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Welcome Dean Wang Changfeng!

July 28, 2017

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RCODI welcomes Visiting Professor, Dean Wang Changfeng. He will focus on innovation in complex supply chain networks and innovation ecosystems using computational techniques. We are looking forward to a productive collaboration.

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Prof. Brunswicker presents two papers at IC2S2 Conference in Cologne

July 12, 2017

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On July 12, 2017 our director Sabine Brunswicker presented 2 papers at the International Conference on Computational Social Science in Cologne. One paper on the role of network embeddedness in OSS project collaboration results from her joint research with Red Hat fellow Satyam Mukherjee. The second paper provides insights on her work with collaborator Michael […]

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Mehdi Bagherzadeh: Honored by the 2017 EDAMABA

June 29, 2017

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Dr. Brunswicker’s former student, Mehdi Bagherzadeh is being recognized for his PhD thesis: “I am pleased and honoured that my PhD thesis has been distinguished in the Top 10 theses for the 2017 EDAMBA Thesis Competition. I would like to thank the EDAMBA for recognizing the importance of studying of open innovation governance dynamics at […]

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Professor Sabine Brunswicker at HCOMP, NY

June 14, 2017

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Professor Sabine Brunswicker at HCOMP, NY Professor Brunswicker is serving on HCOMP’s program committee in New York where she is handling papers on topics such as Human-centered crowd studies, Applications, Crowd/human algorithms, and Crowdsourcing. Cool stuff is about to get much cooler! http://www.humancomputation.com/2017/index.html

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PhD student Marlen Promann to present at AMCIS 2017

June 12, 2017

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Our PhD student Marlen Promann has been accepted for participation in the Doctoral consortia at AMCIS 2017. She will present her dissertation topic on information visualization for collective energy awareness. Please find more about AMCIS at https://amcis2017.aisnet.org/

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Research Paper Accepted at AMCIS 2017

June 1, 2017

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Marlen Promann, a Ph.D. candidate at RCODI and our director Dr. Brunswicker will be presenting their latest work on the eco-feedback design in the home energy monitoring context at the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) in Boston, MA this August. They will be talking about the affordances current eco-feedback systems grant their users in the […]

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Professor Sabine Brunswicker Nominated for Track Chair

April 29, 2017

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Our director at the Research Center for Open Digital Innovation has recently been nominated for the position of Track Chair for the Academy of Management Specialized Conference on Big Data, to be held at the University of Surrey, UK, on 18-20 April 2018.  

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Research Paper Accepted at IC2S2 2017

April 29, 2017

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This year’s International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2 2017) received a total of 298 submissions. Professor Sabine Brunswicker and research fellow Satyam Mukherjee’s paper on: “Problem-centric Network Embeddedness and Productivity in Open Source Software Communities” has been accepted for oral presentation at IC2S2 2017 being held between July 11 and July 13.    

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Purdue Innovation Summit

April 11, 2017

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Catch Prof. Sabine Brunswicker and the students from the Research Center for Open Digital Innovation (RCODI) share their thoughts and insights on Technology and Open Innovation at the Purdue Innovation Summit on April 12 at 9:45 am. https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/innovation-summit

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Thank you, Professor Sabine!

April 10, 2017

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It marked one and a half year since I got to know Professor Sabine. Today is a special day as I won the battle with my fought with leukemia. When my condition worsened in earlier April, she stepped in quickly to complete the tasks that I was supposed to do. I am forever grateful. Professor […]

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IronHacks Website Launch!

March 22, 2017

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We are proud to announce the launch of our new IronHacks web platform. You can visit the IronHacks website for information, updates and to sign-up at www.ironhacks.com This season we have more than 200 hackers participating in 3 different versions of the IronHacks. To learn more about IronHacks, watch our short introduction clip here.

