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2009-07-30 12:18:39

Creating error-free software remains time consuming and labor intensive. A major European research effort has developed a system that speeds software development from the drawing board to high-quality, platform-independent code.According to Piotr Habela, technical coordinator of the VIDE (for VIsualize all moDel drivEn programming) project, software developers have many good ideas about how to visualize, develop, debug and modify software, plus standards to guide them. The problem is that the...

2009-07-22 13:30:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Appriss, Inc. and Visual Analytics Inc. (VAI) have entered into an agreement that will allow criminal justice agencies to enhance their analytical capabilities. Users of the VAI technologies VisuaLinks and Digital Information Gateway (DIG,) will now be able to access Appriss' OffenderNet, the national offender-booking database. The partnership will offer users access to OffenderNet through the VAI Data Center, available as a value-added service to...

2009-07-22 12:21:31

Texas A&M University is taking the lead on a multi-school, multi-continent, multi-year research program on how technology promotes long-distance creativity. Funded by a $293,000 National Science Foundation grant, the three-year study will mimic visual effects and animation industry work flow procedures as students in different locations tackle projects requiring visual and technical problem-solving to reach a common goal, the university said Wednesday in a release. A company might say...

2009-06-28 23:01:00

Aspire Chooses Tableau to Support Data-Driven Decision Making Across Diverse Employee Base SEATTLE, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (http://www.tableausoftware.com), the global leader in rapid-fire business intelligence software (http://www.tableausoftware.com/business-intelligence-software), today announced that Aspire Public Schools has adopted Tableau to provide live, interactive dashboards, graphics and reports to over 700 staff across 25 locations. Principals, deans, teachers,...

2009-06-10 08:00:00

Visualization to streamline communication with offshore development teams WAKEFIELD, Mass. and EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Dextrys, a premier U.S.-based China outsourcing firm delivering product engineering and application services, and iRise, the world's leading visualization solutions company, today announced that they have partnered to incorporate iRise's visualization software into Dextrys' global delivery processes between the U.S. and China. By leveraging visualization...

2009-06-09 15:03:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY), a leading provider of embedded, high-performance computing systems and software for complex image, sensor, and signal processing applications, announced that it signed a definitive agreement and closed on the sale of its Visualization Sciences Group (VSG) to IRDI-ICSO Private Equity, based in Toulouse, France. The purchase price paid at closing is US$12 million, with an additional amount of up...

2009-05-19 23:01:00

Leading Web Analytics Firm Saves Time and Improves Client Collaboration Using Tableau SEATTLE, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (http://www.tableausoftware.com), the global leader in rapid-fire business intelligence software (http://www.tableausoftware.com/business-intelligence-software), today announced that Onetomarket has implemented Tableau to help its analysts better understand and share data with clients. Using Tableau, Onetomarket's analysts can rapidly discover patterns in...

2009-05-03 23:01:00

Free Seminar May 7 Demonstrates How to Leverage BI and Visualization Best Practices SEATTLE, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (http://www.tableausoftware.com), the global leader in rapid fire business intelligence software (http://www.tableausoftware.com/business-intelligence-software) and data visualization software, today announced that StrategicOne implemented Tableau to provide client-facing business dashboards and customer relationship management (CRM) analytics. StrategicOne is...

2009-04-23 16:04:00

Just in time for wildfire season, Space-Time Insight has the right solution to enable preventive action and rapid response. FREMONT, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Space-Time Insight customers use Space-Time Insight software to enable rapid, effective response to wildfires. The company's customers estimate that using Space-Time Insight software during last year's fire season, when 1500 fires raged across California, saved the state of California billions of dollars in avoided economic...

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2009-04-23 06:50:00

A replication of a small portion of the brain has been developed, based on careful construction of each molecule, and has successfully restored experimental results from actual brains, BBC News reported. By placing the so-called "Blue Brain" in a virtual body, signs of molecular and neural origins of thought and memory can be observed. The director leading the study stated that scaling the recreation of the human brain is simply a matter of money.  "It's not a question of years, it's...


Latest Scientific modeling Reference Libraries

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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...

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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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