Category Topics

Q&A

This category is openmod's take on a question and answer platform, similar to Stack Exchange.
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Open data

For discussing open data issues as data publishing (where and how), data acquisition (from where and how), data processing, and data management.
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Management

Discussion of how the openmod Initiative is managed, for example decisions about workshop locations, control of the websites, how and when the openmod name can be used, and so forth.
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Openings

A category for announcing academic projects, academic positions, and funding opportunities. Jobs with non‑profit organizations and with companies are acceptable too if they involve open source development or open data. Otherwise, post to the mailing list.
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Modelling

Discussion, tips, and announcements on the models used and maintained by openmoders. This includes design of modules, discussions on standardisation, and opening models up for wider use.
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Scientific meetings

For external scientific meetings, ranging from fully fledged conferences to informal workshops. Openmod events should instead use the Workshop category.
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Workshop

Archives from previous workshops and discussions about upcoming workshops. Note also the events page on the openmod wiki.
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Outreach

Outreach is about increasing awareness for the open (energy) modelling community with openmod as a common banner. This includes discussing the common mid- and long-term goals, presenting the current progress and discussing who are the stakeholders we want to reach and the methods we want to use.
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Licensing

Discussing issues related to licensing of data, models, code, documentation, presentations, publications, and so forth.
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Education

A place to discuss educational needs. And particularly for courses that rely on numerical models for teaching and research.
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Review

A category for reviews of books, articles, exhibitions, and similar.
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Publishing

Issues around open access to research output.
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Site Feedback

Discussion about this site, its organization, how it works, and how we can improve it.
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