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December 11, 2009
Dec. 10 -- We are pleased to invite you to submit your proposals for the contribution of chapters to the "Handbook of Research on Computational Science and Engineering: Theory and Practice." A full call can be seen at http://www.cse-book.com/call/index.html, which identifies the objectives of the book and suggested topics. You are, however, not limited to these topics. Please feel free to propose any topics that you think are critical issues in the theme.
The book is directed at both the academic and non-academic audience, including researchers, users, organizations, policy initiators, students and practitioners in the field, meaning that chapters should address advanced issues, but should attempt to do this in a manner accessible to non-specialists. Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before Jan. 7, 2010, a 2-3 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter.
The Web site dedicated to the development of this handbook is http://www.cse-book.com/.
Source: Joanna Leng, Editor of the Handbook
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