Journal of Computing and Natural Science

Strategic Analysis of the Advanced Computing Infrastructure and Future Directions

Journal of Computing and Natural Science

Received On : 18 December 2020

Revised On : 25 January 2021

Accepted On : 22 March 2021

Published On : 05 July 2021

Volume 01, Issue 03

Pages : 077-084


This paper provides a critical evaluation of the Advanced Computing Infrastructure (ACI), which is a fundamental element of the Cyber Infrastructure (CI) 21st of the Century. Whereas the infrastructure focuses widely on the cyber infrastructure required by education, engineering, and science communities to handle more complex issues and problems, the ACI particularly concentrates on ensuring these societies have ready accessibility to the required advanced computing capacities. The CI of the 21st Century and its framework integrate other key complementariness; however, it integrates overlapping elements: scientific instruments, Computational Data-enhanced Engineering & Science (CDE&S), computational science, grand challenge societies, workforce development, Cyber Security (CS), campus bridging, software and data. Various elements were addressed in the CI of the 21st Century in the past decade and processes are in progress to design strategic plans focusing on the different elements.


Advanced Computing Infrastructure (ACI), Cyber Infrastructure (CI), Cyber Security (CS), Computational Data-enhanced Engineering & Science (CDE&S)

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Aisling Yue Irwing and Alen Macline, “Strategic Analysis of the Advanced Computing Infrastructure and Future Directions”, Journal of Computing and Natural Science, vol.1, no.3, pp. 077-084, July 2021. doi: 10.53759/181X/JCNS202101012.


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