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From Geiger-Counters to File Systems: Remote Hardware Access for the Operating Systems Course

James Wolfer, William J. Keeler
2016 International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE)  
Operating systems interface between hardware and the user, random numbers are useful for security and simulation, and file systems form the program access to them in a modern operating system.  ...  Blending these items into a remotely accessed infrastructure forms the basis for supporting operating systems projects.  ...  TO FILE SYSTEMS: REMOTE HARDWARE ACCESS FOR THE OPERATING SYSTEMS COURSE .  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijoe.v12i09.6102 fatcat:culqirvkpfblva6su2rjlcciqi

Open Modular Hardware and Software Kit for Creations of Remote Experiments Accessible from PC and Mobile Devices

Frantisek Lustig, Jiri Dvorak, Pavel Kuriscak, Pavel Brom
2016 International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE)  
<p class="Abstract">The goal of this paper is to introduce open modular hardware and software system "iSES Remote Lab SDK" (iSES – internet School Experimental Studio) designed for easy creation of real  ...  remotely controlled laboratories (RCL) that are accessible from PC, tablets and mobile phones.  ...  USB Geiger-Müller counter USB Geiger-Müller counter is available with USB or ISES interface, requiring no external power supply.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijoe.v12i07.5833 fatcat:hh72775bgbgerdi5tmziwvy5f4

Outstanding Educational Experiences from REV 2016

Edmundo Tovar, Manuel Castro
2016 International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE)  
This editorial introduces the first selection of papers in iJOE from the REV annual conference held in 2016.  ...  It publishes an overview of the REV coverage of issues and topics inside their papers published.  ...  • "From Geiger-Counters to File Systems: Remote Hardware Access for the Operating Systems Course" by J. Wolfer and W. J. Keeler (Indiana University South Bend).  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijoe.v12i09.6274 fatcat:zrqj2bowffdqrinv2wvsrtetba


1977 Chromatographic Systems  
is believed to be accurate, the Hewlett-Packard Company makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy or reliability ot suchin|ormation.TheHew|en-PackaIdcompanydisc|aimsa||warIanliesofmerchantabi  ...  The Hewlatt-Packard Journal is published bimonthly by the Hewlen-Packard Company to remgnize technacal contributions made by Hewlett-packard (Hp) personnel. white the information tound in this publication  ...  Acknowledgments Acknowledgments Acknowledgments We would like to thank Bernhard Dehmer who designed the packaging system, Hubert Wilbs who contributed to the optical unit, Claus Lueth who designed  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-732052-6.50007-9 fatcat:2dlnmirkkfadtcy27d2wv4xbaq

Dynamic Reliability Management for FPGA-Based Systems

Jahanzeb Anwer, Sebastian Meisner, Marco Platzner
2020 International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing  
The motivation behind this research is the degradation of reliability in FPGA hardware due to single-event effects caused by radiation particles.  ...  The radiation environment varies during the operation time span of the mission depending on the orbit and space weather conditions.  ...  Each hardware slot has two interfaces, an operating system interface (OSIF) for calling operating system functions and a memory interface (MEMIF) enabling direct access to the shared system memory. e main  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/2808710 fatcat:kn36yid5cjduxm7tkjqyreh43y

Using Inexpensive Microclusters and Accessible Materials for Cost-Effective Parallel and Distributed Computing Education

Joel Adams, Suzanne J. Matthews, Elizabeth Shoop, David Toth, James Wolfer
2017 The Journal of Computational Science Education  
We explore different ways that CS educators are using these systems in their teaching, and describe specific courses in which CS educators have used microclusters.  ...  With parallel and distributed computing (PDC) now in the core CS curriculum, CS educators are building new pedagogical tools to teach their students about this cutting-edge area of computing.  ...  The authors also with to thank the anonymous reviewers, whose comments were very helpful in finalizing this paper.  ... 
doi:10.22369/issn.2153-4136/8/3/1 fatcat:fd6zzel3ingbxohelhtwszwhcm

Design and operation of FACT – the first G-APD Cherenkov telescope

H Anderhub, M Backes, A Biland, V Boccone, I Braun, T Bretz, J Buß, F Cadoux, V Commichau, L Djambazov, D Dorner, S Einecke (+42 others)
2013 Journal of Instrumentation  
This paper describes in detail the design, construction and operation of the system, including hardware and software aspects.  ...  In contrast to former or existing telescopes, the camera of the FACT telescope is comprised of solid-state Geiger-mode Avalanche Photodiodes (G-APD) instead of photomultiplier tubes for photo detection  ...  We thank the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias allowing us to operate the telescope at the Observatorio Roque de los Muchachos in La Palma, and the Max-Planck-Institut für Physik for providing us with  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-0221/8/06/p06008 fatcat:6vps4jxoibdzharmnm5zf37gwi

Using sonification

Stephen Barrass, Gregory Kramer
1999 Multimedia Systems  
Approaches for designing sonifications are surveyed, and issues raised by the existing approaches and applications are outlined.  ...  This article describes some of the ways that sonification has been used in assistive technologies, remote collaboration, engineering analyses, scientific visualisations, emergency services and aircraft  ...  Thanks to Simon Kravis, Chris Gunn and Chris Hayward for allowing us to use images that they generated in their work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s005300050108 fatcat:o6othbc2jzcfpfqch23hhq2uum

