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Our facilities

Our School provides a pleasant and friendly environment for study, with central University facilities nearby.

You will have access to specialist facilities and laboratories that are equipped with the latest technology including:

  • State-of-the-art visualization laboratories including a powerwall (53-megapixel display wall with 7x4 monitors).
  • Benchtop display (3x4 monitors) with tracking system
  • WorldViz PPT optical tracking system
  • Intersense InertiaCube orientation tracker
  • Virtual Research V8 stereo head-mounted display, integrated with WorldViz PPT and Intersense InertiaCube tracking systems
  • Ascension Flock of Birds tracking systems
  • 3 DOF and 6 DOF Phantom force feedback devices, integrated with ReachIn display system
  • Twin Immersion Corp Cybergloves
  • SR Research EyeLink II Tracker (binocular, video-based, 500MHz)
  • Rendering cluster
  • The visualization group also has a software library for collaborative visualization, gVis, which is available for download.
  • Laboratories containing both Linux and Microsoft platforms
  • Cloud Computing testbed
  • The School's Information System allows students to access grades, attendance data, personal development plans, and a wide range of other important data from anywhere via a password protected Intranet system.
  • The Natural Language Processing group has a number of openly available corpora. The Corpus of Contemporay Arabic, open-source dataset, has been downloaded by thousands and corpus.leeds.ac.uk has a collection of web-sourced corpora for all major languages, used for translation studies research.

 

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