Current Challenges in Cyberinfrastructure

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Description:
  • 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 aresearch 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 contruct/evaluate Cyberinfrastructure R&D, Deployment, and Maintenance arguments.
  • To provide an overview of cyberinfrastructure development and deployment best-practices
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.
Course Goal:
  • 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 aresearch 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 contruct/evaluate Cyberinfrastructure R&D, Deployment, and Maintenance arguments.
  • To provide an overview of cyberinfrastructure development and deployment best-practices

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