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Investigation of visual aspects of developmental dyslexia in children

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Piotrowska, B., Murray, J., Willis, A., & Kerridge, J. (2017)
Investigation of visual aspects of developmental dyslexia in children. Journal of Vision, 17(10), 640. https://doi.org/10.1167/17.10.640
Developmental dyslexia is a disorder characterised by difficulties with reading, despite adequate intelligence and education. Phonological deficits are often indicated as the ...

Modelling test data for performance evaluation of large parallel database machines

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Bates, C., Jelly, I., & Kerridge, J. (1996)
Modelling test data for performance evaluation of large parallel database machines. Distributed and Parallel Databases, 4(1), 5-23. https://doi.org/10.1007/bf00122146
Parallel servers offer improved processing power for relational database systems and provide system scalability. In order to support the users of these systems, new ways of as...

Simulating microprocessor systems using occam and a network of transputers

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Gorton, I., Kerridge, J., & Jervis, B. (1989)
Simulating microprocessor systems using occam and a network of transputers. IEE proceedings. Part E, Computers and digital techniques, 136(1), 22-28. https://doi.org/10.1049/ip-e.1989.0004
The simulation at component level of microprocessor systems provides a precise technique for evaluating the design of a system with regards to its requirements specification. ...

Communicating parallel processes

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Kerridge, J., & Simpson, D. (1986)
Communicating parallel processes. Software: Practice and Experience, 16(1), 63-86. https://doi.org/10.1002/spe.4380160106
By considering the problem of an event timer it is shown that the commonly available synchronizing facilities (monitors, CSP, distributed processes) are not able to always sat...

An architecture and syntax for distributed databases

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Alexander, H., Beetstra, T., Bell, D., Cannan, S., Dee, E., Doyle, P., …Weatherhead, A. (1984)
An architecture and syntax for distributed databases. Computers and Standards, 3(1), 33-56. https://doi.org/10.1016/0167-8051%2884%2990025-1
Recently, there has been a lot of work undertaken in the area of distributed databases. The architecture and syntax presented in this paper is a response to the very real need...

Three solutions for a robot arm controller using Pascal-Plus, occam and edison

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Kerridge, J. M., & Simpson, D. (1984)
Three solutions for a robot arm controller using Pascal-Plus, occam and edison. Software: Practice and Experience, 14(1), 3-15. https://doi.org/10.1002/spe.4380140103
Three currently available concurrent language systems, Pascal‐Plus, occam and Edison, are used to implement a controller for a robot arm. The robot arm allows real parallelism...

Modelling saturated traffic networks using massively parallel computing techniques

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Lu, K., Jones, J., & Kerridge, J. (1994)
Modelling saturated traffic networks using massively parallel computing techniques. Traffic engineering & control, 35(7/8), 433-436
A technique for modelling the flow of motor vehicle traffic in congested urban signal-controlled networks using parallel computing is presented. A brief overview of traffic si...

The activities of the BCS/CODASYL DDLC DBAWG

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Kerridge, J. (1982)
The activities of the BCS/CODASYL DDLC DBAWG. Computers and Standards, 1(2-3), 161-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/0167-8051%2882%2990025-0
The DBAWG is a research group, based in the United Kingdom, which is working on facilities for data administration. In particular the DBAWG has developed language specificatio...

A FORTRAN implementation of Concurrent Pascal

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Kerridge, J. M. (1982)
A FORTRAN implementation of Concurrent Pascal. Software: Practice and Experience, 12(1), 45-55. https://doi.org/10.1002/spe.4380120105
This paper describes the transportation of sequential and concurrent Pascal from the SOLO distribution tape to a non‐PDP‐11 like mainframe (IBM 370/145). An interpreter for th...

A simulator for teaching computer architecture

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Kerridge, J. M., & Willis, N. (1980)
A simulator for teaching computer architecture. Sigcse Bulletin, 12(2), 65-71. https://doi.org/10.1145/989253.989264
This paper describes the specification, implementation and use of a computer system simulator. The simulator project was begun as a result of teaching a second year undergradu...