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Plug-and-Play Macroscopes

By Katy Börner

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 54 No. 3, Pages 60-69

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Compose "dream tools" from continuously evolving bundles of software to make sense of complex scientific data sets.

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Andrew Gotz

Excellent article. We are doing something very similar at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF). Take a look at these two projects (1) Data Analysis Workbench (http://www.dawb.org) - an Eclipse/RCP workbench and workflow tool, and (2) EDNA (http://wiki.edna-site.org/index.php/EDNA) a Python based framework for wrapping analysis packages.

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