An Overview of Lidar Imaging Systems for Autonomous Vehicles

Santiago Royo, Maria Ballesta-Garcia
2019 Applied Sciences  
Within this paper, we intend to overcome the situation by providing an introductory, neutral overview of the technology linked to lidar imaging systems for autonomous vehicles, and its current state of  ...  Lidar imaging systems are one of the hottest topics in the optronics industry.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors wish to acknowledge the support from Jan-Erik Källhammer and Jordi Riu in the revision and elaboration of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9194093 fatcat:lewtsxozuja3dcqo42j2zzu4le

State-of-the-Art Mobile Radiation Detection Systems for Different Scenarios

Luís Marques, Alberto Vale, Pedro Vaz
2021 Sensors  
, looking prospectively to new research and challenges in the field; and support the decision making of national radioprotection agencies and response teams in respect to adequate detection system for  ...  The work presented in this paper aims to: compile and review information on the radiation detection systems, contextual sensors and platforms used for each scenario; assess their advantages and limitations  ...  for radiation intensity assessment (MARIA), using a GM counter [137] , (ii) pocket Geiger (POKEGA), using a PIN photodiode [138] , and (iii) mobile cloud system for rad monitoring (MCSR) consisting  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21041051 pmid:33557104 pmcid:PMC7913838 fatcat:b2bw2jhqifaadbwq5qkwkdgkjm

An overview of MATISSE-v2.0

Luc Labarre, Karine Caillault, Sandrine Fauqueux, Claire Malherbe, Antoine Roblin, Bernard Rosier, Pierre Simoneau, Karin Stein, John D. Gonglewski
2010 Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems XIII  
This Programme is based on commitments received up to the time of publication and is subject to change without notice.  ...  SPIE would like to express its deepest appreciation to the symposium chairs, conference chairs, Programme committees, and session chairs who have so generously given of their time and advice to make this  ...  Acknowledgement: Thanks to Total E&P Norge AS for funding this study, thanks to NOFO for letting us participate in the exercise, and thanks to KSAT, InfoTerra and The Norwegian Meteorological Institute  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.868183 fatcat:5anlqspzzzcftfufaxvlr45zve

Autonomous Capabilities for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Conducting Radiological Response: Findings from a High-fidelity Discovery Experiment

Brittany A. Duncan, Robin R. Murphy
2014 Journal of Field Robotics  
The SUASs were expected by the responders to fly at altitudes between 0.3 and 30 m, and hover at 1.5 m from urban structures.  ...  This article presents a preliminary work domain theory and identifies autonomous vehicle, navigational, and mission capabilities and challenges for small unmanned aerial systems (SUASs) responding to a  ...  , including the Davis Vantage Vue weather station, Canberra Radiac Geiger Counter, and RAE Systems PPBRAE.  ... 
doi:10.1002/rob.21503 fatcat:yopw5t3na5a2jgce6u4pz6cj7q

Integrated Sensor Systems and Data Fusion for Homeland Protection [chapter]

Alfonso Farina, Luciana Ortenzi, Branko Ristic, Alex Skvortsov
2014 Academic Press Library in Signal Processing: Volume 2 - Communications and Radar Signal Processing  
The vision for NCO is to provide seamless access to timely information to all operators (e.g., soldier, officer) and decision-makers at every echelon in the military hierarchy.  ...  Probably one of the first MRT system for Air Traffic Control (ATC) ever installed was the system operating in the center and South of Italy [11] .  ...  Acknowledgments The first two authors wish to warmly thank Prof F. Zirilli (Univ. of Rome) for his contribution to Section, Dr. S.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-396500-4.00022-3 fatcat:gwnm3a2l5nh4dhheaxc7su5eni

Radiological Scouting, Monitoring and Inspection Using Drones

Luís Ramos Pinto, Alberto Vale, Yoeri Brouwer, Jorge Borbinha, José Corisco, Rodrigo Ventura, Ana Margarida Silva, André Mourato, Gonçalo Marques, Yuri Romanets, Susana Sargento, Bruno Gonçalves
2021 Sensors  
Then, we monitor that area with a Geiger-Müller Counter at a low-vertical distance from the ground to produce a radiological (heat)map that is overlaid on the 3D map of the scenario.  ...  Human populations and natural ecosystems are bound to be exposed to ionizing radiation from the deposition of artificial radionuclides resulting from nuclear accidents, nuclear devices or radiological  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge to the "Portuguese Environment Agency (APA)" and to the "Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro S.A." for the authorization, consultancy and support to the experimental  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21093143 pmid:33946574 fatcat:atze6zugwvcqzlr7dh4txoep2q

The SNO+ Experiment [article]

SNO+ Collaboration: V. Albanese, R. Alves, M. R. Anderson, S. Andringa, L. Anselmo, E. Arushanova, S. Asahi, M. Askins, D. J. Auty, A. R. Back, S. Back, F. Barão (+240 others)
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The SNO+ approach to the search for 0νββ decay is scalable: a future phase with high ^130Te-loading is envisioned to probe an effective Majorana mass in the inverted mass ordering region.  ...  and solar neutrinos, and exotic physics such as the search for invisible nucleon decay.  ...  SNOLAB operations are supported by the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the Province of Ontario, with underground access provided by Vale Canada Limited at the Creighton mine site.  ... 
arXiv:2104.11687v2 fatcat:sa6s47d2enfjtdj6ttmvdplmem
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