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Can the Grid Help to Solve the Data Integration Problems in Molecular Biology?

Sturgeon, B, McCourt, D, Cowper, J, Palmer, FL, McClean, SI and Dubitzky, W (2003) Can the Grid Help to Solve the Data Integration Problems in Molecular Biology? In: 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid 2003), Tokyo, Japan. IEEE Computer Society. 7 pp. [Conference contribution]

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URL: http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/ccgrid/2003/1919/00/19190594abs.htm

DOI: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/CCGRID.2003.1199419


Molecular biology is increasingly relying on globallydistributed information repositories. The quality andperformance of research and development in this fieldwill depend on highly flexible, performant and intuitiveways of accessing and integrating these resources intolocal information processing environments. In contrast tomany ongoing Grid developments, the molecular biology community requires high-informational as opposed tohigh-performance computing Grids. This paper outlines ageneral distributed informational computing scenario inthe context of molecular biology. It focuses oninformation integration (data warehousing) and datamining as two crucial Grid methodologies of futuremolecular biology computing environments. Thepresented scenario raises a number of questions, as thebasis for discussion, on the role of emerging Gridtechnologies.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Information Engineering
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Genomic Medicine
Computer Science Research Institute > Information and Communication Engineering
ID Code:7567
Deposited By: Professor Sally McClean
Deposited On:02 Jul 2010 10:22
Last Modified:08 May 2017 16:04

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