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Hey, Anthony J. G.

The fourth paradigm : data-intensive scientific discovery edited by Tony Hey, Stewart Tansley, and Kristin Tolle. - Redmond, Wash. : Microsoft Research, c2009. - xxxiii, 252 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword / Jim Gray on eScience : a transformed scientific method / Earth and enironment. Introduction / Gray's laws : database-centric computing in science / The emerging science of environmental applications / Redefining ecological science using data / A 2020 vision for ocean science / Bringing the night sky closer : discoveries in the data deluge / Instrumenting the earth : next-generation sensor networks and environmental science / Health and wellbeing. Introduction / The healthcare singularity and the age of semantic medicine / Healthcare delivery in developing countries : challenges and potential solutions / Discovering the wiring diagram of the brain / Toward a computational microscope for neurobiology / A unified modeling approach to data-intensive healthcare / Visualization in process algebra models of biological systems / Scientific infrastructure. Introduction / A new path for science? / Beyond the tsunami : developing the infrastructure to deal with life sciences data / Multicore computing and scientific discovery / Parallelism and the cloud / The impact of workflow tools on data-centric research / Semantic eScience : encoding meaning in next-generation digitally enhanced science / Visualization for data-intensive science / A platform for all that we know : creating a knowledge-driven research infrastructure / Scholarly communications. Introduction / Jim Gray's fourth paradigm and the construction of the scientific record / Text in a data-centric world / All aboard : toward a machine-friendly scholarly communication system / The future of data policy / I have seen the paradigm shift, and it is us / From Web 2.0 to the global database / The way forward / Conclusions / Next steps. Gordon Bell -- edited by Tony Hey, Stewart Tansley, and Kristin Tolle -- Dan Fay -- Alexander S. Szalay, José A. Blakeley -- Jeff Dozier, William B. Gail -- James R. Hunt, Dennis D. Baldocchi, Catharine van Ingen -- John R. Delaney, Roger S. Barga -- Alyssa A. Goodman, Curtis G. Wong -- Michael Lehning ... [et al.] -- Simon Mercer -- Michael Gillam ... [et al.] -- Joel Robertson ... [et al.] -- Jeff W. Lichtman ... [et al.] -- Eric Horvitz, William Kristan -- Iain Buchan, John Winn, Chris Bishop -- Luca Cardelli, Corrado Priami -- Daron Green -- Mark R. Abbott -- Christopher Southan, Graham Cameron -- James Larus, Dennis Gannon -- Dennis Gannon, Dan Reed -- Carole Goble, David De Roure -- Peter Fox, James Hendler -- Charles Hansen ... [et al.] -- Savas Parastatidis -- Lee Dirks -- Clifford Lynch -- Paul Ginsparg -- Herbert Van de Sompel, Carl Lagoze -- Anne Fitzgerald, Brian Fitzgerald, Kylie Pappalardo -- John Wilbanks -- Timo Hannay -- Craig Mundie -- Tony Hey, Stewart Tansley, Kristin Tolle --

"This collection of essays expands on the vision of pioneering computer scientist Jim Gray for a new, fourth paradigm of discovery based on data-intensive science."--P. [4] of cover.



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Gray, Jim, 1944-


Data warehousing.
Science--Data processing.
Electronics--Data processing.
Information storage and retrieval systems.
Service-oriented architecture (Computer science)
Medical informatics.

QA76.9.D37 / F68 2009

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