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Tuesday

10:30hrsTitle: EGEE (Enabling Grids for e-Science) Network Performance Monitoring
Stand: 2 JISC

The network is at the core of all Grid applications and services. This demonstration will introduce some of the network-related factors which may impact upon an application's performance, in particular the key aspect of end-to-end network connectivity, and show how different network performance measurement data may be aggregated and presented to humans or grid applications through the use of standards-based interfaces.
 Title: GridPP Overview: Supporting the LHC
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

13:00hrsTitle: SEE-GEO (Secure Access to Geospatial Services)
Stand: 2 JISC

EDINA, MIMAS, NCeSS and NeSC will demonstrate an application which integrates at run time MIMAS census data with EDINA boundary geographic data. The application demonstrates the utility of web services and the value of separating the provision of core datasets from the wide variety of possible attribute data. The technology used is based on OGSA-DAI combined with open interoperability standards from the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
 Title: Risk Assessment and Management on the Grid (AssessGrid): First Prototype
Stand: 9 The White Rose Grid e-Science Centre

AssessGrid various software developments (end-user, broker, resource provider) have been integrated into the first prototype. This demonstration will focus on: risk assessment methods which are currently based on static input information, bringing risk management capabilities to the end-user interface, Grid middleware negotiation based on WS-Agreement, as well as risk-aware negotiation and scheduling in the Grid fabric.
13:15hrsTitle: AstroGrid: System for Information Discovery
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

This demo will give an overview of the AstroGrid Virtual Observatory system (http://www.astrogrid.org) and how it is providing a virtual resarch environment for the UK astronomy research community.
13:30hrsTitle: Interface to the Grid – the Integrative Biology framework
Stand: 23 EPSRC

Demonstration of generic infrastructure services for job and data management and collaborative visualisation and steering on the grid.
 Title: Virtual Vellum
Stand: 9 The White Rose Grid e-Science Centre

Virtual Vellum: A real-time, high-resolution image viewing and manipulation tool for web-based and/or desktop viewing using JPEG2000 and SRB.
 Title: Delivering Environmental Web Services
Stand: AC1 Technology Strategy Board

We will demonstrate the capabilities of the DEWS project to deliver real-time environmental data to the healthcare and marine safety sectors. Jon Blower
16:00hrsTitle: GridCC
Stand: 11 Imperial College Internet Centre

Integrating the control and interaction of instrument services, Quality of Service aware workflow and SLAs within an existing Grid infrastructure.
 Title: Transaction-Based Grid Database Replication
Stand: 12 e-Science Institute and National e-Science Centre

We show the OGSA-DAI can be used to control replication workflow and manage replication across multiple domains
 Title: Desktop Job submission to the National Grid Service
Stand: 14 National Institute for Environmental e-Science

We will demonstrate how jobs can be submitted to the NGS and similar grid resources using the RMCS command-line tools and java gui. The RMCS tool is fully integrated with data management and metadata capture. We will demonstrate how multiple jobs can be submitted as part of a parametersweep study, with the metadata tools used to collate core results. (demonstrated by Martin Dove)
 Title: Windows Compute Cluster on the NGS
Stand: 15 Microsoft Institute for High Performance Computing

See how Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 has been seamlessly integrated into the National Grid Service.
 Title: OMII SPAM-GP
Stand: 16 OMII-UK

Showing how portal based services can be protected using Shibboleth technology to implement role based access control.
 Title: Access Grid Tour
Stand: 17 Access Grid Support Centre

Many supplementary features of AG will be demonstrated in these sessions in addition to rolling demonstrations throughout the meeting.
 Title: CancerGrid - delivering semantic interoperability throughout clinical cancer research
Stand: 19 MRC

CancerGrid has developed a standardised metadata and service infrastructure for cancer centres in the UK to allow researchers to easily adopt current best practice in the use of terminologies, data standards and data models for clinical and laboratory results. In this demonstration we will show the technology being used in a variety of applications, from advanced data modelling, through custom configuration of systems for specific clinical research applications, to the delivery of metadata to desktop applications at the point of data capture even in standard Microsoft Office tools.
 Title: JISC Virtual Research Environments in practice: research needs and technical solutions
Stand: 2 JISC

Two brand new videodemos capturing the discoveries and outputs of a selection of projects from the VRE1 programme, and offering perspectives on the future for VREs. Repeated on Thursday at 10.40-11.10am.
 Title: RAL: e-Science Overview?
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

 Title: GridPP and the World Wide LHC Computing Grid
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

David Britton of the University of Glasgow will show how UK high energy physicists make use of the Grid.
 Title: GridQTL
Stand: 22 BBSRC

The GridQTL project aims to develop a Grid based platform to perform genetic analyses of multiple traits with high density molecular markers and complex models. A Gridsphere portal has been developed and allows users to submit distributed analyses on the NGS and some local Condor pools.
 Title: PEGASUS: sharing virtual reality exhibitions over the Grid, a pilot and demonstrator
Stand: 23 EPSRC

