Business Intelligence And Data Warehouse Workshop being organized by CDAC, Mumbai

C-DAC Mumbai (formerly NCST) and Computer Society of India (CSI) are jointly organizing a four days intensive workshop on BI DW: Tools and Techniques from December 01-04, 2010. The Knowledge Based Computer Systems division at C-DAC Mumbai carries out research and development in core areas of Natural Language Processing, Expert Systems, Case Based Reasoning, Information Retrieval, Data Mining, Soft Computing and Planning and Scheduling.

The workshop intends to provide a comprehensive overview of the field of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing with hands-on practical experience on tools like Weka, Mondrian and Kettle. The workshop will also provide an opportunity for interactions among the participants from different academic institutions, research organizations and industry practitioners in India. The workshop plans to invite distinguished researchers and professionals to give keynote lectures in emerging Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing technologies.

Many organizations are awash with data, but starving for information and getting out intelligence of it. However, some organizations have successfully developed certain analytical competencies and gets the benefits in this competitive edge. Intelligence can make good impact on a organization growth.

With this view, this workshop provides an opportunity to study Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing in detail and promote the usage of Data Warehousing and Data Mining concepts in projects with Gigabyte or Terabyte of data.

Target Audience:

  • Software Developers/ BI professionals
  • Researchers
  • Professors
  • Students

For more details about the workshop and registration process, visit http://bidw.cdacmumbai.in/.

how to solve audio problem in dell optilex 380 desktop on ubuntu 10.04

Taken from link http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3513/p/19333189/19699905.aspx

Follow the instructions:
1) Make sure the package “build-essentials” is installed
2) In your terminal:
    $ wget -c ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/tiwai/misc/hda-verb/hda-verb-0.3.tar.gz
    $ tar vxzf hda-verb-0.3.tar.gz
    $ cd hda-verb-0.3/
    $ make
    gcc -Wall -O2 -g -c -o hda-verb.o hda-verb.c
    gcc -o hda-verb hda-verb.o
3) run your “hda-verb”:
    $ ./hda-verb /dev/snd/hwC0D0 0x1a 0x701 0
    $ ./hda-verb /dev/snd/hwC0D0 0x1b 0x701 0
    if you’re lucky, your system can play sound now
4) add two lines in /etc/rc.local, so that they’ll be automatically applied when booting:
    /path/to/hda-verb /dev/snd/hwC0D0 0x1a 0x701 0
    /path/to/hda-verb /dev/snd/hwC0D0 0x1b 0x701 0
    Remember to replace “/path/to/hda-verb” with the actual full path of your “hda-verb”.
 
More details: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/alsa-driver/+bug/582199

As informed by: Mr. Safeer