Enabling Data Sharing and Collaboration in Complex Systems Applications

  • Michael A. Johnston
  • Jordi Villà-Freixa
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4360)

Abstract

We describe a model for the data storage, retrieval and manipulation requirements of complex system applications based on pervasive, integrated, application specific databases shared over a peer to peer network. Such a model can significannotly increase productivity through transparent data sharing and querying as well as aid collaborations. We show a proof of concept of this approach as implemented in the Adun molecular simulation application together with a discussion of its limitations and possible extensions.

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© Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael A. Johnston
    • 1
  • Jordi Villà-Freixa
    • 1
  1. 1.Computational Biochemistry and Biophysics Laboratory, Research Unit on Biomedical Informatics (GRIB) Institut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, C/Doctor Aiguader, 88 08003 Barcelona, CatalunyaSpain

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