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  • 122020. 03
    Limitless Research with Cloud Service of HPC image
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    Limitless Research with Cloud Service of HPC

    Limitless Research with Cloud Service of HPC - Opening of KI Cloud - KI Cloud, the KISTI Intelligent Cloud service, has opened on March 12th. The service makes AI and/or big data analysis researchers as well as traditional computational scientists capable of utilizing KISTI's supercomputer NURION in the clouding environment in response to both rapidly changing research environments and researchers' demanding. On the contrary to the traditional interface, KI Cloud uses interactive cloud service, which helps researchers easily construct the computing environment that they want. The existing users that hope to utilize NURION had to submit in advance the coded program in the text terminal environment, which is called one-way processing, so they had to wait their task turns after they submitted the program. On the other hand, the newly opened KI Cloud service makes users perform their works, visually confirming the result of the programming simultaneously, by making and using their own virtual server or by using programming tools of KI Cloud through the Web user interface. Henceforward, KISTI plans to connect the NEURON system, which is NURION's GPU servers, to KI Cloud at the end of March. Therefore, users will be able to access not only the already opened CPU-centered KI Clould service but also GPU-based clouding system.
  • 052020. 03
    National R&D of COVID 19 at a Glance image
    No. 167 View. 1005

    National R&D of COVID 19 at a Glance

    National R&D of COVID-19 at a Glance - NTIS arranges curation services of national catastrophes - KISTI operates curation service of the national R&D information of national catastrophes such as COVID-19 on NTIS for counteracting the disasters at ordinary times until termination of the situations. 'The R&D through the social issues' is part of the sophisticated curation service that has been proseed based on NTIS 5.0 general plan from last year. NTIS 5.0 expeditiously provides users with necessary information based on both the users' information such as research performance, workplace type, and major of them, and their search history by introducing AI and data-processing technology. In addition, the service pivots around Chat-bot service based on natural languages, the national science and technology standard classification based on deep learning, and so forth. The national R&D information is provided on the special issue section located on the center of NTIS web page. The information includes projects, researchers, patents, and papers related to virus infection disease about Corona virus itself, prevention of infectious disease, virus diagnosis, vaccine, telemedicine, epidemiological survey, AI doctor, smart health, and so on. NTIS is planning to provide the national R&D information that already had been or now has been being proceeded swiftly and systematically for the users by opening the special issue section on NTIS web page when an national issue occurs. This service is also provided on ScienceON, the integrated platform for all of the services KISTI has been operating. * This service is only offered on Korean language page of NTIS.
  • 042020. 03
    KISTI's KREONET Awarded 2020 CENIC Innovations in Networking Award for Research Applications image
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    KISTI's KREONET Awarded 2020 CENIC Innovations in Networking Award for Research ...

    KREONET, KISTI's nationwide research network, is being awarded the 2020 CENIC Innovations in Networking Award for Research Applications. The same article has been published on Pacific Wave as well:
  • 182020. 02
    KISTI and KAIST to Cooperate on Supercomputing and AI image
    No. 165 View. 3036

    KISTI and KAIST to Cooperate on Supercomputing and AI

    KISTI and KAIST to Cooperate on Supercomputing and AI - Two organizations conclude MOU for leading innovation of S&T and industrial technology - KISTI and KAIST, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, have concluded MOU for cooperation on research and education program of supercomputing and AI at KISTI Daejeon Research Complex on February 18th, 2020. They will cooperate joint research on utilizing of supercomputing and data; training of experts on supercomputing and data; exchange and education of researchers; exchange of academic information; and establishment of the joint research center. They have also composed the cooperation committee and found some joint research subjects such as large scale gene network modeling based on big data, exa-scale turbulent burning simulation, and developing of big data processing for next generation AI technology. In addition, the committee will discuss details about cooperation plan of training and education of experts on supercomputing and data, and building of the joint research center. Based on the establishment of the joint research center, they plan to find and try to solve the ultimate problems of science, engineering, and industry which are not solved yet or highly likely to fail to solve, by inputting capabilities of supercomputing, data, and AI of both organizations.
  • 082020. 01
    KISTI Boosts Korea’s Key Science Applications with the Science Super Highway image
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    KISTI Boosts Korea’s Key Science Applications with the Science Super Highway

