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From "Mattmann, Chris A (398J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: Research project on integrating geoservices with Apache Airavata
Date Fri, 19 Apr 2013 06:17:47 GMT
Sounds great Harsha, please move forward and I'll help where I can.

Cheers,
Chris

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Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
WWW:  http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
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-----Original Message-----
From: Harsha Kumara <harsz89@gmail.com>
Reply-To: "dev@airavata.apache.org" <dev@airavata.apache.org>
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 10:59 PM
To: "dev@airavata.apache.org" <dev@airavata.apache.org>
Subject: Re: Research project on integrating geoservices with Apache
Airavata

>Thanks a lot for Chirs for providing us these resources.It's really
>interesting to see the practical applications built by using
> existing software systems.
>
>This is a my point of view which I have in my mind by going through  many
>research papers.
>
>There are no well known geoscience gateways available in the world.But
>there are few existing ones which are focusing on specific application
>scenarios only.So i think there is a need of strong geoscience gateway
>which can be use by  starting from students to geoscientists. Geoscience
>is
>a emerging area where computer resources highly engaged. Geoscience
>gateway
>will not only will popular with geoscience people but also with
>computer science people too.
>
>I have saw how PyWPS(implementation of OGC's WPS) use with taverna for
>creating geoscience workflows. According to my knowledge enhancing  geo
>science capabilities in Apache Airavata will create a pathway to originate
>a fruitful geoscience gateway.
>
>In taverna It import WPS services through WSDL for creating workflows.
>
>I would like to have some thoughts about the starting point of integrating
>OGC services like WPS to Apache Airavata. Any help will be appreciated.
>
>Thanks!
>Harsha
>
>
>On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 12:48 AM, Mattmann, Chris A (398J) <
>chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
>
>> Hey Amila,
>>
>> Check out:
>>
>> http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/pubs/SEN10.pdf
>>
>> C. Mattmann, A. Braverman, D. Crichton. Understanding Architectural
>> Tradeoffs Necessary
>> to Increase Climate Model Intercomparison Efficiency. ACM SIGSOFT
>>Software
>> Engineering
>> Notes, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 1-6, May 2010.
>>
>> Also you may find these useful:
>>
>> http://xldb.org/use
>>
>>
>>
>> I've been a long time participant of XLDB so happy to connect
>> you to that community as well too if you are interested.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Chris
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
>> Senior Computer Scientist
>> NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
>> Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
>> Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
>> WWW:  http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
>> University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: AMILA RANATUNGA <newair007@gmail.com>
>> Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 11:47 AM
>> To: jpluser <chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov>
>> Cc: "dev@airavata.apache.org" <dev@airavata.apache.org>, Martin
>> Desruisseaux <martin.desruisseaux@geomatys.fr>, "dev@sis.apache.org"
>> <dev@sis.apache.org>, Harsha Kumara <harsz89@gmail.com>, Shahani Markus
>> Weerawarana <shahani.w@gmail.com>, "dev@oodt.apache.org"
>> <dev@oodt.apache.org>
>> Subject: Re: Research project on integrating geoservices with Apache
>> Airavata
>>
>> >Hi,
>> >
>> >
>> >Thank you very much for the replies so far here and in SIS dev list as
>> >well. They were really helpful. We are currently writing a research
>>paper
>> >regarding what kind of model that should be used by when building a
>> >geoscience gateway. We intend to discuss
>> > issues that a geoscientist face during his/her research and features
>> >that should be inserted to such a gateway to overcome them. Then we can
>> >consider them during our main project as well. It is appreciated if you
>> >can point any research papers or resources
>> > where we can see this domain from an eye of a geoscientist will be
>> >really useful. Even a good case study will be really helpful.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >Thank You !
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 11:15 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (398J)
>> ><chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
>> >
>> >Sounding good, very interesting Amila..
>> >
>> >Cheers,
>> >Chris
>> >
>> >++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> >Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
>> >Senior Computer Scientist
>> >NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
>> >Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
>> >Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
>> >WWW:  http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
>> >++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> >Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
>> >University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
>> >++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >
>> >From: Nipuni Perera <nipuni880917@gmail.com>
>> >Reply-To: "dev@airavata.apache.org" <dev@airavata.apache.org>
>> >Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:52 AM
>> >To: Martin Desruisseaux <martin.desruisseaux@geomatys.fr>
>> >
>> >Cc: AMILA RANATUNGA <newair007@gmail.com>, "dev@sis.apache.org"
>> ><dev@sis.apache.org>, "dev@airavata.apache.org"
>><dev@airavata.apache.org
>> >,
>> >Harsha Kumara <harsz89@gmail.com>, Shahani Markus Weerawarana
>> >
>> ><shahani.w@gmail.com>, "dev@oodt.apache.org" <dev@oodt.apache.org>
>> >Subject: Re: Research project on integrating geoservices with Apache
>> >Airavata
>> >
>> >
>> >>Hi,
>> >>
>> >>Thanks for the guidance so far and we will study on the above
>>mentioned
>> >>resources.
>> >>
>> >>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
>> >>accessing
>> >>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
>> >>some
>> >>web processing services.
>> >>
>> >>Any comments on our thoughts are highly appreciated.
>> >>
>> >>Thanks,
>> >>Nipuni
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 9:27 PM, Martin Desruisseaux <
>> >>martin.desruisseaux@geomatys.fr> 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
>> >>>enabled?
>> >>>
>> >>> Yes, after the port of Constellation-SDI as Apache SIS modules
>> >>>(including
>> >>> 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
>> >>>users
>> >>> 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
>> >>>contrary
>> >>> :-).
>> >>>
>> >>>     Martin
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>--
>> >>Nipuni Piyabasi Perera
>> >>Undergraduate
>> >>Department of Computer Science And Engineering
>> >>University of Moratuwa
>> >>Sri Lanka
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>
>
>-- 
>*Harsha Kumara*
>*Undergraduate*
>*Department of Computer Science and Engineering*
>*University of Moratuwa*
>*Sri Lanka.*


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