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Champion: Martin Dzbor
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Participant(s):Enrico Motta, John Domingue, Marc Eisenstadt, Bob Spicer, Elaine McPherson



State-of-the-art simulation of the climate system

The climateprediction.net [http://climateprediction.net] is a state-of-the-art simulation of the climate system which runs on PCs. Project participants will be able to download and run different parametrizations of a climate simulation program, thus providing data for studying climate change. The collaborators in this large-scale e-Science project are The Open University, the universities of Oxford and Reading, Rutherford Appleton Labs, and The MetOffice.

KMi's role in the project is to develop a robust semantic web portal for the estimated 2 million participants. A mixture of technologies will be used, including integrated discussion forums, a web-based news service, conferencing services and social areas using the latest instant messaging programs. This portal will also use state-of-the-art semantic web technology (developed in KMi) to provide fully customisable 'semantic filters' that can be placed over any web-based document (whether local or remote), and provide the user with the context of identified 'concepts-of-interests'.


Publications | Visit External Site for Details Publications | doi 

Dzbor, M., Motta, E. and Domingue, J. (2007) Magpie: Experiences in supporting Semantic Web browsing, Journal of Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web, 5, 3, pp. 204-222, Elsevier B.V.

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