LSDIS's Sponsors and Affiliates 


Boeing and L.G.Research Center for America are industry sponsors of the lab. Hewlett-Packard Corporation is an industrial affiliate of the lab. Earlier sponsors include  Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC)

LSDIS's lab has been supported by significant product donations (exceending $500,000 in value) listed below. 

  • Microsoft corporation (research division) has donated a large number of products as a special donation to the lab as well as for instruction in the Computer Science Department.
  • Iona Technologies has donated all its products for both Solaris and NT platform as a special donation to the LSDIS.
  • Informix has donated Informix database products, including the Informix Universal Server, under its Informix for Innovation program.
  • POET software
  • Object Design
  •  I-Kinetics 

Earlier contributors include: 

  • Virage (donated Visual Information Retrieval engine) 
  • PostModern Computing, now Visigenic Software Inc. (donated its ORBeline 2.0 CORBA and java-based BlackWidow ORB products for Solaris and NT to the LSDIS.) 
  • PictureTel  (donated four units of its latest Live 200p systems with the DTK to the LSDIS) 
  • Persistence Software (donated its Persistence product to the LSDIS)

Significant noncommercial software has been provided by Bellcore (The InfoHarness System) and AT&T Bell Labs, now Lucent Technologies (The CLASSIC system) to support LSDIS's research. 


LSDIS's partners in the ADEPT Project 

The Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype (ADEPT) is headquarted at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) and its centerpiece is the Alexandria Digital Library. Among various academic, corporate, institutional, and government (federal & state) partners, it is a collaboration involving the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GaTech), the National Partnership for Advanced Computational Infrastructure (NPACI) at San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), the California Digital Library (CDL), InterLib and other university partners. 

LSDIS's membership in Consortia and International Organizations 

LSDIS Lab is a member of Healthcare Open Systems Trials (HOST) (where it also offers the services as a member of the Open Systems Laboratory program for verification/evaluation of healtcare informatics products) and Object Management Group (OMG) industry groups. It has also been a guest member of the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC). We also have active relationship with CORBAmed and WARIA.