Grid Services for 3D Data Analysis in Virtual Laboratories

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


Grid Resource Grid Environment Grid Service Virtual Laboratory Virtual Reality Model Language 
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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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