COMPUTER
GEO-COMPUTING SOFTWARE SPECIFICATION DATA BANK
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Work phases Geo-computing module
I. Reconnaissance (research & cataloguing) A. logic
II. Field work (field data and verification) B. historic
III. Preparation of results (analyses & processing) C. algebraic
IV. Project review (corporate information & data sharing) D. cartographic
V. Proposal for further work (summary and presentation) E. rhetoric
VI. Reporting (archive & reporting)
Requirements for each software program Required minimum computer specification, as found during preparation
chip: the minimum chip that is required - The system must have at least an Intel Pentium III, 1 Ghz microprocessor with SSE2.
disk. Hard disk capacity in (Mb) - Minimum hard disk size of 13 Gigabytes
media: software is suppiled on - The system must have access to drives for 1.44 MB, 3" drive through to DVD.
OS. Minimum acceptable operating system - The minimum acceptable operating system is Windows 7 + SP 1
RAM. The amount of random access memory (Mb) - A minimum of 2 Gigabyte of RAM is needed.
RRP the approximate cost of the software (AUD) - Estimated total replacement cost of software is AUD 4476
video: the quality fo the video card - The video system must be at least DirectX 9
chips
4 IBM compatible, 100Mhz
5 an Intel 80386 (32 bit)
6 an Intel 80486
7 an Intel Pentium
8 an Intel Pentium with MMX
9 an Intel Pentium II, 300 Mhz
10 an Intel Pentium III, 450 Mhz
11 an Intel Pentium III, 500 Mhz
12 an Intel Pentium III, 800 Mhz
13 an Intel Pentium III, 1 Ghz
14 an Intel Pentium III, 1 Ghz with SSE2
media
4 1.44 MB, 3" drive
5 CD-ROM drive
6 CD-ROM drive, speed 16x
7 CD-ROM drive, speed 16x
8 DVD
- dial-in download
Operating systems
4 Windows 3.1
5 Windows 95
6 Windows 98
7 Windows ME
8 Windows 2000
9 Windows XP
10 Windows 7
11 Windows 7 + SP1
Video Quality
5 VGA
6 Super VGA (640480)
7 Super VGA (800600) 8 bit color
8 Super VGA (800600) 16 bit color
9 1024768, 16 bit color
10 XGA 1024x768, 24 bit color
11 SXGA 1280x768
12 WXGA 1280x800
13 32MB DirectX compatible
14 Direct X9 (with Windows Vista and later)
type PREFERENCE PHASE MODULE REQUIREMENTS
SOFTWARE a. b. c. A. B. C. D. E. chip disk media OS RAM RRP video DESCRIPTION
PB Micrografx ABC Flowcharter 3.0 1 V VI     5 6 4 4 4   5 diagrams
PB Sonic Record Now! 1 V     32   archives, backups bundled with Toshiba operating system
PB Adaptec Easy CD Writer v4 2 V       backups, archives, data transfer
PB CD Stomper Pro 1 V     9 350 5 6 128 50 9 Makes the labels for CD and DVDs
PG Borland C++ v. 4.0 3 III     6 80 4 4 8 programming language
PG Borland Visual Solutions Pack 4 III     10 4 4 programming library
UT Dragon Naturally Speaking v. 5 1 II     8 150 5 5 64 200 speech recognition software
RE The APPEA Journal Volume 48, 2008 1 I   x 8   100 The APPEA Journal Volume 48 & Conference Proceedings, 2008
RE Eureka Lets Learn French 1 I   x 9 35 5 6 32 50 8 language reference
SC Golden Software MapViewer v. 6 2 III       500 GIS (line/polygon data), cartography
SC Golden Software MapViewer v. 7 1 III     70 5 6 128 500 7 GIS (line/polygon data), cartography
SC Golden Software Surfer v. 6 3 III     5 4 4 5 4 200 7 gridding/countouring point or site data, cartography:
SC Golden Software Surfer v. 8 2 III     5 25   64 500 7 gridding/countouring point or site data, cartography:
SC Golden Software Surfer v. 12 1 III     5 500 5 9 512 850 9 gridding/countouring point or site data, cartography:
SC GRASS (C:\PROGRAMS\GRASS ) 4 III       raster processing (bitmap images with pixels)
DB Computers in Geology GeoBase2 add-in 1 II       relational database & time navigator
DB ISI ResearchSoft EndNote v.4 4 I VI   6 11 5 5 16 200 bibliographic index, image catalogue, glossary
DB ISI ResearchSoft EndNote v.7 3 I VI   6 11 5 7 16 259 bibliographic index, image catalogue, glossary
DB Thomson Reuters EndNote X2 2 I VI   10 180 5 9 256 284 bibliographic index, image catalogue, glossary
DB Thomson Reuters EndNote X7 1 I VI   10 400 5 9 256 399 bibliographic index, image catalogue, glossary
DB The Times Home Contents Tracker 2 II   x   4 5 5 8 10 asset manager software for a house
PB Kodak CD-R 1 III       raster processing (bitmap images with pixels)
PB Kodak Imaging for Windows 2 III       raster processing (bitmap images with pixels)
VR Geological Society of Australia Making of Australia Pt 1. 1 I     7 20 5 5 32 100 6 encyclopaedia
VR Big Bytes IL2 Sturmovik 1 VI   x x x x x 9 5 6 128 10 13 flight simulator where airfield surface impacts takeoff
VR Caterpillar (ActiVision) Construction Tycoon 1 VI   x x   12 500 6 6 256 10 13 excavation simulation software
VR World Tour 2003 Skateboard Park 2 VI   x x     cityscape simulation software
DB Legacy Family Tree version 7, Platinum 2 IV VI I x x x x x 7 40 5 6 256 80 family research database and web-site software
DB Legacy Family Tree version 8, Platinum 1 IV VI I x x x x x 7 455 5 6 256 90 7 family research database, gazeteer and web-site software
PU Ligno3D Designer v 3.31 4 V   11 - 6 128 400 9 3D diagrams
DB Microsoft Access 2000 1 II     135   relational database & time navigator
WP Microsoft Excel 2000 3 II II III     spreadsheet, data collector, graphing, depth and time data storage
WP Microsoft Outlook 2000 3 I IV     client database, e-mail
WP Microsoft Powerpoint 2000 3 IV     presentations, posters
WP Microsoft Word 2000 3 III VI     word processor, desktop publishing
WP Microsoft Office Standard 2007 2 I III IV 11 1536 5 9 512 657 includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
WP Microsoft Office Home & Business 2016 1 I III IV 14 3072 - 11 2048 299 12 includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
PG Microsoft Script Editor 1 I IV       HTML editor bundled with Microosft Office
PG Microsoft WordPad 2 I IV       HTML editor
PG Microsoft Notepad 3 I IV       HTML editor
UT Microsoft Internet Explorer 1 I IV       Internet and web page browser
UT Microsoft Windows Explorer 1 V       file manager
UT Norton SystemWorks 2003 4 -     7 150 5 6 128 100 7 computer housekeeping
UT Norton SystemWorks 2005 3 -     10 8000 5 6 128 100 7 computer housekeeping
UT Norton Internet security Netbook Edition 2 -     9 420 9 256 98 computer housekeeping
UT Norton 360 1 -     13 300 10 1024 70 14 computer housekeeping
RE Oxford Reference Suite 1 I   7 220 7 7 64 58 5 dictionary.thesaurus and the word used in quotes
RE Oxford English Dictionary v. 9 2 I   5 dictionary
SC PCI Geomatics Geomatica 9 Freeview 1       satellite image viewer
SC TNT Mips v4 3 III       raster processing (bitmap images with pixels)