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Journal Papers

  1. “Workflow Optimisation Through Service Selection,” DW Walker, L Huang, OF Rana, and Y Huang, Scientific Programming (in preparation February 2007).
    “A Profitable Broker in a Volatile Utility Grid,” Y Patel, AS McGough and J Darlington, International Transactions on Systems Science and Applications, Vol. 2, No. 2, pages 167-176, 2006. ISSN 1751-1461.
  2. “Visual Workflow Editors: A Critical Review from Users' Perspective,” F Urmetzer, A Thandavan, V Alexandrov, and RJ Allan,
    Production Systems and Information Engineering, Vol. 4, Nos. 21 - 32, 2006.
    http://epubs.cclrc.ac.uk/work-details?w=36234
  3. “Making the Grid Predictable through Reservations and Performance Modelling,” AS McGough, A Afzal, J Darlington, N Furmento, A Mayer, and L Young, The Computer Journal, Vol. 48, No. 3, Pages 358-368, 2005.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/comjnl/bxh091
  4. “CCLRC Portal Infrastructure to Support Research Facilities,” A Akram, D Chohan, D Meredith, and RJ Allan, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (accepted October 2005).
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cpe.1069
  5. “An End-to-end Workflow Pipeline for Large-scale Grid Computing,” AS McGough, J Cohen, J Darlington, E Katsiri, W Lee, S Panagiotidi, and Y Patel, Journal of Grid Computing, Vol. 3, No. 3-4, pages 259-281, September 2005. ISSN: 1570-7873.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10723-005-9014-4   
  6. “RealityGrid: An Integrated Approach to Middleware through ICENI,” J Cohen, AS McGough, J Darlington, N Furmento, G Kong, A Mayer, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Vol. 363, No. 1833, pages1817-1827, August 2005. ISSN: 1364-503X.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2005.1609
  7. “Application of Business Process Execution Language to Scientific Workflows,” A Akram, D Meredith and RJ Allan, International Transactions on Systems and Applications (accepted 2006).
    http://epubs.cclrc.ac.uk/bitstream/1166/2006.09.034.pdf
  8. “A Workflow Portal Supporting Multi-Language Interoperation and Optimisation,” L Huang, A Akram, DW Walker, RJ Allan, OF Rana, and Y Huang, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (submitted December 2005, accepted February 2007).
    http://epubs.cclrc.ac.uk/bitstream/917/cpe_wose.pdf

