Web-Based Computer Visual Simulator

An Education Tool with Java Technologies
  • Yoshiro Imai
  • Shinji Tomita
  • Haruo Niimi
  • Toshiaki Kitamura
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 171)


A visual simulator has been developed as an example of Web-based education tool, which is designed for students to understand graphically internal behavior and structure of computer system in a course of information engineering education. It is written in Java programming language, downloadable from Web server and executable on almost all types of personal computers including Java virtual machine and major Web browsers.

Key words

Web-based Education Tool Visual Simulator Java Applet Built-in Mail Facility for Communication between Users Trial Application to Collaborative Education 


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Copyright information

© International Federation for Information Processing 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshiro Imai
    • 1
  • Shinji Tomita
    • 2
  • Haruo Niimi
    • 3
  • Toshiaki Kitamura
    • 4
  1. 1.Kagawa UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of InformaticsKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Kyoto Sangyou UniversityKyotoJapan
  4. 4.Hiroshima City UniversityHiroshimaJapan

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