Adapting cyberinfrastructure to new science : tensions and strategies

Proceedings of the 2012 iConference, Toronto, ON, Canada — February 07 - 10, 2012

Publié le 13 février 2012, par Thérèse Hameau

... This paper reports on a qualitative study of cyberinfrastructure development in the emerging field of metagenomics to illustrate some of the issues that can arise when cyberinfrastructures are faced with new scientific communities, practices, and research questions. New science inevitably brings new forms of data, new analysis tools, and the need to recontextualize existing data. Cyberinfrastructures must be prepared to adapt to the new scientific context...