Posts In Category Features of Taverna

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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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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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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Provenance and Intermediate Results

on by Ian Dunlop in Features of Taverna, Comments (0)

Motivation Provenance is all about remembering the past. What you did, why you did it and when it happened. In a scientific context you may need to provide results […]

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Domain services and Shim Services

on by Katy Wolstencroft and Robert Stevens in Features of Taverna, Comments (2)

Conceptually, there are two different types of services used in Taverna; domain services and shim or “helper” services. Domain services perform a scientific function. These services are generally provided […]

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Nested workflows

on by Alexandra Nenadic in Features of Taverna, Comments (1)

A nested workflow is a workflow within a workflow. A nested workflow is just another kind of service that can be added to a Taverna workflow, except that instead […]

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