By Claudia Lynch,
Benchmarks Online Editor
In addition to our feature
articles, Benchmarks Online publishes monthly columns that are
focused on specific aspects of computing here at UNT (and beyond, in
some cases). Check out what is waiting for you this month:
By the Numbers - Not
really a column, but a new
feature, giving you a glimpse behind the scenes of the volumes
of data, spam, etc. processed, managed, and otherwise handled
here at UNT.
- "RSS Matters" is the
monthly column written by the Research and Statistical Support
Group in Academic
Computing Services. Their articles focus on topics of a
statistical and/or research methods nature.
This month, Patrick McLeod talks about "Creating
Maps With GIS Data in SAS 9.1.3, Part 1"
Check it out!
- "The Network Connection" may well be the longest running
column in computer publishing history. Certainly in University
of North Texas computer
This month, Dr. Baczewski talks about
a "Brave New Browser."
A white paper aimed at Generation X? A bedtime story? Click on the Network Connection
link above to find out.
of the Month -
As it says on the top of the "Link of the Month" page, "Each
month we highlight an online mailing list or website.
Frequently the link is associated with UNT."
This month’s link is "Six Degrees of UNT." You’ve probably
heard of “six degrees of separation,” but what in the world
is “six degrees of UNT”? Click on the link above and find
Every semester, Academic Computing Services (ACS)
offers short courses on computer-related topics, many of them
having to do with statistical research. This column keeps you
up-to-date on what is being offered and when as well as other
We hope to be offering short courses again some time
in October, we apologize for the delay. Special classes can also be arranged with the
RSS staff. Also, you can always contact the RSS staff for
one-on-one consultation. Click on the Short Courses link above for more information.
News - As their
Webpage says, "the IRC
is an advisory and oversight body created to foster
communication and cooperation between and among UNT
information resources providers and users." We publish the
minutes of the IRC meetings each month, when they are
available. No IRC minutes were available for
publication this month, there was no meeting in August, and
there will be no meeting in September.
Activities - This column focuses on new
employees, people who are no longer employed at the Computing
and Information Technology Center, awards and recognitions and
other items of interest are featured here.
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