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Quality of Service Negotiation for Commercial Medical Grid Services

S. E. Middleton, M. Surridge, S. Benkner, G. Engelbrecht
2007 Journal of Grid Computing  
The GEMSS project has developed a service-oriented Grid that supports the provision of medical simulation services by service providers to clients such as hospitals.  ...  The GEMSS Grid is a commercial environment so we support flexible pricing models and a FIPA reverse English auction protocol.  ...  Medical Grids In the bio-medical domain the EU BioGrid Project [4] aims to develop a knowledge Grid infrastructure for the biotechnology industry.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10723-007-9080-x fatcat:zjlvebqconecvamp6bzqwhvfy4

End-to-End QoS Support for a Medical Grid Service Infrastructure

Siegfried Benkner, Gerhard Engelbrecht, Stuart E. Middleton, Ivona Brandic, Rainer Schmidt
2007 New generation computing  
The GEMSS Grid infrastructure addressed this issue by offering end-to-end QoS in the form of explicit timeliness guarantees for compute-intensive medical simulation services.  ...  In this paper we present an overview of the GEMSS infrastructure, describe the available QoS and security mechanisms, and demonstrate the effectiveness of our methods with a Grid-enabled medical imaging  ...  in available Grid environments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00354-007-0023-7 fatcat:76vzb5gg2rgxra4ytktshkyiwi

Amadeus: A Holistic Service-oriented Environment for Grid Workflows

Ivona Brandic, Sabri Pllana, Siegfried Benkner
2006 2006 Fifth International Conference on Grid and Cooperative Computing Workshops  
In this paper we present Amadeus, which is a holistic service-oriented environment for QoS-aware Grid workflows.  ...  Amadeus considers user's requirements, in terms of QoS constraints, during workflow specification, planning, and execution.  ...  In this paper we present Amadeus, which is a novel service-oriented environment for QoS-aware Grid workflows.  ... 
doi:10.1109/gccw.2006.17 dblp:conf/gcc/BrandicPB06 fatcat:3f6vflrlzrbwpa3tb4skrlxas4

GEMSS: Grid-infrastructure for Medical Service Provision

G. Berti, G. Engelbrecht, J. Fingberg, G. Kohring, S. E. Middleton, R. Schmidt, S. Benkner
2005 Methods of Information in Medicine  
Objectives: The European GEMSS Project is concerned with the creation of medical Grid service prototypes and their evaluation in a secure service-oriented infrastructure for distributed on demand/supercomputing  ...  Key aspects of the GEMSS Grid middleware include negotiable QoS support for time-critical service provision, flexible support for business models, and security at all levels in order to ensure privacy  ...  Acknowledgements The GEMSS project is funded by the European Commission in the Information Society Technologies (IST) Programme under cross-program theme 'Grid Testbeds' -Framework V Project No.  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1633941 pmid:15924170 fatcat:vtackenxhrbwpllpqpvshksgtu

Numerical simulation for eHealth: Grid-enabled medical simulation services [chapter]

S. Benkner, W. Backfrieder, G. Berti, J. Fingberg, G. Kohring, J.G. Schmidt, S.E. Middleton, D. Jones, J. Fenner
2004 Advances in Parallel Computing  
Providing Medical Simulation Services via the Grid GEMSS is concerned with creating an environment in which computationally demanding tools relevant to the health sector can be made easily accessible to  ...  Prerequisites for Grid-enabling Medical Simulation Applications In order to Grid-enable a simulation application under the GEMSS environment it must be possible to partition the application between client  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0927-5452(04)80087-x fatcat:727e55nhpnhatc6aqsmzhpmi7e

An Approach for the High-Level Specification of QoS-Aware Grid Workflows Considering Location Affinity

Ivona Brandic, Sabri Pllana, Siegfried Benkner
2006 Scientific Programming  
We consider that for the wide acceptance of Grid technology it is important that the user has the possibility to express requirements on Quality of Service (QoS) at workflow specification time.  ...  Many important scientific and engineering problems may be solved by combining multiple applications in the form of a Grid workflow.  ...  Acknowledgments The work described in this paper was supported by the Austrian Science Fund as part of Aurora Project under contract SFBF1102 and by the European Union's GEMSS Project under contract IST  ... 
doi:10.1155/2006/670375 fatcat:5sskregezfdbblemoe5u6hkg4u

A Service-Oriented Grid Environment with On-demand QoS Support

Gerhard Engelbrecht, Siegfried Benkner
2009 2009 Congress on Services - I  
Using Grid technology as enabling technology in the health domain allows medical practitioners and researchers to utilize Grid services in their clinical environment which ultimately results in improved  ...  The presented Grid infrastructure and in particular the QoS support has been successfully applied and demonstrated in EU projects for various applications from the medical and bio-medical domains.  ...  Using Grid technology in these contexts enabled medical practitioners and researchers to utilize Grid services in their clinical environment and eventually demonstrate new prospects for improving healthcare  ... 
doi:10.1109/services-i.2009.84 dblp:conf/services/EngelbrechtB09 fatcat:2cnv5tsjsnax5nngtkyexziike

High-level composition of QoS-aware Grid workflows: An approach that considers location affinity

