Tag: EGI

EGI Technical Forum 2013

The EGI Technical Forum 2013 was held in Madrid at the Meliá-Castilla Hotel & Convention Centre. The event was being organised with the support of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain, the Spanish National Research Council and Red IRIS. On 18th september was scheduled a workshop on VRC Project cases with a presentation related to DCH-RP project that it was taken by R.Vanderbroucke and A. Fresa… Continue reading


eInfrastructures and Digital Libraries…
the Future

Towards an e-infrastructure for the Digital Cultural Heritage sector and the humanities research: which are the needs and the requirements of the DCH?
How can this sector benefit from the new and innovative solutions offered by the e-Infrastructures?
Experts tries to answer these question. Continue reading


The epigonion: sounds from the Ancient world

‘Stories from the Grid’ is a series of short films which explore how researchers from different scientific disciplines are using cutting edge grid computing technology to advance their work. The second episode is dedicated to Domenico Vicinanza, a product manager at DANTE and a professional music composer, that describes how he used a technique called physical modelling to recreate the sound of the epigonion’s 48 strings. Continue reading


Webinar on the DCH-RP e-Culture Science Gateway

The general architecture of the DCH-RP e-Culture Science Gateway (e-CSG) and its web-based and mobile app implementations are the subjects ot this webinar which is organised by the DCH-RP project and also supported by the European Grid Infrastructure. Live demonstrations about how to access and use the e-CSG, both as end-user and repository manager, will be provided. Continue reading


The stories behind the masks

The most viewed GridCast video at the recent EGI Community Forum 2013 was a story-telling cultural preservation project. The University of Malaya is assembling an archive of 2D and 3D images of 111 wooden masks carved by the indigenous in Carey Island, Malaysia. Continue reading


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


The 4th Euro-Mediterranean conference on Digital Cultural Heritage

Extract from the article by Steve Brewer, EGI, available on EGI’s blog. EGI, European Grid Infrastructure, was one of the protagonists of this valuable event that collected experts from the digital cultural heritage field, researchers, scientist and technicians. The common goal is to focus on interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary research on tangible and intangible Cultural Heritage, the use of cutting edge technologies for the protection, preservation, conservation, massive digitalisation and visualization/presentation of the Cultural Heritage content (archeological sites, artifacts, monuments, libraries, archives, museums, etc) Continue reading


How EGI is supporting digital cultural heritage

EGI brings together a platform of computing resources from centres across Europe. Many of these have experience in providing services for the DCH research community. EGI is now building on this heritage as a partner in the DCH-RP project and participation in the Euro-Mediterranean Conference in Cyprus. Continue reading


EGI Community Forum 2012

The EGI Community Forum will be held, together with the second EMI Technical Conference, at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) in Garching near Munich. The event is an opportunity for the research community that depends upon distributed computing infrastructure to … Continue reading