CERN School of Computing 1995 - BULLETIN No. 2

Scientific programme

The programme will be dedicated to the following themes:

Human Computer Interfaces
Collaborative Software Engineering
Information Super Highways
Trends in Computer Architecture/Industry
Parallel Architectures (MPP)
Mathematical Computing
Data Acquisition Systems
World-Wide Web for Physics
The total number of lectures will be forty-five. Exercises and demonstrations are expected to be a complement to these lectures.

The following lectures are now confirmed. Additional lectures will be announced later.

Human Computer Interfaces

Julian Gallop Rutherford Appleton Laboratory,Didcot, UK
An Introduction to Graphics and User Interface Tools
Silvano de Gennaro CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Virtual Reality at CERN
Hans Drevermann CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Is There a Future for Events Display?

Collaborative Software Engineering

David Quarrie Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, USA
From Abstraction to Implementation - some case studies

(Other lectures will be announced later)

Information Super Highways

David C. De Roure University of Southampton, UK
Information Highway Applications
Wulf Bauerfeld DeTeBerkom, Berlin, Germany
Information Highway Technologies

Trends in Computer Architecture/Industry

Ton Engbersen IBM Zurich, Switzerland
ATM Switching, the PRIZMA Switch
Christian Maillot Thomson-CSF, Orsay, France
Mass Data Storage: Technical Improvements and Future Trends
Micheal Metcalf CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
High Performance FORTRAN

Parallel Architectures (MPP)

Miles Chesney MEIKO, Bristol, UK
Very Large Scale Open Systems
Randy Groves IBM ,Austin, USA
History and Future of Computer System Architecture
David Walker Oak Ridge Laboratory, Oak Ridge, USA
Fundamentals of MPI
Advanced Features of MPI
Examples of the Use of MPI
Using MPI in Applications

Mathematical Computing

Michael Trott Wolfram Research Inc, Champaigne, USA
Mathematica - a Short Comprehensive Introduction
Working with Special Functions in Mathematica
Solving a Problem in Mathematica: High Order WKB
Roger Barlow Manchester University, Manchester, UK
Painless Statistics - "What a Statistics Package can do for you."

Data Acquisition Systems

Michael Letheren CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Switching Techniques in Data Acquisition Systems for Future Experiments.
Michael J. Haney University of Illinois, Urbana, USA
Simulation and Modelling Tools in Data Acquisition System Design for Future High Energy Physics Experiments

World-Wide Web for Physics

M. Dönzelmann CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
WorldWideWeb for Physics

Other lectures will be announced later

MR - 10 APR 95 :-)

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