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Cloud Computing; High-Performance Computing; Cloud-based IT Services


This subtopic focuses on information technology innovations in computing capabilities that are aimed at enabling or enhancing the analysis of complex science, engineering, medical, business or social issues. A specific focus is technologies related to internet-based networked computing resources.

Examples of relevant technical fields include (but are not limited to): infrastructure as a service; platform as a service; software as a service; virtualization; cloud-based storage; distributed computing; computer cluster architectures; in-memory processing; device
cloud architecture; data integrity and availability; data security and confidentiality in distributed computing networks. Applications include (but are not limited to): stock market analysis and prediction; cryptanalysis; weather forecasting; fluid dynamic modelling, acoustic modelling and other computationally intensive engineering modelling; advanced speech processing; video analysis and processing.

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