Search For:

Displaying 1-38 out of 38 total
A Web based Conversational Case-Based Recommender System for Ontology aided Metadata Discovery
Found in: Grid Computing, IEEE/ACM International Workshop on
By Mehmet S. Aktas, Marlon Pierce, Geoffrey C. Fox, David Leake
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 69-75
Locating resources of interest in a large resource-intensive environment is a challenging problem. In this paper we present research on addressing this problem through the development of a recommender system to aid in metadata discovery. Our recommender ap...
 
The Problem Solving Environments of TeraGrid, Science Gateways, and the Intersection of the Two
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By Jim Basney, Stuart Martin, JP Navarro, Marlon Pierce, Tom Scavo, Leif Strand, Tom Uram, Nancy Wilkins-Diehr, Wenjun Wu, Choonhan Youn
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 725-734
Problem solving environments (PSEs) are increasingly important for scientific discovery.
 
Grids for the GiG and Real Time Simulations
Found in: Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications, IEEE/ACM International Symposium on
By Geoffrey Fox, Alex Ho, Shrideep Pallickara, Marlon Pierce, Wenjun Wu
Issue Date:October 2005
pp. 129-138
<p>We study the current architecture of the Grid and Web services and that of the Global Information Grid (GiG) with the Network Centric Operations and Warfare (NCOW) from the Department of Defense. We compare the GiG core enterprise services with th...
 
Collaboration Entities on Deterministic Finite Automata
Found in: Collaborative Technologies and Systems, International Symposium on
By Minjun Wang, Geoffrey Fox, Marlon Pierce
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 26-37
We have developed several types of collaborative applications. They are realizations of the Shared Event Model in Grid-base Collaboration, and examples of Peerto- Peer Grid computing. Each application type consists of collaboration entities, and they play ...
 
A Distributed Approach to Computational Earthquake Science: Opportunities and Challenges
Found in: Computing in Science & Engineering
By Andrea Donnellan,Jay Parker,Margaret Glasscoe,Eric De Jong,Marlon Pierce,Geoffrey Fox,Dennis McLeod,John Rundle,Lisa Grant Ludwig
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 31-42
Advances in understanding earthquakes require the integration of models and multiple distributed data products. Increasingly, data are acquired through large investments, and utilizing their full potential requires a coordinated effort by many users, indep...
 
Using Service-Based GIS to Support Earthquake Research and Disaster Response
Found in: Computing in Science & Engineering
By Jun Wang,Marlon Pierce,Yu Ma,Geoffrey Fox,Andrea Donnellan,Jay Parker,Margaret Glasscoe
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 21-30
Service-based geographic information system (GIS) technologies can enable an open-architecture cyberinfrastructure to provide standards-compliant data products and computing services for both earthquake research and disaster planning and response. Here, a ...
 
Investigating the Use of Gadgets, Widgets, and OpenSocial to Build Science Gateways
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By Zhenhua Guo,Raminderjeet Singh,Marlon Pierce,Yan Liu
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 31-38
Many science applications require more and more computing power as the amount of input data keeps increasing. To simplify using large-scale clusters and complicated application codes, and to facilitate cross-disciplinary collaboration, there has been subst...
 
Automatic Task Re-organization in MapReduce
Found in: Cluster Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Zhenhua Guo,Marlon Pierce,Geoffrey Fox,Mo Zhou
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 335-343
MapReduce is increasingly considered as a useful parallel programming model for large-scale data processing. It exploits parallelism among execution of primitive map and reduce operations. Hadoop is an open source implementation of MapReduce that has been ...
 
Building a Distributed Block Storage System for Cloud Infrastructure
Found in: Cloud Computing Technology and Science, IEEE International Conference on
By Xiaoming Gao, Yu Ma, Marlon Pierce, Mike Lowe, Geoffrey Fox
Issue Date:December 2010
pp. 312-318
The development of cloud infrastructures has stimulated interest in virtualized block storage systems, exemplified by Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), Eucalyptus’ EBS implementation, and the Virtual Block Store (VBS) system. Compared with other solution...
 
Open Grid Computing Environment's Workflow Suite for E-Science Projects
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By Suresh Marru, Marlon Pierce, Chathura Herath, Srinath Perera
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 332-333
E-Science users will want to construct, share, execute and monitor sequence of tasks.
 
BioVLAB-Microarray: Microarray Data Analysis in Virtual Environment
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By Youngik Yang, Jong Youl Choi, Kwangmin Choi, Marlon Pierce, Dennis Gannon, Sun Kim
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 159-165
Microarray technology is a high-throughput experimental technique that can measure expression levels of hundreds of thousands of genes simultaneously. To interpret massive data from gene-expression microarray experiments, biologists encounter computational...
 
SWARM: Scheduling Large-Scale Jobs over the Loosely-Coupled HPC Clusters
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By Sangmi Lee Pallickara, Marlon Pierce
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 285-292
Compute-intensive scientific applications are heavily reliant on the available quantity of computing resources. The Grid paradigm provides a large scale computing environment for scientific users. However, conventional Grid job submission tools do not prov...
 
Information Federation in Grids
Found in: Semantics, Knowledge and Grid, International Conference on
By Mehmet S. Aktas, Geoffrey Fox, Marlon Pierce
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 109-116
Independent Grid projects have developed their own solutions to Information Services. These solutions are not interoperable with each other, target vastly different systems and address diverse sets of requirements. To address these challenges, we designed ...
 
Scalable, fault-tolerant management of Grid Services
Found in: Cluster Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Harshawardhan Gadgil, Geoffrey Fox, Shrideep Pallickara, Marlon Pierce
Issue Date:September 2007
pp. 349-356
The service-oriented architecture has come a long way in solving the problem of reusability of existing software resources. Grid applications today are composed of a large number of loosely coupled services. While this has opened up new avenues for buildin...
 
Grid Portal System Based on GPIR
Found in: Semantics, Knowledge and Grid, International Conference on
By Fang Juan, Geoffrey Fox, Marlon Pierce
Issue Date:November 2006
pp. 83
Grid portal is the bridge between Grid and user. In this paper a Grid portal system is set up based on GPIR of GridPort. The Grid portal system provides an efficient means to user for utilizing grid resources, and provides advantaged condition for achievin...
   
Providing Portlet-Based Client Access to CIMA-Enabled Crystallographic Instruments, Sensors, and Data
Found in: Grid Computing, IEEE/ACM International Workshop on
By Hao Yin, Donald McMullen, Mehmet Nacar, Marlon Pierce, Kianosh Huffman, Geoffrey Fox, Yu Ma
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. 317-318
The Common Instrument Middleware Architecture (CIMA) project, supported by the NSF Middleware Initiative, aims at making scientific instruments and sensors remotely accessible by providing a general solution for services and user interfaces to remotely acc...
 
A Framework for Secure End-to-End Delivery of Messages in Publish/Subscribe Systems
Found in: Grid Computing, IEEE/ACM International Workshop on
By Shrideep Pallickara, Marlon Pierce, Harshawardhan Gadgil, Geoffrey Fox, Yan Yan, Yi Huang
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. 215-222
In this paper, we present a framework for the secure end-to-end delivery of messages in distributed messaging infrastructures based on the publish/subscribe paradigm. The framework enables authorized publishing and consumption of messages. Brokers, which c...
 
Integrating AJAX Approach into GIS Visualization Web Services
Found in: Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications / Internet and Web Applications and Services, International Conference on
By Ahmet Sayar, Marlon Pierce, Geoffrey Fox
Issue Date:February 2006
pp. 169
As the Web platform continues to mature, we see an increasing number of amazing technologies that take Geographic Information Systems (GIS) visualization applications to new levels of power and usability. By integrating new powerful technologies into GIS s...
 
Thin Client Collaboration Web Services
Found in: Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications / Internet and Web Applications and Services, International Conference on
By Minjun Wang, Geoffrey Fox, Marlon Pierce
Issue Date:February 2006
pp. 148
In this paper we introduce some collaboration applications, and the needs in changing them to Web Services. We propose and describe the idea of Thin Client Collaboration Web Services, and explore some potential scenarios of this idea in which it shows its ...
 
eSports: Collaborative and Synchronous Video Annotation System in Grid Computing Environment
Found in: Multimedia, International Symposium on
By Gang Zhai, Geoffrey C. Fox, Marlon Pierce, Wenjun Wu, Hasan Bulut
Issue Date:December 2005
pp. 95-103
We designed eSports-a collaborative and synchronous video annotation platform, which is to be used in Internet scale cross-platform grid computing environment to facilitate Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) in education settings such as distance s...
 
Information Services for Dynamically Assembled Semantic Grids
Found in: Semantics, Knowledge and Grid, International Conference on
By Mehmet S. Aktas, Geoffrey C. Fox, Marlon Pierce
Issue Date:November 2005
pp. 10
Many large semantic systems can be described as Semantic Grids of Semantic Grids with large amounts of relatively static services and associated semantic information combined with multiple dynamic regions (sessions or subgrids) where the semantic informati...
 
A Web Services-Based Universal Approach to Heterogeneous Fault Databases
Found in: Computing in Science and Engineering
By Lisa B. Grant, Miryha M. Gould, Andrea Donnellan, Dennis McLeod, Anne Yun-An Chen, Sangsoo Sung, Marlon Pierce, Geoffrey C. Fox, Paul Rundle
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 51-57
QuakeSim lets scientists study earthquake behavior over single or multiple seismic cycles. The system's semantics-based database component, QuakeTables, provides global real-time accessibility to a diverse set of earthquake and fault data.
 
Grid-Based Collaboration in Interactive Data Language Applications
Found in: Information Technology: Coding and Computing, International Conference on
By Minjun Wang, Geoffrey Fox, Marlon Pierce
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 335-341
Interactive Data Language (IDL) is an array-oriented data analysis and visualization application, which is widely used in research, commerce, and education.<div></div> It is meaningful to make user IDL applications collaborative between compute...
 
Making Scientific Applications as Web Services
Found in: Computing in Science and Engineering
By Marlon Pierce, Geoffrey Fox
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 93-96
<p>In past columns, the authors discussed Grid technology in e-Science (large-scale, distributed scientific research). Here, we make the ideas more concrete by describing how to convert (or build from scratch) a scientific resource (a software progra...
 
Illuminating Earth's Interior through Advanced Computing
Found in: Computing in Science and Engineering
By Andrea Donnellan, John Rundle, John Ries, Geoffrey Fox, Marlon Pierce, Jay Parker, Robert Crippen, Eric DeJong, Ben Chao, Weijia Kuang, Dennis McLeod, Mitsuhiro Matu'ura, Jeremy Bloxham
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 36-44
<p>The article examines present computational strategies for modeling the earth's interior structure and dynamics on high-performance computing systems such as the Japanese Earth Simulator. Modeling efforts currently underway focus on problems such a...
 
Interoperable Web Services for Computational Portals
Found in: SC Conference
By Marlon Pierce, Geoffrey Fox, Choonhan Youn, Steve Mock, Kurt Mueller, Ozgur Balsoy
Issue Date:November 2002
pp. 39
Computational web portals are designed to simplify access to diverse sets of high performance computing resources, typically through an interface to computational Grid tools. An important shortcoming of these portals is their lack of interoperable and reus...
 
A Batch Script Generator Web Service for Computational Portals
Found in: High-Performance Distributed Computing, International Symposium on
By Stephen Mock, Choonhan Youn, Marlon Pierce, Geoffrey Fox, Mary Thomas
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 421
Computational portal developers often reimplement functionality found in existing portals because there are no common discovery and access mechanisms in place to enable sharing of portal functions. The web services architecture provides an implementation i...
   
A Credential Store for Multi-tenant Science Gateways
Found in: 2014 14th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid)
By Thejaka Amila Kanewala,Suresh Marru,Jim Basney,Marlon Pierce
Issue Date:May 2014
pp. 445-454
Science Gateways bridge multiple computational grids and clouds, acting as overlay cyber infrastructure. Gateways have three logical tiers: a user interfacing tier, a resource tier and a bridging middleware tier. Different groups may operate these tiers. T...
 
Authoring a Science Gateway Cookbook
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER)
By Suresh Marru,Rion Dooley,Nancy Wilkins-Diehr,Marlon Pierce,Mark Miller,Sudhakar Pamidighantam,Julie Wernert
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 1-3
Over the last fifteen years, science gateways have proven to be fertile ground for cyberinfrastructure research, while at the same time dramatically increasing the usage and accessibility of cyberinfrastructure to scientists and educators. Gateway develope...
   
Twitter bootstrap and AngularJS: Frontend frameworks to expedite science gateway development
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER)
By Viknes Balasubramanee,Chathuri Wimalasena,Raminder Singh,Marlon Pierce
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 1
Science gateways provide user-centric views to cyberinfrastructure resources, simplifying usage and enabling a richer user experience. To enable the goals of a science gateway and the communities of scientists it supports, gateway developers need to be abl...
   
Supporting Cloud Computing with the Virtual Block Store System
Found in: e-Science and Grid Computing, International Conference on
By Xiaoming Gao, Mike Lowe, Yu Ma, Marlon Pierce
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 208-215
The fast development of cloud computing systems stimulates the needs for a standalone block storage system to provide persistent block storage services to virtual machines maintained by clouds. This paper presents the Virtual Block Store (VBS) System, a st...
 
US-SOMO cluster methods: year one perspective
Found in: Proceedings of the Conference on Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment: Gateway to Discovery (XSEDE '13)
By Borries Demeler, Emre Brookes, Marlon Pierce, Mattia Rocco, Raminderjeet Singh, Suresh Marru
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 1-2
UltraScan Solution Modeler (US-SOMO) computes hydrodynamic parameters and small-angle scattering data from biological macromolecular structural representations and compares them with experimental data for structural determination and validation. At XSEDE 1...
     
Enabling dark energy survey science analysis with simulations on XSEDE resources
Found in: Proceedings of the Conference on Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment: Gateway to Discovery (XSEDE '13)
By Andrey V. Kravtsov, August E. Evrard, Brandon M. S. Erickson, Marlon Pierce, Matthew R. Becker, Michael T. Busha, Raminderjeet Singh, Risa H. Wechsler, Suresh Marru
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 1-8
Upcoming wide-area sky surveys offer the power to test the source of cosmic acceleration by placing extremely precise constraints on existing cosmological model parameters. These observational surveys will employ multiple tests based on statistical signatu...
     
Ultrascan solution modeler: integrated hydrodynamic parameter and small angle scattering computation and fitting tools
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st Conference of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment: Bridging from the eXtreme to the campus and beyond (XSEDE '12)
By Borries Demeler, Emre Brookes, Marlon Pierce, Mattia Rocco, Raminderjeet Singh, Suresh Marru
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 1-8
UltraScan Solution Modeler (US-SOMO) processes atomic and lower-resolution bead model representations of biological and other macromolecules to compute various hydrodynamic parameters, such as the sedimentation and diffusion coefficients, relaxation times ...
     
A high throughput workflow environment for cosmological simulations
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st Conference of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment: Bridging from the eXtreme to the campus and beyond (XSEDE '12)
By Andrey V. Kravtsov, August E. Evrard, Brandon M. S. Erickson, Marlon Pierce, Matthew R. Becker, Michael T. Busha, Raminderjeet Singh, Risa H. Wechsler, Suresh Marru
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 1-8
The next generation of wide-area sky surveys offer the power to place extremely precise constraints on cosmological parameters and to test the source of cosmic acceleration. These observational programs will employ multiple techniques based on a variety of...
     
Apache airavata: a framework for distributed applications and computational workflows
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 ACM workshop on Gateway computing environments (GCE '11)
By Ate Douma, Chathura Herath, Chris Mattmann, Lahiru Gunathilake, Raminder Singh, Srinath Perera, Aleksander Slominski, Eran Chinthaka, Marlon Pierce, Patanachai Tangchaisin, Ross Gardler, Sanjiva Weerawarana, Suresh Marru, Thilina Gunarathne
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 21-28
In this paper, we introduce Apache Airavata, a software framework to compose, manage, execute, and monitor distributed applications and workflows on computational resources ranging from local resources to computational grids and clouds. Airavata builds on ...
     
Distributed web security for science gateways
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 ACM workshop on Gateway computing environments (GCE '11)
By Jeff Gaynor, Jim Basney, Marlon Pierce, Rion Dooley, Suresh Marru
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 13-20
Science gateways broaden and simplify access to cyberinfrastructure (CI) by providing advanced interfaces to collaboration, analysis, data management, and other tools for students and researchers. As these science gateway interfaces to cyberinfrastructure ...
     
Building the PolarGrid portal using web 2.0 and OpenSocial
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th Grid Computing Environments Workshop (GCE '09)
By Marlon Pierce, Raminderjeet Singh, Zhenhua Guo
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 1-8
Science requires collaboration. In this paper, we investigate the feasibility of coupling current social networking techniques to science gateways to provide a scientific collaboration model. We are particularly interested in the integration of local and t...
     
 1