Introduction Introduction

The 13th IDGF tutorial is part of the Asia@home Workshop and is co-located with the International Symposium on Grids and Clouds - ISGC 2012, held in Taipei, Taiwan, 26 February - 2 March 2012. The Asia@home Workshop will take place February 26-27, 2012. Asia@home is an event co-organized by Academia Sinica Grid Computing, the Citizen Cyberscience Centre and Desktop Grids for International Scientific Collaboration (DEGISCO). This year's Asia@home Workshop is on the topic of "Citizens and Earthquake Science".