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Blog Archive for turbogeek during March 2005

Four new projects in the GELC to challenge your thinking. This week we have some high performance computing, a computer algebra system, a resource for Brazilians, and a venture into the hospitality arena to create a room rental system. Take a look at the projects, listed below, and join them if you are interested. If they get you thinking about something different, please propose your own...
Project Jatse, owned by Eric Brown-Munoz is an open source (Lesser General Public License) set of tools for teaching, learning and playing with algebra. The goal is to provide a broad range of symbolic algebra functionality that is missing in the open source community. This project is targeted at the mathematics used in high school, although these classes can be extended to cover either...
We have four new projects in the Global Education and Learning Community (GELC). This time we have a prompter system for English and Turkish, healthcare framework, a simulation of Unix, and a remote desktop controller for a J2ME cell phone. Take a look at the descriptions below and click on the links to join these projects and help out. BelletMen - An English-Turkish Prompter System...
Zemberek is one of the very interesting projects oriented around the Turkish language and subjects like Natural Language Processing and even spell checking for Turkish. This open source project is something we really like seeing here within the Global Education and Learning Community (GELC) because of its international base. I talked to the owners about themselves and their project. Tell us...
Liber is a research laboratory at Pernambuco's Federal University developing projects focusing on Electronic Document Management Systems, Human-Machine Interface, Information Retrieval, and Data Integration. Liber has four major projects: Macunayna: a multimidia EDMS, The Pernambuco's Annals: a textual database created using PostgreSQL and Jakarta Lucene; Theses: compilations from theses and...
Tapestry seems to be one of the latest technologies coming out of the Apache/Jakarta community that is gaining steam. Tapestry lets you build web applications with objects, methods and properties instead of URLs and query parameters. But like many open source projects, it needs a little help. In order to fill the documentation and understanding gap, John Reynolds (johnreynolds@dev.java.net)...
JActionGroup2has several different aspects from rapid development with J2E to using the Spring framework for presentation, an information platform using Spring, Ibatis, and Webwork. It also includes an all-purpose ACL model with AOP , web layer caching with caching (on Webwork). On top of all this, because the owner is in Shanghai, there is a translation of documentation from English to Chinese...