The demonstration will show how grid technologies can be used to bring exhibition material to audiences at local and remote sites.
 Title: Buidling a Virtual Research Environment for the Humanities (BVREH)
Stand: 6 Oxford e-Research Centre

BVREH promotes the innovative use of information and communications technology in academic teaching and research in the UK.
 Title: SHEBANGS - Shibboleth Enabled Bridge to Access the National Grid Service
Stand: 7 e-Science North West

The SHEBANGS demonstration shows how VO-based access to grid-resources is achieved by translating Shibboleth authentication assertions into VOMS-GSI attribute assertions.
 Title: Distributed Data Mining in the BROADEN project
Stand: 9 The White Rose Grid e-Science Centre

The presentation will demonstrate the distributed pattern matching and data-mining technology developed for distributed Condition Monitoring applications. Presenters: Tom Jackson, Martyn Fletcher, Mark Jessop
 Title: The CARMEN Project: Data Discovery for Neuroscience
Stand: 9 The White Rose Grid e-Science Centre

The presentation will demonstrate the ongoing development of a collaborative working environment to support experimental analysis in Neuroscience applications. Presenters: Tom Jackson, Martyn Fletcher, Mark Jessop
 Title: Healthcare@Home
Stand: AC1 Technology Strategy Board

Sensor-based biomedical monitoring technologies have a major role in chronic disease management for early detection and prevention of known adverse trends. The Healthcare@Home framework permits evaluation of the relevance of sensor inputs to desired clinical outcomes. Alex Hardisty, Mahesh Subramanian
16:15hrsTitle: nanoCMOS electronics
Stand: 12 e-Science Institute and National e-Science Centre

Demonstration of initial results of major new EPSRC nanoCMOS electronics project showing atomistic device, compact models and system level simulations and their linkage in a security driven environment
16:20hrsTitle: Mashup Toolkit
Stand: 11 Imperial College Internet Centre

The Mashup Toolkit is a visual environment that allows the non-programming user to compose novel web services and mashups.
 Title: CLEF Services: Opening up the potential of medical data
Stand: 19 MRC

Clinical E-Science Framework Architecture and User Interface for Query Formulation
 Title: Technology: Monitoring
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

 Title: Agent-based Integrative Modeling of Bacterial Populations
Stand: 22 BBSRC

BacGrid is a flexible, Grid-enabled, HLA-compliant simulator for bacterial biofilms, which integrates population level processes (diffusion of substrates and signalling molecules) with individual-based models of cellular-level processes (notably growth, division, displacement, and up-regulation).
16:30hrsTitle: TBC
Stand: 12 e-Science Institute and National e-Science Centre

Demonstration of initial results of drug discovery portal project with Strathclyde University as part of Scottish Bioinformatics Research Network.
 Title: Golem: a tool for data mining
Stand: 14 National Institute for Environmental e-Science

Golem has been designed to extract core information in the form of tables and graphs from a set of output files generated from a parameter sweep study. The demonstration will show how this is being used within the MaterialsGrid project to extract information from XML files generated by a range of materials simulation codes. (demonstrated by Andrew Walkingshaw)
 Title: Windows Workflow Management for Science & Engineering
Stand: 15 Microsoft Institute for High Performance Computing

See how Windows Workflow Foundation can be used to maximise productivity for science and engineering users.
 Title: OMII-UK Portal Access Grid (PAG)
Stand: 16 OMII-UK

With the AGSC. The first release of a fully-functional portal-based version of the Access Grid Toolkit.
 Title: OMII-UK Portal Access Grid (PAG) Demonstration
Stand: 17 Access Grid Support Centre

OMII-UK Portal Access Grid (PAG) Demonstration: the first release of a fully-functional portal-based version of the Access Grid Toolkit software.
 Title: The European Grid Initiative (EGI)
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

Michael Wilson will invite UK involvement in planning for the EGI which has recently been funded by the EC to develop a sustainable infrastructure after EGEE.
 Title: MESSAGE: pervasive mobile environmental sensor grids
Stand: 23 EPSRC

Demonstration of a scalable software architecture for data management using live feeds from prototype field units for mobile sensing of air quality.
 Title: OMII-UK Portal Access Grid (PAG) Demo
Stand: 7 e-Science North West

The first release of a fully-functional portal-based version of the Access Grid Toolkit software
16:40hrsTitle: MicroArray
Stand: 11 Imperial College Internet Centre

Demonstrating a web portal for the analysis of high-dimensional biological data based on open source technologies including OpenLaszlo, R, Postgres-PLR and GridSAM.
 Title: Technology: Workflow
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

 Title: e-HTPX - An e-resource for High Throughput Protein Crystallography Data Reduction Pipeline
Stand: 22 BBSRC

The e-HTPX project is a distributed computing infrastructure designed to help structural biologists remotely plan and monitor experiments for protein crystallographic structure determination. The demonstration will consist of the data reduction workflow, which takes collected image data from a beamline and automatically processes the data through to phasing using an expert system, operational at Diamond Light Source.
16:45hrsTitle: Meet the TOE Team
Stand: 12 e-Science Institute and National e-Science Centre

