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INTUITION Network of Excellence


INTUITION is a Network Of Excellence focused on virtual reality and virtual environments applications for future workspaces. It is funded by the European Union, and operates under the 6th Framework of the European Commission (IST). The Network includes 58 partners and it is being coordinated by the Institute Of Communication And Computer Systems of the National Technical University of Athens in Greece.

The INTUITION Network aims at:

  • Systematically acquiring and clustering knowledge on VR concepts, methodologies and guidelines,
    to provide a thorough picture of the state of the art and provide a reference point for future projects
  • Performing a review of existing and emerging VR systems and VE applications, and establishing
    a framework of relevant problems and limitations to be overcome;
  • Identifying user requirements and wishes and also new promising application fields for
    VR technologies.

Visitor's guide

North Coast. The coastal redwood empire that extends from Oregon's southern border to the town of Mendocino holds a timeless grandeur. The winter rains and dense summer fog are important to the area's most famous inhabitants - the massive coast redwood trees that can top 300ft/91m and can live for more than two centuries.

Shasta Cascade. With wild stretches of forest wilderness and spectacular volcanos, the Shasta Cascade region can seem impossibly vast. Fortunately, many of its most noteworthy destinations, including historic Victorian homes in red Bluff, and Turtle Bay Exploration Park in redding, the charming town at the base of Mount Shasta, are all near a major highway, Interstate 5.

Catalina's Charms. With its exotic island setting, sweeping ocean views and almost unlimited activities, it's easy to see why Catalina Island has beguiled visitors for generations. Take an express sea shuttle 22mi/35km across the sparkling Pacific, and then relax in the town of Avalon, a hamlet rich in movie-star history and romance.

Gold Country. Evidence of California's history is everywhere in the centrally located Gold Country. Tour the restored district of Old Sacramento, which sprang up almost overnight after the discovery of gold in the nearby foothills in 1848. Stroll around Angels Camp, the setting for Mark Twain's 1867 short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.

Central Coast. From the stunning array of aquatic life around Monterey to the range of rare wildlife on the pristine Channel Islands, the Central Coast is a nature lover's heaven and enough to keep any visitor entranced. Other destinations beckon too, such as the opulent Hearst Castle, situated roughly halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

8 Perfect Beaches. With hundreds of miles of coastline, it's not surprising that there's no shortage of beaches along the edge of the Pacific. Here are eight favorites, listed north (colder water but wildly beautiful) to south (warm waves and bronzed bodies).

Mountain Majesty. Sacramento: Visit over 20 museums, such as the Crocker Art Museum, where you can see California masterpieces. ride bikes along the leafy American river Bike Trail. In nearby Folsom (21mi/34km east), cool off at Lake Natoma; try kayaking and f shing.

California Vineyards. San Francisco: Visit luxury shops along maiden lane. On Geary and Sutter streets, art galleries stay open late on the first Thursdays of the month. June brings pride month, a celebration of the city's gay community. Sonoma Valley/Glen Ellen: Luxury lodgings abound in this charming town in the heart of the vineyard-rich Sonoma Valley.

Friendly San Diego. See dolphins, polar bears and exciting shows, before enjoying entertaining amusement-park rides at SeaWorld. Stroll through the hip gaslamp Quarter for outdoor dining and nightclubs. Parents, let the kids play at The New Children's Museum, with interactive exhibits, then enjoy romantic skyline views, steaks and seafood at the Island Prime restaurant.

Desert. Running along the eastern edge of California for roughly half its length, the state's strikingly beautiful deserts are enigmatic and surprisingly varied. to the northeast is death Valley National Park, home to the lowest spot in the Western hemisphere. Fewer than 100mi/161km southeast is the high-desert terrain of Mojave National Preserve, a major recreation area.

Professions. A special foreign languages studies program (English language) and trimestral (11 weeks). Training is conducted based on 9th grade for 3 years and 10 months, and based on 11th grade which lasts 2 years and 10 months.

Diplomas. Diplomas Upon termination of the college the Academy issues state diplomas to graduates of base and advanced levels. The diploma allows college graduates to work in legal sphere in positions which do not require higher education training.

Education specifics. College training specifics Students training in legal college of the Southern-Russian academy of justice has for its purpose preparation of medium-level experts for the judiciary of Russia.

Admittance rules. The citizens of the Russian Federation, foreign citizens and the stateless persons living on the territory of the Russian Federation, the citizens of Byelorussia, compatriots from the CIS states, having basic general, medium (complete) general or initial vocational training are admissible to college.

Student life. Comparative analysis of college students statements "my first impressions about college". Responded: 200 students from 350 (all college) - in 2004, 210 students from 500 (all college) - in 2005.

Russian Academy of Justice. A.I.Andreev, PhD, Professor, renowned lawyer of Russia, member of International commercial arbitration court at Trade Commission of the Russian Federation.

Immigration Lawyers. For a country that was founded on immigration, there are a lot of rules and regulations that restrict and control immigration into the United States. These rules and regulations are getting more complicated by the fact that many cities, counties and states are passing their own laws concerning the status of immigrants, both legal and illegal, in their jurisdictions.

DUI Lawyers. You had been out to the club, a party, or even just a friend's house and had a few drinks. You didn't think about it when you got in the car to drive home, but you sure did when you saw the flashing lights on the police car behind you.

Tax Lawyers. There are lots of problems that you can deal with on your own without relying on lawyers; pay a traffic ticket, deal with a late car payment, or report a minor fender bender where there are no injuries. The one problem that you do not want to deal with without an attorney is a problem with taxes and the Internal Revenue Service.