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KNIME Joint project with Harvard’s CGA - KNIME Analytics Spatial Workbench

June 20, 2022
KNIME Analytics Spatial Workbench KNIME AG and the CGA have launched a joint project to advance spatial data science. The project is part of the Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing, and Applications (STC) Center, which is funded by the NSF to enable pre-competitive research in partnerships among industry, academia, and government. The two-year project “Developing Workbenches for Spatial Data Science (HVD-21-07)” will explore methodologies to advance spatial data science research and teaching.... Read more about KNIME Joint project with Harvard’s CGA - KNIME Analytics Spatial Workbench
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New Initiative on the “Resources for Novel Coronavirus and Global Research”

March 1, 2020

 

Identified as Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), this new virus was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and then was founded in more than 60 countries and regions. Although this has caused great panics, it may provide a rare opportunity for the spatial study of viruses and help our understanding in future risks. As a joint effort by the Center for Geographical Analysis at Harvard University, the Geo-computation Center for Social Sciences at...

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CDL Provides Experimental Platform for Higher Education Curriculum

December 23, 2019

More universities pay close attention to the applications of GIS for humanities and social science research. Wuhan University opened a course ‘Spatially Integrated Humanities and Social Science’ in the fall semester of 2019. Over 30 students from Urban Design School, Information Management School, Faculty of Arts, College of Journalism and communication took the class. China Data Lab provides the experimental platform for the final projects, including historical people’s spatial trajectory analysis, big data analysis on multimedia, house price...

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CDL Platform Introduced in the 2nd Research and Education Forum on Economics and Management Data

December 8, 2019

The 2nd Research and Education Forum on Economics and Management Data was held on Dec 8 at East China University of Science and Technology. Over 20 higher education universities and many companies attend the forum. China Data Lab platform provides the cloud environment for building case studies in the training section. Dr. Bao gave a presentation on ‘The Progress of Data Research and Education Platform’ and Dr. Tao Hu jointly introduced the ‘A Systematic Analysis on Spatial Economics Literatures’.

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Presentations at Global Annual Conference on IM DATA

December 6, 2019
China Data Lab project team was invited to attend the global annual conference on IM DATA-Innovative Methods with Big Data and Artificial Intelligence held by RMDS Lab on Dec 6-7 in Pasadena, LA. Dr. Shuming Bao gave a presentation on 'China Data for Business' and Dr. Tao Hu gave a presentation on 'Workflow Data Anlaysis with CDL' at the conference. More information on https://grmds.org/annualevent. Read more about Presentations at Global Annual Conference on IM DATA

NSF I/UCRC Spatiotemporal Innovation Center Held the 10th Semi-Annual Industrial Advisory Board Meeting

November 12, 2019
The NSF I/UCRC Spatiotemporal Innovation Center held its 10th semi-annual Industrial Advisory Board meeting November 7-8, 2019 at George Mason University. This meeting reviews the center’s innovative research and identifies new projects to be supported through collaborations among academia, industry, and agencies. Dr. Wendy Guan, Executive Director of the Center for Geographical Analysis at Harvard, and Dr. Shuming Bao, Director of the China Data Institute, joined the meeting. Dr. Tao Hu made a... Read more about NSF I/UCRC Spatiotemporal Innovation Center Held the 10th Semi-Annual Industrial Advisory Board Meeting

China Data Lab (CDL) Team Meeting

October 5, 2019

 

In order to advancepromote the development and reform of spatially integrated humanities and social science research and academic education, a Memorandum of Understanding onabout the establishment of Spatial Data Lab was signed on the 17th of May, 2019 by Harvard's Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA), Wuhan University's Geocomputation Center for Social Sciences (GCSS) and China Data Institute. In July, the beta version of ‘Research and Education Data Platform’ was released in ‘the 10th Forum on Spatially Integrated Humanities and Social Science’...

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