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    Distributed computing for DNA analysis

    Keane, Thomas M. and Allen, Richard and Naughton, Thomas J. and McInerney, James O. and Waldron, John (2002) Distributed computing for DNA analysis. In: PPPJ '02/IRE '02 Proceedings of the inaugural conference on the Principles and Practice of programming, 2002 and Proceedings of the second workshop on Intermediate representation engineering for virtual machines, 2002. National University of Ireland Maynooth, pp. 65-70. ISBN 0901519871

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    We report on extensions to a Java distributed computation library (JDCL) by Fritsche, Power, and Waldron, with application to a problem in the field of bioinformatics. Within our framework the system has been extended to support applications requiring a MIMD (multiple instruction, multiple data) architecture. The system has been evaluated through a DNA pattern matching application over a network of 90 PCs. The user is required to extend only two Java classes to completely configure a distributed computation.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Keywords: Java distributed computation library; JDCL; Distributed computing; DNA analysis;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Item ID: 8644
    Depositing User: Thomas Naughton
    Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2017 15:38
    Publisher: National University of Ireland Maynooth
    Refereed: Yes
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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