The flood of information technology (I.T.) products and services entering the market place often obscures the need to nurture the research enterprise. But as I.T. becomes integrated into all aspects of society, the need for research is even greater. And the range of issues that need to be addressed is broader than ever.
This new book highlights the fundamental importance of research to ensure that I.T. meets society's expanding needs. Against the background of dramatic change in the I.T. landscape, the committee examines four key questions:
Table of Contents
|Resources for Information Technology Research||48-98|
|Research on Large-Scale Systems||99-141|
|Research Motivated by Social Applications of Information Technology||142-194|
|Expanding the Scale and Scope of Information Technology Research||195-214|
|Appendix A: Two Research Topics Involving Social Applications||215-223|
|Appendix B: Biographies of Committee Members||224-232|
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