airavata-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Mattmann, Chris A (398J)" <>
Subject Re: Research project on integrating geoservices with Apache Airavata
Date Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:45:10 GMT
Sounding good, very interesting Amila..


Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA

-----Original Message-----
From: Nipuni Perera <>
Reply-To: "" <>
Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:52 AM
To: Martin Desruisseaux <>
<>, "" <>,
Harsha Kumara <>, Shahani Markus Weerawarana
<>, "" <>
Subject: Re: Research project on integrating geoservices with Apache

>Thanks for the guidance so far and we will study on the above mentioned
>According to our understanding so far we feel that SIS can be used to
>implement a server which exposes OGC web services such as WPS.
>We feel that in order to enable geoscientists to create workflows
>OGC compliant web services like WPS services, the main focus will be to
>integrated client side of OGC compliant web services with Airavata.
>If  SIS can be used as a library for underlying geospatial processes what
>makes  it different from currently exposed services. Because we have seen
>that Taverna also has the ability to create geoscience workflows using
>web processing services.
>Any comments on our thoughts are highly appreciated.
>On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 9:27 PM, Martin Desruisseaux <
>> wrote:
>>  Hello Amila
>> Le 06/04/13 06:25, AMILA RANATUNGA a écrit :
>> Constellation-SDI consisted of WPS, WMS, WFS as server modules. So will
>> that integration make Apache SIS be considered as those services
>> Yes, after the port of Constellation-SDI as Apache SIS modules
>> the test suites that execute CITE tests), SIS should be WPS, WMS and WFS
>> (among other services) compliant. Frédéric or Vincent could hopefully
>> complete this list and tell more about compliance.
>>  And why you said " Having SIS to implement WMS, WMTS, WCS and WFS is a
>> must"? What about WPS. Will that make SIS out of the scope. Because we
>> feel that since Airavata using Science gateway concept, really essential
>> to implement WPS too.
>> I cited WMS, WMTS, WCS and WFS as the minimal services that SIS must
>> support because I perceive those services as the ones that every GIS
>> take for granted. But they are only the minimum. WPS and SensorML are
>> supplemental services also implemented in Constellation-SDI and to be
>> proposed to Apache SIS. So WPS is not out of SIS scope, quite the
>> :-).
>>     Martin
>Nipuni Piyabasi Perera
>Department of Computer Science And Engineering
>University of Moratuwa
>Sri Lanka

View raw message