ACTION 98/01/30-1 ALL partner sites to set up PIPVIC Webpages and email
Ongoing: French for Lawyers
LC reported that there are problems with using VCR video in
conferences. A workshop feedback session will take place on Feb. 17 at UCL
Polish characters are working on NTE on one of the Unix boxes
Should be portable to PCs; KH is investigating.
A test session between SSEES and Essex on Tuesday 3 Feb, 16.00
(subject to Sarah Birch's availability.)
KH will to go to SSEES to check up on equipment and audio problems.
SL - SSEES please give Essex telephone number to room where Tuesday
session is going to be )171 637 4934 ext. 4051 (10.30-12.30)
SL - Will everything be ready for the first session Wed 4 Feb, 10.00?
JD - Yes.
MAS - tutorials will go ahead with English keyboards and characters next
week- it is worth to get the students familiar with the technology.
MAS - UCL will bring some headsets to SSEES to try out.
DP - Italian tutorial: Aber propoes two types of session.
1. 2nd year students,
intermediate to advanced, to prepare students who are going on a year
abroad to prepare for language and culture etc.
2. Focus on language translation - outcome should be a piece of multiauthored
work, where a translation is produced in cooperation.
JB - contact Luisa Quartermaine about above suggestion.
DP - Will circulate email containing above proposal
DP - If any other sites can provide students, they should do so
JB, DP - Mid Feb start.
Planned: SE course Westminster-UCL
MAS - only one student has so far volunteered.
(MAS - this course has been postponed in agreement with DH and Vic Page -
just could not get enough students
Planned: Spanish for lawyers + mandarin
PH - Spanish for lawyers to start week beginning 23 Feb
Mandarin to start earlier
Update next week after Marie-Danielle have spoken to students.
LC - preferable beginners for Mandarin so signs can be drawn rather than typed.
(The proposed list reflects some additional discussion via email.)
Dates for seminars (all Thurs, 14.00-15.00):
Feb. 12 UCL - Introduction to PIPVIC project (MAS)
Feb. 19 Aber? TBA
Feb. 26 Westminster - Desktop conferencing for remote education (DH)
Mar. 5 Aber? - TBA
Mar. 12 Aber?
Mar. 19 Exeter - Introduction to Multicast for new sites (I Campbell)
Mar. 26 UCL - Congestion control (Lorenzo Vicisano)
SSEES, Exeter, Westminster, and Essex to suggest dates (in March) for
seminars - one or two could be held in April.
HH - We are welcome to advertise the seminars widely.
5. Network monitoring proposal
MAS - Still waiting for draft from Panos Gevros, will be ready by end
week. (MAS - A draft is now available under
ACTION 98/23/01-2 (MAS/LC/KH) Find solution to problem with foreign
letters on keyboards. DONE (almost)
ACTION 98/23/01-3 (MAS/DP) Timetable seminars Draft in minutes from this meeting.
ACTION 23/01/98-4 (KH) Make information about which soundcards etc.
to use available
from PIPVIC webpage. DONE
ACTION 1 09/12/97 - HH to ensure contract will be issued by UKERNA as
soon as possible. UPDATED CONTRACT PENDING. AS to chase HH for contract. DONE
ACTION 2 09/12/97 - MAS to ensure subcontracts are issued by UCL as
ACTION 98/01/16-3 (MAS) to chase HH re wording for increasing Mbone
ACTION 98/01/16-1 (MAS/GS) to arrange date for face-to-face meeting
between Michael and his students. Will be decided on Mon when students know
when theywill be available. DONE
Date proposed: 17 February 1998 CONFIRMED
ACTION 98/01/23-5 (All) Other sites to set up pipvic webpages.