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Issue 58: iSGTW 23 January 2008

 Forget me not: brain scans on a grid for Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease relies on access to a distributed collection of treasured data: “normal” healthy brain scans.

Now, a team of computer engineers is helping hospitals to share their data jewels using grid computing, aiming to facilitate earlier and more confident diagnoses.

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Feature - AusGrid 2008

 Australian grid computing goes the distance
An island sharing 7.7 million square kilometers between only 20 million people, Australia is no stranger to distributed anything.

That’s why grid computing, with its capacity for eliminating the effects of distance, is being welcomed.

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Opinion - The data grid

 Avalanche warning: the new challenges of the data grid
We can generate it, analyze it, zap it around the globe and back again, but can we store it? And for how long?

Michel Vetterli discusses our growing storage needs, offering some solutions and a challenge for global grid users.

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Link of the week

/ORBIT Open Access Radio Grid Testbed
This January, a 400-node programmable radio transceiver emulation laboratory has scooped the Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technical Innovation.

The facility is the world’s largest open, programmable wireless network facility for use by researchers worldwide.

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Image of the week

The Tadpole Galaxy

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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

30 Jan – 3 Feb, ESCC/Internet2


February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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