Archive | March, 2012

Research Seminar on WSN's

The research seminar given by Prof Simon Dobson last Friday 16th March 2012 is now available online. He got the 08:33 train from Edinburgh in the morning arriving at the School around 12:00. After having a chat and some lunch we went to C48 for the seminar. The seminar concluded with the usual round of […]

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School of Computing Render Farm

Some time ago our Systems Manager @cbeagrie and myself spent quite a large amount of time (over the course of a few months) sifting our way through renderfarm specifications looking for a system that would be suitable for our School. Colin wrote a blog post about it today on the Schools new wordpress powered site […]

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Photograph of our new renderfarm

Render Farm

The school purchased a render farm setup back in October/November of 2010, it took a bit of setting up but it was used by some project students initially and the students finally for rendering their 3D Studio Max models in the first semester of 2011.   The idea of using a Render farm is to […]

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Group photograph of student who came to RGU from Toulouse on a summer placement

Toulouse Placement

I’m George Lawie, originally from near Glasgow, and I spent a year-long paid placement abroad in Toulouse, southern France, with Atos (formerly Atos Origin). The placement was undertaken with support from the Université Paul Sabatier (one of three universities in Toulouse), which included student enrolment, help with finding accommodation and setting up necessary services such […]

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Coursework Screen Shot of Iphone work

iPhone Coursework

Module: CM3065 – Programming the iPhone   For our coursework last semester we were asked to create an app that could serve as a list. The list was to be a shopping list of items, hold at least 10 items and contain certain attributes about each item (name, price, URL etc.).   I decided to […]

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