Citizen Science

July/August 2015

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In this introduction for the special issue on citizen science, the guest editor describes what is meant by citizen science and crowdsourcing projects as well as what their importance and impacts are. She also introduces some of the projects briefly and provides resources for accessing and learning more about citizen science projects. Read full article »

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Copublished with the American Institute of Physics, CiSE features the latest computational science and engineering research in an accessible format along with departments covering news and analysis, CSE in education, and emerging technologies.

Articles from CiSE

Writing Software Specifications

Writing Software Specifications

One aspect of validating a piece of software is to check that it does what it's expected to do. But how do you write down your expectations? Read full article »

The Future of E-infrastructures

The Future of E-infrastructures

Funding the development of e-infrastructures to support scientific collaborations gains traction in the UK and US, but what are some of the pitfalls? Read full article »

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Calls for Papers

Committee on the Future of Advanced Computing
"Whither the Future of NSF Advanced Computing Infrastructure?" Associate editor in chief Steven Gottlieb discusses a National Research Council's Committee on the future of advanced computing. Read full article»

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