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Summary of a Workshop for Software-Intensive Systems and Uncertainty at Scale

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Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2006 Symposium

This volume includes 15 papers from the National Academy of Engineering's 2006 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (USFOE) Symposium held in September 2006. USFOE meetings bring together 100 outstanding engineers (ages 30 to 45) to exchange information about leading-edge technologies in ...

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Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology

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(Sackler NAS Colloquium) Frontiers of Bioinformatics: Unsolved Problems and Challenges

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The Environment: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century

The report assesses the current state of chemistry and chemical engineering at the interface with environmental science, examines its interactions with related areas of science and technology, and identifies challenges and opportunities for research. The report also identifies important contributions ...

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Avoiding Surprise in an Era of Global Technology Advances

The global spread of science and technology expertise and the growing commercial access to advanced technologies with possible military application are creating potentially serious threats to the technological superiority underpinning U.S. military strength. Key to dealing with this situation ...

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Getting Up to Speed: The Future of Supercomputing

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Computer Science: Reflections on the Field, Reflections from the Field

Computer Science: Reflections on the Field, Reflections from the Field provides a concise characterization of key ideas that lie at the core of computer science (CS) research. The book offers a description of CS research recognizing the richness and ...

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Information and Communications: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century

Since publication of the National Research Council (NRC) reports on chemistry in 1985 and chemical engineering in 1988,1,2 dramatic advances in information technology (IT) have totally changed these communities. During this period, the chemical enterprise and information technology have enjoyed ...

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The Future of Supercomputing: An Interim Report

The Committee on the Future of Supercomputing was tasked to assess prospects for supercomputing technology research and development in support of U.S. needs, to examine key elements of context--the history of supercomputing, the erosion of research investment, the changing nature ...

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