Mr. Hughes has extensive experience working at ICL on developing enhancements to the InSite application including a new 3D visualizer, tools for velocity model calibration, array analysis, discrete fracture network inversion, source scan location and the real-time triggering of data from miniSEED files and multiple arrays.
He has also revised and enhanced the data acquisition software used with ICL’s laboratory test equipment. His expertise is in the use of the C++ programming language using Visual Studio. In addition to this, he has extensive experience using MFC, OpenGL, HDF5, SQL Server, .NET and TCP/IP socket programming.
In total, he has over 30 years of experience developing software, mainly PC based, but also hosted on embedded and IP telephony platforms. Mr. Hughes holds a B.A. in Physics from Oxford University.
The Fifth International Itasca Symposium will be held at the University of Vienna (Austria). The Symposium will features the application of Itasca software for solving engineering and scientific challenges in geomechanics, hydrogeology, microseismicity, and more.
Itasca™ Software License Agreement | February 17, 2018 (Update May 2018)
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If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, please do not install the software onto your computer.
This software program is provided by Itasca Consulting Group, Inc. (“Itasca”) or one of its authorized suppliers. Title to the media on which the software is recorded and to the documentation in support thereof is transferred to the customer, but title to the software is retained by Itasca. Itasca and its licensors own all intellectual property in the software. Itasca permits you to use the software only in accordance with the terms of this agreement. You assume responsibility for the selection of the software to achieve your intended results and for the installation of the software, the use of and the results obtained from the software.
The license is effective as indicated under the purchasing terms or until terminated. You may terminate it any time by destroying the software together with any back-up copies and returning the hardware lock. It will also terminate if you fail to comply with any term or condition of this agreement. You agree upon such termination to destroy the software together with any back-up copies, modifications, and/or merged portions in any form and return the hardware lock to Itasca.
Itasca will correct any errors in the software at no charge for twelve (12) months after the purchase date of the software. Notification of a suspected error must be made in writing, with a complete listing of the input and output files and description of the error. If, in the judgment of Itasca, the software does contain an error, Itasca will (at its option) correct or replace the copy at no cost to the user or refund the initial purchase price of the software.
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If the software is an update or an upgrade to a previous version, you must possess a valid license to the previous version. Any update or upgrade provided for a previous version is subject to the terms of this agreement. You may continue to use previous versions provided that (a) it is necessary to use the previous version to read or otherwise use outputs from that version of the program, (b) you do not transfer the previous version to another party, and (c) you acknowledge that any obligation that Itasca has to support the previous version of the program may end upon obtaining the update or upgrade.
If and only if the license is a network version, the terms of this agreement apply in all respects with the following exception: the software may be used concurrently on the number of machines for which the program has been licensed and as allowable by the program’s hardware lock.
If and only if the software is used in demonstration mode, the terms of this agreement apply in all respects with the following exceptions. The software is provided “AS-IS” and Itasca bears no responsibility to provide support for the software. The software shall be operable without a hardware lock, and may be limited in its capabilities, operations, or features, as determined by Itasca. You acknowledge that the software may contain bugs, errors, or other problems for which Itasca disclaims any warranty or liability obligations.
Itasca will provide support for the current release version as well as for the version immediately preceding the current version for 12 months after release of the current version.
Software support includes providing email and telephone support, at no charge, to assist the software owner in the installation of the software on the owner’s computer system. Additionally, general assistance may be provided in aiding the owner in understanding the capabilities of the various features of the software. However, no-cost assistance is not provided for help in applying Itasca Software to specific user-defined problems.
Technical support covering modeling questions, applications, definitions, interpretation of results, design guidelines, etc., can be purchased on an as-needed basis. For users who envisage the need for substantial amounts of assistance, consulting support is available. In all instances, the user is encouraged to send the problem description to Itasca by electronic mail in order to minimize the amount of time spent trying to define the problem.
Itasca reserves the right to determine what qualifies as no-cost assistance and what requires payment.
The Itasca software may contain or be accompanied by third-party software, data, libraries, or other materials that are subject to and provided in accordance with terms that are in addition to or different from the terms set forth in this Agreement. Such terms may be included or referenced in or with such third-party software. Licensee agrees to comply with such terms. In addition, Licensee will take sole responsibility for obtaining and complying with any licenses that may be necessary to use third-party software, data, or other materials that Licensee uses or obtains for use in conjunction with Itasca software. Licensee acknowledges and agrees that Itasca has no responsibility for, and makes no representations or warranties regarding, such third-party software, data, or other materials or Licensee’s use of such third-party software, data, or other materials.
Itasca reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this license agreement by posting the updates to it on the Itasca website. You will be deemed to have accepted such changes by continuing to use the Itasca software.
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