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RTC Progress Report: October 2013

November 4, 2013

Activities and achievements in the period

    • The RTC team restarted fall term training workshops in R at MIT
    • The Team held an outreach event at the Department of Sociology

Open issues, questions or needs

    • None

Service statistics (please, see attachment below)

Consilience Progress Report: August-September 2013

October 1, 2013

We Released version 0.9.6 of Consilience on August 27, 2013. New features for this version include:

  • Data visualization for comparing clusterings
  • View original PDF document, if it exists
  • Consolidation of Document Set Management and Workspace Management into the main Document Sets page, for better usability

We are currently working on version 0.9.7, targeted for the end of October.  New features planned for this version:

RTC Progress Report: September 2013

October 1, 2013

Activities and achievements in the period

    • The RTC team restarted fall term training workshops in statistical software packages

Open issues, questions or needs

    • None

Service statistics (please, see attachment below)

Operations Progress Report July-August 2013

September 17, 2013
  • Reporting Period Updates:
    • Updated tape backup infrastructure from LTO4 to LTO6. Tripling tape capacity and increasing backup throughput.
    • Re-designed RCE projects backup strategy to reduce failures and extend tape as a viable medium for research data backups
    • Implemented new RCE Project space cost-recovery model.
    • Working with CGIS Building Operations we increased data center temperatures to save energy but keep the room within normal parameters.

NASA Tournament Lab Progress Report July-August 2013

September 13, 2013
Reporting Period Updates
  • ISS FIT app – near deployment; likely October
  • ISS Robonaut, USAID Atrocity Prevention Algorithm Challenge, CMS Provider Enrollment, Environment Protection Agency’s mobile app & OPM Retirement Calculator challenges are on-going
  • National Geographic’s Collective Minds and Machines (Image Machine Learning) Challenge, QuakeFinder Algorithm Challenge, & in development
  • “ISS Longeron Shadowing Challenge” paper is being drafted