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Issue No.04 - July-Aug. (2013 vol.15)
pp: 30-37
D. K. Krishnappa , Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
D. Irwin , Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
E. Lyons , Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
M. Zink , Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
CloudCast provides clients with personalized short-term weather forecasts based on their current location using cloud services, generating accurate forecasts tens of minutes in the future for small areas. Results show that it takes less than 2 minutes from the start of data sampling to deliver a 15-minute forecast to a client.
Cloud computing, Performance evaluation, Scientific computing, Online services, Electronic commerce,performance analysis, Nowcasting, scientific computing, cloud computing, Amazon EC2, measurements
D. K. Krishnappa, D. Irwin, E. Lyons, M. Zink, "CloudCast: Cloud Computing for Short-Term Weather Forecasts", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.15, no. 4, pp. 30-37, July-Aug. 2013, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2013.43
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