Is 'designing' cyberinfrastructure -or even, definining it- possible?

Peter A. Freeman

Abstract


In the technical world, ‘design’ implies having a set of specifications to which the resulting design responds. This, in turn, implies that you know what it is that you are designing — i.e. that you can describe or define it. The current state of understanding of cyberinfrastructure calls into question both of these assertions. This brief paper will suggest some important considerations.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v12i6.1900



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