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Statistical Analysis for Spreadsheets: A review of StatTools statistical toolbox add-on for Excel

June 30, 2004 8:00 pm | by John A. Wass, Ph.D. | Articles | Comments

According to a press release from the company, Palisade "is committed to developing the world's most robust, innovative, and comprehensive risk and decision analysis software solutions and training services." Although they have a ways to go with their StatTools statistical toolbox add-on to Excel, the analyst will find much to appreciate.


Swimming Offshore

June 30, 2004 8:00 pm | by Randy C. Hice | Blogs | Comments

The shrimp dance lightly Randy C. Hice I like to jolt people awake during my speaking engagements. My favorite device for doing this is card scaling. If that term is unfamiliar, it is magician-speak for throwing playing cards. When people start to doze


Windows Utilities Revisited: A look at screen capture and clipboard expansion utilities

June 30, 2004 8:00 pm | by John R. Joyce Ph.D. | Blogs | Comments

A look at screen capture and clipboard expansion utilities John R. Joyce, Ph.D. With the continuing evolution of Microsoft Windows and the functionality that it contains, I felt it was time to revisit some of the system utilities that are currently available. With all of the hype coming out of


3-D Display Brings 3,000 Year Old Mummy to Life

June 30, 2004 8:00 pm | News | Comments

The British Museum has installed a new state-of-the-art 3-D immersive virtual reality theater provided by Fakespace Systems Inc. The stereoscopic visualization system is the centerpiece for a new exhibition titled, "Mummy: The Inside Story," that takes visitors through an extraordinary virtual reality presentation where they will be able to experience the "virtual unwrapping" and exploration of the 3,000 year old untouched body of Nesperennub, a priest from the temple of Khons who lived in.

Cornell University Uses The MathWorks Software To Develop Robotics for 2004 Robocup Competition

June 30, 2004 8:00 pm | News | Comments

The MathWorks' continued support of the Cornell University RoboCup team, in the 2004 RoboCup competition, took place June 27-July 5, in Lisbon, Portugal. Four-time winners of the competition, the Cornell University team has used MATLAB, the Company's industry leading technical computing software, to address


XD1 High Performance Computing System

May 31, 2004 8:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

XD1 High Performance Computing System combines interconnect, management, and reconfigurable computing technologies with AMD Opteron processors for performance, reliability, and usability.



May 31, 2004 8:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The xw4100 uses the Intel 875P high-performance chipset and it includes Intel Performance Acceleration Technology for enhanced system performance due to reduced memory access latencies.


NEC Express5800-320lb-R

May 31, 2004 8:00 pm | Nec Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The NEC Express5800/320Lb-R. The 320Lb server, also available in a tower model, utilizes redundant blade-like modules (1U) to provide continuous availability and data integrity in the smallest footprint ever released for Fault Tolerant technology.


Cray X1

May 31, 2004 8:00 pm | Cray Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Cray X1 system is available with up to 52.4 trillion calculations per second (teraflops) of peak computing power and 65.5 terabytes of memory. The new product features ultra-fast (12.


Evolocity II

May 31, 2004 8:00 pm | Linux Networx | Product Releases | Comments

Evolocity II is a next generation cluster design with 0.8U nodes, which allows 100 CPUs to fit into a standard 42U rack — a 20 percent density improvement over 1U nodes. Its vertical design allows for more airflow and improved heat dissipation within each node.


16-bit DaqBoards

May 31, 2004 8:00 pm | Iotech, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The new 16-bit DaqBoard/1000 series has features including synchronous analog, digital, and frequency I/O, extensive software support including Linux drivers and DMA bus mastering. All software drivers are included with each DaqBoard. Complete software support


Onyx4 UltimateVision

May 31, 2004 8:00 pm | Sgi | Product Releases | Comments

The new Silicon Graphics Onyx4 UltimateVision family redefines the boundaries of visualization, transforming your workflow and productivity at affordable price points.



May 31, 2004 8:00 pm | Soft Imaging System Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Features of analysis FIVE include a redesigned measurement interface, a new database for well structured data archiving and multiple, optimized, new acquisition routines. The trackIT! add-in for tracking and analyzing objects in motion is fully integrable with


Eclipse 90i

May 31, 2004 8:00 pm | Nikon Instruments Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Eclipse 90i, an upright microscope, is fully motorized and extremely scaleable. The 90i is


Highest-Density PXI Switch Module

May 31, 2004 8:00 pm | National Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Automated test engineers now can create ultrahigh-density switch systems in a single PXI chassis by using the high density PXI switch module combined with NI Switch Executive switch management software. The NI PXI-2532 ultrahigh-density module offers



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