Software Versioning

Our software versioning follows the major.minor.development scheme.

  • A change in the major version number usually yields from fundamental changes in the KiRAT source code which rule out downward-compatibility with previous KiRAT versions.
  • The addition of new features and capabilities to the framework is accounted for by incrementing the minor version number.
  • A development version update is then caused by changes which are made in preparation for a minor version update or by changes which improve overall performance.

A more detailed list explaining our versioning scheme can be found in the table below:

Major   Minor   Development
  • No downward-compatibility to previous software version
 
  • Addition of a new functionality (operational)
  • Addition of an entirely new research branch
  • Significant changes in the GUI or software handling
 
  • Development phase of a new functionality, usually precedes a minor update
  • Improvements relevant to the framework as a whole (but no new functionality)

 

Version overview

Version number Date Description
3.4.1 11.07.2019 Added underwater evaluation module to measure hydrophone and projector characteristics.
3.4.0 02.07.2019 Updated Intel IPP libraries, added Tensorflow support and revived KiRAT under Linux.
3.3.0 04.06.2019 Changed compiler to Visual Studio 19 (v142) and updated to Qt version 5.12.X.
3.2.0 31.07.2018 Abstract asynchronous IOs added. In addition, a specific application has been added (GPS input stream over TCP-IP). SONAR system location can be shown on a map including several additional information. SONAR PPI plot background can be set to a map.
3.1.0 19.08.2017 Appearance of the graphical overview was modified. Automatic scaling of fonds and widgets according to the screensize was implemented. For larger monitors a new display area that can be filled freely by the user was added.

 

Website News

07.08.2019: Talk from Juan Rafael Orozco-Arroyave added.

11.07.2019: First free KiRAT version released - a game for Parkinson patients

25.06.2019: About 30 pupils from the Isarnwohld-Schule in Gettorf visited us.

02.05.2019: Christin Baasch finished sucessfully her defense on the evaluation of Parkinson speech.

30.11.2018: New student project on driver distraction added.

Recent Publications

   

J. Reermann, E. Elzenheimer and G. Schmidt: Real-time Biomagnetic Signal Processing for Uncooled Magnetometers in Cardiology, IEEE Sensors Journal, Volume 15, Number 10, Pages 4237-4249, June 2019, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2019.2893236

Contact

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Schmidt

E-Mail: gus@tf.uni-kiel.de

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Faculty of Engineering
Institute for Electrical Engineering and Information Engineering
Digital Signal Processing and System Theory

Kaiserstr. 2
24143 Kiel, Germany

How to find us

Recent News

TensorFlow and Escape Rooms

The last two days (Monday and Tuesday, September 16 and 17, 2019), the whole DSS team did a course on TensorFlow and Keras. Since we already have interfaces of TensorFlow to our real-time tool KiRAT, it was time now to extend our knowledge on graphs and the corresponding training of weights, biases, etc. After two days of hard work we booked two escape rooms and solved the "secrets" hidden in ...


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