PUBLISHED QUARTERLY BY THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY COMPUTING CENTER
|McVey Hall, Lexington, Kentucky 40506||Area Code 606 Phone 258-2916|
February 1973 Vol.6, Issue 5 CONTENTS Mailing List . . . . . . . . 1 Refund Guidelines . . . . . 1 Functions DREAL and DIMAG. . 2 Data Processing Supplies . . 5 Suggestion Box . . . . . . . 4 FORTRAN Course . . . . . . . 4 Project Numbers . . . . . . 4 User Area Relocated . . . . 5 Limiting Execution Time. . . 6 Job Statistics . . . . . . . 7 SUGGESTION BOX The Computing Center has installed a Suggestion Box near the Data Center. It is intended to give users a chance to comment on Computing Center services and procedures. The Center is interested in both positive and negative feedback and we hope users will take advantage of this opportunity to evaluate and improve computing services. The most pertinent comments will appear in the newsletter each month. If you wish to receive a personal reply, include your name and address. Anonymous suggestions and their replies will be posted on the bulletin board adjacent to the suggestion box. PROJECT NUMBERS The project number assigned to each project is more than an authorization to use the computing facilities. The Computing Center utilizes this number to record computer usage and to classify data for analysis. The general form of the project number is XXXX-XXXXX. The first four digits specify the department number code as assigned under the Project Numbering System Department Codes. The fifth digit identifies the type of use and the status of the user. 1 Instruction 3 Administrative 4 Graduate Student Research 5 On-Campus Faculty Research 6 Off-Campus Faculty Research 7 Undergraduate Student Research 8 External Users The sixth digit identifies the type of funding and therefore the rate of charge. 0 Computing dollars at the internal rate 1 Real dollars at the internal rate 2 Real dollars at the external rate 5 Special funding in the College of Agriculture 9 Deferred computing dollars at the internal rate The third through the fifth digits allow the project number to be unique. The user should therefore be able to recognize the importance of obtaining separate project numbers for each individual project. First, it is particularly helpful in maintaining accurate records of computer usage and second, this policy facilitates adequate and effective distribution of computing funds. For more information on project accounting, contact Janet Hyatt at 258-2916. USER AREA RELOCATED If the ground floor of McVey Hall seems to be lacking its previous activity (and noise), that's because the user area and the Consulting Room have been moved to the first floor. The Computing Center acquired additional space on the first floor which provides users with almost twice the area previously available. The Consulting Room (previously room 76) is now in room 110 and the user area (previously rooms 65 and 67) is located in room 111. This should be a very convenient arrangement since these rooms are located upstairs above the Data Center. The user keypunches and 2741 terminals are located in room 111. Several work tables have also been provided in the new user area; however, the cubicles in the ground floor hall and rooms 64A and 66 are still available to users. This relocation also involves many of the Computing Center staff members; the service directory in this issue includes new office locations.