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Started by WikiWill, March 12, 2009, 11:46:56 AM

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Project Summary
The mission of World Community Grid (WCG) is to create the world's largest public computing grid to tackle research projects that benefit humanity.  WCG operates for public and not-for-profit humanitarian research and publishes all results in the public domain.  Based on results up to 2007, WCG was the world's 5th largest supercomputer.  WCG's infrastructure and operations are sponsored by IBM.

At any one time there are several active projects, often in the fields of medicine and biology.  Active research projects are listed here:

WCG applications run on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X supporting Intel-compatible CPUs, with BOINC client 5.2 or later.
Each research project has different requirements:

Connecting to WCG
World Community Grid can be found at:
WCG is listed as a project in BOINC and the various BOINC account managers, for direct connection.

Team Members ranked by run time:
BoincStats detailed stats for our WCG team: