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Successful Visual Programming Languages: LabVIEW

Monday, March 12, 2012 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
KEC 1003

Speaker Information

Andrew Dove
Principal Architect
National Instruments


<p><span data-scayt_word="LabVIEW" data-scaytid="2">LabVIEW</span> is a graphical programming language for creating test, measurement, and embedded control systems. This seminar will present an overview of how and where <span data-scayt_word="LabVIEW" data-scaytid="3">LabVIEW</span> is used, as well as its features. The presentation will also cover the usage of <span data-scayt_word="LabVIEW" data-scaytid="4">LabVIEW</span> in multi-core real-time systems and <span data-scayt_word="FPGAs" data-scaytid="18">FPGAs</span>. In order to explain in what sense <span data-scayt_word="LabVIEW" data-scaytid="5">LabVIEW</span> is successful, the goals of National Instruments for <span data-scayt_word="LabVIEW" data-scaytid="6">LabVIEW</span> will be presented, followed by a description of how <span data-scayt_word="LabVIEW" data-scaytid="7">LabVIEW</span> contributes to success for our company and users. Finally, the seminar will discuss current efforts and research aimed at improving <span data-scayt_word="LabVIEW" data-scaytid="8">LabVIEW</span>, including a collaborative project with Oregon State on incorporating aspects of software engineering into end-user programming with <span data-scayt_word="LabVIEW" data-scaytid="9">LabVIEW</span>.</p>

Speaker Bio

Andrew Dove is a principal architect at National Instruments working in the LabVIEW core development team. He has worked there since 1999. Before that, he spent 8 years as at Emerson Process Control developing software for controlling large oil refineries and chemical plants.