Call for Participation: Provenance Hackathon at IPAW 2010|
The provenance community has built a range of infrastructure for
recording and querying provenance, which has increased in capabilities
and maturity over time. However, there has been much less focus on
realizing end-user applications of provenance. The Provenance Hackathon
aims is to see whether we can quickly build end-user applications that
demonstrate the unique benefits of provenance using existing
To foster cross-collaboration and to get things done, we hope to have
two types of attendees, app hackers and infrastructure hackers. App
hackers have experience in building end user applications (web apps,
iphone apps, android apps, desktop apps,…), infrastructure hackers have
experience in a particular provenance infrastructure. This is a way for
an app hacker to get direct help with a given provenance infrastructure
and a way for the infrastructure hackers to help someone get to know
their infrastructure. Alternatively, we also allow you to work on your
A panel of judges will rate the hackathon apps focusing on their use of
provenance and all around coolness. $250 dollars in prizes will be
When and Where?
June 14, 2010 collocated with IPAW starting at 10 am. Food and drinks
will be provided throughout the day.
Send email to Paul Groth (pgroth@xxxxxxxxx) with your hacker type and a
couple of keywords. If you already have a team let me know that as well.
The Provenance Hackathon is sponsored by LarKC: The Large Knowledge
Collider project, which is developing a platform for massive
distributed incomplete reasoning.
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