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Scientific workflows with the jABC framework

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dc.contributor.author Lamprecht, Anna-Lena
dc.contributor.author Steffen, Bernhard
dc.contributor.author Margaria, Tiziana
dc.date.accessioned 2017-01-12T15:22:52Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5449
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The jABC is a framework for process modelling and execution according to the XMDD (eXtreme model-driven design) paradigm, which advocates the rigorous use of user-level models in the software development process and software life cycle. We have used the jABC in the domain of scientific workflows for more than a decade now—an occasion to look back and take stock of our experiences in the field. On the one hand, we discuss results from the analysis of a sample of nearly 100 scientific workflow applications that have been implemented with the jABC. On the other hand, we reflect on our experiences and observations regarding the workflow development process with the framework. We then derive and discuss ongoing further developments and future perspectives for the framework, all with an emphasis on simplicity for end users through increased domain specificity. Concretely, we describe how the use of the PROPHETS synthesis plugin can enable a semantics-based simplification of the workflow design process, how with the jABC4 and DyWA frameworks more attention is paid to the ease of data management, and how the Cinco SCCE Meta-Tooling Suite can be used to generate tailored workflow management tools. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer;18 (6), pp. 629-651
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10009-016-0427-0
dc.rights The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com en_US
dc.subject model-driven design en_US
dc.subject workflow modeling process en_US
dc.subject modeling loose programming en_US
dc.subject automatic workflow composition en_US
dc.title Scientific workflows with the jABC framework en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s10009-016-0427-0
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.relation.projectid 13/RC/2094 en_US
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2017-06-08
dc.embargo.terms 2017-06-08 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US


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