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BIG DATA and Analytics Research happening in Nova Scotia.

As the boom takes off, the need for talent in this specialized profession is growing. To fill this need, Nova Scotia — Canada's University Capital —is producing Big Data Analytics talent to meet the needs of industry. Through a formal consortium including business, academic and government, Nova Scotia is building the right eco-system to grow talent, innovation and opportunity in the tech sector. See for yourself how big data is being used to find big opportunities and make Nova Scotia part of your growth plans.

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Acadia University Professor Uses ACENET to Unlock Tidal Power Secrets

In Richard Karsten's office at Acadia University the entire Bay of Fundy has been reduced to a grid made up of 100,000 triangles displayed on an oversized computer screen. The data points — tide height, current, water depth — have been carefully plotted by the mathematics professor and his graduate students to create a computer model that can pinpoint the nature of the tide at any spot on the bay, at any given second for the next 25 years.

Saint Mary's University: Uncovering Secrets of Vital Plant Hormone Using ACENET

A major high performance computing event may seem like an unusual place to showcase landmark research about plants. But that’s exactly what happened at this year’s High performance Computing Symposium in Halifax.

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