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A1XBook search (2003.02.11)
A2XDecide between major or minor mode (2002.12.10)
A3XFind out how to tweak Emacspeak punctuation (2002.12.10)
A4XGet Nemeth examples (2002.12.10)
A5XOffer to develop a LaTeX style for Dr. Hermosilla (2002.12.04)
A6XSit in on Dec 4 class from 5 to 8 (2002.12.04)
A7XAsk about GS8 Braille (2002.12.04)
A8XAsk Dr. Hermosilla for LaTeX sources for his overheads and any tutorials he can particularly recommend for Roselle. (2002.12.04)
A9XGet in touch with Miguel Mella (2002.11.29)
A10XSit in Roselle's class and observe how she does mathematics (2002.11.27)
C1XAsk Dr. Hermosilla about equation numbers (2002.11.27)


For this presentation, you will be required to: 1) submit a final report paper 2) do a presentation and a demo of your software 3) answer questions from the panel (and your classmates)

For the paper, we suggest that you follow the following format:

title page table of contents abstract (executive summary)

Chapter 1 Background and Motivation 2 Problem Statement 3 Methodology (includes hw,sw, technologies used) 4 Conceptual Framework/Theoretical Framework 5 Design 6 Results 7 Analysis 8 Conclusion and Further Recommendations

Appendices A Manual B Code C Softcopy of program

Double Space, Font (Times New Roman), Size 12 With page numbers (upper right hand corner)

Slight variations to this format would be allowed with prior consultation with your advisor. However, in general, your paper should cover all the areas listed above.

I hope everyone's work is going well!

By the way, the Dean's Office is taking nominations for the Dean's Science Awards until this Friday, February 21. If you would like to apply for this award, please let us know.

What do I want?

I want a wearable computer; a computer that will allow me to access information anywhere. I want to have my notes on students. I want to have my todo list.

Demonstration for tomorrow

Notes and todo

It is a normal

A workset change to the library

"F8 p" - planner "F8 l" - library

and my computer reminds me that I need to pick up a photocopy from the Circulation photocopier.


Here's how a typical day might go when I'm teaching. A workset change to "CS21C-A" brings up my

F9 is the teacher key.

"F9 r" brings up the roster for attendance and recitation. You can

scroll down the list of names using the arrow keys, pressing "l" for "late" and "a" for absent.

"F9 s" brings up my speaker notes for the day.


I want to be able to sort by publication date, something that the online interface doesn't allow me to do.

Other stuff

Web services in Ateneo

Rizal library book search

Action: http://rizal.lib.admu.edu.ph/cgi-bin/opac/opacsrch2 Method: Post Fields:

datacoll: rizal - General Circulation Collection ref - General Reference Collection fil - Filipiniana / Special Collection ahc - American Historical Collection thesis - Theses Collection serial - Serial Holdings searchstring: R1: Search type V1 - all V3 - title V5 - title (exact) V2 - author V4 - subject

Nemeth notes

_ - punctuation mark # - number mark , - upper `( - left bracket `) - right bracket .( - left brace .) - right brace

, - single uppercase letter follows ,, - string of uppercase . - lowercase greek ., - uppercase greek

"+" . "plus" "-" . "minus" "*" . "dot" "@*" . "cross" "./" . "divided by" "+-" . "plus or minus" ".k" . "equals" "/.k" . "not equals" "\\"k" . "less than" ".1" . "greater than" "\\"k:" . "less than or equal to" ".1:" . "greater than or equal to" "@:@:" . "approximately equal to" "@0" . "percent"

"\\"1" . " over " "@:.k" . " is congruent to " "$p." . " is perpendicular to " "$1" . " is parallel to " "@:" . " is similar to " "^.*" . " degrees "

"\\",a,b<$[33o]" " line containing points A and B " "\\",a,b<$:]" " line segment with endpoints A and B " "\\",a,b<$o]" " ray with endpoint A and containing B " ",a,b<$33@o]" " vector with origin A and endpoint B " ",a,b" " distance between A and B " "$c_$ *] ,a" "circle with center a" "\\",a,c<$a]" " arc with endpoints AB " "\\",a,b,c<$a]" " arc ABC" "$t ,a,b,c" " triangle with vertices A, B and C" "$[ ,a,b,c" " angle with sides B to A and B to C " "$[ ,b" . " angle with vertex B " "m$[ ,a,b,c" "measure of the angle ABC" "$[33o" "corresponds to" "p $o q" "p implies q" "log; a b" "log base a of b" "a^n" "a up n" "n&" "n factorial" "a;n" "the nth term of a sequence" "\\".s%k .k#1x]" " principal square root of x " "$c_$*]" "circle with interior dot" "x:" " the mean of data values of x" "x1, x2, etc4" " specific values of the variable x" "f(x)" " the value of the function f at x " "f.*g(x)" "the composition of the functions f and g, or f of g of x" "f^-1\\"(x)" "the inverse function of f(x)" ".p" "pi" ".e" "the base of natural logarithms" "(a, b)" "ordered pair with x: and y: b" "..(a, b..)" "translation of a units horizontally and b units vertically" ",a:" "the complement of event A" ";n\\",c;r" " the number of combinations of r items out of n " ";n\\",p;r" " the number of permutations of r items out of n " "n(,a)" "the number of ways an event A can occur" ",p(,a)" "probability of event A" ",p(,b \ ,a) the probability of event b given that event a occurs" "sin ,a" "sine of a" "cos ,a" "cosine of a" "tan ,a" "tangent of a" "csc ,a" "cosecant of a" "sec ,a" "secant of a" "cot ,a" "cotangent of a"

must add way to speak the different dots in Braille, too.

Think, Sacha. Propertization is better. text properties saying how to pronounce it intangibility spec

Thesis notes


emacspeak-pronounce may be of some use, although it's still fairly messy. Also, emacspeak-speak-character does not honor that. I may have to override emacspeak-speak-character and invoke dtk-speak myself. I suspect that is possible.


Oh, blast. ASTER isn't open source, so we're just going to have to do this on our own.

Need to choose language for implementation.

Java - Jam will be able to code right away. Powerful data structures. Familiar with language. Emacs LISP - Close integration with system. Emacs LISP talking to a Java process - slow, but allows reuse.

Hmmm. Emacs LISP! Wooohooo.

Note that festival has modes. From http://www.cstr.ed.ac.uk/projects/festival/manual/festival_9.html filter A Unix shell program filter that processes the text file in some appropriate way. For example for email it might remove uninteresting headers and just output the subject, from line and the message body. If not specified, an identity filter is used. init_function This (Scheme) function will be called before any processing will be done. It allows further set up of tokenization rules and voices etc. exit_function This (Scheme) function will be called at the end of any processing allowing reseting of tokenization rules etc. analysis_mode If analysis mode is xml the file is read through the built in XML parser rxp. Alternatively if analysis mode is xxml the filter should an SGML normalising parser and the output is processed in a way suitable for it. Any other value is ignored.

no character echo unless wanted

Write LaTeX macros for her teacher to use, for example: \matrix, \covariance{}... so that it becomes even more semantic.

Nice fuzzies: Allow her to review the material along with the class, by referring to the electronic form

capital - random, small - realization