The features of a compiler for the Taxis design language are described and discussed. Taxis offers an entity-based framework for designing interactive information systems and supports generalisation, classification and aggregation as abstraction mechanisms. Its features include multiple inheritance of attributes, isA hierarchies of transactions,… (More)
In this paper, we discuss an electronic business application framework and its related architecture. The framework is presented in the form of a prototype system which illustrates how XML tools can assist organizations on building and deploying e-commerce applications. The use of the system is presented in the form of a sample e-commerce application that… (More)
Handling large data sets is becoming quite a challenge in the field of bioinformatics. Bioinformatics softwares such as plink are not designed to scale automatically to multiple computing nodes and to process rapidly very large datasets, on demand.