There will be a brief summary of progress in NeSC’s Training Outreach and Education activities, an opportunity to meet the team and explore your questions and training requirements.
 Title: G-Rex: Grid Remote EXecution Web Application
Stand: 13 Reading e-Science Centre

Demonstration of using a cluster grid to support ocean and climate model predictions, using the G-Rex middleware to return large output datasets to the remote client

Wednesday

10:30hrsTitle: Repositories Support Project
Stand: 2 JISC

 Title: Technology: Data Access
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

12:20hrsTitle: EASA: Enabling Application Sharing and Hosting on the White Rose Grid
Stand: 9 The White Rose Grid e-Science Centre

A demonstration of Web accessible applications hosted by the White Rose Grid.
13:00hrsTitle: Depot
Stand: 2 JISC

Open access is a way of getting research results more widely read, used and cited. The Repositories Support Project (RSP) gives practical advice on the implementation of open access repositories in HE institutions. This briefing looks at open access and its impact on research communication together with ways that researchers can benefit from repositories and the RSP. A brand new JISC support service to enable all UK academics to share in the benefits of open access exposure for their research outputs, managed at EDINA.
 Title: GOLD: grid-based information models to support the rapid innovation of high value added chemicals
Stand: 23 EPSRC

We will present Web Services based Virtual Organisation software, which enables the collaborative development of high value chemical products.
 Title: Distributed Data Mining in the BROADEN project
Stand: AC1 Technology Strategy Board

The presentation will demonstrate the distributed pattern matching and data-mining technology developed for distributed Condition Monitoring Applications. Tom Jackson, Martyn Fletcher
13:20hrsTitle: CCPNGrid: A Portal for Biomolecular Structure Calculation from NMR Spectroscopy Data
Stand: 22 BBSRC

The CCPNGrid portal is presented, with examples of how to submit a project for structure calculation, and showing seamless interaction with a computer grid. It is based on ZOPE server, ARIA/CNS program, CCPN framework and CONDOR.
 Title: ClimatePrediction.net
Stand: 6 Oxford e-Research Centre

ClimatePrediction.net (CPDN) is the world’s largest climate modelling experiment, useing the “volunteer computing” paradigm a la SETI@home.. To date there have been over 300,000 participants who have simulated 21 million model years, with a continual throughput of about 40 TeraFLOPS.
13:30hrsTitle: MESSAGE
Stand: 11 Imperial College Internet Centre

Demonstration of a scalable software architecture for data management using live feeds from prototype field units for mobile air quality sensing.
 Title: GEMEPS Microarray Service
Stand: 12 e-Science Institute and National e-Science Centre

Demonstration of results of BBSRC project showing secure access to and comparison of microarray data sets
 Title: eMinerals Toolkit
Stand: 14 National Institute for Environmental e-Science

We will demonstrate the various tools developed by the eMinerals project for grid job submission, data management, information delivery, metadata management, and for effective collaboration. (demonstrated by Martin Dove)
 Title: Windows Compute Cluster on the NGS
Stand: 15 Microsoft Institute for High Performance Computing

See how Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 has been seamlessly integrated into the National Grid Service.
 Title: OMII-RAVE
Stand: 16 OMII-UK

The Resource-Aware Visualisation Environment from Cardiff University
 Title: Access Grid Tour
Stand: 17 Access Grid Support Centre

Many supplementary features of AG will be demonstrated in these sessions in addition to rolling demonstrations throughout the meeting.
 Title: NeuroGrid: Grid Enabled Systematic Image Review (GESIRS)
Stand: 19 MRC

Demonstration of a Grid-Enabled Systematic Image Review System (GESIRS) currently being developed under the auspices of the ENOS and IST3 clinical trials as part of the NeuroGrid project. GESIRS will be a web application used to provide structured, systematic expert review of scan images generated by the trials. GESIRS is being built on the NeuroGrid infrastructure in order to provide secure access to multiple distributed image data stores.
 Title: Supporting Security-oriented e-Research with Shibboleth
Stand: 2 JISC

This demonstration will highlight results across a variety of projects exploiting Shibboleth single-sign on to heterogeneous Grid resources with fine grained authorisation. We will show in particular how we have supported interdisciplinary e-Research, especially the bioinformatics, clinical and electronics domains. These results build on the JISC-funded GLASS (Glasgow early adoption of Shibboleth) project which itself builds upon the unified account management system rolled out across the University of Glasgow.
 Title: STFC e-Science: Supporting Research Communities
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

Members of AstroGrid/ GridPP and the RAL eScience centre will be available to discuss and demonstrate a wide range of capabilities developed in the STFC programme: including data access, interoperability standards, applications, load management. They will be able to describe how these STFC programmes are building and supporting online research communities.
 Title: GROWL: Grid Resources on Workstation Library
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

Rob Allan and John Kewley: the GROWL client toolkit will be demonstrated with a variety of applications from chemistry and statistical computing
 Title: CARMEN: code analysis, repository, and modelling for e-neuroscience
Stand: 23 EPSRC

