16 December 2010

NCAR 2010 inauguration by Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam - FSMI

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From: Shanu <shanuss AT>
Date: Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 1:01 AM
Subject: [Ilugc] NCAR 2010 inauguration by Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam - FSMI
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Hi all,

National convention on Free software for Academicians and Researchers would
be  held in Hyderabad from 16th to 18th Dec 2010. This is organised by Free
Software Movement of India (FSMI). FSMi has conducted number of run-up
events for the convention and met more than 2500 academicians around India
to spread awareness on FOSS. We are excited that convention would be
inaugurated by Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam on 16th evening.


Major sessions include:
Scientific Computing
Scientific Visualization
R and its uses in Scientific Analysis
Getting Invoveld in FOSS Projects
FOSS and School EducationPolicy
FOSS and  Higher Education Policy
eGov and Open Standards Policy
Geospatial technologies (GIS, RemoteSensing)
Grid and Cloud computing
Mobile applications: Programming for areas such as health, pollution
Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation
Technical Aspects of Indic Computing: searching, sorting, analysis of corpus
for prediction, coding, etc.
Environmental Simulation and Modelling
Legal aspects of FOSS
Embedded Technologies
Bioinformatics and Open Source Biology

By- Narendra Sisodiya

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