New book available on «Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery», as its own title indicates:
FOURTH PARADIGM. Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery. Edited by Tony Hey, Stewart Tansley and Kristin Tolle. Microsoft Research. 252 pages. Downloadable here.
The book is a collection of essays written by Microsoft’s scientists and outside scientists and pays tribute to Jim Gray.
John Markoff reviews the book in The New York Times: «A Deluge of Data Shapes a New Era in Computing».