Conference Papers

  1. “Allocating QOS-Constrained Applications in a Web Service-Oriented Grid,” Y Patel and J Darlinton, in Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet Technology, pages 278-290, held in Bhubaneswar, India, December 2006.
  2. “A Novel Approach to Workload Allocation of QoS-Constrained Workflow-Based Jobs in a Utility Grid,” Y Patel and J Darlington, in Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, December 2006.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/E-SCIENCE.2006.261083
  3. “Stochastic Workflow Scheduling with QoS Guarantees in Grid Computing Environments,” A Afzal, J Darlington and AS McGough, in Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Grid and Cooperative Computing, pages 185-194, held in Changsha, China, October 2006.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/GCC.2006.89
  4. “Average-Based Workload Allocation Strategy for QoS-Constrained Jobs In A Web Service-Oriented Grid,” Y Patel and J Darlington, in Proceedings of the Tenth IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops, Hong Kong, October 2006.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EDOCW.2006.25
  5.  “Modelling WS-RF based Enterprise Applications,” A Akram, J Kewley and RJ Allan, in Proceedings of the Tenth IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops, Hong Kong, October 2006.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EDOCW.2006.50
  6. “A Data-Centric Approach for Workflows,” A Akram, J Kewley and RJ Allan, Proceedings of the Tenth IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops, Hong Kong, October 2006.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EDOCW.2006.7
  7. “Modelling WS-RF based Enterprise Applications,” A Akram, J Kewley, and RJ Allan, in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Models for Enterprise Computing, Hong Kong, October 2006.
    http://www.grids.ac.uk/WOSE/papers/IWMEC-2006.doc
  8. “QoS-Constrained Stochastic Workflow Scheduling in Enterprise and Scientific Grids,” A Afzal, J Darlington, and AS McGough, in Procedings of the 7th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing, Barcelona, September 2006.
  9. “QoS Support for Workflows in a Volatile Grid,” Y Patel, AS McGough and J Darlington, in Procedings of the 7th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing, Barcelona, September 2006.
  10. “Best Practices in Web Service Style, Data Binding and Validation for use in Data-Centric Scientific Applications,” A Akram, D Meredith and RJ Allan, in Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, Nottingham, September 2006.
     http://www.allhands.org.uk/2006/proceedings/papers/621.pdf
  11. “Grid Workflow Scheduling in WOSE,” Y Patel, AS McGough, and J Darlington, in Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, Nottingham, September 2006.
    http://www.allhands.org.uk/2006/proceedings/papers/673.pdf
  12. “Grid Enabling Legacy Applications through a Standard Job Submission Interface,” AS McGough, W Lee, and S Das, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Grid-Enabling Legacy Applications and Supporting End Users, held in
    Paris, France, June, 2006.
  13. “Workflow deployment in ICENI II,” AS McGough, W Lee and J Darlington, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Workflow Systems in e-Science, Reading, May 2006.
  14. “Adding Instruments and Workflow Support to Existing Grid Architectures,” DJ. Colling, LW Dickens, T Ferrari, Y Hassoun, CA Kotsokalis, M Krznaric, J Martyniak, AS McGough and E Ronchieri, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Workflow Systems in e-Science, Reading, May 2006.
  15. “Dynamic Workflow Management Using Performance Data,” L Huang, DW Walker, OF Rana, and Y Huang, in Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, pages 154-7, May 2006. ISBN 0-7695-2585-7.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CCGRID.2006.37.
  16. “Evaluation of BPEL for Scientific Workflows,” A Akram, D Meredith and RJ Allan, in Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, pages 269-274, May 2006. ISBN 0-7695-2585-7.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CCGRID.2006.44.
  17. “A Service-oriented Utility Grid Architecture Utilising Pay-per-use Resources,” J Cohen, W Lee, J Darlington, and AS McGough, in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Communication System Software and Middleware, held in New Delhi, India, January 2006.
  18. “ICENI II,” AS McGough, W Lee, and J Darlington, in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Communication System Software and Middleware, held in New Delhi, India, January 2006.
  19. “Dynamic Web Service Selection for Workflow Optimisation,” L Huang, DW Walker, Y Huang, and OF Rana, in Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, September 2005. ISBN 1-904425-53-4.
    http://www.allhands.org.uk/2005/proceedings/papers/423.pdf.
  20. “ICENI II Architecture,” AS McGough, W Lee, and J Darlington, in Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, September 2005. ISBN 1-904425-53-4.
    http://www.allhands.org.uk/2005/proceedings/papers/560.pdf 
  21. “Portal Design, Synchrotron and HPC Services in e HTPX.” RJ Allan, RM Keegan, DJ Meredith, MD Winn, G Winter, O Dolomanov, L Launer, P Young, and I Berry, in Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, September 2005. ISBN 1-904425-53-4.
    http://www.allhands.org.uk/2005/proceedings/papers/385.pdf
  22. “WSRP Re-incarnation of Service Oriented Architecture,” A. Akram, R.J. Allan and R. Crouchley, in Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, September 2005. ISBN 1-904425-53-4.
    http://www.allhands.org.uk/2005/proceedings/papers/436.pdf.
  23. “A Service Oriented Architecture for Portals using Portlets,” A Akram, D Chohan, XD Wang, X Yang, and RJ Allan, in Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, September 2005. ISBN 1-904425-53-4.
    http://www.allhands.org.uk/2005/proceedings/papers/406.pdf .
  24. “Workflow Optimisation for e-Science Applications,” DW Walker, OF Rana, Y Huang, and L Huang, in Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces, pages 86-91, June 2005. ISSN 1330-1012.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITI.2005.1491101
  25. “Workflow Enactment in ICENI,” AS McGough, L Young, A Afzal, S Newhouse, and J Darlington, in Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, pages 894-900, September 2004.
    http://www.allhands.org.uk/2004/proceedings/papers/283.pdf
  26. “Predictable Workflow Deployment Services,” AS McGough, A Afzal, A Mayer, S Newhouse, and L Young, in Proceedings of the Service Based Grid Workshop held at Global Grid Forum 11, in Honolulu, Hawaii, June 2004.
    http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~sjn5/GGF/GGF11/BGBS-McGough.pdf   

Book Chapters

  1. “ICENI,” AS McGough, W Lee, J Cohen, E Katsiri, and J Darlington,  Chapter 24 of Workflows for eScience: Scientific Workflows for Grids, edited by IJ Taylor, D Gannon, E Deelman and MS Shields, pub. Springer, 2007. ISBN: 978-1-84628-519-6.
  2. “ICENI: An Integrated Grid Middleware to Support e-Science,” A Mayer, AS McGough, N Furmento, J Cohen, M Gulamali, L Young, A Afzal, S Newhouse, and J Darlington, a chapter in Component Models and Systems for Grid Applications (volume 1 of the CoreGRID series), edited by V Getov and T Kielmann, pub. Springer, 2005. ISBN: 978-0-387-23351-2. (This is the Proceedings of the Workshop on Component Models and Systems for Grid Applications, held June 26, 2004 in Saint Malo, France.)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/b101333

Unpublished Reports

  1. “Dynamic Invocation, Optimisation and Interoperation of Service-Oriented Workflows,” L Huang, DW Walker, OF Rana, and Y Huang, presented in the Work-In-Progress session of the Fifth International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, May 2005.
    http://users.cs.cf.ac.uk/David.W.Walker/papers/woseccgridwip.pdf
  2. “WOSE Progress Report,” DW Walker, 14 January 2005 (internal).
    https://twiki.lesc.ic.ac.uk/wose/pub/Internal/ProjectNotes/ProgressReportJan2005.pdf
    Report on the Workshop on Workflow Optimisation in Distributed Environments, held at the e-Science Institute, Edinburgh, 19-20 October 2006.
    http://users.cs.cf.ac.uk/David.W.Walker/WOSE/WorkflowWorkshopReport.pdf.
  3. “Comparing Workflow Tools for the Grid Environment,” F. Urmetzer, M.Sc. first report, University of Reading, September 2004.
    “Evaluating Visual Workflow Management Tools for Distributed Grid Computing,” F. Urmetzer,  M.Sc. Thesis, University of Reading, March 2005.

