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The integration of grid and peer-to-peer to support scientific collaboration

Pham, T.V., Lau, L.M.S. and Dew, P.M. (2004) The integration of grid and peer-to-peer to support scientific collaboration. In: Proceedings of GGF11 Semantic Grid Applications Workshop. Semantic Grid Community , Southampton , pp. 71-77.

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Abstract

There have been a number of e-Science projects which address the issues of collaboration within and between scientific communities. Most effort to date focussed on the building of the Grid infrastructure to enable the sharing of huge volume of computational and data resources. The ‘portal’ approach has been used by some to bring the power of grid computing to the desk top of individual researchers. However, collaborative activities within a scientific community are not only confined to the sharing of data or computational intensive resources. There are other forms of sharing which can be better supported by other forms of architecture. In order to provide a more holistic support to a scientific community, this paper proposes a hybrid architecture, which integrates Grid and peer-to-peer technologies using Service Oriented Architecture. This platform will then be used for a semantic architecture which captures characteristics of the data, functional and process requirements for a range of collaborative activities. A combustion chemistry research community is being used as a case study.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2004 the Authors.
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Engineering (Leeds) > School of Computing (Leeds)
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2014 21:12
Published Version: http://www.semanticgrid.org/GGF/ggf11/
Status: Published
Publisher: Semantic Grid Community
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/1821

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