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NSF Releases Big Data Solicitation
By Dr. Whittenburg (on 4/3/2012 @ 10:12:47, in Funding Opportunities, read 1155 times)
NSF has released the solicitation for funding under the President's "Big Data" initiative. "The Core Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Big Data Science & Engineering (BIGDATA) solicitation aims to advance the core scientific and technological means of managing, analyzing, visualizing, and extracting useful information from large, diverse, distributed and heterogeneous data sets so as to: accelerate the progress of scientific discovery and innovation; lead to new fields of inquiry that would not otherwise be possible; encourage the development of new data analytic tools and algorithms; facilitate scalable, accessible, and sustainable data infrastructure; increase understanding of human and social processes and interactions; and promote economic growth and improved health and quality of life." Full Proposal Deadline Date: June 13, 2012 for Mid-Scale Projects and Full Proposal Deadline Date: July 11, 2012 for Small Projects. Details of solicitation are here: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504767