WP6 M07 Monthly Progress Report (Mar 2016)

Links: WP Issue: [#654]. Previous month: WP6-M06-MonthlyProgressReport. Next month: WP6-M08-MonthlyProgressReport

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WP Summary

  • Submission of deliverable D6.1 in response to reviewer's comments [#657]
  • Delivery of consulting and support from WP leader to partners in adopting gCube (I2S) and interacting with GAAP/Spark technologies (CITE)
  • Progress on implementation of several VRE 1 components in compliance with D4Science infrastructure guidelines [ #1647, #1648, #1884, #1892 ]
  • Progress on implementation of several VRE 2 areas [#1995, #1996, #1999, #2001, #2288, #2289]
  • Progress in VRE 1 models implementation and integration [#2236]
  • Progress in VRE 2 models definition [#2301]
  • Progress in the selection of interesting socioeconomic datasets from INSPIRE geoportal and from eurostat [#2289, #2288]
  • Conducted a number of informal meetings for defining WP's strategy w.r.t. socioeconomic environmental impact models

T6.1 Performance evaluation, benchmarking and decision making in aquaculture VRE

Note: To be completed by Task Leader

Progress of Work

UOA

  • Editing of D6.1 following reviewer's comments and coordination of new WP release [#657].
  • Support and consulting of I2S in experimenting with and adopting technologies, as well as evolving the VRE architecture.

I2S

  • Update of D6.1 Blue Economy VRE Specification, on VRE 1 [#657] following WP leader instructions.

  • Ongoing implementation of VRE #1 components. [Project Activity: #2236]

    • Implement models in R for the development the FCR Table using methodologies from the field of Statistical Learning, like GAM, GLM etc. The program chooses the best model that is most suitable to the user’s data and generates the FCR Table.
    • Implement a connection between R and Java using the Rserve package. Create a connection by the implementation a test Java project, call R functions and evaluate performance issues.
    • Attend a seminar-presentation from Gianpaolo Coro regarding SAI
  • Ongoing sign contracts with subcontractors

  • Completion of the corrections in D6.1 VRE specification document, so as to align with reviewer's comments.

  • Launch integration of smartgears infrastructure into all portlets (Site Management, Model Management and What-If analysis) [Project Activities: #1884, #1648]

  • Re-implement portlets according new specifications (Liferay 6.2, Spring MVC) [Project Activities: #1892, #1884, #1648]

  • Move from MySQL to PostgreSQL as production RDBMS [Project Activities: #1647, #1674, #1648]

  • Evaluate and reject the possibility of using Liferay service utilities (e.g. Service Builder) [Project Activities: #1884, #1648]

  • Implement and validate all the technologies which are necessary to the development of the VRE#1 apps and service. [Project Activities: #1647]

  • Test and validate integration aspects [Project Activities: #1647]

  • Launch the integration of the application into maven infrastructure.

Deviations from plans and corrective actions

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UOA

I2S

Plans for next month

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UOA

I2S

Risks

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T6.2 Strategic Investment analysis and Scientific Planning/Alerting VRE

Note: To be completed by Task Leader

Progress of work

UOA

  • Finalization of D6.1 VRE specification [#657]
  • Development of GAAP analytics layer - revised Spring configuration scheme and refactored code-base [#2001]
  • Progressed in implementation of GAAP Analytics Layer data access model [#1999]
  • Started the selection of interesting socioeconomic datasets from INSPIRE geoportal and from eurostat [#2289] , [#2288]
  • Orchestrated a number of informal (phone/physical) meetings for defining WP's strategy w.r.t. socioeconomic environmental impact models

CITE

  • Finalization of D6.1 VRE specification [#657]
  • Progressed in migration of previous components onto D4S / Blue Economy infrastructure technologies [#1995], [#1996]
  • Progress on definition of the cost-driven techno-economic model for aquaculture investment evaluation [#2301]
  • Experimentation with Parquet files on HDFS (as per UOA indication)
  • Experimentation with R (to be continued)

I2S

FAO

Deviations from plans and corrective actions

Note: if any. Use bullets. Any references to partners should be in a parenthesis at the end of the bullet

UOA

CITE

I2S

FAO

Plans for next month

Note: add any short term plans for the activity

UOA

CITE

I2S

FAO

Risks

Note: identify any new, rising or diminishing risks

Meetings