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Re: July meeting next week!

From: "Eli Adam" <EAdam(at)co(dot)lincoln(dot)or(dot)us>
To: "Shawn Helm" <helm(dot)shawn(at)gmail(dot)com>,"Postgresql PDX_Users" <pdxpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: July meeting next week!
Date: 2011-07-15 20:01:01
Message-ID: 4E2039FC.4F75.00CE.0@co.lincoln.or.us (view raw or flat)
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Although mostly relating to geospatial routing, pgrouting,
http://www.pgrouting.org/ , also implements Dijkstra (and several
others) in PostgreSQL/PostGIS.

Regards, Eli

>>> On 7/15/2011 at 9:08 AM, in message
<CANFYyjW2DjSkmp6S_+MSWZ8Q7vz4kj80HK4mqCweipfXscHiCQ(at)mail(dot)gmail(dot)com>,
Shawn
Helm <helm(dot)shawn(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> Here's an interesting link related to next week's presentation.
> It shows how to implement Dijkstra's path algorithm with SQL. (T-SQL
not
> postgres, but should be easy to convert.)
> http://www.sqlteam.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=77262 
> 
> Shawn
> 
> On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 7:24 AM, gabrielle <gorthx(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> 
>> I am super-excited about this one!
>>
>> When: 7-9pm Thu July 21, 2011
>> Where: FreeGeek
>> Who: Dr Chris Monsere
>> What: Data Visualization and Exploration Techniques Using R and
Postgres
>>
>> Many civil engineering students have limited exposure to
large-scale,
>> messy, empirical data sets, lack basic programming skills, are
fuzzy
>> on basic statistical concepts, and have few graphical analyses
tools.
>> This presentation will summarize efforts to develop an introductory
>> graduate level course to teach students some of these fundamental
>> skills. In the class, students connect R to the regional
>> transportation data archive at PSU's Intelligent Transportation
>> Systems Lab housed in Postgres. The presentation will showcase some
of
>> the interesting data visualizations we've created, advantages of
>> making this connection, as well as some the limitations.
>>
>> Dr. Christopher M. Monsere is an Assistant Professor of Civil and
>> Environmental Engineering in the Maseeh College of Engineering &
>> Computer Science at Portland State University. Dr. Monsere’s
primary
>> research interests are in the areas of multimodal transportation
>> safety; management and dissemination of large transportation
datasets;
>> and improvements in transportation operations.
>> http://web.cecs.pdx.edu/~monserec/about.htm 
>>
>> --
>> As always, beer afterwards at the Lucky Lab.  See you there!
>>
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