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Computing & Control Engineering Journal

Issue 6 • Date Dec. 1996

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  • Education, industry and you-a vital alliance

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):251 - 256
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    Today's cut-throat environment means that every resource has become critical. Industry must be able to find skilled staff who can adapt to the flexible demands of the real world. To succeed, we need to improve the vital alliance between the educational and industrial sectors. This article addresses the requirements for this alliance and how this must affect the employee of the future. View full abstract»

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  • The computer systems professional in leisure and learning-signposts from the Foresight Programme

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):257 - 263
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    The Leisure and Learning Technology Foresight Panel of the UK's Technology Foresight Programme have concluded that the convergence of information technology, electronics and communications has within it the potential to produce major and revolutionary wealth creation and quality of life benefits in the spheres of 'leisure and learning'. However, convergence also raises the prospect of serious and ... View full abstract»

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  • From quill pen to rocket science: the challenge and opportunities facing the finance industry today

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):264 - 266
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    Banking's history goes back hundreds of years. Computers were introduced 40 years ago. In that short space of time, the finance world has become technology-dependent and is now becoming technology-enabled. From 'paper' factories, international switching centres to electronic money, this article looks at the demanding and rewarding opportunities for professionals with technology skills. View full abstract»

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  • Recent developments in advanced robotics and intelligent systems

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):267 - 276
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    An advanced robot is generally defined as a machine or system capable of accepting high-level mission-oriented commands, possibly of navigating to a workplace and performing complex tasks in a semi-structured environment with a minimum of human intervention. Such a semi-autonomous device can exhibit various attributes of intelligent operation, the totality and integration of which certainly challe... View full abstract»

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  • Why 64 bit computers in the control room? [Power industry]

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):277 - 280
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    RISC-based 64-bit microprocessor technologies are available today in scaleable form factors and systems that are being implemented in distributed control systems and SCADA systems for the power industry. Using this new technology within the video display units for the control room console enables new and advanced methods to monitor the power grid. The 64-bit RISC technology, coupled with open and ... View full abstract»

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  • Hi-tech formula for success at Jordan Grand Prix

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):281 - 285
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    It is a largely unacknowledged fact that the UK leads the world in the application of high-technology computing, control, IT and other advanced automotive engineering systems for almost every branch of motor sport. Nowhere is this highly specialised expertise more vitally important for success than in the rarefied atmosphere of Formula One racing. Computer-based systems and advanced engineering ar... View full abstract»

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  • Professional issues in software engineering: the perspective of UK academics

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):287 - 293
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    Presents a summary and discussion of the findings of a recent survey into the academic perspective of professional issues in software engineering. The study is intended to be the first stage in a larger research programme to establish whether the academic perspective and educational practices in facilitating awareness of professional issues in software engineering are in line with the views and re... View full abstract»

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  • Introduction to Avionics [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s): 294
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  • Seymour Cray [Obituary]

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s): 294
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Published from 2003-2007, Computing and Control Engineering was concerned with computing, communications, control and instrumentation.

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