Posted by: bluesyemre | August 15, 2013

How to Share Scientific Data

 

  • A deluge of digital data from scientific research has spawned a controversy over who should have access to it, how it can be stored and who will pay to do so. The matter was the subject of discussion after the journal Science published a paper on Thursday by Francine Berman, a computer scientist at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who is a leader of a group that focuses on research data, and Vinton Cerf, the vice president of Google. The paper calls for a different culture around scientific data based on acknowledging that costs must be shared. It also explores economic models that would involve the support of various scientific communities: public, private and academic.

http://j.mp/17PehR0


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