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NSF Leads Federal Effort to Boost Advanced Wireless Research

By   /  July 18, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that it will invest more than $400 million over the next seven years to support fundamental wireless research and to develop platforms for advanced wireless research in support of the White House’s Advanced Wireless Research Initiative. These investments will […]

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Fighting Poaching with Artificial Intelligence

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A new article in ScienceDaily reports, “A century ago, more than 60,000 tigers roamed the wild. Today, the worldwide estimate has dwindled to around 3,200. Poaching is one of the main drivers of this precipitous drop. Whether killed for skins, medicine or trophy hunting, humans have pushed tigers to near-extinction. The same […]

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NSF: Establishing a Brain Trust for Data Science

By   /  November 3, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A new release out of the National Science Foundation reports, “The ability to access, analyze and draw insights from massive amounts of data already drives innovation in areas ranging from medicine to manufacturing, leading to greater efficiency and a higher quality of life. To accelerate this emerging field, the National Science Foundation […]

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NSF Awards $15M to DataONE Environmental Linked Data Project

By   /  October 14, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Mary Martialay of RPI News reports, “The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $15 million to a team of environmental and earth science data researchers, including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.”

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NSF Funds Claremont McKenna Mathematics Professor to Research Compressive Signal Processing

By   /  June 12, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Claremont McKenna College assistant professor of mathematics Deanna Needell has been awarded a prestigious, five-year National Science Foundation CAREER grant of more than $413,000 for her research on the practical application of compressive signal processing (CSP).

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Researchers Forming Big Data Ethics Council

By   /  November 20, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat reports, “Big data isn’t just something for tech companies to talk about. Researchers and academics are forming a council to analyze the hot technology category from legal, ethical, and political angles. The researchers decided to create the council in response to a request from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for ‘innovation projects’ […]

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Berkeley Team Takes on Big Data with $10M Grant

By   /  April 9, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A team of professors and researchers at the University of California, Berkeley has been awarded $10 million by the National Science Foundation to research Big Data solutions, Jeanne Carstensen reports. Carstensen writes, “The sheer size of [Big Data] combined with its complexity has threatened to overwhelm just about everybody, including the scientists […]

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Microsoft Releases New Cloud Computing Tool for Researchers: Daytona

By   /  July 20, 2011  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the White House blog reports that “Microsoft is announcing the availability of a new tool called Daytona that will make it easier for researchers to harness the power of ‘cloud computing’ to discover insights in huge quantities of data. Daytona, which will be freely available to the […]

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