The use of computers in scientific research creates challenges even as it expands the realm of the possible. Many of these challenges are common across research disciplines and areas of endeavor. Insights gained in one area of science can act as a catalyst for change and accelerate discovery in many others.
This cross-disciplinary workshop will bring together scientists from diverse research disciplines and give them the opportunity to share their experiences of how computing is shaping their work. The goal is to discover new insights into facilitating scientific discovery. The focus will be on discussion of the computing technologies that enable scalable solutions that address scientific grand challenges. The event is being held in conjunction with the Fourth Annual IEEE eScience Conference.
The 2008 Microsoft eScience Workshop invites 1-2 page position papers from all areas of eScience and e-Research including:
Papers submitted should be 3 pages maximum, 10pt. font or larger, double-spaced, in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. Submissions will be peer reviewed.
A final program of selected submissions will be published and distributed to all attendees. For every accepted paper/poster at least one of the authors must register and attend the Microsoft eScience workshop (IEEE eScience conference attendance is optional). Papers selected for presentation will be included in a DVD sent to attendees following the workshop. A signed release form is required for all presenters so that we may freely distribute the workshop materials.