This course will explore the breadth of what is meant by cyberinfrastructure and examine the state of the art and open challenges. In addition to discussion of high-performance computing; data, analysis, and visualization; and virtual organizations, the course will touch on the nature of infrastructure, the revolutionary potential of cyberinfrastructure to enable research, education, and societal application, the concept of socio-technical solutions, and designs to provide end-to-end support of the scientific lifecycle.
Professors: Jim Myers
- To enable an understanding of the meaning of the term "cyberinfrastructure" and the current state of the art and open challenges
- To provide an understanding of the potential for cyberinfrastructure as a research and competitiveness tool and of the design and implementation factors that influence how well cyberinfrastructure capabilities enable realization of that potential
- To enable future cyberinfrastructure developers, users, and stakeholders to construct/evaluate cyberinfrastructure R&D, deployment, and maintenance arguments.
- To provide an overview of cyberinfrastructure development and deployment best-practices