Latest Scientific modeling Stories

2010-07-25 23:01:00

SEATTLE, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software today announced explosive growth in the use of Tableau Public. Launched in February, the company's product lets bloggers and publishers tell stories with data on the web. To date, people have made over 4.5 million visits to web pages enabled with Tableau Public's interactive visualizations, or vizes. This includes news sites like USA Today, blogs like Infectious Greed and websites like Maplight.org. (Logo:...

2010-06-28 10:08:00

GREENBELT, Md., June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. recently introduced the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS), an integrated set of supercomputing, visualization, and data interaction technologies that will enhance agency capabilities in weather and climate prediction research. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "The NASA Center for...

2010-06-02 09:25:00

Debuting in spring 2010, the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) is the new name for a Goddard Space Flight Center organization that has provided supercomputing resources to NASA scientists and engineers for over 25 years. "Computation here at Goddard is primarily to create datasets and make them available for science researchers around the world," said Phil Webster, chief of Goddard's Computational and Information Sciences and Technology Office, which includes NCCS. With climate and...

2010-05-19 10:00:00

MCLEAN, Va. and CARY, N.C., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Centrifuge Systems, Inc., a leading provider of next-generation Business Intelligence (BI) software, and Saffron Technology, Inc., a data analytics software firm providing associative-memory-based Experience Management solutions, today jointly announced they are partnering to deliver a graphical, highly interactive streaming data analytics and Business Intelligence solution for enterprises worldwide. Both Saffron and Centrifuge were...

2010-05-17 08:06:00

RICHARDSON, Texas, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hive Group today announces the release of Honeycomb Rich 5.8, launching a new set of innovations that advance visualization into operational contexts. The Hive Group, already recognized for its world-class treemapping environments, now offers a broadened visual experience through a series of new interfaces and capabilities: Live Geospatial Integration: Embed Honeycomb alongside satellite mapping services to pinpoint global assets. Conversely,...

2010-04-16 08:00:00

SEATTLE, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- After hosting its sold-out TEDx Seattle event today, the University of Washington's Master of Communication in Digital Media (MCDM) is making its own mark on the merging of technology, entertainment and design by launching a collaborative technology platform known as The Media Space, while also honoring a local data visualization company as the first recipient of the University's "Digital Disrupter" award. The Media Space is where MCDM students, faculty...

2010-04-14 10:15:00

Whether it's an exploding fireball in "Star Wars: Episode 3", a swirling maelstrom in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End", or beguiling rats turning out gourmet food in "Ratatouille", computer-generated effects have opened a whole new world of enchantment in cinema. All such effects are ultimately grounded in mathematics, which provides a critical translation from the physical world to computer simulations. The use of mathematics in cinematic special effects is described in the article...

2010-04-06 23:01:00

SEATTLE, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software, the global leader in fast analytics and data visualization software, opened public registration for its third annual Tableau Customer Conference. The event will take place August 30 to September 2 at the Sheraton Seattle. Tableau customers and anyone else interested in data visualization and rapid-fire business intelligence will have nearly four solid days of opportunities to learn about trends in visual analysis and business intelligence....

2010-03-17 02:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Centrifuge Systems, Inc., a leading provider of next generation business intelligence software, today announced the availability of Centrifuge 1.8, the latest version of its groundbreaking data visualization technology (www.centrifugesystems.com). The Centrifuge approach to data visualization brings together three innovations in analysis: Interactive Data Visualization, Unified Data Views and Collaborative Analysis to identify important insights and...

2010-03-01 14:44:18

Unmanageable volumes of data accumulate in our digitized working world. Scientists are developing analytical techniques that make use of our ability to identify complex data relationships by means of pictorial images. Every day vast amounts of information flood into business databases. To achieve their corporate objectives, companies try to evaluate information relevant to their activities as effectively as possible. In the day-to-day working environment they use business intelligence...

Latest Scientific modeling Reference Libraries

2004-10-19 04:45:43

Ptolemaic System -- The Ptolemaic system was a system to explain the motions of the heavens, espoused by Claudius Ptolemaeus in Almagest sometime around the second century, C.E., and accepted for over a thousand years by the vast majority of people to be the correct cosmological model. Unlike earlier systems (such as 'the stars move because that is the will of the gods', or the model of concentric spheres), the Ptolemaic model explained all phenomena in the sky, while holding to Plato's...

2004-10-19 04:45:41

Geocentric Model -- The geocentric model of the cosmos is a paradigm which places the Earth at the center of the universe. Common in ancient Greece, it was believed by both Aristotle and Ptolemy. Most Greeks assumed that the Sun, Moon, stars, and planets orbit Earth. Similar ideas were held in ancient China. The geocentric model was gradually replaced by the heliocentric model of Copernicus and Galileo due to the simplicity and predictive accuracy of that newer model. In this model, a...

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