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Re: Introduction(s) to HCLS IG

From: Rakesh Biswas <rakesh7biswas@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 20:09:38 +0530
Message-ID: <4d785e270904060739w650a12b4ne7543e5d50337300@mail.gmail.com>
To: W3C HCLSIG hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
I am Rakesh Biswas and I teach and practice medicine in a medical university
in India.

I have been lurking in this list for perhaps more than a year and my current
focus is to develop 'user driven health care'.

I have recently finished a book on medical narratives which takes an oblique
look at ontology:

Hope to continue to learn from this group.



On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 9:09 PM, Kevin Doyle <kdoyle@teranode.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> Here is my long overdue introduction to the group.
> Kevin Doyle joined the Professional Services team at Teranode in 2005.  He
> has worked closely with clients to develop laboratory automation solutions
> for chemistry and biology projects.  Last year, Teranode released a new
> product called Teranode Fuel, which is a platform for creating semantically
> enabled research intelligence applications for executives, managers and
> researchers in Life Sciences.  Kevin is now focused on delivering client
> solutions using the Teranode Fuel platform at several major pharmaceutical
> companies in the areas of biological therapeutics, portfolio management and
> clinical trials.
> Kevin S. Doyle
> Client Solution Manager
> Teranode Corp.
> www.teranode.com
> On Mar 6, 2009, at 2:27 PM, M. Scott Marshall wrote:
>  Several new people have joined HCLS IG http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/hcls/
>> lately. Welcome! We have a tradition of sending an Introduction so the
>> mailing list to help participants get to know each other and find common
>> interests. Would those of you who haven't yet done so please send an
>> introduction to the list? The introductions to date are archived here
>> (thanks to Duncan Hull's initiative):
>> http://esw.w3.org/topic/Introductions
>>  If you are new to HCLS IG, be sure to look at
>> http://esw.w3.org/topic/HCLSIG. There you will find an overview of the
>> group's task forces. Each task force meets either weekly or bi-weekly in a
>> teleconference. Time and day of the week, as well as access instructions are
>> on the main wiki page for each task force.
>> The use of IRC and Zakim (a teleconference bridge) help 'telcon'
>> participants to more easily communicate and capture information. Below, you
>> will find some information that will help you to make the most of our online
>> teleconferences.
>> Best,
>> Scott
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> ++++
>> IRC
>> ++++
>> * If you do not have an IRC client installed on your computer, you can get
>> one of the many free one (search "irc client" and your platform), or you can
>> use a web-based client.
>> One possible web-based client you might try is Mibbit (
>> http://www.mibbit.com/chat/). If you use mibbit, fill out the blanks like
>> this: you need to click on "Server" (highlighted in red in attached image)
>> to reveal the "Server address" field. NOTE: this meeting will use the "hcls"
>> channel, NOT "hcls2" as seen in the attached screenshot.
>> (Note that I suggest using port 80 from mibbit. The W3C irc server
>> supports this, and it neatly bypasses enterprise firewall issues that many
>> users seem to be having with port 6667.)
>> +++++
>> Zakim
>> +++++
>> Teleconferencing at the W3C is based on a customized telconferencing
>> system called Zakim [3][4]. Zakim is combined with IRC to facilitate a
>> meeting with a set of services including tracking of speaker queues,
>> registering names to caller's telephones, and generating transcripts of
>> the meeting.
>> Prior to the call, please either check that you can access Web IRC [5],
>> which requires a W3C login and password, or install and run an IRC
>> client program on the machine that you will use during the conference [6].
>> QuickView Guide to Zakim Commands
>>     IRC command        Touchtone    Description
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> |  q+                   | 41#   | add me to the speaker's queue      |
>> |  q-                   | 40#   | remove me from the speaker's queue |
>> |  zakim, mute <name>   | 61#   | Mute my phone                      |
>> |  zakim, unmute <name> | 60#   | Unmute my phone                    |
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> A few basic guidelines will help new participants in the Kickoff Telcon
>> to get off on the right foot:
>> Calling in
>> When you call in, please announce your name after the two tone beep that
>> marks entry to the meeting. Please mute your phone immediately after
>> announcing yourself. This will prevent background noise from entering
>> the shared audio for the teleconference.
>> Muting your phone
>> From a touch tone phone, 61# Mutes and 60# unmutes. "zakim, mute
>> <name>" also works, as well as "zakim, unmute <name>". Don't forget to
>> unmute when it's your turn to speak!
>> Raising your hand to talk
>> From IRC, the command is "q+", which places your IRC name on the queue.
>> 41# is the touch tone equivalent. This system helps to ensure that
>> everyone gets a chance to speak. q- or 40# takes your name off the queue.
>> [1] http://esw.w3.org/topic/HCLSIG/
>> [2] http://esw.w3.org/topic/HCLSIG/Meetings/2008-06-12_Conference_Call
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/2001/12/zakim-irc-bot.html
>> [4] http://www.w3.org/2002/01/UsingZakim
>> [5] http://cgi.w3.org/member-bin/irc/irc.cgi
>> [6] http://www.w3.org/Project/IRC/#Client
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