EDISON Platform: A Software Infrastructure for Application-Domain Neutral Computational Science Simulations

  • Jung-Lok Yu
  • Hoon Ryu
  • Hee-Jung Byun
  • Jongsuk Ruth Lee
  • Kumwon Cho
  • Du-Seok Jin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 235)


This paper describes the design and implementation details of the EDISON platform for computational science simulations. Along with an overview of the EDISON platform, we provide an in-depth explanation of the Science AppStore framework used to acquire application-domain neutrality and the virtualized computing resources/job management framework that provides user authentication, on-demand resources provisioning, simulation/job lifecycle control, and file input/output services, etc. To evaluate the usefulness and functionality of the EDISON platform, as a pilot study, we have applied the EDISON platform to a nano-physics service environment.


EDISON platform Science appstore Virtualization Nano-physics Computational science Cyber-infrastructure HPC 



This work is supported by the EDucation-research Integration through Simulation On the Net (EDISON) project funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Republic of Korea (contract #.: N-12-NM-IR21).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jung-Lok Yu
    • 1
  • Hoon Ryu
    • 1
  • Hee-Jung Byun
    • 2
  • Jongsuk Ruth Lee
    • 1
  • Kumwon Cho
    • 1
  • Du-Seok Jin
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Supercomputing and Networking, KISTIDaejeonSouth Korea
  2. 2.IT DepartmentSuwon UniversityHwaseong-siSouth Korea

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