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From "Mattmann, Chris A (398J)" <>
Subject Re: Integrating OGC"s WPS capabilities with Apache Airavata
Date Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:47:17 GMT
+1 to all of Suresh's comments below. Feel free to keep annoying us
and asking questions and I for one will continue to try and help :)

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: Suresh Marru <>
Reply-To: "" <>
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 8:34 PM
To: Sameera Jayaratna <>
Cc: "" <>, Shahani Markus
Weerawarana <>, jpluser
<>, "" <>, Jun
Wang <>, ""
<>, Harsha Kumara <>,
AMILA RANATUNGA <>, Nipuni Perera
Subject: Re: Integrating OGC"s WPS capabilities with Apache Airavata

>Hi Sameera et al,
>You guys are doing great in engaging multiple projects and I noticed you
>have started to poking Rave as well. Keep up the good work. + 1 on Chris
>suggestion and your follow up to integrate SIS into the mix as well. You
>have received some good positive feedback from every one. I will go other
>way and be critical but this is not a indication of your work but my
>attempt to provide some research direction to the technical integration
>you are doing. 
>* The report [1] is lacking the goal of your project and also the
>problem. Image a target audience of your fellow moratuwa students who are
>good software engineers but know nothing about Airavata and WPS. Write a
>one page section upfront describing these projects, why they need to be
>integrated, how will they compliment each other. You have some of these
>details in objectives throughout the report. But put them in layman terms
>so any one should be able to read and quickly understanding what your
>project is about. 
>* You have to check with your local mentor (I presume Shahani), but I am
>getting a feeling that you are crossing too many projects without a firm
>goal. I have already seen Airavata+WPS+SIS+Rave. This is great but first
>lets make sure we can envision use cases which an take advantage of such
>integration. If you haven't already, Can you look at some of the workflow
>use cases here - 
>* Providing quality use case is a failure of ours and not your problem.
>But you have to keep asking the right questions and annoy us enough until
>you get what you want.
>[1] - 
>[2] -
>On May 20, 2013, at 2:00 PM, Sameera Jayaratna
><> wrote:
>>  Hi,
>> From our research for the past few months we have gathered some ideas
>>about implementing our project idea, integrating OGC¹s WPS capabilities
>>with Apache Airavata. We have written a short report including our
>>findings and our proposed solutions. These ideas are still at a very
>>abstract level. We are hoping to improve them with feedback and
>> Also we would appreciate suggestions of any different approaches other
>>than the ones mentioned in the document.
>> Our report is shared here.
>> Thank you,
>> Sameera.
>> -- 
>> Sameera Jayaratna
>> Undergraduate
>> Department of Computer Science And Engineering
>> University of Moratuwa
>> Sri Lanka

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