Invited Talks

  1. “Workflow, Planning and Performance,” AS McGough, presented at the Workshop on Trends in High-Performance Distributed Computing, held in Amsterdam, March 2006.
    http://www.cs.vu.nl/hpdc-trends/slides/mcgough.pdf
  2. “ICENI: An Integrated Grid Middleware to support e-Science,” A Mayer, AS McGough, N Furmento, J Cohen, M Gulamali, L Young, A Afzal, S Newhouse, and J Darlington, presented at the workshop on Component Models and Systems for Grid Applications held in conjunction with the 18th Annual ACM International Conference on Supercomputing, in Saint Malo, France, June 2004.

Contributed Talks

  1. “Workflows in e-Research, some Example Applications,” R.J. Allan, A. Akram and P. Couch, JISC Conference and Seminar, Aston Conference Centre, February 2007.
  2. “Dynamic Workflow Management Using Performance Data,” DW Walker, Y Huang, OF Rana and L Huang, presented at the workshop on Workflow Optimisation in Distributed Environments, held at the e-Science Institute, Edinburgh, on 19-20 October 2006.
    http://users.cs.cf.ac.uk/David.W.Walker/TALKS/WOWOctober2006.ppt
  3. “Best Practices in Distributed Workflows and Web Services,” R.J. Allan, A. Akram and D. Meredith, presented at the workshop on Workflow Optimisation in Distributed Environments, held at the e-Science Institute, Edinburgh, on 19-20 October 2006.
    http://tyne.dl.ac.uk/WOSE/presentations/nesc.19.10.06.ppt
  4. “Dynamic Workflow Management Using Performance Data,” L Huang, DW Walker, Y Huang, and OF Rana, presented at the Sixth IEEE Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, held in Singapore, May 2006.
    http://users.cs.cf.ac.uk/David.W.Walker/TALKS/CCGrid2006.ppt
  5. “Workflow Optimisation for e-Science Applications,” DW Walker, OF Rana, Y Huang, and L Huang, presented at the 27th International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces, held in Cavtat, Croatia, 20-23 June 2005.
    http://users.cs.cf.ac.uk/David.W.Walker/TALKS/ITIJune2005.ppt
  6. “Workflow Optimisation Services for e-Science Applications,” DW Walker, RJ Allan, L Huang, OF Rana, and Y Huang, presented at the annual meeting for Core e-Science Programme Open Call/IRC projects, held at the e-Science Institute, Edinburgh, on 13 June 2005.
    http://users.cs.cf.ac.uk/David.W.Walker/TALKS/NeSC13June2005.ppt.
  7. “Dynamic Web Service Selection for Workflow Optimisation,” L Huang, DW Walker, Y Huang, and OF Rana, presented at the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, September 2005.
    http://users.cs.cf.ac.uk/David.W.Walker/TALKS/AHM2005423.ppt
  8. “Dynamic Invocation, Optimisation and Interoperation of Service-Oriented Workflows,” L Huang, DW Walker, OF Rana, and Y Huang, presented in the Work-In-Progress session of the Fifth International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, May 2005.
    http://users.cs.cf.ac.uk/David.W.Walker/TALKS/woseccgrid.ppt
  9. “Workflow Optimisation Services for e-Science Applications (WOSE),” S Newhouse, RJ Allan, DW Walker, OF Rana, and Y Huang, presented at the annual meeting for Core e-Science Programme Open Call/IRC projects, held at the e-Science Institute, Edinburgh, on 21 April 2004.
    http://users.cs.cf.ac.uk/David.W.Walker/TALKS/WOSEApril2004.pdf .
  10. “Daresbury Contributions to the WOSE Project,” A. Akram, June 2005.
    http://tyne.dl.ac.uk/WOSE/presentations/WOSE_Daresbury_Contributions.9.6.05.ppt

Websites

Public: http://www.wesc.ac.uk/projects/wose/
Internal: https://twiki.lesc.ic.ac.uk/wose/view/Internal/WebHome
Daresbury (public): http://www.grids.ac.uk/WOSE

Tutorials

  1. “WS-RF Tutorials,” A Akram, for publication in IBM Developer Works on-line (in press).
    http://esc.dl.ac.uk/WOSE/tutorials/
  2. “Grid-based Scientific Workflow Management,” OF Rana, presented at the Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, Singapore, May 2006.
    http://users.cs.cf.ac.uk/O.F.Rana/workflow-ccgrid06.pdf