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Issue 36: iSGTW 08 August 2007

 Feature - Picture this: visualization as a tool for data analysis

Is it a bird? No.

Is it a plane? Not really.

It shows air movement around the rotors of a transforming Bell-Boeing Osprey, and it was created using grid power, computer simulations and the talents of Kelly Gaither, a visualization expert at the Texas Advanced Computing Center.

Together with the visualization group at Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, U.S., Gaither translates pages of numbers into recognizable patterns, allowing scientists to literally see their results.

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Opinion - Humanities

 Beyond books: grid technologies for arts and humanities research
Whether it’s ancient documents, history by email, or people, distributed computing is making connections.

Tobias Blanke reflects on his time at the UK’s Arts and Humanities e-Science Support Centre.

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Feature - Traffic science

 Grids a great tool against gridlock
The next time you’re caught in traffic, wondering which road might offer an escape, spare a thought for grid technology.

Maria Poveda gives us the latest on traffic research and the role that grids are playing in the bid to boost urban mobility. 

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Link of the week

/DIY grid summer school
Missed out on attending a grid summer school this year?

Why not study at home using the teaching material from the Joint EGEE and SEE-GRID Summer School on Application Support, held 25-30 June in Budapest, Hungary.

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Image of the week

Electric sheep

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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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December 2010

13-18, AGU Fall Meeting

14-16, UCC 2010

17, ICETI 2011 and ICSIT 2011

24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

11, HPCS 2011 Submission Deadline

11, SPCloud 2011

22, ALENEX11

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1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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