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This page provides an overview of 26 articles related to 'ncsa', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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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)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'ncsa': 26 (1.5% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'ncsa' across all Ariadne articles: 58
  • Average number of references to 'ncsa' per Ariadne article: 2.23
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'ncsa': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'ncsa': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'ncsa':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. peter burden (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. paul miller (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. adrian stevenson (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Cashing in on Caching

Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton describe Caching, possibly the most crucial tool available to frequent Web users, and point out why libraries should be aware of it.

July 1996, issue4, tooled up

Delivering Open Access: From Promise to Practice

Derek Law predicts how the open access agenda will develop over the next ten years.

February 2006, issue46, feature article

Displaying SGML Documents on the World Wide Web

David Houghton discusses a method by which documents marked up using Standard Generalised Markup Language (SGML) can be used to generate a database for use in conjunction with the World Wide Web.

November 1996, issue6, tooled up

Down Under With the Dublin Core

Paul Miller and Tony Gill offer a view of the recent Dublin Core metadata workshop in the Australian capital, Canberra.

March 1997, issue8, event report

Extending Metadata for Digital Preservation

Michael Day suggests how the concept of metadata could be extended to provide information in the specific field of digital preservation.

May 1997, issue9, tooled up

From the Trenches: Network Services on a Shoestring

Jon Knight describes how Linux is a cheap and useful operating system for library systems units and the like.

March 1996, issue2, tooled up

How to Grow Gossamer and Keep It Untangled

George Munroe describes the experiences in establishing a large institutional web site.

November 1996, issue6, feature article

Infopolecon

John Lindsay comments on the evolution of the UK network infrastructure, and the problems arguably generated along the way.

November 1996, issue6, feature article

IWMW 2006: Quality Matters

Adrian Stevenson reports on the 10th Institutional Web Management Workshop held at the University of Bath over 14-16 June 2006.

July 2006, issue48, event report

Metadata for the Masses

Paul Miller describes Dublin Core and several ideas for how it can be implemented.

September 1996, issue5, tooled up

Netskills Corner

Netskills corner - Brian Kelly, Senior Trainer at Netskills, reviews Internet Explorer, Microsoft's Browser for Windows 95.

January 1996, issue1, tooled up

Netskills Corner: NCSA Mosaic Web Browser

In this Netskills Corner, Brian Kelly describes a UK-Wide collaborative (combined directional Web and IRC chat-like system) meeting.

March 1996, issue2, tooled up

Netskills Corner: Redesigning Your Web Pages?

Brian Kelly gives some sensible advice on designing (or, as is more likely, redesigning) Web pages.

July 1996, issue4, tooled up

NSF Workshop on Cyberinfrastructure Software Sustainability

Paul Walk reports on a two-day NSF-sponsored workshop held at Indiana University, on 26-27 March 2009.

April 2009, issue59, event report

Open Peer Review & Argumentation: Loosening the Paper Chains on Journals

Tamara Sumner and Simon Buckingham Shum of the Knowledge Media Institute of the Open University, describe the design and implementation of the Journal of Interactive Media in Education, and some of the issues behind the approach that this journal takes to the process of scholarly review.

September 1996, issue5, project update

Putting the UK on the Map

Peter Burden of the University of Wolverhampton's School of Computing and Information Technology describes the history behind his clickable maps of the UK, an essential and well established (though unfunded) resource for quickly locating academic and research Web sites.

September 1996, issue5, project update

Serving the Arts and Humanities

Dan Greenstein gives an extensive description of AHDS, the Arts and Humanities Data Service: its objectives, organisation, and how the data will be collected, preserved and described..

July 1996, issue4, feature article

The Klearinghouse: An Inventory of Knowledge Technologies

George Brett discusses part of a model of distributed user support, The Klearinghouse. The National Laboratory for Applied Network Research (NLANR) has been actively supporting high performance applications and networking for the past five years. The Klearinghouse is a next generation effort of the Advanced Applications Clearinghouse which is in the Distributed Applications Support Team of the NLANR.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

URL Monitoring Software and Services

Paul Hollands describes and compares tools to help you notice when a Web-based resource has been updated.

May 1996, issue3, tooled up

Web Focus: Ways of Exploiting New Technologies

Brian Kelly discusses Intermediaries: Ways Of Exploiting New Technologies.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Web Focus: WebWatching UK Universities and Colleges

Brian Kelly describes the WebWatch project.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Web Watch: A Survey of Web Server Software Used by UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly with an update of his survey of server software used by central Web sites in UK Universities.

January 2003, issue34, tooled up

Web Watch: A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites.

September 2000, issue25, tooled up

WebWatch: Conclusions from the WebWatch Project

Brian Kelly sums up conclusions from the WebWatch Project.

March 1999, issue19, tooled up

Wire: Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly is put under the virtual spotlight to answer a few questions via email on his past, present, and thoughts on matters networking.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

Wire: Interview Via Email With Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton

In this interview we question Knight and Martin Hamilton and present their replies.

May 1997, issue9, regular column

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