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World Wide Information: The Other Side of the Coin

by Kristin Bingham 29 Mar, 2011 in Products and Content

Much has been written in this blog about WorldWideScience.org.  As regular readers well know, it is a global gateway to scientific and technical databases conceived, developed, and operated by the US Department of Energy’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information.

Related Topics: Enrico Fermi, history of science, multilingual, translations, World digial Library, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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The Importance of Small Business Innovation Research Funding

by Dr. Walt Warnick 09 Mar, 2011 in Technology

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs were established to provide funding to stimulate technological innovation in small businesses to meet federal agency research and development needs.  Under SBIR, federal agencies with large R&D budgets set aside a small fraction of their funding for competitions exclusively among small businesses.  Each year, the DOE Office of Science sets aside 2.8% of its research budget for SBIR (2.5%) and STTR (.3%) awards.  Small businesses that win SBIR awards keep the rights to any technology developed and are encouraged to commercialize the technology.

Related Topics: federated search, multilingual, r&d, relevance ranking, SBIR, sttr, translations

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Connectivity and Communications in Global Science

by Dr. Lali Chatterjee 28 Jun, 2010 in Products and Content

The recent launch of a new multilingual search capability for international science-  multilingual WorldWideScience.org (see www.science.doe.gov ) represents a significant step

Related Topics: multilingual, translations, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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Multilingual WorldWideScience.orgBETA Officially Launched

by Lorrie Johnson 21 Jun, 2010 in Technology

On June 11, the Multilingual WorldWideScience.org BETA was officially launched in Helsinki, Finland at the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) annual conference.  This new capability is the result of an international public-private partnership between the WorldWideScience.org Alliance and Microsoft Research, whose translations technology has been paired with the federated searching technology of Deep Web Technologies. 

Related Topics: microsoft, multilingual, MWWS, translations, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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