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Issue 27: iSGTW 06 June 2007

 Feature - Working the Camera: Real-Time Grid-Powered Surveillance

The inside of a super-computer, as captured by a grid.
Image courtesy of the University
of Kentucky
Two people happen to meet in a hallway. They begin to chat, and end up in deep discussion.

Suddenly, on the wall beside them, projected images appear. Video clips. Sounds. Information directly relevant to their discussion. And all made automatically available, where and when they need it most.

This is the vision for the University of Kentucky’s Ambient Virtual Assistant, a real-time grid application framework for managing grids that combine multiple sensors and output devices.

Sounds a bit space-age?

It still is. But the AVA testbed is already underway.

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Feature - Project

 Indiana Universities Prepare for New Speed Record
Many people associate Indiana with high-speed car racing.

But universities in Indiana are working to build a new reputation: one for high-speed high-throughput computing.

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Feature - Infrastructure

 Going Mobile: Extending Grid to the Lower End
Think your cell phone has nothing to contribute to grid services? Think again.

Stavros Isaiadis of the University of Westminster is working on the so-called “lower end” of the grid performance spectrum. And he says it's anything but low.

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Statistic of the Week

The number of moves required to solve any configuration of a Rubik’s cube.

This is a new world record, announced last week, and beating the previous record by one move.

The results was achieved by Northeastern University using Teragrid resources.

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Image of the Week

Science on Top of the World

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 Open Grid Forum Sets October Dates for OGF21
The Open Grid Forum has once again invited the global grid community to gather together.

OGF21 will be held from October 15-19 in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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 Call for Papers, Posters and Demos: eScience 2007, Bangalore
Apply now to have your paper, poster or research demonstration presented at the 3rd IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, to be held December 10-13 in Bangalore, India.

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Feature – Army of Women allies with CaBIG for online longitudinal studies

Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

Video of the Week - Learn about LiDAR


NeHC launches social media

PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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