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The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery

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The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery
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Publisher: Microsoft Research
ISBN-13: 9780982544204
Number of pages: 287

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Increasingly, scientific breakthroughs will be powered by advanced computing capabilities that help researchers manipulate and explore massive datasets. This collection of essays expands on the vision of pioneering computer scientist Jim Gray for a new, fourth paradigm of discovery based on data-intensive science and offers insights into how it can be fully realized.

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