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ERCIM News No. 59, October 2004 - Contents

arrow Grids: A Crucial Technology for Science and Industry
by Fabio Colasanti, Director-General, European Commission, Directorate-General for "Information Society"
arrow CoreGRID Kick-off Meeting
by Thierry Priol, INRIA, France
arrow 8th ERCIM Workshop "User Interfaces for All"
by Constantine Stephanidis
arrow DELOS Information Day
by Costantino Thanos, ISTI-CNR, Italy
arrow The EU Information Society Technologies Programme Advisory Group - ISTAG
by Michael Wilson
arrow Euro-Legal
arrow Tim Berners-Lee Knighted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
arrow Celebrating W3C's Tenth Anniversary
arrow COPRAS European Project Kick-off Meeting
arrow W3C Spanish Office to promote W3C Standards in Tour of Spain
arrow Multimodal Web Workshop and Seminars
arrow Four W3C Workshops this Fall
arrow Latest W3C Recommendations
arrow Semantic Web Standardization in Europe: SWAD-Europe
by Dan Brickley, Libby Miller and Kate Sharp
  SPECIAL THEME: Grids - The Next Generation
arrow Introduction - Grids: The Next Generation
by Keith Jeffery, CCLRC, UK and Peter Kacsuk, SZTAKI, Hungary
arrow Next Generation Grids : The Work of the European Commission Expert Group
by Keith Jeffery, CCLRC, UK
  Grid Infrastructure:
arrow GridPP: A UK Computing Grid for Particle Physics
by Sarah Pearce, University of London, UK
arrow The CERN openlab for DataGrid Applications
by Andreas Unterkircher, Sverre Jarp and Andreas Hirstius, CERN, Switzerland
arrow Fraunhofer Grid Alliance – From Grid-Based e-Science to Industrial Applications
by Franz-Josef Pfreundt, Anette Weisbecker, Jürgen Falkner, Thilo Ernst, Uwe Der, Andreas Hoheisel, Klaus-Peter Eckert and Wolfgang Ziegler, Fraunhofer ICT Group, Germany
arrow The Production-Level Hungarian ClusterGrid Initiative
by Péter Stefán, Office for National Information and Infrastructure Development (NIIF/HUNGARNET), Hungary
arrow Effective Aggregation of Idle Computing Resources for Cluster Computing
by Bruno Richard and Philippe Augerat, Icatis Grenoble, France
arrow The European Learning Grid Infrastructure Integrated Project
by Pierluigi Ritrovato and Matteo Gaeta, Centro di Ricerca in Matematica Pura ed Applicata, Università di Salerno, Italy
arrow DILIGENT: A Digital Library Infrastructure on Grid Enabled Technology
by Donatella Castelli, ISTI-CNR
  Grid Architecture:
arrow The Cost of Quality for Cycle-Harvesting Grids
by Chris Kenyon, IBM Research, Zurich Research Lab., Switzerland
arrow JGrid: A Jini Technology-Based Service Grid
by Zoltan Juhasz, University of Veszprem, and Gergely Sipos, SZTAKI, Hungary
arrow The GRASP Project: Innovative Middleware for Next Generation Grid-Based Application Service Providers
by Theo Dimitrakos
arrow Akogrimo - The Grid goes Mobile
by Stefan Wesner, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart, Germany; Theo Dimitrakos and Keith Jeffrey, CCLRC, UK
  Grid Middleware:
arrow A Component-Based Software Infrastructure for Grid Computing
by Christian Pérez, INRIA, France
arrow Data Access and Integration
by Malcolm Atkinson, National e-Science Centre, UK
arrow Building a Multi-Domain Grid
by Freek Dijkstra, Universiteit van Amsterdam and David Groep, NIKHEF, The Netherlands
arrow Resource Management in an Optical Grid Testbed
by Helmut Grund and Wolfgang Ziegler, Institute for Scientific Computing and Algorithms SCAI, Fraunhofer ICT Group, Germany
arrow Grid Resource Management using Software Agents
by Isaac Chao, Ramon Sangüesa and Oscar Oardaiz, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
arrow Multi-Agent Systems for Efficient Quality of Service Routing in Grids
by Eric Ayienga, Okello-Odongo, University of Nairobi; Bernard Manderick, and Ann Nowe,Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  Grid Programming:
arrow Enabling High-Level Access to Grid Computing Services
by José Miguel Alonso, Vicente Hernández, Germán Moltó, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia/SpaRCIM, Spain
arrow Trusted Grid Workflows: Assigning ‘Reputation’ to Grid Service Providers
