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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: Primary Functional Goals of Web-Grid
Date Sat, 28 Jan 2012 07:28:18 GMT
Hi BW,

I think that the below makes sense if you adapt this:

On Jan 27, 2012, at 11:05 PM, B W wrote:

> The primary functional goals of the OODT Web-Grid are to provide search
> services

To say:

The primary functional goals of the OODT Web-Grid are to provide
*information integration* services

(without the "*"s)

> that can be consumed by users who desire to search

download, subset, and retrieve data and metadata 

> for scientific
> data

by describing the data of interest by an XML query 
specified via a text string.

> by describing it in textual form.  The text that indicates the
> scientific
> data of interest is represented as a query object that is defined in the
> standard XML.  In order to support the users desire to search for such
> information, the OODT Web-Grid provides Profile and Product Server
> components that organizational entities utilize.  The Profile and Product
> Server components provide the ability for organizational entities to attach
> handlers that provide services that are consumed by the OODT Web-Grid
> framework. The services provided by the handlers, where the query object
> is passed to the handler, support a users query and delivery of scientific
> informational data.

The above looks good!


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

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