eScience Meeting February 25, 2011

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Meeting Information

Agenda

  • Scribe = Arun
  • Conferences
    • GeoData
    • EGU
  • Status Report (Project and Research)
    • Linyun

Attendance

  • Eric
  • Rajashree
  • Linyun
  • Han
  • Patrick
  • Arun
  • Deborah (remote)
  • Stephan (remote)
  • Cynthia (remote)
  • Patrick
  • Peter

Previous Action Items

  • PW: Add Events to drupal (NOT DONE)
    • EGU 2011
    • OWLED 2011
    • SemTech 2011
  • ER: Follow-up on JHU Public Health Coordination (DONE)
  • ER: Send Han 2010 OWLED paper (DONE)
  • ER: Put OWL-Time triples in public location on aquarius (DONE)
  • ER: Send Han VSTO Portal Workflow Queries (from OWLED 2010 testing) (DONE)
  • ER: Open Doodle for BCO-DMO (DONE)
  • HW,ER: Work with Medha RE BitMat (NOT DONE)
  • PW: Erase ts evaluation virtual server
  • EP,PW: virtual servers, unable to log in (DONE)

Action Items

  • PW: Add Events to drupal (DONE)
    • EGU 2011 (DONE)
    • OWLED 2011 (DONE)
    • SemTech 2011 (DONE)
  • PW: Erase ts evaluation virtual server (DONE)
  • Arun: Talk to Josh/Jesse/Shangguan about Allegrograph licensed version
  • SZ: Pick up FedEx envelopes and poster tubes (count?)
  • SZ: Bring your printer to GeoData (and yourself!)
  • SZ: Register for EGU and arrange travel
  • SZ: Contact Peter about connections at EGU
  • GeoData attendants: writeup blog on meeting
  • HW: Talk to Greg about getting access to Grind Stone
  • PW: Reschedule eScience meeting

Notes

 

  • Wine Agent - Semantic Sommelier goes viral in press. do a google search for semantic sommelier - http://www.google.com/search?q=semantic+sommelier&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=&oe=&rlz=1I7ADRA_en

  • GeoData and EGU coming up

Conferences

  • GeoData
    • http://tw.rpi.edu/web/Workshop/Community/GeoData2011/
    • Stephan to pick up a few FedEx envelopes and bring printer
    • Look at the description of the meeting
    • Captures lifecycle of data,data integration and data citation
    • get discussion going across different communities
      • (agencies like NASA, NOAA, USGS, EPA, etc.)
    • These agencies are looking to hire people !
  • EGU
    • Eric's presentation (oral talk)
    • Stephan(oral) ,Patrick's presentation accepted
    • Early Registration deadline - Monday
    • Stephan to start planning for travel
    • Drop a note to Peter for getting in touch with people attending
  • SemTech
    • Deborah going
    • Dominic giving a tutorial
    • There are theme days like "Semantic Search day" which have lower fees

Status Reports

  • Linyun
    • learnt some Ferret commands;
    • studying the mechanism of TDS communicating with Ferret;
    • Ferret - command line based plotting tool
    • RCR course in progress (9/15)
    • Ferret has MatLab-like capabilities (plotting, analysis, data conversion)
    • Ferret capable of doing data analysis work
    • If we pass journal files (after adding few lines) , Ferret can give back a netCDF file
    • Product Server can handle variety of formats
    • Code sent by Patrick uses some powerful Java classes
    • Java code is translating response file to a DAP object
  • Han
    • Looking at MPI
    • Installing Redland on his machine
    • Looked into paper
    • TODO: Talk to Jesse about GrindStone
  • Rajashree
    • Went through documents given by Peter and the SESF paper
    • Talked to Patrick about usecases
    • To meet with Stephan
    • Reviewed Paper on Discovery layer interface
    • An article about discovery layer interface:

http://orweblog.oclc.org/archives/002116.html

  • Arun
    • Citation use cases
      • http://www.eia.doe.gov/states/_seds.html
      • http://www.epa.gov/cgi-bin/htmSQL/mxplorer/query_daily.hsql?poll=42101&msaorcountyName=1&msaorcountyValue=1
        • only works with MS IE
      • http://www.fludb.org/brc/home.do?decorator=influenza
    • Can develop provenance (as for CSV to RDF)
    • http://www.zotero.org/

Zotero

  • Patrick
    • Rajashree
      • Discovery Service using BCO-DMO
    • Linyun
      • working on ESG
    • Shrikanth
      • Working on VSTO
      • Cleaning up the interface
      • Evan did a mock up of how VSTO could look
      • Looking into "Coronal Magnetic Photometer"
  • Eric
    • S2S 2.0 progress
    • S2S on tier 3
    • BCO-DMO faceted browse powered by D2RQ
  • Cynthia
    • SPARQL query collection for VSTO
    • Replace in memory Jena model with external endpoint
  • Stephan
    • HAO Cyberinfrastructure
    • Interest in data services - discovery,metadata