Volunteer Computing for Hubs
18 Sep 2013 | Contributor(s):: David Anderson
Volunteer computing is a low-cost way to increase the computing power of science portals. In this approach, groups of jobs submitted to a portal are executed on the desktop and laptop computers belonging to portal participants or to the general public. We are adding this capability to HUBzero by...
Hubs in Space
18 Sep 2013 | Contributor(s):: Andy Burnett
Astrobiologyfuture.org is a HUBzero-based site for Astrobiologists. The site was established, on behalf of NASA, to act as a focal point for the development of an astrobiology roadmap. This presentation will explore:- How we formed the community- HUBzero’s role in the overall project- The...
The nanoHUB-U initiative: Goals, Status, and Experiences
18 Sep 2013 | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom
The nanoHUB-U initiative is designed to help prepare seniors, graduate students and practicing engineers for the multidisciplinary research and technology environment of the 21st Century, through a unique curriculum: (1) which is cutting-edge and yet broadly accessible to all science and...
Databases at the Hub: Now you can create them yourself!
18 Sep 2013 | Contributor(s):: Ann Christine Catlin, Sudheera R. Fernando, Sumudinie Fernando, Ruchith Fernando, Ruwan J Egoda Gamage
There are more than thirty medical and scientific databases established across ten Hubs. All databases were created using our Hub-based “data technology” components, with interesting new features and capabilities added to the technology for each new project. We have customized these databases for...
Using the HUB to Study Disaster Events
18 Sep 2013 | Contributor(s):: Eric Letvin, Santiago Pujol
NIST is creating a Disaster and Failure Events Data Repository which will host a national archival database of significant hazard events, the observed performance of the built environment during those events, associated emergency response and evacuation procedures where appropriate, and the...
HUBzero roadmap discussion
18 Sep 2013 | Contributor(s):: Michael McLennan
HUBbub 2013, Day 1 Morning Sessions
12 Sep 2013 |
HUBbub is the annual User Conference for researchers, educators, and IT professionals engaged in building and using cyberinfrastructure. Learn about the latest features in the HUBzero tool box and how they can be used to address the unique challenges of scientific pursuits. Hear from invited...
Hub Owners/Managers Users Group led by Hub Owners for Hub Owners
12 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Ann Bessenbacher
According to Etienne Wenger, a Community of Practice (COP) has three characteristics First, a COP has an identity defined by a shared domain of interest. Membership therefore implies a commitment to the domain, and therefore a shared competence that distinguishes members from other people....
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Emily Kayser
This presentation will demo the HUBzero Courses component. It will describe features and functionality of this new component, including:- Course Builder – Uploading content (homework, lecture videos) and creating exams- Creating discussion posts- The differences between the Instructor and Student...
Projects, Gdrive and Databases
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Alissa Nedossekina
This presentation will demo the Projects component and its brand new features, including connection of Project Files to Google Drive, LaTex compile feature, DataStore Lite and Publishing.
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Emily Kayser
This presentation will explore the Newsletters component. It will describe features and functionality of this new component, including:- Creating newsletters on the hub- Creating mailing lists- Sending Newsletters and checking Tracking information- Viewing statistics on previously sent...
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Erich Huebner
This presentation will demo the HUBzero Collections component. Collections was designed as a “Pinterest” for research. Researchers and collaborators can now quickly add (or pin) a resource, wiki page, link, or almost any other page of the hub to their collection set. We will talk about creating a...
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Christopher A Smoak, Sam Wilson
This presentation will cover the initial building blocks for constructing a basic Hub component. The first session will cover component structure, interacting with the database, including your own styles and scripts, and more. You’re expected to have an intermediate understanding of PHP, as well...
Templates and Overrides
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Shawn Rice
This presentation was a live demo of creating output overrides documented here: https://hubzero.org/documentation/1.2.0/webdevs/templates.overrides. (No slides were used for this presentation.)
DMPTool: Expert Resources and Support for Data Management Planning
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Tao Zhang
A growing number of US federal funding agencies require data management plans (DMP) as part of new research grant proposals. One of the challenges facing institutions is providing a support structure for potential researcher knowledge gaps in the process. The DMPTool is a free, open source tool...
Collections–Pinterest for Hubs. The STEMEdhub.org use of Collections
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Ann Bessenbacher
Unlike some hubs that are designed around one central concept, STEMEdhub.org was created under the general concept of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Education. STEMEdhub.org is designed as a set of smaller hubs set up as groups. With STEMEdhub.org based around the concept of...
Creating a Bibliography and Taxonomy within HUBzero: a HABRI Central Case Study
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gretchen Stephens, Jane Yatcilla
In a landmark collaboration between the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, the Purdue University Libraries, the Purdue University Press with funding from the HABRI (Human Animal Bond Research Initiative) Foundation, HABRI Central is being developed on the HUBzero platform to...
A HUBzero Extension for Automated Tagging
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Jim Mullen
Tagging pages on a hub can help users find relevant content, but it also can require a lot of effort if done manually. We developed an extension for HUBzero that supports the automated tagging of content using the NCBO (National Center for Biomedical Ontology) Annotator; and we have installed...
Publishing Research Data in NEEShub
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Stanislav Pejša
Earthquake engineering is a highly interdisciplinary research area that brings together researchers from civil, geotechnical, and environmental engineering, as well as researchers from Earth sciences. NEEShub, a collaborative platform that provides a stable data repository and virtual research...
Use of Hierarchical Keywords for Easy Data Management on HUBzero
11 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Gaurav Nanda, Jonathan Tan, Peter Auyeung, Bill Gaskill, Christopher A Smoak, mark lehto
Post implementation, HUBzero has been well accepted as a knowledge management and collaboration platform for the reliability engineering (RE) division of a large consumer goods company. Various RE tools are being used in the organization in form of spreadsheets. Automated workflows have been...