Saturday, August 02, 2008

Microsoft focus in tools and services for academics

Tony Hey, VP for the External Research Division within Microsoft Research explains to John Udell the agenda and focus of his division:

Four focus areas:
health and wellness
E3 earth/energy/environment
computer science
education and scholarly communication

" In addition we have what we call ARTS: Advanced Research Tools and Services. There we're trying to develop tools and services that academics and computer scientists will find valuable."

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