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mpeg

The 'Moving Picture Experts Group' (MPEG) is a working group of experts that was formed by ISO and IEC to set standards for audio and video compression and transmission. It was established in 1988 and its first meeting was in May 1988 in Ottawa, Canada. As of late 2005, MPEG has grown to include approximately 350 members per meeting from various industries, universities, and research institutions. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: MPEG)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.8%.
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museum of london

The Museum of London documents the history of London from the Prehistoric to the present day. The museum is located close to the Barbican Centre, as part of the striking Barbican complex of buildings created in the 1960s and 70s as an innovative approach to re-development within a bomb damaged area of the City. It is a few minutes' walk north of St Paul's Cathedral, overlooking the remains of the Roman city wall and on the edge of the oldest part of London, known as the City, now the financial district. It is primarily concerned with the social history of London and its inhabitants throughout history. The museum is jointly controlled and funded by the City of London Corporation and the Greater London Authority. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Museum of London)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.3%.
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national academy of sciences

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine." As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. The National Academy of Sciences is part of the National Academies, which also includes: National Academy of Engineering (NAE); Institute of Medicine (IOM); National Research Council (NRC). The group holds a congressional charter under Title 36 of the United States Code. For other groups called 'National Academy of Sciences' see /wiki/National_Academy_of_Sciences_(disambiguation). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Academy of Sciences)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.5%.
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national and university library of slovenia

The National and University Library (Slovene: NUK) is one of the most important national educational and cultural institutions of Slovenia. It was established in 1774 by a decree released by the Empress Maria Theresa. It is located in the centre of Ljubljana. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National and University Library of Slovenia)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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national e-science centre

The National e-Science Centre was proposed and established by a consortium of departments from the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Participating departments from the University of Edinburgh includ: Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC); School of Informatics; School of Physics. Participating departments from the University of Glasgow include: Department of Computing Science; Department of Physics & Astronomy. (Excerpt from this source)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.6%.
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national grid service

The National Grid Service (NGS) aims to help UK academics and researchers carry out their research by providing easy to use access to computational, data and other resources. It is funded by two governmental bodies, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), and is preparing to enter its fourth phase. The NGS provides computing and data resources that are accessed through a standard common set of services, the Minimum Software Stack. NGS services are based on the Globus Toolkit for job submission and storage resource broker (SRB) for data management. NGS resources host a large number of scientific software packages, including SIESTA and GAUSSIAN. As well as providing access to compute and data resources, the NGS also offers training (through the National e-Science Centre in Edinburgh) and Grid support to all UK academics and researchers in grid computing. With more than 500 users and twenty nine sites, the NGS is rapidly expanding, with a mission to provide coherent electronic access for UK researchers to all computational and data based resources and facilities required to carry out their research, independent of resource or researcher location. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Grid Service)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.4%.
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national library of armenia

The National Library of Armenia is the legal deposit and copyright for Armenia. It is located in Yerevan. The building dates from 1939 and was designed to house seven million books. The oldest book is Urbatagirk (1512, Venice). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of Armenia)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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national library of australia

The National Library of Australia is the largest reference library of Australia, responsible under the terms of the National Library Act for "maintaining and developing a national collection of library material, including a comprehensive collection of library material relating to Australia and the Australian people." The Library contains a collection totalling 10,416,119 materials (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of Australia)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2.2%.
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national library of finland

The National Library of Finland (Finnish: Kansalliskirjasto, Swedish: Nationalbibliotek) is the foremost research library in Finland. Administratively the library is part of the University of Helsinki. Until 1 August 2006, it was known as the Helsinki University Library. In addition to being the most important of the libraries of the University of Helsinki, the National Library is responsible for storing the Finnish cultural heritage. By Finnish law, the National Library is entitled to receive copies of all printed matter, as well as audiovisual materials excepting films, produced in Finland of for distribution in Finland. These copies are then distributed by the Library to its own national collection and to reserve collections of five other university libraries. Also, the National Library has the obligation to collect and preserve materials published on the Internet. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of Finland)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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national library of new zealand

The National Library of New Zealand (Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa in Maori) is New Zealand's legal deposit library charged with the obligation to "enrich the cultural and economic life of New Zealand and its interchanges with other nations" (National Library of New Zealand (Te Puna Matauranga) Act 2003). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of New Zealand)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.5%.
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national library of the netherlands

The National Library of the Netherlands (Dutch: Koninklijke Bibliotheek or KB) is based in The Hague and was founded in 1798. The mission of the National Library of the Netherlands, as presented on the library's web site, is to provide "access to the knowledge and culture of the past and the present by providing high-quality services for research, study, and cultural experience". (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of the Netherlands)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.1%.
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national library of wales