We will demonstrate the analysis of data from neurophysiological experiments with the CARMEN portal, using remote tools and data.
 Title: CO-ODE - Tools for ontology development
Stand: 7 e-Science North West

CO-ODE, in collaboration with the Protégé team, creates tools to edit, browse, document, reason with and evaluate OWL ontologies.
 Title: CROWN-C: A High Assurance Grid Middleware System
Stand: 9 The White Rose Grid e-Science Centre

Demonstration of a Globus-based Grid middleware system for the high assurance and high dependability communities.
 Title: MaterialsGrid: a dynamics materials database
Stand: AC1 Technology Strategy Board

MaterialsGrid provides a system for high-throughput computation and retrieval of materials properties, designed for both academic and commercial applications. We will demonstrate a prototype, highlighting retrieval of information from the database, and running simulations to compute new properties via the MaterialsGrid portal. Richard Bruin, Kevin Yang, Tom Mortimer-Jones
13:40hrsTitle: VERA: a Virtual Research Environment for Archaeology
Stand: 13 Reading e-Science Centre

Description and demonstration of the VERA virtual research environment for the Silchester archaeological dig
 Title: Electronic Lab Notebooks
Stand: 22 BBSRC

Electronic lab notebooks are a classic example of a brilliant idea that often fails in the real world. They usually either impose a rigid process that does not work in a real laboratory or are simply an electronic ‘sheet of paper’ that provides little added value. We are developing a system based on a Blog format that provides great flexibility but aims to encourage the capture of more of the details of an experiment by making the user’s life easier when experiments are recorded the 'right' way.
13:45hrsTitle: Rapid Development Tool for Job Submission Portlets
Stand: 12 e-Science Institute and National e-Science Centre

A portlet that allows click-and-play development and deployment of custom job submission portlets in a standard portal environment.
 Title: NeuroGrid: QABox Automatic real-time MRI Quality Assurance for Clinical Trials
Stand: 19 MRC

A demonstration of the NeuroGrid QA Box for NeuroScience
13:50hrsTitle: Mashup Toolkit
Stand: 11 Imperial College Internet Centre

The Mashup Toolkit is a visual environment that allows the non-programming user to compose novel web services and mashups.
 Title: TBD
Stand: 16 OMII-UK

see the notice on the OMII-UK stand for an updated schedule
14:00hrsTitle: OMII Security Portlets
Stand: 12 e-Science Institute and National e-Science Centre

Demonstration of how security attributes in Shibboleth can be scoped to limit access to and usage of protected services
 Title: A Geobrowser discovery interface for oceanography data
Stand: 13 Reading e-Science Centre

Demonstration of the use of Google Earth as a real-time data monitor to support scientific cruises in the Antarctic
 Title: Environmental applications on the grid
Stand: 14 National Institute for Environmental e-Science

We will demonstrate the grid tools being used to run a range of environmental applications, with the primary example being an earthquake prediction model. The demonstration will show job submission as part of a parameter sweep, data collation, and final visualisation. This demonstration will run on the NGS. (demonstrated by Gen-Tao Chiang)
 Title: EVO International Collaboration Tool
Stand: 17 Access Grid Support Centre

EVO (Enabling Virtual Organisations) international collaboration tool has a multilingual interface and time zone handling plus many inbuilt features.
 Title: OpenDOAR (Directory of Open Access Repositories) & RoMEO (Rights MEtadata for Open archiving)
Stand: 2 JISC

OpenDOAR and RoMEO are two of the premier global services that assist Open Access research communication. This briefing looks at RoMEO which gives guidance to authors on the rights they may have to make their material open access, and OpenDOAR, which provides a directory of global Open Access repositories along with tools to help build services.
 Title: Integrative Biology Visualisations
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

Lakshmi Sastry will demonstrate distributed, high resolution visualization of the rabbit heart using commodity cluster and open source software stack which won the 2007 VizNET Showcase first prize.
 Title: Grid Enabled Microarray Expression Profile Search
Stand: 22 BBSRC

The BBSRC funded GEMEPS project completed in February 2007. It focused on addressing the following key questions: who has run a similar microarray experiment, and how similar were the experiments? This presentation will demonstrate the Grid services that were produced including how fine grained security (crucial for scientists to share their non-published data sets) and overall usability was supported.
 Title: GENIUS: grid enabled neurosurgical imaging using simulation
Stand: 23 EPSRC

Demonstration of the real-time simulation and remote visualisation of blood flow through a high-resolution patient specific neurovascular structure.
 Title: Supercomputing in the Palm of your Hand
Stand: 24 East Midlands e-Science Centre -vizNET

A demonstration of the handheld RealityGrid PDA Client, to include interactive Grid-based computational steering, 3D visualization and job launching.
 Title: CancerGrid: delivering semantic interoperability throughout clinical cancer research
Stand: 6 Oxford e-Research Centre

