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Pattern-Based Evaluation of Scientific Workflow Management Systems

Migliorini, Sara, Gambini, Mauro, La Rosa, Marcello, & ter Hofstede, Arthur H.M. (2011) Pattern-Based Evaluation of Scientific Workflow Management Systems.

Abstract

In recent years several scientific Workflow Management Systems (WfMSs) have been developed with the aim to automate large scale scientific experiments. As yet, many offerings have been developed, but none of them has been promoted as an accepted standard. In this paper we propose a pattern-based evaluation of three among the most widely used scientific WfMSs: Kepler, Taverna and Triana. The aim is to compare them with traditional business WfMSs, emphasizing the strengths and deficiencies of both systems. Moreover, a set of new patterns is defined from the analysis of the three considered systems.

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ID Code: 39935
Item Type: Report
Keywords: workflow management system, scientific workflow, business workflow, pattern, process model
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > Information Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 The Authors.
Deposited On: 08 Feb 2011 13:04
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 02:09

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