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Cor Baayen Award 2014 Call for Nominations

Nominate a promising young researcher for the 2014 ERCIM Cor Baayen Award

Deadline: 30 April 2014

Each year, ERCIM awards a promising young researcher in computer science and applied mathematics with the Cor Baayen Award. The winner of the award receives 5,000 euro, together with an award certificate. The award will be presented at a ceremony during the 2014 ERCIM fall meetings.

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iMarine data platform for collaborations workshop

A key goal of the iMarine initiative is to support stakeholders in a sustainable use of the marine ecosystem.

On 7th March 2014, iMarine is organizing an interactive workshop "iMarine data platform for collaborations" to showcase how its powerful data infrastructure is capable of addressing the challenges of the Ecosystem Approach.

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New President for ERCIM AISBL

The General Assembly of the ERCIM AISBL, held in Athens in November 2013, unanimously elected Domenico Laforenza, Director of the Institute for Informatics and Telematics (IIT) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR), as its new President. Domenico succeeds Keith Jeffery who served as the President of ERCIM for almost ten years.

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Identifying the emerging grand challenges in ICST - an initiative for the ERCIM members

Call for Participation

ERCIM is planning to initiate an activity aimed at contributing to the future landscape in ICST. The objective of this activity is to identify the emerging grand challenges in our field and to define the strategic research topics and roadmaps needed in order to achieve the high-impact results necessary to meet these challenges.

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New Swiss ERCIM Member: the University of Geneva

The University Center for Informatics of the University of Geneva has just joined ERCIM as the Swiss member institution.

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HORIZON 2020 Project Management

A European project can be a richly rewarding tool for pushing your research or innovation activities to the state-of-the-art and beyond. Through ERCIM, our member institutes have participated in more than 70 projects funded by the European Commission in the ICT domain, by carrying out joint research activities while the ERCIM Office successfully manages the complexity of the project administration, finances and outreach.

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Report on the MUSCLE 2013 Workshop in Antalya

The 2013 workshop of the Ercim working group on Multimedia Understanding through Semantics, Computation, and Learning (MUSCLE), was held in Antalya, Turkey, on October 3rd and 4th. The meeting was attended by 28 scientists, and featured 22 contributed presentations and three invited talks: “Medical Image Analysis: Visual Decomposition and Modeling”, by Prof. Metin Gurcan of Ohio State University, USA, “2D and 3D object registration without point correspondences”, by Prof. Zoltan Kato of University of Szeged, Hungary, and “Intelligent user interfaces: practical considerations in design and implementation,” by Prof. Metin Sezgin of Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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ERCIM and Keio University signed a contract for a Joint Project on International Standardization of Digital Publishing

ERCIM and Keio University agreed on a joint effort to help ensure that the World Wide Web can meet the needs of the digital publishing industry. Through this collaboration, Keio University and ERCIM will support the internationalization work of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which develops standards for Web technology, including HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). The expected outcome of the project will contribute to promotion and growth of the eBooks industry.

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