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Computing & Control Engineering Journal

Issue 4 • Date Aug. 1998

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  • Low-bandwidth multimedia tools for Web-based lecture publishing

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 156 - 162
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    Some multimedia tools are described, which have been developed for recording audio-graphic presentation material for publication in an HTML reference environment, i.e. "on the Web". The tools comprise two Macintosh applications and two Netscape plug-ins. The presentation model, which is used as a basis for the recorded lectures, closely follows the model of delivery used in a lecture theatre itsel... View full abstract»

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  • Wiring harness design: can a computer help?

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 163 - 168
    Cited by:  Patents (2)
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    Raychem and ADE (Analysis & Design Engineering Ltd.) have developed a computer-aided wiring harness design system to help engineers select the most suitable parts and undertake many of the necessary analysis operations. This article describes some key features of the wiring harness design process and a little of the background on how the system was developed. View full abstract»

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  • Lifestyle monitoring-technology for supported independence

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 169 - 174
    Cited by:  Papers (11)
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    Demand for community care services continues to increase due to demographic changes and rising expectations of quality of life. New technology may be able to enhance the range of current care services while also increasing efficiency and reducing the operating costs of those agencies providing the care. This would assist human carers to deliver care to where it is most required and at the most app... View full abstract»

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  • STEP based data exchange with legacy systems

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 175 - 183
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    There is in general a mismatch between the product data held in existing company systems and the data required for STEP-based data exchange. An architectural model is developed with a view to identifying the problems caused by this mismatch, and a possible solution to the problems is described. The article focuses on the major components of the architecture, important features being the use of rul... View full abstract»

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  • Designing secure intranets

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 185 - 192
    Cited by:  Patents (2)
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    There is no doubt that a secure intranet can be built now with existing technology, and that such an intranet could be replicated and scaled throughout an organisation to provide a set of managed information services. The principal security issues are in the policy and procedural areas, rather than in technological ones. They centre on the policies for and architectures of secure information manag... View full abstract»

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  • Soft computing techniques for the control of walking robots

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 193 - 200
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    An overview is given of some soft computing techniques which have been applied to several walking robots developed at the University of Catania. The first robot described is ROBINSPEC (ROBot for INSPECtion), a robot designed to solve inspection problems in industrial plants with particular application to petrochemical storage tanks. The second project concerns PLIF (Piezo Light Intelligent Flea), ... View full abstract»

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Published from 2003-2007, Computing and Control Engineering was concerned with computing, communications, control and instrumentation.

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