A Smart e-Science Cyberinfrastructure for Cross-Disciplinary Scientific Collaborations

  • Hock Beng Lim
  • Mudasser Iqbal
  • Yuxia Yao
  • Wenqiang Wang
Part of the Annals of Information Systems book series (AOIS, volume 11)


Large-scale cross-disciplinary scientific collaborations are increasingly common and require an overarching e-Science cyberinfrastructure. However, the ad hoc and incoherent integration of computational and storage resources, sensor networks, and scientific data sharing and knowledge inference models cannot effectively support cross-domain and collaborative scientific research. In this work, we design and develop a smart e-Science cyberinfrastructure which forms the key resource-sharing backbone that enables each participating scientific community to expose their sensor, computational, data, and intellectual resources in a service-oriented manner, accompanied by the domain-specific knowledge.


Sensor Network Virtual Organization Resource Discovery Grid Infrastructure Brokerage Service 
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This work was supported by Microsoft Research, Intelligent Systems Center of Nanyang Technological University, Research Support Office of Nanyang Technological University, the Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) under grant numbers NRF-G-CRP-2007-02 and NRF2008IDM-IDM001-005, and the Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) through the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hock Beng Lim
    • 1
  • Mudasser Iqbal
    • 1
  • Yuxia Yao
    • 1
  • Wenqiang Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Intelligent Systems CenterNanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore

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