Networking and Information Technology Research and Development. Supplement of the President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2006
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL
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This Supplement to the Presidents Budget for Fiscal Year 2006 offers a brief technical outline of the 2006 budget request for the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development NITRD Program. Now in its 14th year, the NITRD Program is a unique collaborative enterprise of Federal agencies engaged in long-term RD in information technology IT to support Federal missions and help sustain U.S. leadership in cutting-edge science, engineering, and technology. NITRD is the Nations primary source of fundamental breakthroughs in IT RD and advanced education and training for the new generations of IT researchers, educators, and entrepreneurs required to maintain U.S. innovation and economic prosperity. The NITRD agencies coordinate their IT RD activities in the following major research areas high-end computing applications and infrastructure high-end computing research and development large-scale networking human-computer interaction and information management high-confidence software and systems software design and productivity and social, economic, and workforce implications of IT and IT workforce development.
- Economics and Cost Analysis
- Government and Political Science
- Computer Programming and Software