Introduction to eScience Infrastructure

Credits: 4

Course: Elective

Language of the course: English


Contemporary approaches, methods and technologies in eScience, and a survey of state of the art projects in eScience.


The course presents introductory knowledge in the field of infrastructural solutions in eScience. It is based on a systematic review of state of the art projects in this area focusing on technologies of integration of various resources (computational resources, data, knowledge) within eScience solutions: grid and cloud computing environments, workflow management systems (WMS), big data processing solutions, problem solving environments (PSE), etc.


The course include three modules, containing lectures, seminars with discussion of presented technological solutions, and coursework.


To fulfill course requirements students need to participate in seminars in all modules, prepare and present coursework with systematic review of selected sub-field of eScience, and pass the final exam.