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Unformatted text preview: Standards and Technology for Bringing Mathematics into the Information Age Robby Robson Eduworks Corporation and Department of Computer Science Oregon State University August 30, 2002 EICM Satellite Conference 2 Introduction It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.- John Von Neumann (ca. 1949) I think we are about to find out that mathematics is the flea on the elephant- Keith Dennis, January 2002 August 30, 2002 EICM Satellite Conference 3 What Has Changed? The cost of transporting information is now low The ability to store and retrieve data is now high Barriers that have been exposed as artifacts: Symbols must be created with a type ball People must meet in order to communicate You must go to a building to get a book You must meet with a mentor to get advice Your knowledge is all in your head August 30, 2002 EICM Satellite Conference 4 What to Expect Division of labor Changes in production practices Amusing anachronisms Surprises that shouldnt have surprised us Poor predictions But, we digress . . . August 30, 2002 EICM Satellite Conference 5 Concrete Projects & Goals Make all of mathematics available to researchers Create digital libraries of learning objects Make available to a global community What you want and what you need When you want it and when you need it How you want it and how you need it Where you want it and where you need it August 30, 2002 EICM Satellite Conference 6 Good Questions to Ask How does our work relate to that of others? What is already available to help us meet our demands? How will we pay for all of this? (Not the topic today) August 30, 2002 EICM Satellite Conference 7 Pictures to be Painted Enterprise Computing Content Management Learning Management Knowledge Management Enterprise Scale Architecture Standards August 30, 2002 EICM Satellite Conference 8 Enterprise Computing Automation of Tasks & Processes Financials Human Resources Enterprise Resource Planning Customer Relationships E-business Content, Learning & Knowledge Management Co-management and Conflation of data about People, Places, and Things Deriving value from the ability to see and manage data and information August 30, 2002 EICM Satellite Conference...
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