Hugh, this is great to hear! I wish you guys the best. Sean On Oct 20, 2006, at 5:12 AM, Hugh Barker wrote: > Hi all, > Just wanted to give my thanks to the developers on behalf of myself > and the team I'm with for your work on MASON. > > We're final year undergrad Computing students at the University of > Tasmania and for the past year we've been working on creating an app > to aid the Australian Antarctic Division in understanding the > distribution of krill in the Southern Ocean, in particular with > regards to the accuracy of their acoustic surveys. > > We chose Mason at the start of the year as a foundation upon which to > build, and we've found it to be a well written, flexible piece of > software that made our job infinitely easier. We used Mason (fairly > heavily hacked) as the interface and engine, connecting to R via > Rserve to get distribution values for the krill in the study area. > > For the curious, check out our project website at > http://www.comp.utas.edu.au/projects-sby/krill/ although it will be > updated quite a bit in the next few days, especially with information > on our second (final) release. If anyone wants to check out the final > product, let me know and I can chuck it up for download somewhere. > > Thanks again, > Hugh Barker > University of Tasmania.