CancerGrid has developed a standardised metadata and service infrastructure for cancer centres in the UK to allow researchers to easily adopt current best practice in the use of terminologies, data standards and data models for clinical and laboratory results.
 Title: myExperiment
Stand: 7 e-Science North West

myExperiment makes it easy for the next generation of scientists to contribute to a pool of scientific workflows, build communities and form relationships.
 Title: MOSES: Modelling and Simulation for e-Social Science
Stand: 9 The White Rose Grid e-Science Centre

Demonstration of the latest MOSES portlets that visualise contemporary and scenario forecast demographic and health data for Leeds.
 Title: Generic Infrastructure for Medical Informatics - a grid-enabled mammographic auditing system
Stand: AC1 Technology Strategy Board

Within GIMI, a lightweight service-oriented interoperability framework has been developed to facilitate distributed healthcare research, delivery, and training. We will demonstrate an application pertaining to radiologist auditing (extension work to training) that uses this framework. Moi Yap
14:05hrsTitle: PsyGrid: The research network platform of choice for Mental Health and Diabetes
Stand: 19 MRC

The core tasks in a cohort study or clinical trial are hypothesis generation, study design, data collection, data linkage, data analysis and publication. The benefits of using information technology to support these tasks are well understood and yet there are barriers that prevent it being used. Even where information technology is used to support individual tasks in the study cycle, the interfaces between the tasks are typically ad-hoc relying on manual intervention. The philosophy behind the PsyGrid project is to eliminate the barriers through the development of high quality, usable, open source software tool kit that allows knowledge and data to flow automatically from one task to the next, to provide ‘round- trip’ study management. Our initial goal was the development of a toolkit where multi-centre studies and trials can be designed, implemented, managed and closed by the clinical researchers, resulting in the PsyGrid CoCoA system, which has been successfully used in mental health research. In the current phase of the project we are developing tools for automating data linkage and managing data analysis that operate across the academic and health care boundary. We will demonstrate the PsyGrid system as it exists today and provide an overview of our current development activities
14:10hrsTitle: GridCC
Stand: 11 Imperial College Internet Centre

Integrating the control and interaction of instrument services, Quality of Service aware workflow and SLAs within an existing Grid infrastructure.
 Title: Data Mining and Analysis of Spatial Gene Expression Patterns
Stand: 12 e-Science Institute and National e-Science Centre

A biomedical application where the aim is to understand early development through interaction of genes in a temporal-spatial framework.
 Title: OceanDIVA: Ocean Data Inter-comparison and Visualization Application
Stand: 13 Reading e-Science Centre

Demonstration of the use of Google Earth as a tool to bring together model and observation data, driving improvements in ocean modelling
14:15hrsTitle: Windows Workflow Management for Science & Engineering
Stand: 15 Microsoft Institute for High Performance Computing

See how Windows Workflow Foundation can be used to maximise productivity for science and engineering users.
14:20hrsTitle: Web Portal Access Use of the National Grid Service (NGS) Resources for Bioinformatics
Stand: 22 BBSRC

The NGS resources are completely free and can be used seamlessly, via the grid, with your institutional resources. In this demonstration we show how both the NGS’s extensive compute and database resources can augment local Institutional resources to run bio-informatics research software, via a simple web portal.
14:25hrsTitle: VOTES Clinical Trials
Stand: 12 e-Science Institute and National e-Science Centre

Results of MRC-funded project with a rich variety of clinical trials including brain trauma, congenital anomalies and numerous others
 Title: G-Rex: Grid Remote EXecution Web Application
Stand: 13 Reading e-Science Centre

Demonstration of using a cluster grid to support ocean and climate model predictions, using the G-Rex middleware to return large output datasets to the remote client
14:30hrsTitle: MicroArray
Stand: 11 Imperial College Internet Centre

Demonstrating a web portal for the analysis of high-dimensional biological data based on open source technologies including OpenLaszlo, R, Postgres-PLR and GridSAM.
 Title: SciSpace: a tool for effective collaboration
Stand: 14 National Institute for Environmental e-Science

We have developed a social network web site (www.scispace.net) to aid effective research collaboration, and will show the various features. The aim is to enable scientists to share data and ideas within a secure environment, overcoming the limitations of traditional tools such as email. (demonstrated by Ian Frame)
 Title: Online A/V Assessment for Access Grid (AG Check)
Stand: 17 Access Grid Support Centre

AG Check is an online audiovisual assessment tool for the AG. It will facilitate 'solo' testing of AG nodes.
 Title: SPECTRa (Submission, Preservation and Exposure of Chemistry Teaching and Research Data): The Deposition and Validation of Primary Chemistry Research Data in Digital Repositories
Stand: 2 JISC

Much primary chemistry research data is not archived, and we have therefore developed software tools to enable straightforward deposition into departmental and institutional Open Access digital repositories (DSpace). Data adhering to standard formats in selected disciplines (crystallography, NMR, computational chemistry) is transformed to XML (CML, Chemical Markup Language) which provides added validation. Context-specific chemical metadata and persistent Handle identifiers are added to enable long-term data re-use.
 Title: Sakai Virtual Research Environment
Stand: 21 and 25 Science and Technology Facilities Research Council

