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Researchers at Harvard University design self-managing robots

Ivy League scientists at Harvard University in the U.S. have been working on a system that allows a some robots to communicate with each other to complete a task without assistance from humans to investigate how machines are able to imitate biological processes. Continue reading


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TICAL2014 Conference

The TICAL Conference is the place where the community come together, which is feed primarily with the experiences, knowledge and initiatives presented by universities, providing significant and unprecedented solutions around ICT topics for higher education institutions in all the areas of the university labor. Continue reading


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An important initiative in Italy with theme “Science, Development and Employment”.

Discussion is progressing in order to implemet at best the major priority to enhance research and development, through actions aimed at fostering framework conditions where enterprises are encouraged to experiment with innovation and change. Continue reading


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MEDIA ART HISTORIES Conference 2015 in Montreal

“RE-CREATE: Theories, Methods and Practices of Research and Creation in the Histories of Media Arts and Sciences” will address the central question of what theories, methodologies and techniques can be used to understand past, present and indeed, future paradigms of … Continue reading


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3rd RDA Plenary Meeting, supporting Early Career European Researchers & Scientists

The RDA 3rd Plenary concentrates on the theme ‘The Data Sharing Community: Playing YOUR part’ and is about exploiting RDA’s work to date to its full potential. The program will comprise of a mixture of keynotes, panels, networking, Working and Interest Groups as well as BoF sessions in topics ranging from agriculture to particle physics, from humanities to bioinformatics. Continue reading


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EUDAT project, the vision of a Collaborative Data Infrastructure

“EUDAT will fill an important gap in the current European e-Infrastructure landscape,” said Dr. Kimmo Koski, Project Coordinator. “We aim to develop a generic infrastructure for scientific data management that can used by a diversity of research communities and existing infrastructures.” EUDAT project provides multidisciplinary collaboration, being represented in it different areas of research: linguistics, earth sciences, climate sciences, environmental sciences, and biological and medical sciences. Other communities have joined EUDAT as associate members, representing 15 research disciplines across all major fields of science. Continue reading


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Adaptive, personalised ICT to make new sense of the past

Navigation may not be very simple when dealing with wide digital collections, and researchers often are forced into a laborious and time-consuming process of decrypting texts and correlating names, concepts and dates to create an understandable overall picture. CULTURA project provides a ICT based solution that allows more effective and easier research and nattarive. Continue reading


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Italian Virtual Heritage School: Virtual Archaeology 2013

The 2013 edition of the school focused on the following main areas: processing of 3D/2D sampled data, technologies enabling easy production of multimedia presentation for the web or for museum kiosks, interpretation and reconstruction of the archaeological and ancient landscape, through Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics techniques. Continue reading


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EGI Community Forum 2013 in Manchester

Between 8th and 12th of April 2013, EGI.eu and UK NGI, a partnership between GridPP and the National e-Infrastructure Service (NES), hosted the Community Forum 2013. The event, which was hold in Manchester in conjunction with the 3rd EMI Technical Conference, was very successful and provided a great opportunity to reflect upon the growing diversification in usage of the European Grid Infrastructure from across all research disciplines as well as the widening international collaboration that is taking place. Continue reading


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“Sensorium” project at York University, Toronto

Sensorium is an ambitious new research cluster based in the Faculty of Fine Arts at York University that supports cross-disciplinary work in application and content creation, artistic and scientific inquiry, policy development and critical discourse in digital media arts. A catalyst for new ideas and development, linking creative expertise, supporting cross-disciplinary and collaborative research, and fostering community and industry partnerships in the field of digital media arts. Continue reading