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Labs

​The programs offered by the College of Computing and Informatics require significant portion of hands-on practical experience. Therefore, the College has worked on establishing a set of laboratories that offer its students – in their various programs – appropriate state-of-the-art facilities. These laboratories are meant primarily to support the teaching activities in the College. However, care was taken when selecting the equipment and software in the laboratories to allow significant support for advanced experimentation and research activities as well.

The List of Computer Science Department Laboratories:

·       General Purpose Information Technology Laboratories

·       Apple Macintosh Lab

·       Intelligent Systems Laboratory

General Purpose Information Technology Laboratories – CS Dept.

The College has 13 IT labs distributed in five buildings in the university.

These labs are well equipped and furnished to suit general educational and IT use purposes.

 

Each laboratory houses between 24 PCs up to 40 PCs

These laboratories are available for drop-in student use during the open hours unless a schedule classes.

The laboratories offer different Operating Systems including the latest version of the Windows and Mac operating systems.

 

The laboratories are primarily intended to support the following courses:

·       Introduction to IT

·       Programming I

·       Programming II

·       Software Engineering

·       Multimedia and Graphic Design

·       Image Processing

·       Databases

·       Computer Assembly.

 

Specifically, the laboratories are equipped with the following hardware

·       Dell Optiplex 390 (Intel-Core I5 processor with 4Gb RAM, 3.1GHz)

·       HP Compaq 8100 (Intel-Core i3 processor with 4Gb RAM, 2.9GHz)

·       iMac PCs.

·       Data Show and white board

·       Laser jet printer.

 

The laboratories also have the following major software packages installed:

·       License Software like MS-visual studio.

·       MS-Office.

·       Eclipse and CodeBlocks.

·       Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite.

·       Dreamweaver and 3D-Max

·       Finite element Software like Matlab.

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Apple Macintosh Lab – CS Dept.

The College operates a laboratory equipped with Apple Macintosh Computers.

 

The laboratory is equipped with 50 of the Latest Apple iMac Retina 4K, 21.5 inch, 2017.

 

This laboratory is primarily intended for use with the following courses:

·       Mobile Application & Design,

·       Graphic Design,

·       Design & Authoring,

·       Game Design and Development,

·       3D Design for Web,

·       2D/3D Computer Animation

 

The laboratories also have the following major software packages installed:

·       Mac OSX

·       Adobe Xd CC

·       office 2016

·       Adobe CC2018:

o   Adobe Animate

o   Adobe Audition

o   Adobe Bridge

o   Adobe Character Animator

o   Adobe Creative Cloud

o   Adobe Dreamweaver

o   Adobe Extension Manager

o   Adobe Fireworks

o   Adobe Flash Builder

o   Adobe Gaming

o   Adobe Illustrator

o   Adobe InCopy

o   Adobe InDesign

o   Adobe Media Encoder

o   Adobe Photoshop

o   Adobe Premiere Pro

o   Adobe Scout

o   Adobe SpeedGrade

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Intelligent Systems Laboratory – CS Dept.

The CS Department operates an Intelligent System Lab intended to support robotics related projects.

 

The robotics facilities include humanoid robots (NAO) as well as lego robots (EV3 kit).

 

This laboratory is primarily intended for use with the following courses:

·       Junior Project in CS

·       Topics in CS

·       Senior Project in CS

·       MSc courses/research

 

Specifically, the laboratories are equipped with the following hardware

·       NAO robots (2)

·       LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 kits (4)

·       LEGO MINDSTORMS Expansion kits (4)

 

The laboratories also have the following major software packages installed:

·       Choregraphe

·       NAOsim

·       LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3