Rob Allan: The Sakai collaborative environment (portal) will be demonstrated as adapted for e-Research in a recent JISC-funded VRE-1 project.
 Title: The nanoCMOS Project - Supporting EEE-Science The nanoCMOS Project - Supporting EEE-Science
Stand: 23 EPSRC

We will show how Grid-based infrastructures can manage security, access to HPC resources and data management for the electronics community.
 Title: GENIUS - Grid Enabled Neurosurgical Imaging Using Simulation
Stand: 7 e-Science North West

Will be demonstrating the real-time simulation and remote visualisation of blood flow through a high-resolution patient specific neurovascular structure.
 Title: OGC Geolinking IE
Stand: 9 The White Rose Grid e-Science Centre

Demonstrating portlet and OGSA-DAI Geolinking Client-Server technology for integrating and visualising geographic data.
 Title: Implied Volatility on the CRISP Framework
Stand: AC1 Technology Strategy Board

Demonstration of the use of the CRISP framework for the secure provision of implied volatility financial services, producing implied volatilities of options in real-time. John Hawkins
14:35hrsTitle: OptIPuter - Putting the Optical Grid to work globally
Stand: 6 Oxford e-Research Centre

A world-class biomedical research group at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and a similarly world-leading materials science group at Oxford University have independently developed new imaging instruments that should revolutionize the way we obtain 3D information at the highest possible resolution. The OptIPuter project aims to prototype new ways to share views of the complexities of the nervous system and of complex nanomaterials.
14:40hrsTitle: BPS Biochemical Pathway Simulator
Stand: 12 e-Science Institute and National e-Science Centre

Demonstration of a DTI-funded project (BPS) for biochemical pathway simulation and its extension to use a variety of Grid resources including Condor pools and NGS nodes
 Title: DEWS: Delivering Environmental Web Services
Stand: 13 Reading e-Science Centre

Demonstration of the capabilities of the DEWS project to deliver real-time environmental data to the healthcare and marine safety sectors.
 Title: VOTES (Virtual Organisations for Trials and Epidemiological Studies) Supporting Grid-based Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Studies
Stand: 19 MRC

The MRC funded Virtual Organisations for Trials and Epidemiological Studies (VOTES) project has developed a reusable Grid based e-Infrastructure supporting the various phases involved in clinical trials and epidemiological studies. This demonstration will present this infrastructure and show how it has been applied to support a variety of clinical studies in areas such as brain trauma, diabetes and cancer. In particular the presentation will highlight the fine grained security needed for this domain, and how this has been both realised and made simple and transparent to the end user scientists. We will also show how the infrastructure supports interdisciplinary research with results integrated from other overlapping domains including the bioinformatics and geographical information systems.
 Title: A Distributed System for E-Support of Microarray Data Analysis and Management Demonstrations.
Stand: 22 BBSRC

Demonstration of a typical microarray data analysis workflow in a working prototype of the system, including: experimental design; data pre-processing; data analysis; results visualisation; analysis tracking and video tutorials. The demo will highlight technologies used in the project such as GridSAM, R, Postgres-PLR, and Laszlo.
14:50hrsTitle: Shibboleth Single Sign-on
Stand: 12 e-Science Institute and National e-Science Centre

An e-voyage showing how a variety of security attributes can be used to support single sign-on and advanced authorisation to all of the projects demonstrated.
16:00hrsTitle: RRORI
Stand: 1 Digital Curation Centre

API and Tools to generate and maintain a "Registry/Repository" for OASIS Representation Information (RRORI)
 Title: Data Object Virtualisation
Stand: 1 Digital Curation Centre

A demonstration of simple Data Object Virtualisation
 Title: DRAMBORA
Stand: 1 Digital Curation Centre

A preview of the online version of the Digital Repository Audit Method Based on Risk Assessment (DRAMBORA)
 Title: XArch - Archiving Hierarchical Data
Stand: 1 Digital Curation Centre

A demonstration of XArch - a tool for maintaining and querying different versions of a database in hierarchical format.
 Title: ReDReSS
Stand: 10 Centre for e-Science Lancaster University

ReDReSS is an on-line repository with material for Social Scientists interested in or wanting to develop their e-Science skills.
 Title: Speed up MATLAB and Simulink algorithms using Distributed Computing
Stand: AC3 The Mathworks

Introduction to the distributed computing tools from The MathWorks, focussing on decreasing the computation time of MATLAB and Simulink algorithms.
16:30hrsTitle: Agora on-line meeting tool
Stand: 10 Centre for e-Science Lancaster University

Demonstration of the Agora on-line meeting tool. Agora is an integrated video conferencing tool with supporting functionality.
 Title: Handle larger data sets with the MathWorks Distributed Computing Tools
Stand: AC3 The Mathworks

Introduction to the distributed computing tools from The MathWorks, focussing on handling large data sets and parallel algorithms in MATLAB.

