Two University of Saskatchewan students have had their work published in an unusual venue – a calendar. Jingting Lei and Xiaojing Lu, mentored by Dr. Winston Zeng, of The Spatial Initiative, produced a map of aboriginal communities in northern Saskatchewan. This map was compiled in response to multiple requests to The Spatial Initiative for high quality maps for northern areas, including northern Saskatchewan.
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ESRI Canada selected this map for their 2017 calendar, which has the theme of 150 years of confederation.
Jingting and Xiaojing were given an award from ESRI Canada for their contribution.
Xiaojing and Jingting receiving their award from Ian MacPhedran of ICT Research Computing. (Research Computing distributes the ArcGIS software on campus.)
Xiaojing, Jingting and Dr. Winston Zeng of The Spatial Initiative.
ESRI has released its next version of ArcGIS, 10.5, this past week.
The installation process is similar to older versions (see this description) except that the share containing the installation program is now:
The latest version of Origin for 2017 has been released and is now available for University of Saskatchewan users. Continue reading
Wolfram just released a new version of Mathematica to fix the bugs in the last release (see previous post). As some of the bugs patched can cause a “system crash”, it is recommended that anyone using 11.0 upgrade as soon as possible. The list of fixes are listed on the Wolfram site.
The install files are on the Windows share \\ditto\rc\Mathematica11.0.1
Note that this is not a patch, but a new install – you may be requested to remove 11.0. If so, please remove that version.
This is to note that the next version of Mathematica – 11.0 – has been released by Wolfram. Continue reading
NVivo is qualitative analysis software used extensively on campus. ICT, through the Campus Computer Store and Research Computing, in partnership with the Social Sciences’ Research Lab support NVivo on campus. Continue reading
MATLAB R2016a is now available for install. Please contact your local I.T. support staff for assistance with the install.
The new features of this release of MATLAB are described at the MathWorks site. A more concise list is available in the release notes.
The license servers for ArcGIS have been updated to the current release of ArcGIS, 10.4, giving researchers and computer labs the opportunity to install the latest release.
The license server for Maple has been updated to permit use of the current version – Maple 2016. The currently supported versions of Maple are 18, 2015, and 2016. Continue reading
The current version of Mathematica available on campus is 10.4.1. Wolfram recommends that people update to this version, if they are currently running 10.4. Continue reading