Ivona Brandic, Sabri Pllana, Siegfried Benkner
2006 2006 Workshop on Workflows in Support of Large-Scale Science  
We consider that for the wide acceptance of Grid technology it is relevant that the user has the possibility to express requirements on Quality of Service (QoS) at workflow specification time.  ...  In this paper we present an approach for high level workflow specification that considers a comprehensive set of QoS requirements.  ...  QoS-aware Grid Services The Vienna Grid Environment (VGE) [4] is a serviceoriented infrastructure for the provision of HPC applications as Grid services.  ... 
doi:10.1109/works.2006.5282347 fatcat:fzhwjyjnlfgble337kgsn3gk34


2008 International Journal of Computational Methods  
The latter two topics are discussed in some detail. In the second part, we show how such services can be made available to the clinical practitioner using Grid technology.  ...  We discuss the developments and experience made during the EU project GEMSS, which provides reliable, efficient, secure and lawful medical Grid services.  ...  It is a pleasure for us to acknowledge the great collaboration and support of our colleagues in these projects. Images were kindly provided by A. McCarthy, University of Sheffield (Fig. 4) and W.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0219876208001479 fatcat:rk6yikuo4jcatjvbw2auo3efua

Grid vs Cloud — A Technology Comparison

Ivona Brandic, Scharam Dustdar
2011 it - Information Technology  
Although, Cloud and Grid computing differ in many aspects, as for example, in the general idea of the provision of computational resource, which is in Clouds commercial based and in Grids community based  ...  computing, Service oriented computing, business processes, and virtualization.  ...  Service Management Grid: Vienna Grid Environment -VGE. As shown in Fig. 1 Amadeus uses the Vienna Grid Environment (VGE) service for the provision of native HPC applications.  ... 
doi:10.1524/itit.2011.0640 fatcat:kobzanwefjcl7nr3x6bpll2a3y

QoS Quorum-Constrained Resource Management in Wireless Grid [chapter]

Chan-Hyun Youn, Byungsang Kim, Dong Su Nam, Eung-Suk An, Bong-Hwan Lee, Eun Bo Shim, Gari Clifford
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In wireless Grid computing environment, end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) could be very complex, and this highlights the increasing requirement for the management of QoS itself.  ...  Experimental results show the proposed PQRM with resource reconfiguration scheme improves both performance and stability, which is suitable for a wireless Grid services.  ...  This paper was supported in part by IITA (Institute of Information Technology Assessment) through ITRC project.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30141-7_12 fatcat:dyli2xbggvhnhb2dkqm4g7jtke

Enhancing Availability of Grid Computational Services to Ubiquitous Computing Applications

N. Roy, S.K. Das
2009 IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems  
In a mobile grid environment, the Grid acts as a resource hungry consumer whereas in ubiquitous computing environments, it has the inherent potential to provide services to applications.  ...  The competition takes place in terms of quality of service (QoS) offered by different Grid Service Providers.  ...  In our scenario the QoS offered by different grid service providers are correlated due to competitive environment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpds.2009.15 fatcat:7qmu4kisdnf6hl7htuflictygy

Composing and Deploying Grid Middleware Web Services Using Model Driven Architecture [chapter]

Aniruddha Gokhale, Balachandran Natarajan
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
simulation, analysis of experiments in elementary particle physics, distributed mission training and virtual surgery for medical instruction.  ...  The MIC tools can subsequently synthesize, assemble and deploy QoS-enabled grid middleware components configured with the resource reservation and service provisioning strategies tailored to the needs  ...  The services offered by the GSP will be hosted as a web service as shown in Figure 5 . This approach is similar to the ideas proposed in Open Grid Services Architecture (OGSA) [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36124-3_43 fatcat:ratbak3x3bbkbeo57itxr4csqa

Model Driven Engineering for Science Gateways [article]

David Manset, Richard McClatchey, Herve Verjus
2014 arXiv   pre-print
Suitable access to data and applications resident in SOAs via so-called Science Gateways has thus become a pressing need in various fields of science, in order to realize the benefits of Grid and Cloud  ...  In spite of this conceptual heterogeneity, Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) seem to have emerged as the common underlying abstraction paradigm.  ...  In MammoGrid, these legacy assets are kept independent of target back-ends (i.e. databases, Grid platform and execution environments) and surrounding security thanks to abstraction services, hereinafter  ... 
arXiv:1402.5768v1 fatcat:sdo7n4ginnbxjf7ahf6d4unuve

Intercloud platform for connecting and managing heterogeneous services with applications for e-health

Alexandru Radu, Alexandra Costan, Bogdan Iancu, Vasile Dadarlat, Adrian Peculea
2015 2015 Conference Grid, Cloud & High Performance Computing in Science (ROLCG)  
 Interconnection of heterogeneous devices Objectives • Intercloud research • Propose an architecture for interconnection of hybrid and heterogeneous services ▫ aim: offering enhanced services  ...  Outline • Context • Objectives • Intercloud • Experimental scenario • Conclusions Context • Internet of Things (IoT) ▫ environment for information  devices, sensors  applications  ... 
doi:10.1109/rolcg.2015.7367229 fatcat:2bs6zxsd3vgexat6vo5tzke2fe
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