a natural bias towar... View full abstract»

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  • Redistribution of power

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):33 - 36
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    After 1998, Britain's regional electricity companies (REC) will be `regional' no longer. They may also stop being primarily `electricity companies'. The author looks at the implications of the end of regional franchises for electricity supply. The author discusses the REC business and the technologies available to the RECs to enable them to become more flexible in managing demand to meet supply ca... View full abstract»

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  • Changing track: moving-block railway signalling

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):21 - 25
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    The re-equipping of the Docklands Light Railway with a moving-block automatic train control system is a pioneering project that sets new world standards in automated train control. The author outlines the gains and the problems of applying this new technology to a working safety critical system. The system chosen was Seltrac, a transmission based moving block ATC system. The author covers the onbo... View full abstract»

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  • Westminister Report

    Publication Year: 1996
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