Posts Tagged ‘National Science Foundation’

NSF Funds Claremont McKenna Mathematics Professor to Research Compressive Signal Processing

cmCLAREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Claremont McKenna College assistant professor of mathematics Deanna Needell has been awarded a prestigious, five-year National Science Foundation CAREER grant of more than $413,000 for her research on the practical application of compressive signal processing (CSP). The grant, from the NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development Program, supports junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education, and integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. Read more

Fusion Facilitates Pairups Between Startups And Enterprises

Guidewire Labs, co-founded by The DEMO conference executive producer Chris Shipley, plays matchmaker between startups and enterprises with its Fusion platform. Behind Fusion stand features such as natural language processing of companies’ submitted business and product essay descriptions and ontological trees that pair discrete industry-standard descriptions with discovered terms.

“We like to think of ourselves as a matchmaking service like eHarmony, but only for business opportunities,” says Stephen Pieraldi, Guidewire Labs COO. “Companies want to be matched but it’s very hard to do that, unlike with people where you have basic filters. But no one has taken a profile object called company and identified it in the way we have.”

Read more

Twitris Social Media Analysis Tackles Occupy Wall Street, 2012 Elections

Semantic social web application Twitris, a project of Kno.e.sis at Wright State University, recently added to its social media analysis event lineup coverage of Occupy Wall Street, and Election 2012 is set to debut in the next couple of weeks.

These join earlier efforts such as the India Against Corruption Twitris site, and across all of them users can explore the popular topics about the event in the Twittersphere for that day; see related information by clicking on a tag; browse topics by location and see how they trend across different segments of society; search and explore questions related to a topic; view sentiments associated with a particular entity in the topic set; and more.

Leading the effort is Kno.e.sis Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing director and LexisNexis Ohio Eminent Scholar Dr. Amit P. Sheth, who coined the term citizen-sensing and has written on the topic of continuous semantics to analyze real-time data.

Read more

dod, NSF back Semantic Team Collaboration Startup collabwiki.com – PR Web (press release)

dod, NSF back Semantic Team Collaboration Startup collabwiki.com
PR Web (press release), WA
collabwiki delivers a realistic semantic computing model for the enterprise by enabling team members to collaborate via the Web. A powerful Ajax User Interface desktop features on the Web, including visual access to project Workspaces, topics organized