by Omer F. Rana, Cardiff University, Wales, UK; Julian Padget, University of Bath, Luc Moreau, University of Southampton, UK
arrow A High-Level Grid Application Environment to Grid-Enable Legacy Code
by Péter Kacsuk, Zoltán Farkas, Tamás Boczkó , SZTAKI, Hungary; Tamás Kiss, Ariel Goyeneche, Thierry Delaitre, University of Westminster, UK
arrow JOpera: Visual Composition of Grid Services
by Cesare Pautasso ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  Grid Applications:
arrow Grid-enabled Weka: A Toolkit for Machine Learning on the Grid
by Rinat Khoussainov, Xin Zuo and Nicholas Kushmerick, University College Dublin, Ireland
arrow The eMinerals Minigrid: An Infrastructure to Support Molecular Simulation Scientists
by Martin Dove, University of Cambridge, UK
arrow Virtual Vascular Surgery on the Grid
by Peter Sloot and Alfons Hoekstra, University of Amsterdam
arrow Photorealistic Visualisation with Grid-Based Technology
by Mika Pennanen and Markus Ylikerälä, VTT Information Technology, Finland
arrow Solving Optimization Problems with Grid-Enabled Technologies
by Enrique Alba and Antonio J. Nebro, University of Málaga/SpaRCIM, Spain
arrow Bioinformatics in the Semantic Grid
by Kai Kumpf and Martin Hofmann, Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI), Fraunhofer ICT Group, Germany
  New Projects:
arrow CoreGRID: European Research Network on Foundations, Software Infrastructures and Applications for Large-Scale, Distributed Grid and Peer-to-Peer Technologies
by Thierry Priol, INRIA, France
arrow GridCoord - Co-ordinating Europe-wide Initiatives in Grid Research
by Marco Vanneschi , Pisa University, Italy
arrow TrustCoM - A Trust and Contract Management Framework enabling Secure Collaborations in Dynamic Virtual Organisations
by Theo Dimitrakos, Michael Wilson CCKRC, UK, and Santi Ristol , ATOS Origin, Spain
arrow - Next Generation Grid Platforms and their Applications
by Domenico Laforenza, ISTI-CNR and Marco Vanneschi, Pisa University, Italy
arrow Grammar Enables Effective Multimedia Search Queries
by Fedde van der Lijn, CWI and Menzo Windhouwer, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
arrow From Textual Use Cases to Behaviour Specifications
by Vladimir Mencl, Charles University/CRCIM, Czech Republic
arrow GHT*: A Peer-to-Peer System for Metric Data
by Michal Batko and Pavel Zezula, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic; Claudio Gennaro, ISTI-CNR, Italy
arrow CWI's FACS Cluster - Facilitating the Advancement of Computational Science
by Stefan Blom, Sander Bohte and Niels Nes, CWI, The Netherlands
arrow SynDEx: System-Level CAD Software for Optimizing Distributed Real-Time Embedded Systems
by Yves Sorel, INRIA, France
arrow Large-Scale Simulations of Diffusion in Cell Biology
by Ivo F. Sbalzarini, Anna Mezzacasa, Ari Helenius and Petros Koumoutsakos, ETH Zurich/SARIT, Switzerland
arrow Real-Time MIMO Testbed for Next Generation Wireless LANs
by Andreas Burg and Helmut Bölcskei
arrow 16th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence
by Vicent J. Botti, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia/SpaRCIM, Spain
arrow Cross-Language Evaluation Forum - CLEF 2004
by Carol Peters, ISTI-CNR, Italy
arrow For conference announcements, see:
Calendar of Events and Conferences related to IT and Applied Mathematics
arrow Book Review
The Portable Internet
arrow SpaRCIM - The First Spanish Conference on Informatics (CEDI 2005) is to take place between 13-16 September, 2005
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arrow CWI - CWI has started a new line of research on fundamental and practice-oriented cryptology
arrow FNR - The National Research Fund of Luxembourg launched the second call of its multiannual research programme 'Security and efficiency of new practices in e-commerce for all socio-economic actors'
.. more
arrow ISTI-CNR - Paolo Cignoni is the first recipient of the Eurographics 'Young Researcher' award
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arrow INRIA - Gilles Kahn, Chairman of INRIA and INRIA's representative on ERCIM's board of directors was appointed member at the French National Strategic Advisory Board on Information Technologies
.. more