Instruments in Grid: the Instrument Element

  • C. Vuerli
  • G. Taffoni
  • I. Coretti
  • F. Pasian
  • P. Santin
  • M. Pucillov
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Abstract

This work is focused on the interoperability aspects between the Grid and the scientific instrumentation. The IE (Instrument Element) makes possible the monitoring and the remote control of any kind of scientific instrumentation, although the test-bed of this first implementation is constituted of telescopes and related astronomical instrumentation. The first implementation of the IE deals with monitoring aspects; astronomers can remotely interface the telescope and related instrumentation and check the telemetric and scientific data when they are acquired. Future releases of the IE will include extensions, so that remote control capabilities will be also covered.

Keywords

Virtual Machine Resource Description Framework Grid Resource Resource Broker Grid Architecture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Vuerli
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Taffoni
    • 1
    • 2
  • I. Coretti
    • 1
  • F. Pasian
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. Santin
    • 1
  • M. Pucillov
    • 1
  1. 1.INAF - Astronomical Observatory of Trieste34143 TriesteItaly
  2. 2.INAF - Information Systems UnitItaly

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