Guide to e-Science

Guide to e-Science

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This guidebook on e-science presents real-world examples of practices and applications, demonstrating how a range of computational technologies and tools can be employed to build essential infrastructures supporting next-generation scientific research. Each chapter provides introductory material on core concepts and principles, as well as descriptions and discussions of relevant e-science methodologies, architectures, tools, systems, services and frameworks. Features: includes contributions from an international selection of preeminent e-science experts and practitioners; discusses use of mainstream grid computing and peer-to-peer grid technology for a€œopena€ research and resource sharing in scientific research; presents varied methods for data management in data-intensive research; investigates issues of e-infrastructure interoperability, security, trust and privacy for collaborative research; examines workflow technology for the automation of scientific processes; describes applications of e-science.Therefore, when describing the reference model architecture, an actual grid service deployed on one particular production ... attempt to describe a€œthe whole grida€ or solve a€œall Grid problemsa€ that exist. ... of interoperable services within production e-science infrastructure environments with HPC and HTC resourcesa€ as theanbsp;...

Title:Guide to e-Science
Author:Xiaoyu Yang, Lizhe Wang, Wei Jie
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-05-26


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