Meta Services: Abstract a Workflow in Computational Grid Environments

  • Sangkeon Lee
  • Jaeyoung Choi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3516)


We define a concept of Meta services which describes a way of abstracting and mapping a workflow to a service in computational Grid environments. By using Meta services, a workflow in a Grid environment could adapt various service concepts such as Grid services, Web services, and portal services without modification to the workflow. And the converted Meta services could be shared and reused by users. Furthermore, historical performance data could be included in the Meta service, making effective execution of the workflow possible.


Grid Resource Grid Environment Grid Service Service Concept Portal Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sangkeon Lee
    • 1
  • Jaeyoung Choi
    • 1
  1. 1.School of ComputingSoongsil UniversitySeoulKorea

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