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May also apply to Indian health care

Heritage Health Prize:
Better health through analytics More than 71 Million individuals in the United States are admitted to
hospitals each year, according to the latest survey from the American
Hospital Association. Studies have concluded that in 2006 well over
$30 billion was spent on unnecessary hospital admissions. Each of
these unnecessary admissions took away one hospital bed from someone
else who needed it more. Is there a better way? Can we identify earlier those most at risk and ensure they get the treatment they need? The Heritage Provider Network (HPN) believes that the answer may be "yes" - but to do it will require harnessing the world's top experts from many fields.
Heritage launched the $3 million Heritage Health Prize with one goal in mind: to develop a breakthrough algorithm that uses available patient data, including health records and claims data, to predict and prevent unnecessary hospitalizations. Heritage believes that incentivized competition –…

Patent filing assistance to the startups in India

CDAC with the aid from DIT, India is providing help to the Indian Startups to go for the patents. If any startup want to go for this they can visit- Or here. 

Below is a e-mail from the authority.
CDAC, with the support from Department of Information Technology (DIT), Government of India,  intends to assist SMEs for their inventions in ICT/electronics/computer/hardware/software domain in Patent Prior Art Search and invention analysis i.e. SMEs can be from any sector but its invention should be in ICT domain to avail this free assistance. The offer will be provided free of charge up to 31st March 2011.
Objective of this assistance is to motivate Indian SMEs to file more Indian and Foreign patents.
Prior art search is a pre-requisite for patent filing and helps:
In avoiding duplication of R&D effortsFocussing R&D on specific issuesUpdating the latest technologies in area of interest

Filling the CST 2011 form

If you are applying for the CST 2011, here are some guidelines to help you:

First Visit the page:
Read all the important dates and other required information.

If you want to apply for the JOB at cdac Mumbai, you have to appear for the G level and need to fill the 'A1 form'.

The form can be found at link.

Before you start filling the form you should have drawn the DD already (in case you are paying by this way), as you need the DD details to fill in the form.

Once you complete filling the form, you will be taken to a confirmation page where you recheck the information filled by you and confirm.
After that you get a copy of  the form, print it and mail it along with the DD to the given address.

Please follow the following instructions while mailing the form.

The applicant must write his/her name and the registration number on the reverse of the Demand Draft. The Demand draft along with three pas…

Competence in Software Technology (CST) examination, last date 17 jan 2011

C-DAC, Mumbai and Electronics City, Bengaluru operates from Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Bengaluru. The Competence in Software Technology (CST) examination was started first in September 1994. CST-2011 like all the earlier conducted CST examinations is a multipurpose examination that offers several options to those who take it. These are described below. Admission to FPGDST 2011 and FPGDIS-2011 - if you have taken CST-2010 use Form A2 or / if you are taking CST-2011 (use Form A1). Admission in reputed institutions/university courses (list given below) – (Use Form A1 to apply) Job opportunities at C-DAC centres – (Use Form A1 to apply) Opportunity to improve the scores for those who have taken CST-2010 – (Use Form A1 to apply). The candidate has to take the entire examination and the best score in individual papers will be taken while providing score report. Dissertation Project fellowships at C-DAC (use form A1 to apply). Taking CST examination also enables one:- To obtain stand…

A good link on the string manupulations

Many text manipulation utilities require a tokenizer function which parses or breaks up the text into subunits called tokens based on specific delimiters or break characters. The most common delimiter is whitespace which yields words as the tokens. The String.split(string, reg_exp) method allows regular expressions to be used to define the delimiters. Java also provides several tokenizer classes including StringTokenizer for strings, StreamTokenizer for files, and Scanner class for files using regular expression delimiters. .....