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Upcoming GDI Event on March 29th

March 21, 2017

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Join us to learn about the Global Digital Innovation Program! WHEN: March 29th 2017, 6:30pm – 8:30pm EST WHERE: ME 1130 WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Everybody with interest to learn about the program! SPEAKERS: Prof. Sabine Brunswicker, Prof. Zhang, Prof. Ragu Athinarayanan Visit the GDI program website for more details

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Purdue-Platzi IronHacks

March 19, 2017

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Check out our new IronHack event in association with platzi.com! This hackathon is a great opportunity to use your creativity to use open data to make something useful and cool. Purdue-Platzi IronHacks is open for everybody. For more information and to sign-up, visit: ironhacks.com Check out the new blogpost from platzi here

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New article on Crowd-Sourcing published

March 3, 2017

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Our new article on civic crowd-sourcing is published in the special issue on “crowd-sourcing”. Our director, Dr. Sabine Brunswicker and her collaborators Volker Bilgram and Johann Fueller have just published a new article on civic innovation crowd-sourcing in the Business Horizons journal. Check out the article ‘Taming wicked civic challenges with an innovative crowd” here: […]

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Student worker for Research Center of Open Digital Innovation wanted

January 26, 2017

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Student worker for Research Center of Open Digital Innovation wanted Join a great community of open data hackers and innovators! Tasks: Social media and website content updates (twitter, facebook, word press) Basic clerical work (filing, taking phone calls, organizing receipts, plan and reimburse travel expenses) Information gathering PowerPoint design and editing Help organize campus events […]

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RCODI Video channel

October 7, 2016

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We are having more and more experts giving their hints about Open Source, Open Data and Open Innovation. This time, for our Purdue IronHack we have Jason Hibbets from Red Hat, Ben Cotton from HackLafayette, William Huang from Purdue Hackers and some others to share their expertise on different topics in order to encourage IronHackers […]

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New article in Scientometrics on the scientific impact in digital scientific communities

September 11, 2016

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Modern science has become collaborative and digital. The Internet has supported the emergence of scientific digital platforms that globally connect programmers and users of novel digital scientific products such as scientific interactive software tools. These digital scientific innovations complement traditional text-based products like journal publications. Our new article published in Scientometrics is focused on the scientific […]

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RCODI Student places 2nd in IoT Civic Hackathon!

May 5, 2016

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Our very own Master’s Student, Charles Song and his team placed 2nd last weekend in the first “Internet of Things Civic Hackathon” in Fishers, Indiana, run by AT&T and Code for America’s Indiana branch, Open Indy Brigade. Using local open data to code mobile apps and hack hardware solutions to help better their community, Charles and his […]

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ABE Symposium at DLRC a great success

February 22, 2016

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On a lovely Thursday morning and afternoon, Dr. Sabine Brunswicker delivered a plenary speech on the potential for Open Digital Innovation within the agricultural sector for agricultural & biological engineers at the ABE Graduate Symposium. Talking about the potential for platforms such as MyJohnDeere.com and OpenAg.io to bring together various forms of agricultural open data to […]

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Visiting student from Japan at RCODI

February 11, 2016

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This week, the Research Center for Open Digital Innovation is enjoying the visit of Takeshi Ishikawa. Takeshi is a second year Master’s student in the Graduate School of Business & Commerce, Keio University, Japan. His research  focuses on relations between open innovation and organizational features (e.g. organizational culture, organizational capabilities or organizational structures). ” Right now, […]

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Volunteer Openings

January 21, 2016

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At the Research Center for Open Digital Innovation we value highly the input from students, so if you are a motivated and engaged individual interested in working with novel innovation research and assisting us in succeeding, we encourage you to check out the volunteer job openings listed below – these will give you highly applicable job […]

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The Blue IronHack was a great success!

December 11, 2015

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With many engaged and motivated developers from Purdue University, the Blue IronHacks awards ceremony came to a great conclusion! With a problem that challenged the students to create a mashup that could help West Lafayette citizens in choosing optimal housing based on a number of criteria, the competition was tough but we witnessed a lot […]

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The Blue IronHacks are a great success

November 17, 2015

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A group of motivated hackers finished their second out of three submissions last night at Midnight for the Blue IronHacks and are now up for judging by our expert panel. “The submissions so far have taken into account various problem aspects and settings, and it is truly impressive what the hackers are doing with Open […]

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The Blue IronHack kicks off!

