Category Archives: text processing

Enhancements to the Astronomy Source Code Library (ASCL)

The Astronomy Source Code Library (ASCL) is a rapidly growing, free online registry for astronomical source codes that have been used in research that have appeared in, or been submitted to, peer-reviewed publication. There are now over 900 codes indexed by … Continue reading

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dot Astronomy 5 Conference From A Distance

Last week, the fifth annual dot Astronomy conference was held in Cambridge, MA. This event is a little different from other conferences: its goal is to advance the use of new compute technologies in the service of astronomy, from computing … Continue reading

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The Architecture of the RunMyCode platform

Several weeks again, I published a post on RunMyCode, a platform for publishing code and data associated with papers. After verification by the project staff, the code is run on a  remote server but controlled from a web page.  Several … Continue reading

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e-Science – towards the cloud: infrastructures, applications and research

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A has just published a special issue entitled: “e-Science – towards the cloud: infrastructures, applications and research.”  The issue contains 12 papers that are considered “best in show” at the U. K. e-Science … Continue reading

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Technical Articles and Reproducibility – A Lesson From Biostatistics?

Last week, I wrote an essay about about a paper by Darrel Ince, Leslie Hatton and John Graham-Cumming that argued for open computer programs as an essential component of verifying and reproducing computer intensive research results published in peer-reviewed journals. … Continue reading

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GATECloud: A Documents Repository

One of the most interesting talks at the U.K. e-Science 2011 Meeting was on “GATECloud.net: Cloud Infrastructure for Large-Scale, Open-Source Text Processing,” by Valentin Tablan. The paper was, in fact, voted the best paper at the meeting. Valentin described “GATE,” … Continue reading

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