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Subject: Re: Suggestion for a seismograph program
From: ian ian@...........
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 18:41:15 +0000

Being old fashioned, I would choose C rather than C++ but you may be 

The scope you describe is very wide and admirable.  It might be suited 
to doing a full specification which would then allow the software to be 
written by a collaboration of people.



Jón Frímann wrote:

>Hi all
>I plan to write a linux / *nix compatable program for working out data
>from a psn station. I currently don't know how to program in C++ or
>other programming languages (nothign useful anyway), but i plan to learn
>it on my own. But i will need suggestions and help with that prodect. I
>will have this program of mine in GPL licenace when the time comes.
>Here is what i have planned so far, and plan to put this in a Open
>Office document soon (and pdf).
>* The program is in two parts, server (datalogging) (gui optimcal) and
>client (working on the data, only gui). Both parts will have networks
>abliti (communication over lan or the internet). I will define this part
>better later on.
>* Automatic magnitue calculation, from one or many stations.
>* Network and Internet abilty. Both to remote connect stations into one
>or more server.
>* Low and hig pass digital filtering, along side with raw data mode
>(setup of many windows as needed). This is can be done on the client,
>that actually displays the data as it gets send from the server program.
>* Post prosessing of earthquakes.
>* Automatic detection of earthquakes, and removal of envromental noise.
>* Webserver abilti. This is going to be detailed later.
>* Map abliti, for more then three station. But also for location of
>earthquakes if remote data is used. For example time and location data
>used from emsc-cmes and others.
>* GPS timeing and location. Timeing also awable trugh the internet by
>using ntp (ntp client) will then have to be installed if used.
>* Hig resultion details of earthquakes. More detail on this later.
>* Wide support of hardware, both from psn and others.
>* Tremor plot in a window on user defined freq.
>* Telesemic earthquake detection. Local earthquake detection.
>There is problay more that belongs on this list (and problay few things
>that i have forgot to put on this list), but that is going to be added
>with time.
>I want my program to be compatable with the *.psn format and the windsr
>dataloggin program (server) but also to contain it's own dataloggin
>program. I also want my program to be able to save in the *.psn format.
>I also want my program to be awable to professonal seismographs networks
>out there, along side with pepole who have intrest in earthquakes and
>In few words. Suggestions, ideas, comments and so on needed. So i know
>where to start.
>I haven't started anything yet, but my learning on C++ and other
>programming languages is going to start soon. I need good books on the
>matter. But i am more broke then usual so that might get delayed. I am
>going to use what i have at the moment to learn this.
>Sorry for spelling errors.

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