November 11, 2015

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The Blue ‪#‎IronHack‬ officially and virtually kicked off on at Purdue University on Monday, November 9! It is a pleasure to see the hacking spirit alive and well, and we are excited to see the solutions created during the next 21 days!  

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The Red IronHack officially kicks off!

October 5, 2015

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The Red ‪#‎IronHack‬ officially kicked off at noon! For those of you who did not complete the short yet really important survey, please do so to be eligible for some cool awards! Check your e-mail for the link! – Team IronHack

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Discovery Lecture Series Talk on Innovation Disruption

September 30, 2015

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Well-known and renowned business strategist, speaker, and author, Paul Nunes, will give a talk for the Discovery Lecture Series “Big Bang Disruption: Strategy in the Age of Devastating Innovation”. Nunes is the Global Managing Director of the Accenture Institute for High Performance, a global “think-and-act-tank” which aims to define and measure high-performance businesses. In his […]

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Kickoff of the Purdue Red IronHacks

September 23, 2015

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Tomorrow at 5:00 PM in DLRC, RCODI will kick off it’s first training session for the IronHacks. This is your chance to learn about open data, how to do cool visualizations, and hack to create cool and novel applications for society! There is still time to sign up for this event and all you need […]

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RCODI Event: Purdue IronHacks

September 14, 2015

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The Research Center for Open Digital Innovation (RCODI) and the Purdue Hackers invite you to an evening event to hear about the new exciting initiative of hack series, the “Purdue IronHacks” which will take place over the fall semester of 2015. Learn about the opportunities to join one of new innovation hacking models to turn […]

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Sign up for Purdue IronHacks

September 11, 2015

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The sign up for the Purdue IronHacks is now up! Read about the different problems here: Red IronHack Blue IronHack  Green Iron Hack Yellow IronHack Sign up here!  

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RCODI Luncheon: Purdue IronHacks

August 26, 2015

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The Research Center for Open Digital Innovation (RCODI) in collaboration with the Purdue Hackers, invites you to a luncheon to hear about the new exciting initiative of hack series, the “Purdue IronHacks” which will take place over the fall semester of 2015. Hear about the opportunities to join one of new innovation hacking model to […]

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RCODI to be featured in Dimensions of Discovery Magazine

April 25, 2014

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The Research Center for Open Digital Innovation will have an article in the upcoming issue of Dimensions of Discovery Magazine, produced by Purdue University’s Office of the Vice President for Research. The magazine is issued four times throughout the academic year on a seasonal schedule. Articles include profiles of researchers, announcements of new grants and award winners, […]

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Dr. Brunswicker to chair special session at R&D Management Conference 2014

April 23, 2014

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Dr. Sabine Brunswicker of the Research Center for Open Digital Innovation will be chairing a special session focused on the topic of “Open Strategizing in R&D” as a brief description of what will be discussed at the special session please see below: In recent years there has been an increasing interest in “open strategy” among […]

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Prof. Brunswicker chairs Panel Symposium at the 2014 Academy of Management Meeting.

March 18, 2014

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  Prof. Sabine Brunswicker will chair a unique panel symposium at the 2014 Academy of Management Meeting taking place August 1-5 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: “Resolving the Debate on Competition and Collaboration in Open Innovation Crowds”. To resolve the debate on competition and collaboration in open innovation crowds, the panel brings together highly reputed scholars in the field […]

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New Publication by Dr. Brunswicker in RTM

March 12, 2014

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     In a study that surveyed large firms in Europe and the United States, Dr. Brunswicker and Dr. Henry Chesbrough (UC Berkeley) examine the extent to which large firms are practicing open innovation.  As the world continues to move towards a more openly innovative environment, businesses, too, continue to adopt more open innovation practices. This study […]

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Dr. Brunswicker to Speak at Innovation Convention

March 10, 2014

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Dr. Sabine Brunswicker  will be a panel speaker on standards and innovation at the European Commission event Innovation Convention 2014.  The Innovation Convention is an essential part of the Innovation Union flagship initiative, the European Union strategy which aims to create an innovation-friendly environment that makes it easier for great ideas to be turned into products and services […]

