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Grand Research Challenges in Computer Science in Brazil
June 2008 (vol. 41 no. 6)
pp. 59-65
Claudia Bauzer Medeiros, University of Campinas, Brazil
In May 2006, the Brazilian Computer Society proposed five Grand Research Challenges in Computer Science in Brazil. The society's goal was to foster long-term planning and research in computer science, enhance cooperation with other scientific domains, and provide input to public R&D policymakers in Brazil.

1. A.C.P.L.F. de Carvalho et al, "Grand Challenges for Computer Science Research in Brazil 2006–2016," workshop report, 2006; http://sistemas.sbc.org.br/ArquivosComunicacao Desafios_ingles.pdf.
2. T. Munakata, "Beyond Silicon: New Computing Paradigms," Comm. ACM, Sept. 2007, pp. 30–34.
3. D. Rosenberg, "Early Modern Information Overload," J. History of Ideas, vol. 64, no. 1, 2003, pp. 1–9.
4. FAO's 2005–2006 Statistical Yearbook; www.fao.org/statisticsyearbook.

Index Terms:
computer science in Brazil, computer science education, research grand challenges, international computer science societies
Citation:
Claudia Bauzer Medeiros, "Grand Research Challenges in Computer Science in Brazil," Computer, vol. 41, no. 6, pp. 59-65, June 2008, doi:10.1109/MC.2008.188
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