[svfig-announce] Forth Day, Saturday, November 19
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FORTH DAY 2005 Schedule
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SVFIG Meeting Agenda for FORTH DAY
Saturday, November 19, 2005
At Cogswell College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale, CA
9:00 --- Coffee and Networking --- NOTE EARLY START TIME!!!
9:25 --- CHAIRMAN'S WELCOME --- George Perry
9:30 --- NEW PRODUCTS FOR FORTH EMBEDDED SYSTEMS --- Dave Jaffe
Dave will survey some newly introduced microcontrollers and I/O peripherals
that can provide useful and unique capabilities to Forth embedded systems.
10:00 --- FORTH STAMPS --- C.H. Ting
Finally we have a stamp computer now. It is based on Analog Devices's
ADuC7020. A single chip computer having a 1 MSPS ADC and 4 DAC, and many
10:45 --- Break
11:00 --- SWIFTFORTH DEMO --- Bob Nash
11:30 --- CARBON MACFORTH DEMO --- George Perry
12:00 --- LUNCH
Lunch will be catered by Doctor Ting
1:00 --- INTRODUCTIONS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, RUMORS, GOSSIP
1:10 --- TREASURER'S REPORT --- John Rible
1:20 --- FORTH CHIP INFRASTRUCTURE --- Jeff Fox
A ROM BIOS for parallel Forth, service providers, a ram server and the
concept of Forthlets. Stories of developing development environments and
the use of Forth in many flavors.
2:20 --- SUDOKU - John Rible
Recoding Robert Spykerman's Sudoku code for Chuck's multiprocessor chip.
2:40 --- USING THE FORTH MULTIPROCESSOR CHIP --- Michael Montvelishsky
Michael will present on the parallel paradigm, how parallel hardware
changes the algorithm options. He will also talk about generating cascaded
parallel digital filters and implementing a forthlet interpreter.
3:00 --- FIRESIDE CHAT --- Chuck Moore
4:00 --- ADJOURN
5:00 --- DINNER --- Golden Wok
Wireless Internet access is anticipated (though not guaranteed) at
Cogswell, so bring your wifi.
If you would like to present at a SVFIG meeting, please email me, Kevin
Appert forther at com-you-know-the-rest.com (see the return address)
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