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The Open Provenance Model is a model of provenance that is designed to meet the following requirements: (1) Allow provenance information to be exchanged between systems, by means of a compatibility layer based on a shared provenance model. (2) Allow developers to build and share tools that operate on such a provenance model. (3) Define provenance in a(More)
This paper describes the Pegasus framework that can be used to map complex scientific workflows onto distributed resources. Pegasus enables users to represent the workflows at an abstract level without needing to worry about the particulars of the target execution systems. The paper describes general issues in mapping applications and the functionality of(More)
Artificial intelligence has progressed to the point where multiple cognitive capabilities are being integrated into computational architectures, such as SOAR, PRODIGY, THEO, and ICARUS. This paper reports on the PRODIGY architecture, describing its planning and problem solving capabilities and touching upon its multiple learning methods. Learning in PRODIGY(More)
  • Craig Alan Knoblock, Manuela Veloso, Yolanda Gil, Dan Kuokka, Robert Joseph, Alicia Perez +28 others
  • 1991
A major source of ineeciency in automated problem solvers is their inability to decompose problems and work on the more diicult parts rst. This issue can be addressed by e m p l o ying a hierarchy of abstract problem spaces to focus the search. Instead of solving a problem in the original problem space, a problem is rst solved in an abstract space, and the(More)
In this paper we address the problem of automatically generating job workflows for the Grid. These workflows describe the execution of a complex application built from individual application components. In our work we have developed two workflow generators: the first (the Concrete Workflow Generator CWG) maps an abstract workflow defined in terms of(More)
In this paper we describe the Pegasus system that can map complex workflows onto the Grid. Pegasus takes an abstract description of a workflow and finds the appropriate data and Grid resources to execute the workflow. Pegasus is being released as part of the GriPhyN Virtual Data Toolkit and has been used in a variety of applications ranging from astronomy,(More)
Trust is an integral component in many kinds of human interaction, allowing people to act under uncertainty and with the risk of negative consequences. For example, exchanging money for a service, giving access to your property, and choosing between conflicting sources of information all may utilize some form of trust. In computer science, trust is a widely(More)
Workflows have recently emerged as a paradigm for representing and managing complex distributed scientific computations and therefore accelerate the pace of scientific progress. A recent workshop on the Challenges of Scientific Workflows, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and held on May 1-2, 2006, brought together domain scientists, computer(More)