A novel approach to user-steering in scientific workflows

Kail, Eszter and Kacsuk, Péter and Kozlovszky, Miklós (2015) A novel approach to user-steering in scientific workflows. In: Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Symposium on Applied Computational Intelligence and Informatics (SACI 2015). Óbudai Egyetem, Budapest, pp. 233-236. ISBN 978-1-4799-9910-1 10.1109/SACI.2015.7208205

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Abstract

From the scientist's perspective the workflow execution is like black boxes. The scientist submits the workflow and at the end, the result or a notification about failed completion is returned. Concerning long running experiments or when workflows are in experimental phase it may not be acceptable. Scientist may need to fine-tune and monitor their experiments. To support the scientist with special user interaction tool we introduced intervention points (iPoints) where the user takes over the control for a while and has the possibility to interfere, namely to change some parameters or data, or to stop, to restart the workflow or even to deviate from the original workflow model during enactment. We plan to implement our solution in IWIR \cite{plan2011} language which was targeted to provide interoperability between four existing well-known SWfMS within the framework of the SHIWA project.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics and Computer Science > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science / számítástechnika, számítógéptudomány
Divisions: Laboratory of Parallel and Distributed Systems
SWORD Depositor: MTMT Injector
Depositing User: MTMT Injector
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2016 21:18
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2016 21:18
URI: http://eprints.sztaki.hu/id/eprint/8598

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