Part I: Sensors' Infrastructure.- 1. Grid Computations Not on the Computing Element: The Instrument Element as an Interface to a Control System for On-line HTC Tasks.- 2. Performance Evaluation of the of the DORRI Instrument Element Data Transfer Capabilities.- 3. The Green Grid5000: Instrumenting a Grid with Energy Sensors.- 4. Porting a Seismic Network to the Grid.- 5. Integrating a Multisensor Mobile System in the Grid Infrastructure.- 6. Network Performance Monitoring for Remote Instrumentation Services - The DORII Platform Test Case.- Part II: Software Platforms.- 7. Sortism: A High-Level Simulator for the Evaluation of QoS Models on Grid.- 8. MRA3D: A New Algorithm for Resource Allocation in a Network-aware Grid.- 9. Large-scale Quantum Monte Carlo Electronic Structure Calculations on the EGEE Grid.- 10. Generating a Virtual Computational Grid by Graph Transformations.- 11. Performance Analysis Framework for MPI Application Support on the Remote Instrumentation Grid.- Part III: Grid Infrastructure.- 12. Interactive Grid Access with MPI Support Using Gridsolve on GLITE-Infrastructures.- 13. Enforcing Team Cooperation Using Rational Software Tools into Software Engineering Academic Projects (ETC).- 14. Defense in Depth Strategy - Best Practices of Securing Virtual Laboratories.- 15. File System and Access Technologies for the Large Scale Data Facility.- 16. Policy Driven Data Management in PL-grid Virtual Organizations.- 17. DAME: A Distributed Data Mining and Exploration Framework within the Virtual Observatory.- 18. New Teaching Technologies in Environmental Science - Interactive Teaching with KIWI Remote Instrumentation Platform.- 19. An Agent Service Grid for Supporting Open and Distance Learning.- 20. Laboratories and Complex Systems.
This book will focus on new Remote Instrumentation aspects related to middleware architecture, high-speed networking, wireless Grid for acquisition devices and sensor networks, QoS provisioning for real-time control, measurement instrumentation and methodology. Moreover, it will provide knowledge about the automation of mechanisms oriented to accompanying processes that are usually performed by a human. Another important point of this book is focusing on the future trends concerning Remote Instrumentation systems development and actions related to standardization of remote instrumentation mechanisms.
Highlights the results of ongoing European and international projects,
Addresses the new generation of eInfrastructure in Europe, and considers significant applications
Discusses support given by eInfrastructure, including high bandwidth networks and grids, to instrumental resources
Covers the standardization aspects in remote instrumentation -a novelty topic in science