    An introduction to the Science Super Highway that is being built over KREONET(Korea Research Environment Open NETwork) run by KISTI has been published on HPCwire, a technical website of Supercomputing news and information.
  • 052019. 12
    KISTI develops KMAPS SELF Report image
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    KISTI develops KMAPS SELF Report

    KISTI develops KMAPS SELF Report - Automatic Analysis of Industrial Markets - < Part of KMAPS SELF Report > The Technology Commercialization Center of KISTI has developed and provides KMAPS SELF Report that can be downloaded in the form of report as a result of automatically analyzing the industrial market. SELF stands for Simple, Easy, Logical, and Fully-automated. KMAPS is KISTI's Market Analysis and Prediction System, and it has provided information of industrial market possible to support reasonable decision making of industries, universities, research institutes, and the government, at no cost, based on not only domestic and overseas public statistics data but also its independent industrial market analysis algorithm which has been accumulated for many years by conducting research on those fields. KMAPS SELF Report is compilation of KMAPS-owned technologies. If a user selects the target industry for analysis based on KSIC, the Korean standard industrial classification, KMAPS SELF Report automatically analyze comprehensive information about the industry such as the domestic and/or overseas industrial scale, the anterior-posterior industrial structure, competition condition, major enterprise condition, the average time-series financial structure of the industry, cross-industry comparison, and etc. In addition, it automatically makes and provides the most essential analysis in the form of sentences in accordance with a set of rules. This makes any users have the most important insight of the industry regardless of their analysis ability. KMAPS SELF Report has been periodically updated according to the update of source data and the change of the rule of making sentences. After more than 500 reports of the manufacturing industry was provided on a trial basis on December 2018, more than 3,000 counts of downloading was recorded, and those have been utilized as the material having public confidence by a majority of public organizations and private sectors for the last year. From December of 2019, the reports of agriculture, forestry, and fishery, and service industry will be provided, and they can be downloaded at no cost on the KMAPS website.
  • 032019. 12
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    Future Research Information Forum 2019

    Future Research Information Forum 2019 - Open and Share of Outcomes of National Research - KISTI has held the Future Research Information Forum on the topic of open and spread of research outcomes for R&D innovation at EL Tower in Seoul on December 4th, 2019. At the forum, KISTI awarded the knowledge share prizes for nine scientists who have created superior research outcomes of their own field. Also, the persons of various backgrounds concerned with domestic and/or international R&D discussed open and spread of R&D outcomes for innovation of science and technology. Professor Kwak Jaewon of Gachon University delivered keynote address on 'It's a turning point of strategy of the national R&D,' and Kazutsuna Yamaji, vice chairman of COAR, the confederation of open access repositories, also made a ketnote speech on 'E-infrastructure and Global Knowledge Commons.' After the opening, the persons concerned divided into four tracks: Open Data, Open Access, Data Science, and R&D Innovation; and made presentations of policy trends, cases, and so on. This stressed importance of open and utilization of research outcomes for R&D innovation such as papers, research reports and data, and so on.
  • 032019. 12
    The 1st Anniversary of KISTI's Supercomputer NURION image
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    The 1st Anniversary of KISTI's Supercomputer NURION

