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Why workflows break - Understanding and combating decay in Taverna workflows.

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Workflows provide a popular means for preserving scientific methods by explicitly encoding their process. However, some of them are subject to a decay in their ability to be re-executed or reproduce the same results over time, largely due to the volatility of the resources required for workflow executions. This paper provides an analysis of the root causes of workflow decay based on an empirical study of a collection of Taverna workflows from the myExperiment repository. Although our analysis...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
IEEE
Journal:
eScience More from this journal
Pages:
1-9
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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ISSN:
2325-372X
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:388350
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uuid:ab7d630b-925e-4826-a67b-57fe97bed4d9
Local pid:
pubs:388350
Source identifiers:
388350
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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