Are we Ready for Science 2.0?

Tim W. Nattkemper


In this position paper the impact of web development on knowledge discovery and information sharing in natural sciences and humanities is discussed. While on the one hand the potential of moving data analysis to the web is huge, one has to deal with fundamental obstacles on both levels: administrative/political and scientific/algorithmic. Some recent trends in Science 2.0 applications and tools in scientific research are summarized and discussed. Afterwards the reasons for limitations in the Science 2.0 progress are identified. The paper concludes with the opinion, that information sciences in general and the fields of data mining, visualization, statistical learning and applied computer sciences (such as bioinformatics, or medical informatics) have not kept pace with the development and should reconsider some of their research foci.


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Paper Citation

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W. Nattkemper T. (2012). Are we Ready for Science 2.0? . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-31-0, pages 302-306. DOI: 10.5220/0004169903020306

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author={Tim W. Nattkemper},
title={Are we Ready for Science 2.0?},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2012)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2012)
TI - Are we Ready for Science 2.0?
SN - 978-989-8565-31-0
AU - W. Nattkemper T.
PY - 2012
SP - 302
EP - 306
DO - 10.5220/0004169903020306