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A Wireless LAN-Based Robust and Scalable Virtual Laboratory for E-Learning

  • Yongkai Fan
  • Jun Lin
  • Tianze Sun
  • Wenju Yuan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3942)

Abstract

E-learning provides a solution to meet the challenge of enrolments increasing. This paper describes design and implementation of wireless LAN based virtual laboratory (WLANVL) used as an e-learning environment. Users of WLANVL can develop and remotely execute a variety of laboratory experiments over internet. The WLANVL mainly includes end user’s workbench, management server and lab resources which are based on a set of controlled instruments. Wireless LAN based lab resources make this virtual laboratory scalable and redundancy management server makes it robust.

Keywords

Management Server Computer Support Cooperative Work Virtual Laboratory Virtual Instrument Arbitrary Waveform Generator 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yongkai Fan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jun Lin
    • 1
  • Tianze Sun
    • 2
  • Wenju Yuan
    • 3
  1. 1.Jilin UniversityChangchunChina
  2. 2.Tsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.China University of GeosciencesBeijingChina

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