Status and prospects for the calculation of hadron structure from lattice QCD

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Lattice QCD calculations of hadron structure are a valuable complement to many experimental programs as well as an indispensable tool to understand the dynamics of QCD. I present a focused review of a few representative topics chosen to illustrate both the challenges and advances of our community: the momentum fraction, axial charge and charge radius of the nucleon. I will discuss the current status of these calculations and speculate on the prospects for accurate calculations of hadron structure from lattice QCD. Comment: Proceedings of plenary talk given at Lattice 2009 in Beijing, China To appear as PoS (LAT2009) 018

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