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A Service-Oriented Architecture for a Collaborative Orthopaedic Research Environment.

Makola, D, Sim, YW, Wang, C, Gilbert, L, Grange, SAW and Wills, GB (2006) A Service-Oriented Architecture for a Collaborative Orthopaedic Research Environment. At 8th Annual Conference on WWW Applications, South Africa. 06 - 08 Sep 2006.

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The role of collaboration in scientific and scholarly research is changing due to advances in Web technology. In particular, the need for collaborative science has generated demands for working environments that facilitate human communication and resource sharing among research communities. Such environments have been typically implemented as monolithic systems in the past, which are then faced with challenges in adapting to changing user requirements and changing technology. The Collaborative Orthopaedic Research Environment (CORE) project provides an infrastructure that combines clinical, educational and research activities in a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) for orthopaedic researchers to collaborate in the design, analysis, and dissemination of experiments. An overview of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) concepts is presented in this report before moving on to discuss the benefits and rationale of using a SOA in the context of the CORE project. A user requirements study conducted to guide the authors in designing the CORE VRE is also reported in this paper. Finally the SOA-based CORE architecture is described in the paper, followed by conclusions and future work for the CORE project.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Event Dates: 6 to 8 September 2006
Venue - Dates: 8th Annual Conference on WWW Applications, South Africa, 2006-09-06 - 2006-09-08
Keywords: Web Services, Virtual Research Environment, Continual Profession Development.
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems


Local EPrints ID: 262898
PURE UUID: 1858eb06-69fa-49bf-b2c6-03961713508f
ORCID for GB Wills: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 14 Aug 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:46

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Author: D Makola
Author: YW Sim
Author: C Wang
Author: L Gilbert
Author: SAW Grange
Author: GB Wills ORCID iD

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