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We survey three examples of large-scale scientific workflows that we are working with at Cornell: the Arecibo sky survey, the CLEO high-energy particle physics experiment, and the Web Lab project for enabling social science studies of the Internet. All three projects face the same general challenges: massive amounts of raw data, expensive processing steps,(More)
This paper describes the building of a research library for studying the Web, especially research on how the structure and content of the Web change over time. The library is particularly aimed at supporting social scientists for whom the Web is both a fascinating social phenomenon and a mirror on society.The library is built on the collections of the(More)
The aim of this study was to identify and describe attitudes towards organ donation and transplantation among a group of Baltic physicians who are involved in this aspect of medical care. A total of 151 neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, and neurologists anonymously answered a questionnaire between February and March 1995. The majority of physicians said(More)
In recent years, many algorithms for the Web have been developed that work with information units distinct from individual web pages. These include segments of web pages or aggregation of web pages into web communities. Such logical information units improve a variety of web algorithms and provide the building blocks for the construction of organized(More)