U of A to launch services science research project

Guest Contributor
July 23, 2007

A cyber-infrastructure research project to be conducted at the IBM Alberta Centre for Advanced Studies at the Univ of Alberta has received nearly $500,000 in funding. The project will focus on services science to assist firms and other organizations using information technology (IT) to improve service delivery. The project adds services sciences to IBM Centre's current research focus on machine learning, nanotechnology and biological simulation. Funding is being provided by IBM Canada ($183,000), the federal government ($117,000), the Alberta government ($100,000) and the U of A ($83,000). It will develop new approaches to gaining value from IT and enable students to develop interdisciplinary technical skills. The IBM Alberta Centre was established in 2005 and is one of 15 IBM Centres globally. The first Canadian Centre was opened in Toronto in 1990....

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