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Assistant Professorship Available

March 3, 2014

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To establish a novel interdisciplinary program in open digital innovation, the Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation (TLI) expects to hire candidates at the Assistant Professor level starting fall 2014. The position involves scholarship in research, teaching, and engagement as it is required for tenure and promotion in rank. RCODI will provide a home to […]

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Sabine Joins Expert Panel for FutureEnterprise

February 20, 2014

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Sabine has recently joined the Experts’ Panel for FutureEnterprise, a Coordination and Support Action (CSA) project funded under the European Commission FP7 Programme. FutureEnterprise aims to support the research activities in Internet-based Enterprise innovation and Future Internet from the perspective and for the benefit of enterprises on the basis of an open mentality to bridge the past with […]

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Call for Papers: Open Strategy: Towards more Openness in Strategy Processes in R&D

January 13, 2014

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In recent years there has been an increasing interest in “open strategy” among academics and practitioners. The term “open strategy” suggests that openness does not only relate to managing openness in an individual R&D project or in the idea-to-launch process. Open strategizing implies a more open approach towards managing the strategy and policy processes. Open […]

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Registration Now Open

December 17, 2013

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This course is now in session and no longer accepting registrants. More about the class » Are you a PhD student or potential future PhD candidate and excited about the emerging innovation landscape? Do you want to join and shape the future of innovation research? Are you thrilled to tackle interdisciplinary research questions at the […]

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Open Digital Now an Official Purdue Center

December 12, 2013

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We are pleased to announce that The Research Hub for Open Digital Innovation has been approved by Richard O. Buckius, Purdue Vice President for Research, as an official Center at the Purdue University Discovery Park, which, with its major centers, leads Purdue’s large-scale interdisciplinary research efforts.

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Information Luncheon

November 15, 2013

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Interested in our new class? Come to the free luncheon on November 21, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 in LWSN 1142. Register by November 19.

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New Paper on Open Innovation in SMEs

November 8, 2013

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Sabine Brunswicker and Wim Vanhaverbeke recently authored a paper in the Journal of Small Business Management on external knowledge sourcing, a form of inbound open innovation in small and medium-sized firms (SMEs). Earlier work on SMEs indicates that by nature, innovation in such firms has an external focus and is often strongly embedded in social and personal ties. […]

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Sabine Gives Keynote at TransHAL

November 5, 2013

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Sabine Brunswicker was invited to give the keynote talk at TransHAL [German], the first in a series of events organized by the city of Halle (Saale), Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), and the district of Saalekreis to promote cooperation between science and industry. The conference was held on October 29, 2013 in Halle (Saale), Germany. Her […]

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Lecture on Innovation & Open Data

October 18, 2013

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Purdue University Libraries Seminar Committee recently welcomed Jonathan Reichental, an award-winning CIO for Palo Alto, Calif., for a seminar on innovation and open data in local government. A recording of the presentation is now available. » Watch

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New Report Examines How Large Companies Practice Open Innovation

October 7, 2013

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Sabine Brunswicker and Henry Chesbrough have conducted the first large-sample survey of open innovation adoption among large companies. Their study of European and U.S. companies gives an extensive overview of the ways that companies are now practicing open innovation, along with the trends that can be discerned. The results show that large companies consider open innovation […]

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Sabine Gives Talk at Red Hat

October 4, 2013

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Sabine Brunswicker was chosen to give the closing keynote at the 2013 Red Hat Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Partner Conference. The conference was held September 29–October 2 in Madrid, Spain for Red Hat partners who want to collaborate and innovate with Red Hat and each other to thrive and succeed in the changing global […]

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Welcome to Open Digital

October 4, 2013

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Purdue University’s Research Hub for Open Digital Innovation is a team of researchers striving to quantify how releasing data from both government and industry spurs innovation in both the public and private sectors. We are based at Purdue University, a leading research institution in West Lafayette, IN, and our team consists of scientists and engineers […]

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