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Code:carparkingsimMcHale2003
Title:Car Parking Simulator
Author:Jon McHale
Date:May-2003
Type:model, software, tool development
Funding:3YP - Undergraduate third year project
Short description:Environment for practicing car parking
EM Technologies:tkeden, dtkeden, %eden, %scout, %donald, %sasami
Keywords:simulation, tool, editor, HCI
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Tour:README.ashley

Runs on 4 unix workstations with a steering wheel/pedal set. Extends previous work by building on the Sasami engine. Covers new ground in Eden input devices. Is much more of a generic model rather than a finished product but is a working simulator with a scenario editor. This can easily be extended as is discussed in the documentation. The model is an excellent example of EM principles and cause and effect. A good example of this is how everything is set up by definitions so that if one variable changes eg. velocity, a string of changes (eg. to car position) are automatically made. Although the graphics are very simple, they should be easily improved.

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README 5097 02:34 PM Nov 04 2005 12:18 PM Jul 27 2017
README.ashley 4106 03:14 PM Jun 02 2005 12:18 PM Jul 27 2017
README.xml 1354 07:50 AM Sep 25 2003 12:18 PM Jul 27 2017
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carparkscenariopractice.JPG 438051 07:30 AM Jun 28 2003 12:18 PM Jul 27 2017
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Docs/ 4096 07:38 AM Sep 25 2003 12:18 PM Jul 27 2017
versions/ 4096 02:31 PM Nov 04 2005 12:18 PM Jul 27 2017

empublic system initially created by Ashley Ward with assistance from Chris Roe and Meurig Beynon.