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A Proof of Concept: Provenance in a Service Oriented Architecture

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Chen, Liming, Tan, Victor, Xu, FengLian, Biller, Alexis, Groth, Paul, Miles, Simon, Ibbotson, John and Moreau, Luc (2005) A Proof of Concept: Provenance in a Service Oriented Architecture. In: The forth UK e-Science all-hands meeting (AHM05), Nottingham, U.K.. UNSPECIFIED. 8 pp. [Conference contribution]

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URL: http://www.allhands.org.uk/2005/proceedings/papers/503.pdf

Abstract

The utility of provenance is becoming apparent in many Grid and Web Service based applications, where there is frequently a need to trace back and understand the processes that lead to a specific result. The term provenance however lends itself to several possible conceptions, and our initial step in the EU Provenance project was to design and implement a simple system to articulate our conception of provenance. This system, termed the pre-prototype, is based on a conceptualized process for baking a Victoria Sponge Cake. This report describes the cake baking scenario, presents some provenance-type questions that can be asked about the baking process and provides an implementation of the cake baking process within a service-oriented architecture framework that can answer these questions using collated provenance data.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
ID Code:8362
Deposited By:Dr Liming Chen
Deposited On:18 Feb 2010 16:37
Last Modified:30 Jun 2011 10:09

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