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Issue 59: iSGTW 30 January 2008

 Traveling salesman meets distributed computing

The traveling salesman problem is a classic: given a set of cities, what is the path that visits each city once and only once, while covering the minimum distance?

For a small set of cities, the solution is trivial; however, for even a moderate number of cities, the solution quickly becomes out of reach for most home computers.

Enter distributed computing and the TSP project... 

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Feature - Humanities

 Editing, analyzing, annotating, publishing: TextGrid takes the a, b, c to D-Grid
Scholars of language and literature have been working with texts for many decades, often in isolation.

Now, TextGrid is working to unite these many years of knowledge as part of an accessible, interactive grid-powered hub for text science.

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Technology - Open Grid Forum

 Sustainable multi-scale simulations using Grid Remote Procedure Call
How can you write an application program that makes effective use of distributed computing resources over months or even years?

GridRPC is an Open Grid Forum standard programming model that can do this and more.

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Link of the week

/Global Grid User Support comes of age
Do you need somebody? Not just anybody?

If you have a problem with any part of using the EGEE grid, the GGUS team is here to help.

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Image of the week

SNAREd in the biological act

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Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

Video of the Week - Learn about LiDAR


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PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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