Thursday

10:40hrsTitle: JISC Virtual Research Environments in practice: research needs and technical solutions
Stand: 2 JISC

Two brand new videodemos capturing the discoveries and outputs of a selection of projects from the VRE programme, and offering perspectives on the future for VREs.
 Title: Inca-2 Grid Monitoring
Stand: 9 The White Rose Grid e-Science Centre

An introduction to the Inca-2 grid monitoring framework developed at SDSC and its use on the NGS.
13:30hrsTitle: XArch - Archiving Hierarchical Data
Stand: 1 Digital Curation Centre

A demonstration of XArch - a tool for maintaining and querying different versions of a database in hierarchical format.
 Title: DRAMBORA
Stand: 1 Digital Curation Centre

A preview of the online version of the Digital Repository Audit Method Based on Risk Assessment (DRAMBORA)
 Title: Data Object Virtualisation
Stand: 1 Digital Curation Centre

A demonstration of simple Data Object Virtualisation
 Title: RRORI
Stand: 1 Digital Curation Centre

API and Tools to generate and maintain a "Registry/Repository" for OASIS Representation Information (RRORI)
 Title: Speed up MATLAB and Simulink algorithms using Distributed Computing
Stand: AC3 The Mathworks

Introduction to the distributed computing tools from The MathWorks, focussing on decreasing the computation time of MATLAB and Simulink algorithms.
13:45hrsTitle: SabreR
Stand: 10 Centre for e-Science Lancaster University

SabreR is a powerful tool for the statistical analysis of multi-process random effect response data in a R environment.
14:00hrsTitle: Handle larger data sets with the MathWorks Distributed Computing Tools
Stand: AC3 The Mathworks

Introduction to the distributed computing tools from The MathWorks, focussing on handling large data sets and parallel algorithms in MATLAB.
14:30hrsTitle: Sabre Service
Stand: 10 Centre for e-Science Lancaster University

A demonstration of using parallel Sabre on the North West Grid.
 Title: New features of MATLAB and Distributed Computing
Stand: AC3 The Mathworks

Introduction to some of the new features of MATLAB and Distributed Computing in the most recent releases

The Demonstrations listed below will run throughout the conference

 Title: Overview Presentations
Stand: 18 ESRC National Centre for e-Social Science

During the demo session, presentations will be rolled giving an overview of the research carried by the co-ordinating Hub and the Research Nodes, and the outputs from these projects. Staff from the Nodes and Hub will be on hand throughout the AHM to answer any questions. 
 Title: TechWatch
Stand: 2 JISC

JISC TechWatch (www.jisc.ac.uk/techwatch) keeps track of ICT developments that are likely to have a significant impact on the core business of F&HE; in five to ten years’ time. It commissions reports on specific technologies and provides links from its website to resources elsewhere on the Web. We are currently looking for experts in key technology areas to act as authors or peer reviewers, and would be interested in talking to academics and researchers who may be interested in working with us over the next few years. We have a prize-winning team of writers and editors and can provide a very supportive editorial environment. If you are interested in knowing more, please come to the JISC main stand during morning coffee for an informal chat.  
 Title: Virtual Vellum
Stand: 3/4 Arts and Humanities e-Science Initiative

The demonstration will illustrate work done at the University of Sheffield's Department of French and Humanities Research Institute (HRI) in recent e-Science Demonstrator and Workshop projects. The demonstration will include Virtual Vellum, which offers a means of viewing high-resolution images (such as digitised manuscripts) in real time, both locally and over a network connection, using technologies such as JPEG 2000 and Storage Resource Broker (SRB). The planned use and evolution of Virtual Vellum to deliver exhibition material during a forthcoming exhibition at the Royal Armouries, Leeds, about the Froissart Chronicles will also be featured. Finally, a number of prototype collaborative applications developed during the e-Science Workshop project for use over the Access Grid will be demonstrated: these will include image-viewing (Virtual Vellum), text-editing and shared virtual reality tools."  
 Title: FeatureLens, NoraVis, and M2K (Music To Knowledge)
Stand: 3/4 Arts and Humanities e-Science Initiative

Loretta Auvil of NCSA’s Automated Learning Group (ALG) will demonstrate the capabilities of three data synthesis applications—FeatureLens, NoraVis, and M2K (Music To Knowledge). FeatureLens—developed as a case study on repetition analysis of Gertrude Stein’s The Making of Americans. NoraVis—developed as a case study for the analysis of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British and American literature. M2K—developed for research and evaluation of music. All three tools were developed for discovering and exploring data patterns in large humanities and arts collections. Each tool has leveraged part of ALG’s extensively developed D2K (Data to Knowledge) environment, but we are preparing to leverage SEASR (Software Environment for the Advancement of Scholarly Research) in the future. D2K is a visual, component-based programming environment with a rapid, flexible data mining and machine learning system that integrates analytical data mining methods for prediction, discovery, and deviation detection, with data and information visualization tools. SEASR’s mission is to support knowledge discovery in the Humanities by advancing and innovating data-mining tools for analyzing large bodies of information, building software bridges for communicating between applications, and creating enhanced environments for technology and information sharing. 
 Title: VRU Demonstration
Stand: 3/4 Arts and Humanities e-Science Initiative

