Volunteer Computing: Application for African Scientist

Amoako Gordon Nana Kwesi and Peter Amoako-Yirenkyi
22 May 2008

This paper primarily talks about the art and use of distributed computing specially in the aspect of volunteer computing and how it can help the African Scientist in the fight against diseases and disasters where high computational simulations are required.A typical case of this is the Africa@Home Project where high demanding computational complexity based research has been implemented using this technology.

Key words: Volunteer Computing, BOINC, Africa


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