Box 8.9More Issues

  • Where will the software developers Come from?
    • Strategies require both deep domain knowledge and deep information technology knowledge.
    • Both expert computational chemists and multi-disciplinary teams are needed.
  • Where will the languages, libraries, and tools come from?
    • Some needs are generic and will be met by the marketplace.
    • Scientific computing is not an economic driver nor an important market—don't count on commercial vendors.
  • Where will the computing and communications resources come from?

From: 8, A Computer Science Perspective on Computing for the Chemical Sciences

Cover of Impact of Advances in Computing and Communications Technologies on Chemical Science and Technology
Impact of Advances in Computing and Communications Technologies on Chemical Science and Technology: Report of a Workshop.
National Research Council (US) Chemical Sciences Roundtable.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 1999.
Copyright © 1999, National Academy of Sciences.

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