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Dissertation Progress – Day 67

Tasks complete today: Coded intial monitoring system component – will implement Fuzzy Logic system tomorrow. Read paper ‘The Computer for the 21st Century’.

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Dissertation Progress – Day 66

Tasks complete today: Printed Project Report (draft) Printed System Evaluation questionnaire. Uncommitted changes in Web GitHub repository. Was drifting towards measuring productivity. Amended System Evaluation Questionnaire – it has been structured in categories. Topped-up printing credits – there should be sufficient credit from-here-on-out.

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Dissertation Progress – Day 65

Tasks complete today: Submitted Ethical Review Application. Produced rough System Evaluation document – including questions. Soldered second temperature sensor.

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Dissertation Progress – Day 64

Tasks complete today: Finished Ethics Review – including supporting document.

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Dissertation Progress – Day 63

Tasks complete today: Sourced and printed off written material by Mark Weiser – including his classic paper on ubiquitous computing. Completed Project Description for Ethics Review Application. Finished writing functionality for class SystemProcessUtil (incl. internal classes… for the meantime).

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Dissertation Progress – Day 62

Tasks complete: Redesigned and restructured the client application to attempt to start automatically on system boot. Drawn up sequence diagram in MS Visio to reflect changes in client application structure. Implemented Thread functionality that delays operation of application to ensure a connection to Eduroam is established. Wrote the ‘Acknowledgements’ chapter in the Project Report. Finished […]

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Dissertation Progress – Day 61

Tasks complete today: Created x2 questionnaire evaluation documents – System Evaluation and Web Application Evaluation. Finished implementing the main loop for the client application. Begun researching into executing a .JAR on start-up – article Setup RPi 2 to connect to home network. Eduroam has been commented out for the meantime. Setup RPi 1 + 2 […]

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Dissertation Progress – Day 60

Tasks complete today: Backed-up work for this week – both on Dropbox and SkyDrive. Topped-up printing credit. Changed post-it notes for Sprint 2. Changed post-it notes for Sprint 3. Purchased x2 ultrasonic sensors – Ultrasonic Range Sensor (HC-SR04). Sourced a particle filter class (from a previous Pervasive Computing assignment). Printed off blog entries 1 – […]

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Meeting Notes

Application Write a for loop. Read each byte 255 times. Just write code that ‘spits out’ whether the device is working. Use .read(address):int method. Create a test method (new). 10 minutes work. accel.read(i); // addresses 0 – 255 Returns a signed integer. Convert it to hex. … Ultimately, is the device correctly connected? Ethics Review […]

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Dissertation Progress – Day 59

Tasks complete today: Emailed Dave Guest – he has granted me permission to borrow his VGA/HDMI converter for an hour. Amended online Ethical Review. I will get Dan to review this shortly. Changed development approach and introduced Risk Management into the software development equation – I was getting too fixated on getting the accelerometer, light […]

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