ATIP Report Abstracts 2003: Part 5
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2003 ATIP REPORT ABSTRACTS: Part 5 (May)
A typical ATIP Report is in two parts, one public portion, and one subscriber portion. The following is the titles of the reports published in May 2003 (see the rest at the URL above or in this series on the GLOCOM Platform).
- ATIP03.027 : Korea Top 50
- ATIP03.028 : Quantum Computation Program at ANU
- ATIP03.029 : S&T in Bangalore
- ATIP03.030 : HPC-Asia 2002
- ATIP03.031 : Australasian Computer Science Week 2003
- ATIP03.032 : Bio Budgets in Japan
- ATIP03.033 : Quantum Information Science Overview in Asia
2. ABSTRACTS OF YEAR 2003 ATIP TECHNOLOGY REPORTS
Date: 2 May 2003
ATIP03.027: Korea Top 50
ABSTRACT: The present report is an overview of the top 50 high performance computers (HPC) installed in Korea as of December 2002. It also provides various statistical data derived from that Top 50 list. The results are compared with the well-known Top 500 (November 2002 report) and last year's Korea Top 50 to survey the status of domestic supercomputers in detail.
Date: 6 May 2003
ATIP03.028: Quantum Computation Program at ANU
ABSTRACT: This report reviews the quantum computation (QC) program at Australian National University (ANU) –particularly the implementation of QC in rare-earth-doped solids. A presentation of the business plan for ANU's QC program is also provided.
Date: 9 May 2003
ATIP03.029: S&T in Bangalore
ABSTRACT: Bangalore, India, is quickly transforming itself into one of the world's major technology hubs. Bangalore has acquired all the necessary ingredients to gain such status: good educational institutions, critical mass of innovative companies, an entrepreneurial culture, and the presence of venture capital. The IT and biotechnology downturns have affected the city's companies, but it is likely to only be a temporary setback. The present report traces the development of Bangalore as a global technology hub and analyzes its major strengths and weaknesses.
Date: 13 May 2003
ATIP03.030: HPC-Asia 2002
ABSTRACT: This short report summarizes HPC-Asia 2002 (High Performance Computing Asia), held in December 2002 in Bangalore, India.
Date: 15 May 2003
ATIP03.031: Australasian Computer Science Week 2003
ABSTRACT: The Australasian Computer Science Week (ACSW), now in its 26th edition, is a yearly set of conferences designed to bring together researchers in the general field of computer science and related disciplines. This year, the conference was held in Adelaide and jointly hosted by the South Australian Consortium on Information Technology and Telecommunications, Flinders University, the University of Adelaide, and the University of South Australia. The present report summarizes the main themes addressed at the seven conferences, along with current trends and developments.
Date: 20 May 2003
ATIP03.032: Bio Budgets in Japan
ABSTRACT: Japan's Council for Science and Technology Policy has designated life sciences as a major funding priority for the next few years. This report analyzes overall life science spending by major funding agencies within the 2003 government budget and provides details on major new initiatives in the life sciences and biotechnology field set to begin next year in Japan.
Date: 23 May 2003
ATIP03.033: Quantum Information Science Overview in Asia
ABSTRACT: Quantum information science (QIS) research in Asia, especially in Japan, is extremely active and competitive with respect to efforts in this field worldwide. The Japanese government has invested substantially in this particular research through funding agencies such as the Japan Science and Technology Corporation, which has resulted in many significant achievements. In the present report, Japanese programs are summarized in detail. Australia's impressive national program in QIS is also reviewed as well as national efforts in this field in China, Taiwan, and Korea.
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