Week 45 November 03 - 07

Work in progress / completed
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BL/PA/MK Guided tour.

      Continue quided tour, maps, interaction.
      Redoing front page. Completing up building pages, new panoramas,
      completing maps. etc. Richard Saad has volunteered to complete
      photography.

BL    Work on VRML model of campus
      Complete the rest of the buildings and improve lighting.
      Modelshop 3.0 (which outputs VRML 2) was a beta version and
      has expired. A vrml1tovrml2 utility has been installed on the SGI
      Indy at math to do conversion until the new version of Modelshop
      arrives.

MK    Type up the arabic trascritions of the oral history project example.

WA    Set up an interface for the bird register at the biology department.

WA    Worked on the 12000 images from the Ministry of Tourism which came from
      Next Vision.

BL    Cleaned up and prepared images from insect colections at biology.

MB    Work on the Lebanese medical bibliography

BL   Plan seminars.
     It seems that the board meetings in NY will interfere with the schedule.
     The format of the seminars will be reorganized. The new webmaster
     will receive instruction on the operation of the center and methods
     and a final presentation of the first 6 months will be given at the
     end of November.

BL   Meet with Helga Seeden for archaeology project.
     Demo of supplement for Berytus made and a proposal for a digital
     presentation for the Institut de la Monde Arab exhibition next
     October completed.

BL   Developed som prototypes of VRML models of pottery and glass for
     archaeology.

BL   Waiting for digitizing or good originals of maps. (Permission received
      from MOT.)

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(Patrick Abisalloum, Wissam Adib, Marwan Badran, Nader Daou, Mazen Khattab, Barre Ludvigsen)