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http://www.junauza.com/2010/11/free-data-mining-software.html

http://www.junauza.com

For those of you who are looking for some data mining tools, here are five of the best open-source data mining software that you could get for free.

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Thomas Fischer on KBibTeX, the KDE Reference Manager

http://dot.kde.org

While they are not busy doing (crazy) research, most scientists do a lot of technical writing: papers, presentations, posters, reports. Such writing is usually accompanied by large number of references; managing them by hand can be tedious and long. That is why scientists use bibliography managers.

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KDE and Science

http://dot.kde.org

he scientific mindset shares a lot with that of free software and so it is no surprise that there are plenty of scientists within our community, nor that KDE has some strong applications in the world of science.

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The Free Software Movement comes to medical research

http://www.checkorphan.org

"...The key to the Alzheimer’s project was an agreement as ambitious as its goal: not just to raise money, not just to do research on a vast scale, but also to share all the data, making every single finding public immediately, available to anyone with a computer anywhere in the world. No one would own the data.

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Microsoft confirms 17-year old security bug in Windows NT discovered by a Google researcher

http://jordanopensource.org

Microsoft released a security advisory to acknowledge a flaw that affects every release of the Windows NT kernel, from Windows NT 3.1 up to and including Windows 7.

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France begins IT research centre on innovation and free software

http://www.osor.eu

France's national computer science institute, Inria, says free software is essential to develop digital society. The institute is launching a research centre to focus on this type of software.

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AcaWiki uses free software to liberate scientific research

http://www.fsf.org

AcaWiki is a promising new project to build a body of scientific knowledge that is free to use, study, improve, and redistribute. Instead of waiting for journals to make papers more available, they're building a free equivalent that will be just as useful.

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Coverity Advances Software Integrity Research at Top Academic Institutions

http://www.coverity.com

Company Donates Industry-Leading Static Analysis Software and Expands Licensing Program

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Research organisation opens its software to the world, hopes others follow

http://www.computerworld.com.au

Research organisation National ICT Australia (NICTA) has stepped up its support for open source software by launching the OpenNICTA portal where people can view and download software developed and licensed by the organisation.

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Join us to Stop! the Regulations - Why Researchers Should use the GPL

http://www.africancommons.org

"The Minister of Science and Technology proposes to include a set of Regulations in the Publicly Financed Research and Development Act, section 17, that will result in dire consequences for the research sector in South Africa in particular and all South Africans in general, by stifling local innovation and access to knowledge. These Regulations must be stopped!

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P2P traffic control

http://www.physorg.com

"...They explain that there is research currently underway to address this issue using local-area wireless technology. This technology will allow vehicles to form an ad hoc network that can exchange timely information about traffic conditions, incidents, and accidents. The research team has a vision for such a traveler-centric, zero-infrastructure system they have named Autonet..."

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Nepal's first FOSS Training and Research Center Opened

http://lxer.com

Nepal's first FOSS Training and Research Center is opened at Brihaspati Vidyasadan School (BVS) at Naxal, Kathmandu, Nepal. This Center has been made possible by the financial help from Help Nepal Network and BVS Alumni and technical help from FOSS Nepal, the community involved in spreading free and open source technologies in Nepal.

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The Linux Ecosystem to More than Double to $49 Billion

http://www.itjungle.com

Linux may be a free platform for many and a reasonably inexpensive alternative to Unix and proprietary platforms for others, but make no mistake.

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Gartner: Open source will quietly take over

http://news.zdnet.co.uk

In a few years' time, almost all businesses will use open source, according to Gartner; even though IT managers may be unaware of it, and prefer to talk about fashions such as software as a service.

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Survey: Two Thirds of Enterprises Entertain Open-Source Solutions

http://www.cio.com

While two thirds of enterprise companies have some degree of interest in open-source, far fewer indicate its adoption is a high priority, according to a Forrester survey of 2,252 software decision-makers.

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