The National Library of Wales (Welsh: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru), Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales; one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies. Welsh is its main medium of communication. However, it aims to deliver all public services in Welsh and English. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Library of Wales)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.9%.
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national science foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health. With an annual budget of about US$6.87 billion (fiscal year 2010), the NSF funds approximately 20% of all federally supported basic research conducted by the United States' colleges and universities. In some fields, such as mathematics, computer science, economics and the social sciences, the NSF is the major source of federal backing. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Science Foundation)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 2%.
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national technical university of athens

The National Technical University of Athens (National Metsovian Polytechnic), sometimes known as Athens Polytechnic, is among the oldest and most prestigious higher education institutions of Greece. It is named Metsovion in honor of its benefactors Nikolaos Stournaris, Eleni Tositsa, Michail Tositsas and Georgios Averoff, whose origin is from the town of Metsovo in Epirus. It was founded in 1837 as a part-time vocational school named Royal School of Arts which, as its role in the technical development of the fledgling state grew, developed into Greece's sole institution providing engineering degrees up until the 1950s, when polytechnics were established outside Athens. Its traditional campus, located in the center of the city of Athens on Patision Avenue, features a suite of magnificent neo-classical buildings by architect Lysandros Kaftantzoglou (1811–1885). A suburban campus, the Zografou Campus, was built in the 1980s. NTUA is divided into nine academic Schools, eight being for the engineering disciplines, including architecture, and one for applied sciences (mathematics and physics). Undergraduate studies have a duration of 5 years. The university comprises about 700 of academic staff, 140 scientific assistants and 260 administrative and technical staff. It has, also, a total number of 8,500 undergraduates and about 1,500 postgraduate students. Eight of the NTUA's Schools are housed at the Zografou Campus, while the School of Architecture is based at the Patision Complex. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Technical University of Athens)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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ncas

The National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) is a world leader in atmospheric science. NCAS carries out research programmes on: the science of climate change, including modelling and predictions; atmospheric composition, including air quality; weather, including hazardous weather; technologies for observing and modelling the atmosphere. Additionally, NCAS provides scientific facilities for researchers right across the UK to enable excellent atmospheric science on a national scale. (Excerpt from this source)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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ncri

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is a partnership between the government, charity and industry in the United Kingdom that takes a strategic planning role in co-ordinating cancer research. Rather than replace or duplicate any of the functions of its 21 member associations and agencies, it seeks to add value through joint planning, coordination and initiating projects for the benefit of cancer research and, ultimately, cancer patients. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: NCRI)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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ncsa

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is an American state-federal partnership to develop and deploy national-scale cyberinfrastructure that advances science and engineering. NCSA operates as a unit of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign but it provides high-performance computing resources to researchers across the country. Support for NCSA comes from the National Science Foundation, the state of Illinois, the University of Illinois, business and industry partners, and other federal agencies. NCSA provides leading-edge computing, data storage, and visualization resources. NCSA computational and data environment implements a multi-architecture hardware strategy, deploying both clusters and shared memory systems to support high-end users and communities on the architectures best-suited to their requirements. Nearly 1,360 scientists, engineers and students used the computing and data systems at NCSA to support research in more than 830 projects. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: NSCA)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 1.5%.
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ndsa

The National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) is an archival program led by the Library of Congress to archive and provide access to digital resources. The U.S. Congress established the program in 2000. The Library was chosen because of its mission to "sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations," and also because of its role as one of the leading providers of high-quality content on the Internet. The Library of Congress has formed a national network of partners dedicated to preserving specific types of digital content that is at risk of loss. In July 2010, the Library launched a National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) to extend the work of NDIIPP to more institutions. NDSA has several is developing improved preservation standards and practices; working with experts to identify categories of digital information that are most worthy of preservation; and taking steps to incorporate content into a national collection. (Excerpt from this source)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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nesta

The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) is an independent endowment in the United Kingdom established by an Act of Parliament in 1998. The company acts through a combination of practical programmes, early stage investment, research and policy, and the formation of partnerships to foster innovation and deliver radical new ideas. Funded by an endowment from the UK National Lottery, NESTA uses the interest from that endowment to fund and support its projects. On 14 October 2010 the Government announced that it will transfer NESTA's status from an executive non-departmental public body to a charitable body. NESTA's work to tackle social and economic issues in the UK at no cost to the taxpayer will continue. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: NESTA)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.2%.
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netherlands institute for sound and vision

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision looks after, and provides access to 70% of the Dutch audio-visual heritage. In total, around 800,000 hours of television, radio, music and film; making Sound and Vision one of the largest audiovisual archives in Europe. Sound and Vision is the business archive of the national broadcasting corporations, a cultural heritage institute (providing access to students and the general public) and also a museum for its visitors. The digital television production workflow and massive digitization efforts break grounds for new services. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Netherlands Institute for sound and vision)

Percentage of Ariadne articles tagged with this term: 0.1%.
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