The project's aim is to research and evaluate options for a web-widget that allows interactive visualization of devices, i.e. geometries and meshes as well as any data that is stored on them. A possible choice might be ParaViewWeb ( http://www.paraview.org/Wiki/ParaViewWeb ). The scope of the project encompasses taking a closer look at ParaViewWeb, finding potential alternatives, fleshing out advantages/drawbacks (server/client load, mobile support, …) and ultimately implementing a prototype of the most suitable candidate.
This project offers a lot of freedom to the student in trying out his/her own ideas and to getting experience in using the fairly new HTML5 standard.
A nice visualization of the devices stored in the DeviceDatabase will greatly increase the appeal of the overall website.
experience with web-development, interest in tinkering
This project has no puzzles but instead requires the submission of a CV and a letter that recounts prior web development experience/projects, etc.