Archive For December 2010

R scripts

on December 13, 2010 by Alan Williams in Features of Taverna, Comments (0)

R is a commonly used language and environment for statistical calculation.  R is free and opensource.  A large amount of documentation on R is available online including the user […]

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Parallel service invocations

on by Stian Soiland-Reyes in Features of Taverna, Comments (0)

As Taverna workflows are data-driven, you don’t normally need to specifically define when a service is to be invoked, only which inputs it is to receive. Taverna will execute […]

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Looping

on by Stian Soiland-Reyes in Features of Taverna, Comments (0)

Taverna workflows are inherently data-driven workflows, where data returned from one service is pushed directly to downstream services. A Taverna workflow definition does not linearly say when a service […]

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Case study: Which proteins are associated with my favourite protein?

on by Marco Roos in Case Studies, Comments (0)

Introduction This blog post links together a few movies that I put together as a mini-tutorial for colleagues working on bioinformatics and genomics. It demonstrates how a basic text […]

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The State of the Bioinformatics Nation

on by Robert Stevens in Introduction, Comments (0)

There are a set of characteristics of bioinformatics tools and resources that make workflow a useful solution for undertaking bioinformatics experiments. As well as coping with this situation, workflows […]

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Beanshell services

on by Alexandra Nenadic in Features of Taverna, Comments (2)

Beanshell is a Java scripting language. A Beanshell service in Taverna enables you to write simple Java scripts/code snippets and execute them as part of your workflows. For users […]

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Security in Taverna

on by Alexandra Nenadic in Features of Taverna, Comments (0)

Security in Taverna refers to invoking services (from inside workflows) that employ some sort of security protections. There are two types of security protections that service providers normally use […]

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Taverna command line

on by Stuart Owen in Tools, Comments (1)

There are times when it becomes impractical to run workflows within the Taverna workbench. Examples of such scenarios are when running a workflow that is expected to take a […]

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Taverna server

on by Stuart Owen in Tools, Comments (0)

As described for the Taverna command line utility, sometimes it may be impractical to run Taverna workflows within the Taverna workbench. Examples of such scenarios are when running a […]

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Lists and iterations

on by Stian Soiland-Reyes in Features of Taverna, Comments (3)

In many types of workflows you might find the need to perform iterations over items in a list. For instance, if the first service in your workflow connects to […]

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