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Call for Papers

Important Information

Paper submissions opens: July 1, 2008

Submission site: http://microsoft.redwhale.com

Paper submission closes: Closed

Notification of acceptance: October 2008

Microsoft eScience Workshop: December 7 - 9, 2008

IEEE eScience Conference: December 7 - 12, 2008

Workshop Theme: Accelerating Time to Scientific Discovery

The 2008 Microsoft eScience Workshop invites 1- to 2-page position papers from all areas of eScience and eResearch, including:

  • Computational enablement of scientific research in life sciences, biomedical computing, environment, energy, and other scientific grand challenges.
  • Knowledge discovery and merging datasets
  • Large-scale scientific data analysis, mining, and visualization
  • High-performance computing in science
  • Dissemination of scientific literature and results; the curation, finding, and sharing of data
  • Scientific sensors and data-gathering tools and technologies
  • Collaboration and workflow tools and technologies
  • The role of semantics and ontologies in scientific discovery

Papers should be 3 pages maximum, use 10 point font or larger, and be submitted 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 or 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. Each presenter must sign a release form so that we may freely distribute the workshop materials.

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