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MARKOS validation approach presented at eChallenges 2014

Polish CC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 03:57

On 30 October, Alicja Laskowska from Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center presented the validation approach used in MARKOS at eChallenges 2014 conference. (Thursday 30th, Session 8b).

eChallenges conference provides an international forum to foster ICT related entrepreneurship and innnovation, share experiences, increase awareness of innovative applied ICT applications and research results, and identify opportunities for research collaboration under Horizon 2020, the new EU Framework Research and Innovation Programme that runs from 2014 – 2020.

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Providing Insight to Autistic Children [Indian Express News on 3rd Dec 2014]

Space-Kerala - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 22:10

Gone are the days when parents of autistic children had to run from pillar to post to get help to bring their child into the mainstream. They knew that diagnosis and intervention at the right time would help their children. But how to intervene after diagnosis was the big question. Allaying every fear, new technology has come into their midst like a messiah, thanks to ‘Insight’, a Thiruvananthapuram-based firm which has revolutionised the rehabilitation of autistic children.

Categories: EducationInsightNews

MARKOS at Supercomputing 2014

Polish CC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 16:00

MARKOS was preset at PIONIER and Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center booth #2123 at Supercomputing 2014.
The presentations took place at the booth from Monday to Thursday (17-20 November).
See MARKOS at PIONIER’s blog for this event: and the photorelation from PSNC booth

Context Free Art - Making art with simple code

Space-Kerala - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 23:35

Digital art uses digital technology for artistic creations and presentations. The field in general, covers areas of painting, sculpture, audio/music, video/cinema, publishing, textile designing, animation etc. Digital art is the intersection of computer programming, mathematics and art.


Context Free Art(CFA) is a free software for for generating digital art in the form of 2-d images. Based on a simple set of rules, software creates imageries. These rules can be combinatorial and/or iterative. You can generate new shapes from exisiting shapes. Beautiful and compilcated shapes including fractal images can be generated using these simple rules.

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Digging into Humanities Data: Fostering Collaboration and Innovation in the Humanities

CCSL-USP - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:45

How do Computer Science and other Sciences collaborate to the advance of Humanities? Jason Rhody, a Senior Program Officer at the US National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), will be at the CCSL to discuss the long relationship with computing throughout the funding organization's 50 years, culminating with the creation of the Office of Digital Humanities (ODH) in 2008.

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The public demo of MARKOS prototype is now available

Polish CC - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 07:03

MARKOS is a prototype of an open source tool with a Web-based interface to inspect the code structure and possible license issues of Open Source Software available on public forges. MARKOS is based on source code lightweight fact extraction, heuristics to identify software dependencies, and automatic legal reasoning to identify license issues.

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