OpenStax CNX

Sections
You are here: Home » Content » Research in a Connected World

About: Research in a Connected World

Collection type: Textbook

Textbook by: Alex Voss, Elizabeth Vander Meer, David Fergusson. E-mail the authors

View the content: Research in a Connected World

Metadata

Name: Research in a Connected World
ID: col10677
Language: English (en)
Summary: The Research in a Connected World collection provides an overview of distributed computing technologies and their use in research.
Collection Subtype: Textbook
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Distributed Computing, e-Research, e-Science
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Alex Voss (avoss@cs.st-andrews.ac.uk), Elizabeth Vander Meer (evmeer@nesc.ac.uk), David Fergusson (dfmac@nesc.ac.uk)
Copyright Holders: Alex Voss (avoss@cs.st-andrews.ac.uk), Elizabeth Vander Meer (evmeer@nesc.ac.uk), David Fergusson (dfmac@nesc.ac.uk)
Maintainers: Alex Voss (avoss@cs.st-andrews.ac.uk), Elizabeth Vander Meer (evmeer@nesc.ac.uk), David Fergusson (dfmac@nesc.ac.uk)

Latest version: 1.12 (history)
First publication date: Mar 23, 2009 12:09 pm GMT-5
Last revision to collection: Nov 22, 2009 3:20 pm US/Central

Downloads

PDF: col10677_1.12.pdf PDF file, for viewing content offline and printing. Learn more.
EPUB: col10677_1.12.epub Electronic book format file, for viewing on mobile devices. Learn more.
Collection Structure XML: col10677_1.12_collection.xml XML that defines the structure of the collection. Cannot be reimported in the editing interface. Learn more.
Source Export ZIP: col10677_1.12_complete.zip The Collection Structure XML, plus the CNXML and included media files for each module in the collection. Cannot be reimported. Learn more.
Offline ZIP: col10677_1.12_offline.zip An offline HTML copy of the content. Also includes XML, included media files, and other support files. Learn more.

Version History

Version: 1.12 Nov 22, 2009 3:20 pm US/Central by Alex Voss
Changes:
added module on biomedical research

Version: 1.11 Nov 18, 2009 4:59 am US/Central by Alex Voss
Changes:
oops, put the wrong drescription of the changes in last time, it was that I added the workflow chapter (I think).

Now adding the contribution by Sarah Harris on Computational Chemistry.

Version: 1.10 Nov 17, 2009 2:21 pm US/Central by Alex Voss
Changes:
initial version

Version: 1.9 Nov 17, 2009 8:33 am US/Central by Alex Voss
Changes:
added chapter on workflows by Fisher et al.

Version: 1.8 Nov 17, 2009 4:41 am US/Central by Alex Voss
Changes:
added chapter by Dave De Roure and Carole Goble on Scholarly Communications and the Web

Version: 1.7 Nov 16, 2009 6:06 pm US/Central by Alex Voss
Changes:
added welcome address by Malcolm Atkinson and Dave De Roure
added editors' introduction

Version: 1.6 Nov 8, 2009 11:59 am US/Central by Alex Voss
Changes:
added more modules, moved the visualisation one

Version: 1.5 Sep 21, 2009 8:32 am GMT-5 by Alex Voss
Changes:
Added Steven Newhouse's chapter

Version: 1.4 Sep 9, 2009 8:50 am GMT-5 by Alex Voss
Changes:
Added Martin Turner's chapter on visualisation

Version: 1.3 Sep 7, 2009 8:27 am GMT-5 by Alex Voss
Changes:
added David as co-editor

Version: 1.2 Sep 7, 2009 6:50 am GMT-5 by Alex Voss
Changes:
publishing again as there seems to have been a problem in previous version - only the introduction showed up, not idea why...

Also moved the Resoruces section to the end.

Version: 1.1 Mar 23, 2009 12:15 pm GMT-5 by Alex Voss
Changes:
Created Collection

How to Reuse and Attribute This Content

If you derive a copy of this content using a OpenStax-CNX account and publish your version, proper attribution of the original work will be automatically done for you.

If you reuse this work elsewhere, in order to comply with the attribution requirements of the license (CC-BY 3.0), you must include

  • the authors' names: Alex Voss, Elizabeth Vander Meer, David Fergusson
  • the title of the work: Research in a Connected World
  • the OpenStax-CNX URL where the work can be found: http://cnx.org/content/col10677/1.12/

See the citation section below for examples you can copy.

How to Cite and Attribute This Content

The following citation styles comply with the attribution requirements for the license (CC-BY 3.0) of this work:

American Chemical Society (ACS) Style Guide:

Voss, A.; Vander Meer, E.; Fergusson, D. Research in a Connected World, OpenStax-CNX Web site. http://cnx.org/content/col10677/1.12/, Nov 22, 2009.

American Medical Assocation (AMA) Manual of Style:

Voss A, Vander Meer E, Fergusson D. Research in a Connected World [OpenStax-CNX Web site]. November 22, 2009. Available at: http://cnx.org/content/col10677/1.12/.

American Psychological Assocation (APA) Publication Manual:

Voss, A., Vander Meer, E., & Fergusson, D. (2009, November 22). Research in a Connected World. Retrieved from the OpenStax-CNX Web site: http://cnx.org/content/col10677/1.12/

Chicago Manual of Style (Bibliography):

Voss, Alex, Elizabeth Vander Meer, and David Fergusson. "Research in a Connected World." OpenStax-CNX. November 22, 2009. http://cnx.org/content/col10677/1.12/.

Chicago Manual of Style (Note):

Alex Voss, Elizabeth Vander Meer, and David Fergusson, "Research in a Connected World," OpenStax-CNX, November 22, 2009, http://cnx.org/content/col10677/1.12/.

Chicago Manual of Style (Reference, in Author-Date style):

Voss, A., Vander Meer, E., & Fergusson, D. 2009. Research in a Connected World. OpenStax-CNX, November 22, 2009. http://cnx.org/content/col10677/1.12/.

Modern Languages Association (MLA) Style Manual:

Voss, Alex, Elizabeth Vander Meer, and David Fergusson. Research in a Connected World. OpenStax-CNX. 22 Nov. 2009 <http://cnx.org/content/col10677/1.12/>.