TITLE: The Digital Data Universe of the Future
SPEAKER: Chris Greer
EVENT DATE: 2006/10/11
RUNNING TIME: 56 minutes
Dr. Chris Greer of the National Science Foundation discusses efforts of NSF to develop a strategic vision that provides a national digital framework in which NSF can work with partners in public and private sectors to address data acquisition, access, usage, stewardship and management challenges in a comprehensive way. NSFs five-year goal is twofold:
1) To catalyze the development of a system of science and engineering data collections that is open, extensible and evolvable; and
2) To support development of a new generation of tools and services facilitating data mining, integration, analysis, and visualization essential to turning data into new knowledge and understanding.
Speaker Biography: Dr. Chris Greer's current responsibilities include strategic planning for cyber infrastructure for the biological sciences and digital data activities in the newly formed Office of Infrastructure of the National Science Foundation. He received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and did post-doctoral research at the California Institute of Technology.
SERIES: Digital Future and You