These are some selected pictures from International Mother Language Day 2011, hosted at Carleton University, Canada.
As part of the IEEE day, Ottawa Section will be holding a local event at Algonquin College Staff Lounge (D building) on October 6, 2010 (5pm-7pm). All IEEE members and well-wishers are invited to this wine and cheese event. This is also a great networking opportunity for the ones who are interested. There will also be a seminar on “Based Management of Optical Networks for Next Generation Disaster Recovery Networking Solutions with WDM Systems” and “Cloud Computing and Security” by Andrew MacKay (for more information please visit: http://ottawa.ieee.ca/comsoc/upcomingevents.html ).
Those who are not familiar with Battle Royale, is the biggest LAN party from Ottawa is to be held on November 6th, 2010 at Carleton University. There are special discounts available for early birds and IEEE members. Available games tournaments will be on CS: Source, Starcraft 2, Left 4 Dead 2, League of Legends, Rock Band 2, Smash Brothers Brawl, Super Street Fighter IV (yeyy!!!), Team Fortress 2. Besides these games organizers are expecting local game making companies to participate and demonstrate their latest creations.
For more information please visit http://www.battleroyale.ca . The website also has a gamers’ community! Feel free to join in!
This event is a jointly brought to you by student branches from IEEE Carleton University, IEEE University of Ottawa, IEEE Algonquin College, Carleton Computer Science Society, CSSA-AEI, Carleton Student Engineering Society.
IEEE Canada has established a new committee to support humanitarian initiatives in Canada. We are calling on the Ottawa Section members to help on a few of the initiatives underway: helping prepare a demo of a battery recharging service for presentation at EPEC 2010, helping create process for shipping and receiving equipment for humanitarian initiatives, design of open source Lithium Ion battery charger, organization of Canada-wide student competition of open source hardware for humanitarian projects.
For more information on HIC initiatives, please visit www.ieee.ca/hic.
[Originally published in IEEE Ottawa News by Alfredo Herrera.]
Recently I have joined IEEE Ottawa Section as the Vice Chair of their Membership Development Committee for 2010. I will be helping the section to understand their members better and thus serve them with appropriate events, promotions and so on. Looking forward for some fun. I will try to update my activities as much as I can. 🙂
OpenCV is a library for digital image processing which supports C, C++ and Python. It runs both in Windows and Linux. However installing OpenCV is not straight forward. I don’t know why such popular library is left like this.
Here is one article which explains easy installation. However, I will add scripts for installing OpenCV later.
3Pi is a mobile robot which is famous for maze solving related problems. In this tutorial, I have assumed, the user is using following hardware:
This article contains presentation, necessary windows softwares, and resources (including Linux installation). (more…)