Tag: computing

Programmer finds work for idle screens

The developer of the Screentendo app promises it was a proof of concept in screen image processing rather than a program to turn journal articles into platform games.  We believe it has the potential to serve both purposes admirably.  

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Art, artificial networks, and the construction of reality

Artificial Neural Networks use well known mathematical methods to help computers learn to recognise and interpret patterns from experience, allowing them to classify images and recognise speech.  Layers of decision making ask what structure something has and then assesses it in more

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New e-resources for you this Spring – ebook collections

We are pleased to offer new ebook collections from Wiley, MIT, Ebsco and ICE in support of Engineering and Computer Science.  These are currently available through the following platforms: Via the Discovery Service Ebsco Mobile Technology 2014 ebook Collection Ebsco Civil Engineering 2015 ebook Collection Ebsco

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CCI Book of the Week 27/04/15

Graphic Design School by David Dabna, Sandra Stewart and Eric Zempol This week’s book choice is all about graphic design.  The library has older editions in stock but this fifth edition includes specific advice on digital imaging techniques, motion graphics

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Look after your laptop and other valuables

It is a truism that we know precisely who is in the building at any time and ensure regular security patrols of all areas so crime rates are particularly low in the University but as police worldwide habitually advise, low crime does

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Stolen laptop?

PC Fairbrother advises that if you have your laptop, or a UoP laptop, stolen you should contact the IT helpdesk as they are able to track the laptop using its unique MAC address. If another person logs in using their

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Library services unavailable from off campus – resolved

Update 14/11/2014 – All user facing services have now been restored. However as data in the network infrastructure has been changed, off campus users may still experience problems until this data has been propagated globally. For most users this should

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Only connect…

We are delighted your new social library is so popular – so much so that the wireless network is only just keeping up with demand! We have a limited number of network cables that you can borrow from the Shared Services

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Plug in and power up

In your new social Library you need never be powerless again.  Sleek, slimline black power and network sockets underneath almost all the new tables and in all the meeting pods offer a place to plug in your laptop and mobile

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Access everything, from anywhere

You can make life a lot easier by setting up the Web Proxy Service now and enjoying the on campus experience from anywhere in the world.  Enjoy signing in less often, campus only resources and increased reliability.  Setting up the

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