Grid Services for 3D Data Analysis in Virtual Laboratories

  • A. Clematis
  • A. Corana
  • D. D’Agostino
  • V. Gianuzzi
  • A. Merlo
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Abstract

We present a Grid-aware application for the extraction of isosurfaces from volumetric data sets. This is an important issue in the design of a virtual laboratory since it permits to analyze data produced by different types of scientific instruments. After a short description of the basic functionalities we focus on the issues for the efficient use of Grid resources. Our implementation is designed following a Grid service approach and adopts Globus Toolkit 4 as middleware. The main advantages of the use of the Grid are the possibility of processing huge data sets and of satisfying more requests simultaneously.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Clematis
    • 1
  • A. Corana
    • 2
  • D. D’Agostino
    • 1
  • V. Gianuzzi
    • 3
  • A. Merlo
    • 2
  1. 1.IMATI-CNR16149 GenovaItaly
  2. 2.IMATI-CNR16149 GenovaItaly
  3. 3.3DISI-Università di Genova16149 GenovaItaly

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