    The 1st Anniversary of KISTI's Supercomputer NURION - NURION helps to create the world class research outcomes leading the future. KISTI has held 'Supercom Day' at KISTI Daejeon main research complex on December 3rd, 2019. KISTI had the opening ceremony of NURION, the 5th supercomputer of KISTI, in November, 2018, and has been operating from December in that year. To commemorate its 1st anniversary of the supercomputing service, NURION's current conditions of differentiated service and research outcomes have been introduced at the ceremony. NURION has accomplished more than one and a half million calculations of 140 institutions and about 2 thousand researchers for the period of one year. This shows us that NURION has been utilized properly by Korean researchers and has helped them achieve some excellent results to lead the future. KISTI has provided NURION's supercomputing resources without compensation for research projects selected from the R&D innovation-supporting program based on HPC. For example, NURION has helped 141 research projects such as the research of deep-sea robot behavior in the extreme environment of the ocean floor and the research of carrier of liquid organic hydrogen for saving and transfer of large scale of hydrogen. KISTI has been also cooperating to solve world-class gigantic research questions. By providing 2,500 nodes of its supercomputer, KISTI has supported one of the largest scale in the world of cosmological simulation and the research to find inconsistency of the Standard Model which is the basis of Physics. In addition, NURION also leads precision medicine of the future by supporting the project of the next generation genome-wide sequencing of about 1 Petabyte(PB) big data. Furthermore, KISTI already developed high-performance massive parallel processing technology which is capable of utilizing more than 100 thousand cores and it has helped KISTI support researchers to conduct gigantic researches efficiently.
  • 282019. 11
    Joint Research with SNU Bundang Hospital on Quantum Cryptography Telecommunication image
    No. 160 View. 11767

    Joint Research with SNU Bundang Hospital on Quantum Cryptography Telecommunicati...

    Joint Research with SNU Bundang Hospital on Quantum Cryptography Telecommunication - Solving big-data privacy breach with high-tech cryptography technology  - KISTI has concluded MOU with Seoul National University(SNU) Bundang Hospital for joint research on quantum cryptography and homomorphic encryption for remote process of medical information at SNU Bundang Hospital on November 28th, 2019. KISTI promised the medical center to provide its supercomputer infrastructure and the national S&T research network, KREONET, for big-data research and AI model development using medical information. SNU Bundang Hospital codes its medical information using homomorphic encryption and does research on big data study and AI model without leakage of sensitive information by utilizing the supercomputer of KISTI. Meanwhile, KISTI provides the network impossible to eaves through its supercomputer and quantum cryptography-based S&T network. Joint research and mutual utilization of research infrastructure of each other is scheduled as well.  KISTI is going to the project of technology development of the next generation national research network based on quantum cryptography(QKNet), and it is expected to contribute to creating the innovative research outcomes using not only the supercomputer resources but also the network through joint research with the hospital on the remote process of medical information.
  • 202019. 11
    KISTI-NCSA concludes MoA for cooperation image
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    KISTI-NCSA concludes MoA for cooperation

    KISTI-NCSA concludes MoA for cooperation - Cooperation for technology development of the supercomputing, data, and the digital library - KISTI has agreed on expanding cooperation not only on supercomputing technology but also on development of data and digital library with NCSA, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, which is the world-wide supercomputing center of the Unites States. NCSA is famous for its development of graphic-based web browser Mosaic, and now has been running supercomputer Blue Waters. KISTI has concluded Memorandum of Agreement, MoA, with NCSA for technology development of supercomputing and establishment of a joint research laboratory, in Denver, Colorado, where the Supercomputing Conference 2020 was being held, on November 19th. To be specific, the two organizations collaborate with establishment of a joint laboratory for applications of computational science; research and education environment based on cyber-infrastructure; technology development of supercomputing; research of scientific visualization and AI; and research and development of data and digital library. In addition, KISTI and NCSA push ahead with cooperative research on development of supercomputing user environment technology; building of simulation environment for advanced education and computational science; development of data infrastructure system based on community; and research and development of data and digital library. It is hoped that NCSA would share its experience with KISTI from diverse research and development; cooperation with industries, universities, and research institutes; and supercomputing Blue Waters building and cooperation.
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