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eScience Workshop 2006

The 2006 Microsoft eScience workshop, held October 13-15, 2006, provided a unique opportunity to share experiences, learn new techniques and influence the domain of scientific computing. It explored the evolution, challenges and potential of computing in scientific research, including how the latest tools, web services and database technologies are being applied to scientific computing.

The Microsoft eScience Workshop at John Hopkins University

Microsoft Research hosted a three-day eScience workshop on October 13-15, 2006 in the Bloomberg Center of the The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

The workshop provided a unique opportunity to share experiences, learn new techniques and influence the domain of scientific computing. It explored the evolution, challenges and potential of computing in scientific research, including how the latest tools, web services and database technologies are being applied to scientific computing. By providing a forum for scientists and researchers to share their experience and expertise with the wider academic and research communities, this workshop aimed to foster collaboration, facilitate the sharing of software components and techniques, and influence the development of Microsoft technologies for data-intensive scientific computing.

Specific areas of interest:

  • Novel scientific applications using information technologies
  • Web service-based applications
  • Science data analysis, mining, and visualization
  • Smart clients and novel user interfaces for scientists
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Scientific workflow management
  • eScience interdisciplinary curriculum development
  • Innovations in publishing scientific literature, results, and data