CODA is a set of simple software tools (called !nodes") that interface with hardware and software commonly used in digital art making and performance enabling networked collaboration in real-time. Researchers from the VRU will illustrate the multi-location collaboration capabilities of CODA through an art work currently under development. Three !nodes", consisting of networked sensors, a Wii Remote, MIDI faders, motors and light bulbs, will communicate with each other through a simple web interface highlighting the complex, yet tactile, possibilities of networked performance.  
 Title: GOLD
Stand: 8 North East Regional e-Science Centre

Virtual Organisation demo. 
 Title: AMUC
Stand: 8 North East Regional e-Science Centre

Dance data capture and searching demo. 
 Title: CARMEN
Stand: 8 North East Regional e-Science Centre

Neuro-Science demo. 
 Title: MESSAGE
Stand: 8 North East Regional e-Science Centre

Pollution sensor monitoring demo 
 Title: SAW-GEO
Stand: 8 North East Regional e-Science Centre

Geomatics Demo 
 Title: TerMine
Stand: AC2 National Centre for Text Mining

TerMine is a term management system. Technical terms are important for knowledge mining, especially in the bio-medical area where vast amount of documents are available. A domain independent method for term recognition is very useful to automatically recognize terms from documents. C-value is a domain-independent method for automatic term recognition which combines linguistic and statistical analyses, emphasis being placed on the statistical part. The linguistic analysis enumerates all candidate terms in a given text by applying part-of-speech tagging, extracting word sequences of adjectives/nouns based, and stop-list. The statistical analysis assigns a termhood to a candidate term by using the following four characteristics:
  • the occurrence frequency of the candidate term
  • the frequency of the candidate term as part of other longer candidate terms
  • the number of these longer candidate terms
  • the length of the candidate term
TerMine employs the C-value method to extract terms. The implementation is optimized for scalability and processing speed: given a set of 1.3 million MEDLINE abstracts (2GB text), TerMine (standalone version) extracts 9.8 million term candidates and their termhood scores in about ten minutes.
 
 Title: AcroMine
Stand: AC2 National Centre for Text Mining

AcroMine is an acronym dictionary automatically constructed from the whole MEDLINE. Assuming a word sequence co-occurring frequently with a parenthetical expression to be a potential expanded form, AcroMine identifies acronym definitions in a similar manner to the C-value method. Applied to the whole MEDLINE (7,811,582 abstracts), the implemented system extracted 886,755 acronym candidates and recognized 300,954 expanded forms in reasonable time (ca. 48 hours). The current AcroMine achieves 99% precision and 82-95% recall on our evaluation corpus that roughly emulates the whole MEDLINE. 
 Title: Info-Pubmed
Stand: AC2 National Centre for Text Mining

Info-Pubmed is an efficient PubMed search tool, helping users to find information about biomedical entities such as genes, proteins,and the interactions between them. Given the name of a gene or protein, Info-pubmed shows a list of the names of other genes/proteins which co-occur in sentences from Medline, along with the frequency of co-occurrence. Co-occurrence of two proteins/genes in the same sentence does not imply that they interact. Use of Information Extraction techniques allows Info-Pubmed to identify a set of sentences which clearly indicate that the interaction exists. Info-pubmed uses a dictionary with 200,000 gene/protein names and deep-parse results of all sentences in Medline. Currently, 14,785,094 MEDLINE articles are indexed.  
 Title: MEDIE
Stand: AC2 National Centre for Text Mining

MEDIE is an intelligent search engine to retrieve biomedical correlations from MEDLINE. The user can find abstracts/sentences in MEDLINE by specifying semantics of correlations; for example, "What activates p53" and "What causes colon cancer". Currently, 15,976,265 MEDLINE articles are indexed. MEDIE demonstrates how deep-parse results of sentences can be used in an intelligent information retrieval system. Semantic representations of sentences are used to identify those which report specific events. Users can also navigate through relevant databases such as SwissProt, Entrez Gene, and LocusLink  
 Title: SemText
Stand: AC2 National Centre for Text Mining

SemText is an advanced information retrieval (IR) system focussed upon the Medline document collection. It offers textual and metadata search across the 16+ million article abstracts and provides enhanced functionality in terms of associative searching, interactive ranking and detailed advanced searches. SemText draws upon a number of core technologies from the NaCTeM collection to enhance this further with automated detection and markup of proteins and genes, one of the most common user requests from our biological user community. We also draw upon the Acromine tools and its recently upgraded functionality to detect, markup and disambiguate acronyms based upon the context in which they appear, this plays a key role in searching this large document collection by allowing us to expand a users query to include multiple forms of a term as well as variant forms and synonyms without losing the specificity of the original query. This conceptual approach to IR brings novel and original functionality to an ever growing audience needing solutions to the problem of information overload.  

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