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Computing & Control Engineering Journal

Issue 5 • Date Oct. 1994

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  • M3S-a standard communication architecture for rehabilitation applications

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):213 - 218
    Cited by:  Papers (6)  |  Patents (1)
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    The M3S (Multiple-Master, Multiple-Slave) bus is a proposed standard digital communication bus designed to improve access to technical aids by disabled people. It provides a standard interface between input devices and end-effectors, allowing devices from different manufacturers to be linked in the same system. The bus is primarily intended for use on wheelchairs. It is based on an industry-standa... View full abstract»

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  • Wireless LANs: developments in technology and standards

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):219 - 224
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    The article examines the major developments in wireless LAN standards and technology. It describes the fundamentals of radio and infra-red, and reviews the main considerations facing the systems designer. The article also charts the objectives, plans and progress of industry standards, and reviews the status of European spectrum assignment and licensing relating to spread spectrum LANs, HIPERLAN a... View full abstract»

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  • The Horizon Project

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):225 - 228
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    Multimedia is sometimes described as a solution looking for a problem. Hampshire Schools, with the help of Acorn Computers, have recently been examining the possibility that school classrooms may be one of multimedia's natural homes. The Horizon Project looks at the potential of multimedia authoring to support and enhance pupils' learning.<> View full abstract»

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  • Technological hubris

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):229 - 234
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    A surgeon, astronomer and programmer sat down for tea and a fierce argument arose over whose was the oldest profession. The programmer claimed that Ada Lovelace was the first programmer. Then the astronomer traced astronomical observation right back to the ancient Babylonians. The surgeon claimed his was clearly the oldest profession since removing Adam's rib to make Eve was surgery. Challenged li... View full abstract»

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  • The Cyprus Institute of Technology-a pioneer organisation for technological upgrading and business restructuring

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):237 - 238
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    The Cyprus Institute of Technology is a recently established foundation whose mission is to promote technological upgrading and business restructuring as a means of strengthening the competitiveness of Cyprus industry. It has, so far been active in promoting reliable professional consultancy services to industrialists facing problems of reduced competitiveness and loss of traditional markets. In t... View full abstract»

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  • Tools and techniques for the testing of safety-critical software

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):239 - 244
    Cited by:  Papers (3)
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    As a result of the DTI/SERC research initiative on safety-critical systems a major study has been conducted into the benefits and shortcomings of the available tools and techniques for computer-aided testing of high-integrity software. The work described forms part of the CONTESSE project, which is concerned with various aspects of software testing. Working from experience and knowledge accumulate... View full abstract»

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  • Problems and prospects for higher education in India

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):245 - 247
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    The Indian higher education system has undergone tremendous qualitative and quantitative changes during the past few decades. This article looks at its historical development, depth, spatial spread, diversity and dimensions, and then considers its future growth.<> View full abstract»

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  • Rule induction-machine learning techniques

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):249 - 255
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    With artificial neural networks (ANN) now approaching the exploitable stage and their use being promoted under the DTI's "Neural Computing: Learning Solutions Campaign", it is an appropriate time to consider an alternative set of machine learning techniques in which production rules are generated from sets of data. The techniques used in rule induction offer a powerful alternative approach to ANN ... 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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