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Publication Citation: Thoughts on Higher Education and Scientific Research

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Author(s): Jeffrey M. Voas; George Hurlburt; Keith Miller; Phillip Laplante; Bret Michael;
Title: Thoughts on Higher Education and Scientific Research
Published: March 22, 2011
Abstract: The notion of a "tipping point" isn't new, al though the concept has relevance in differing ways. Academia seems to be at a tipping point, whereby the steady state of disciplinary specialization is about to give way to an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to knowledge acquisition. To understand this particular tipping point, it must first appreciate the various emergent viewpoints associated with the concept.
Citation: IEEE IT Professional
Volume: 13
Issue: 2
Pages: pp. 6 - 9
Keywords: tipping point; solutions; problems; academic research
Research Areas: Cybersecurity, Information Delivery Systems, NIST General, Information Technology
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MITP.2011.34  (Note: May link to a non-U.S. Government webpage)
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