Plenary Speech: “The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery”

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Title:  “The Fourth Paradigm – Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery”
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Tony Hey, Microsoft Research

This presentation will set out the eScience agenda by explaining the current scientific data deluge and the case for a “Fourth Paradigm” for scientific exploration. Examples of data intensive science will be used to illustrate the explosion of data and the associated new challenges for data capture, curation, analysis, and sharing. The role of cloud computing, collaboration services, and research repositories will be discussed.