On Integration of GUI and Portal of Cluster and Grid Computing Platforms for Parallel Bioinformatics

  • Chao-Tung Yang
  • Tsu-Fen Han
  • Heng-Chuan Kan
  • William C. Chu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4331)


In this paper, we implement an experimental distributed computing application for parallel bioinformatics. The system consists of the basic cluster and grid computing environment and user portal to provide a useful graphical interface for biologists who are not specialized in Information Technology (IT) to be able to easily take advantages of using high-performance computing resources. Finally, we perform several experimentations to demonstrate that cluster and grid computing platform indeed reduces the execution time of the biology problem.


Message Passing Interface Cluster System Grid Server Bioinformatics Software Main Page 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chao-Tung Yang
    • 1
  • Tsu-Fen Han
    • 1
  • Heng-Chuan Kan
    • 2
  • William C. Chu
    • 3
  1. 1.High Performance Computing Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringTunghai UniversityTaichung CityTaiwan
  2. 2.Biotechnology Group, Southern Business UnitNational Center for High-performance ComputingTainan CountyTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringTunghai UniversityTaichung CityTaiwan

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