Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Computer Facilities

 

Computer Facilities

Opening Hours for the Postgraduate Computer Lab(Room 515 of Chen Kou Bun Building) :

Monday to Friday : 8:00 am to 10:30 pm
Saturday : 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Sunday and Holiday: Closed

 

Opening Hours for the Undergraduate Computer Lab(Room 916 of Esther Lee Building) :

Monday to Friday : 7:45 am to 10:30 pm
Saturday : 7:45 am to 7:30 pm
Sunday and Holiday: Closed

Reserved time slot(s)

 

Printing Service for Postgraduates (10/F of ELB and Room 515 of CKB) :

  • Driver Download for Self-service multi-functional printer (MFP) machines

    To determine if your Windows 32-bit or 64-bit (for Win 7, 8 and 10)

    • Press and Hold the Windows Key and the Pause key (at the upper right)
    • In the System window, next to System type it will list 32-bit or 64-bit Operating System

 

Model @ Location Windows 32bit

(Win7, 8.x, 10)

Windows 64bit

(Win7, 8.x, 10)

Driver Installation

(Win & Mac)

Using Procedure
FX ApeosPort-V C5575 T2

@ ELB10F

download download download download
FX ApeosPort-V C5575 T2

@ CKB515

download download download download

Note: Mac user please refer to the documentation sent to you for driver installation.

  • Charge Rate for Octopus Payment (following ITSC, as at Jan 2016)
  A4 Simplex A4 Duplex A3 Simplex A3 Duplex
Black & White Printing HK$0.3 HK$0.6 HK$0.6 HK$1.2
Colour Printing HK$2.5 HK$5 HK$4.5 HK$9
Black & White Copying HK$0.3 HK$0.6 HK$0.6 HK$1.2
Colour Copying HK$2.5 HK$5 HK$4.5 HK$9
Scan to E-mail free N/A free N/A

 

Printing Service in the Undergraduate Computer Lab(Room 916 of Esther Lee Building) :

 

  • Charge Rate for the Auto Print Charging System by ITSC :

    HK$0.35 per page. The total charge will be up to the closest tenth cents after round down.

  • Charge Rate for Octopus Payment (following ITSC, as at Jan 2016)
  A4 Simplex A4 Duplex A3 Simplex A3 Duplex
Black & White Printing HK$0.3 HK$0.6 HK$0.6 HK$1.2
Colour Printing HK$2.5 HK$5 HK$4.5 HK$9
Black & White Copying HK$0.3 HK$0.6 HK$0.6 HK$1.2
Colour Copying HK$2.5 HK$5 HK$4.5 HK$9
Scan to E-mail free N/A free N/A

 

 

  1. Econometrics software and Database running on windows platform
    • EViews 9
    • GAUSS 16 for Windows  with the following modules:-

      COINT 2, Constr. Max. Likelihood, Constr. Optimization, CurveFit, Descriptive Statistics, Linear Programming, Linear Regression, Loglinear Analysis, Maximum Likelihood, Non-linear Equations, Optimization, Quantal Response, Time Series

    • Microfit for Windows 32bit v4.1
    • Stata v14
    • R
    • Scientific Workplace 5.5
    • TSP 5.1 for Windows
    • WinRATS 8.x and Cats 2#
    • DataStream (accessible from the dedicated PC in underg. lab) 
    • CEIC database (accessible from a PC in Rm. 909)
    • EPRC property database (accessible from a PC in Rm. 909)

  2. High Performance Computing 
    • Dual 6-core ~ Dual 20-core Xeon Processors
    • 64GB ~ 384GB RAMs
    • OS: SUSE Linux Series and CentOS
    • Application programs:
      - STATA MP-12 Version 14
      - Matlab with Toolboxes: 1)Symbolic Math; 2) Optimization; 3) Statistics; 4) Curve Fitting; 5)ControlSystem; 6)Parallel Computing
      - R