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Using NCSA’s Hadoop cluster for social media analytics

  • 06/02/2015
Researchers at the CyberGIS Center use the cluster for project called Move Pattern, including studying spatial diffusion of ideas using Twitter hashtags, dynamic analysis of neighborhoods in cities using people's movements, and a health and safety warning system. Read more

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CyberGIS affiliate awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

  • 04/13/2015

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded a 2015 Guggenheim fellowship to Wendy K. Tam Cho, a University of Illinois professor of political science and of statistics who conducts research on statistical and computational models for social science.

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CyberGIS: infrastructure for massive geospatial data, processes

  • 02/04/2015

A consortium of government, academic and private-sector partners has come together to build the National CyberGIS Facility at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. With funding from the National Science Foundation, the group aims to build a high-performance computing system optimized to handle geospatial data.

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Name the new CyberGIS supercomputer!

  • 01/05/2015

The construction of the National CyberGIS Facility is under way, and our new supercomputer needs a name!

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NSF awards $1.5 million to Illinois-led team for achieving scalable spatial data synthesis

  • 12/04/2014

The National Science Foundation has awarded a Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBS) grant of $1.5 million over three years to a team led by Shaowen Wang to create scalable capabilities for synthesizing spatial big data.

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