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New version of mpiJava released

LarKC announces a new release of mpiJava (1.2.6) – a Message-Passing Interface (MPI) library, allowing a Java application to efficiently run on a distributed, parallel, and high-performance computer architecture. First introduced in the HPJava project and developed by Pervasive Technology Labs, Indiana University, Syracuse University, and CSM, University of Portsmouth, mpiJava@SourceForge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/mpijava/) is now managed […]

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Provenance on the Web going Mainstream

Source: Think Links This has been a great week if you think that it’s important to know the origins of content on the web. First, Google announced the support of explicit metadata describing the origins of news article content that will be used by Google News. Publishers can now identify using two tags whether they […]

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The 2010 LarKC PhD symposium in Beijing

The 2010 LarKC PhD symposium was held in Beijing in Nov 14th, 2010. More than 40 participants attended this symposium (Most of them were participants from The 4th LarKC Ealy Adopters Tutorial). The Proceeding of the symposium can be downloaded here. The LarKC PhD symposium is an annual event that the Large Knowledge Collider (LarKC) Consortium organized. The main objectives […]

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The 4th LarKC Early Adopters Tutorial

by Yi ZengThe 4th LarKC Early Adopters Tutorial took place in Beijing, China on Nov 13th, 2010. http://www.larkc.eu/2010/4th-early-adopters-tutorial/ http://www.wici-lab.org/wici/larkc/4eat/ Approximately 90 participants attended the tutorial. 2 introductions, 4 hands on sessions as well as use cases demos from Urban computing has been given.The tutorial is in bi-lingual (English and Chinese), with most of the talks translated real-time to […]

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alt-metrics – new ways of measuring scientific impact

Source: Think Links Current ways of measuring scientific impact are rather course grained, they often don’t capture the many different ways that science and scientists might have impact. As science increasingly is done on-line and in the open, new metrics are being created to help measure this impact. Jason Priem, Dario Taraborelli, myself, and Cameron […]

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4th Early Adopters Tutorial

The fourth early adopters tutorial will be held in conjunction with next LarKC project meeting on the 13th November, 2010 in the Gongda Jianguo Hotel, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China. This tutorial will enable participants to the get access to early research results and technologies from the LarKC project, and will mainly focus on […]

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Data DJ realized….well at least version 0.1

Source: Think Links I wrote a post a while back around the idea of Data DJs: how do we make it as easy to mix data as it is to mix music. This notion requires advances on several fronts from data and knowledge integration, to user interfaces, along with data provenance and semantics. Most of […]

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LarKC @ ICT 2010

LarKC – The Large Knowledge Collider has been nominated as a ’start project’ for the ICT 2010 event in Brussels. The project was present with a stand showcasing the life science and urban computing demonstrators, and the newly released LarKC Movie. The movie had its world premier on the first morning of the ICT event […]

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The LarKC project movie

Watch the LarKC project movie and find out what it is all about!

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Colliding Computer Science and Social Science at the VU II

Source: Think Links As a computer scientist, I’ve always found it inspirational talking to people from other disciplines. There are always interesting problems where computational techniques could be applied and also questions about what we would have to improve in order to use technology in these disciplines. I also know from talking to a range […]

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