Tag: big data

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With citizen science YOU can make the difference

«Citizen science is a way for average people, like you and me, to do real “help answer the big questions” science, even if you never finished high school». So Chandra Clarke, president of editing and proofreading company Scribendi.com, recently speaking at the TEDx Chatham-Kent event on the topic of citizen science. Her talk highlighted the potential of amateur science and the various ways in which the public can engage in academic research. Continue reading


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Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2015

The 2015 edition of the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries will be held from June 21st to 25th, 2015 at the University of Tennessee Conference Center in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. This year theme is “Large, Dynamic and Ubiquitous –The Era of the Digital Library”. Continue reading


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EUDAT News bullettin – September 2014

In this issue of the EUDAT news bulletin we bring you the latest updates about the EUDAT conference, which takes place at De Meervaart Conference Centre, Amsterdam from 24-25 September, as well as information about an exclusive EUDAT training session on 30 September, co-located with ISC Big Data 2014. Continue reading


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EUDAT News bullettin – July & August 2014

Welcome to the July-August 2014 edition of the EUDAT News Bulletin! These short email bulletins are sent monthly to keep the community updated about the latest news and developments from EUDAT. Continue reading


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EGI Conference on Challenges and Solutions for Big Data Processing on Cloud

This year the aim of the EGI Autumn conference will focus on the open issues related to the efficient processing of big data towards the realization of the EGI vision of the Open Science Commons, and will feature user-orientated sessions, as well as a rich track on Cloud. Continue reading


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1st International Workshop on Big Data in Digital Cultural Heritage

This interesting workshop will be held in the framework of the EUROMED 2014. Big data is a domain which integrates methodologies and solutions across a number of ICT disciplines. It is finding its way to various applications within digital cultural heritage, such as large scale data mining for metadata generation and enhancement, novel visualisation techniques, 3D models of immovable and movable cultural heritage artefacts, search and storage of very large digital libraries, new approaches to digital curation and preservation. Continue reading


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Chalmers Initiative Seminar on Big Data

Everywhere we look, the quantity of data is exponentially growing, fueled by the pervasive diffusion of digitalization in modern life. The fields of science, engineering, technology and even social sciences and humanities are undergoing a profound transformation to a data … Continue reading


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Workshop on Managing, Computing and Preserving Big Data for Research

EGI.eu and APARSEN organised an EGI Community Workshop focusing on “Managing, computing and preserving big data for research”. The workshop, which was held in Amsterdam from 4th until 6th of March 2014, brought together all scientific domains within the EGI community to discuss and develop requirements on e-infrastructures to foster and support the generation, analyse and usage of the research data. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ EGI Community Forum 2014

The networking session organised by PREFORMA will present to the whole digital preservation community – open source community, developers, standardization bodies and memory institutions – the new opportunities offered by the pre-commercial-procurement launched by the project. Continue reading


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EGI Community Forum 2014

The event will be hosted by EGI.eu in partnership with CSC – IT Center for Science and the University of Helsinki. The main theme of the Forum is Advancing Excellent Science. In preparation for the Horizon 2020 programme, the Community Forum 2014 will focus on the EGI contribution to advance excellent science in the European Research Area through the use of innovative services for data and computing. Continue reading