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Issue 4 • Date Oct.-Nov. 1998

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  • Automated highway systems

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):7 - 11
    Cited by:  Papers (5)
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    Currently, intelligent transportation systems are being developed and implemented in various forms. Advanced traffic management systems (ATMS), automatic traveler information systems (ATIS) and driver support systems are all a reality today. However, many challenges remain on the road to realizing a fully automated highway system (AHS). The complexity of developing large distributed systems such a... View full abstract»

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  • Fiber optics [geophysical strain sensor]

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):15 - 18
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    Discusses the use of phase-based fiber optic sensors for Earth strain measurements in order to monitor stress changes. After discussing the measurement principles the authors consider the design of the sensor and read-out system. The system has been installed at White Sands Missile Range View full abstract»

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  • Controller area network [automotive applications]

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):12 - 14
    Cited by:  Papers (19)  |  Patents (3)
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    The controller area network (CAN) is becoming a de facto standard for data transmission in automotive applications. Such applications are characterized by their obligation to respect stringent time and dependability constraints. This is why it is vital, at the design step, to validate their behavior. The verification is based on the performance evaluation of the operational architecture. The autho... View full abstract»

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  • LANDMARC [land mine detection]

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):19 - 20
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    Discusses the detection of land mines. For this purpose the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LANL) has combined its micropower impulse radar and imaging technologies. The system is called the land-mine detection advanced radar concept, or LANDMARC View full abstract»

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  • Telecommunication and networking solutions

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):29 - 32
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    Discusses some of the latest developments in the telecommunication network and computer network industries. ATM is considered with particular reference to LANs. Digital subscriber lines and wavelength division multiplexing are also considered. The advantages and limitations of each are discussed View full abstract»

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  • The World Wide Web

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):33 - 37
    Cited by:  Papers (3)  |  Patents (29)
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    After a brief discussion of what the World Wide Web is the authors go on to discuss: client server architecture, hypertext transfer protocol and setting up a Web server View full abstract»

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  • Liquid crystal displays

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):38 - 42
    Cited by:  Patents (1)
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    The author begins with an introduction to the study of liquid crystals and goes on to consider their use as liquid crystal displays. The processes involved and their operation and evolution are also considered View full abstract»

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