Software Design for Empowering Scientists

De Roure, David and Goble, Carole (2009) Software Design for Empowering Scientists IEEE Software, 26, (1), pp. 88-95.


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Scientific research is increasingly digital. Some activities, such as data analysis, search, and simulation, can be accelerated by letting scientists write workflows and scripts that automate routine activities. These capture pieces of the scientific method that scientists can share. The averna Workbench, a widely deployed scientific-workflow-management system, together with the myExperiment social Web site for sharing scientific experiments, follow six principles of designing software for adoption by scientists and six principles of user engagement.

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Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science
ePrint ID: 265032
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9 January 2009Published
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2008 22:33
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 19:27
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