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Provenance in Comparative Analysis: A Study in Cosmology
May/June 2008 (vol. 10 no. 3)
pp. 30-37
Erik W. Anderson, University of Utah
James P. Ahrens, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Katrin Heitmann, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Salman Habib, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Cl?udio T. Silva, University of Utah
Provenance—the logging of information about how data came into being and how it was processed—is an essential aspect of managing large-scale simulation and data-intensive projects. Using a cosmology code comparison project as an example, this article presents how a provenance system can play a key role in such applications.

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Index Terms:
provenance, scientific workflow management, visualization, databases, cosmology, comparative analysis
Citation:
Erik W. Anderson, James P. Ahrens, Katrin Heitmann, Salman Habib, Cl?udio T. Silva, "Provenance in Comparative Analysis: A Study in Cosmology," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 30-37, May-June 2008, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2008.80
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