Symbolic Computations based on Grid Services

Dana Petcu, Cosmin Bonchiș, Cornel Izbașa

Abstract


The widespread adoption of the current Grid technologies is still impeded by a number of problems, one of which is difficulty of developing and implementing Grid-enabled applications. In another dimension, symbolic computation, aiming to automatize the steps of mathematical problem solving, has become in the last years a basis for advanced applications in many areas of computer science.
In this context we have recently analyzed and developed grid-extensions of known tools for symbolic computations. We further present in this paper a case study of a Web service-based Grid application for symbolic computations.


Keywords


Grid computing, Web services, Mathematical software

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15837/ijccc.2006.1.2270



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