2015 NASA Space Apps Challenge

Since as long as I can remember, I have dreamed of being an astronaut one day. That day will never come true for me as I do not nor will I ever meet the requirements for such a prestigious career. My attending NASA’s Space Apps Challenge 2015 was a dream come true – Thank you NASA, COSE, Cleveland Tech Events for your sponsoring of such an unbelievable event.

My team worked on the Data ...

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The U.S. Department of Defense’s View on Open Source

In December of 2011, I entered a coding competition sponsored by NASA, the USPTO and Harvard University. The competition allowed for use of Open Source software to meet the software requirements. The competition also required that all open source software should be compatible with Apache License, Version 2.0. After a bit of research, I found the following information:

“In practice, an open source software license must also meet the GNU Free Software Definition; the GNU project publishes a list of licenses ...

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NASA, TopCoder & USPTO – Innovation Challenge

This thread was created to document resources needed for the USPTO Tournament Challenge.
Source: http://community.topcoder.com/ntl/

The Challenge

The contest will requires advanced knowledge of:

  

The Contest

  

Open Source

Open source software is allowable as submission for each algorithm, as long as the open source software is compatible with the Apache License, Version 2.0. http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html

Potential Open Source Software:

  

Definitions

Text Reconition

Image Analysis

Construction of Bounding Boxes
http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~suri/cs235/Rlist/boxHeuristicAnalysis.pdf
  

Software Development Life Cycle

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/websphere/library/techarticles/0306_perks/perks2.html

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