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Meaning and Behaviour in Grid Oriented Components

  • Anthony Mayer
  • Stephen McGough
  • Murtaza Gulamali
  • Laurie Young
  • Jim Stanton
  • Steven Newhouse
  • John Darlington
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2536)

Abstract

The ICENI middleware utilises information captured within a component based application in order to facilitate Grid-based scheduling. We describe a system of application related meta-data that features a separation of concerns between meaning, behaviour and implementation, which allows for both communication and implementation selection at run-time, while providing the user with a flow-based programming model. It is shown that this separation enables a flexible approach to scheduling, and eases the integration of components with disparate control flow patterns or data types, by means of converters and tees for collective communication. By explicitly recording application information and supporting multiple scheduling approaches, communication protocols and component applications, while retaining OGSA compatibility, the ICENI component model is ideally suited to Grid computing.

Keywords

Grid Resource Collective Communication Acoustic Scattering Context Object Component Instance 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony Mayer
    • 1
  • Stephen McGough
    • 1
  • Murtaza Gulamali
    • 1
  • Laurie Young
    • 1
  • Jim Stanton
    • 1
  • Steven Newhouse
    • 1
  • John Darlington
    • 1
  1. 1.London e-Science CentreImperial College of Science, Technology and MedicineLondonUK

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