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Issue 5 • 10 May 1990

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  • User-programmable logic-chasing the gate array

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):181 - 184
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    Integrated circuits (ICs) come in a wide range of technologies, and can implement a bewildering variety of functions. For the systems builder, however, there is one aspect of an IC that, irrespective of technology or function, is likely to be of overriding importance: whether it can be bought as a standard 'off-the-shelf' component, or whether it must be implemented as some form of ASIC (applicati... View full abstract»

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  • Hearing both sides-stereo sound for TV in the UK

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):173 - 176
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    The fact that stereo sound is now being broadcast with television programmes in the UK is not a pioneering enterprise, since West Germany, the USA and Japan, to name but a few, have already pipped Britain to the post. However, the author describes how the UK is the first country to have implemented a national standard for terrestrial stereo broadcasts that is digital, as opposed to the analogue st... View full abstract»

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  • Electricity and black gold-the wealth of the desert

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):197 - 200
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    To get the most out of oil nowadays, a participant in the world oil business must deal with all aspects of exploration, production, refinement and marketing. For a major exporter such as Iraq, the complexity of managing all these tasks is aggravated by the need to balance internal demand with the need to generate foreign exchange. The author describes how, in order to ease co-ordination and resour... View full abstract»

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  • Clever computers-why should engineers use AI?

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):189 - 193
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    Interest in AI began in the 1950s, when it was realised that the computer could be used to simulate theories of mental processes. Because it can accurately reveal the true implications of such complex theories, the computer is a valuable tool for furthering our understanding of human thought processes and perhaps of intelligence itself. Work done under the AI banner can be grouped very roughly int... View full abstract»

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Published from 1988-2006, IEE Review was the IEE's flagship magazine featuring analysis, news, innovation announcements, job advertisements and careers advice. The coverage was wide and aimed at professionals in all areas of engineering and technology, including the key industry sectors of communications, control and automation, electronics, management, IT, manufacturing and power.

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