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Issue 76: iSGTW 28 May 2008

Feature – Claim jumping through scientific literature

Catherine Blake, an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, has developed a method for retrieving, analyzing and finding relationships in published research texts from multiple disciplines.

With the help of the Open Science Grid, Blake and her research team now generate the sentence structure of millions of sentences in about 28 hours.

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Feature – Health-e Child               

The Health-e-Child project in Europe fits grid technology to pediatric medicine. It uses a grid-based platform, the Gateway, to manipulate medical records.

The award-winning CaseReasoner application, which runs on Gateway, helps physicians diagnose patients with rare diseases.

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Feature – “Ton amie” in TeraGrid

 AmieGold bridges a gap

It is now easier to add a computing resource to TeraGrid.

Steven Brandt, a researcher with the Louisiana State University Center for Computation and Technology, developed a tool to help bridge local and central accounting data.

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Link of the week

/The Grid: fact vs. fiction

Recent reports on “the Grid” being developed for the Large Hadron Collider have promised much more than the technology can now—and in some cases will ever—deliver.

Find out what about grid computing is fact, and what is fiction.

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New: Post of the week


Cloud computing and political manipulation

Cloud computing could be the key to a true global society and economic growth, but international politics is holding it back,” argues Leslie Poston on Profy.Com.

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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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