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Ilkay Altintas

Ilkay Altintas
Research Interests:
* Scientific workflow systems * Generic composition of Web and Grid Services * Ontology-based semantic mediation for scientific data * Conceptual querying of XML
The National Laboratory for Advanced Data Research, KEPLER, Resurgence, The Laboratory for the Ocean Observatory Knowledge INtegration Grid, SciDAC/SDM SPA
About Ilkay Altintas:
Ilkay Altintas leads the Scientific Workflow Automation Technologies Lab at the San Diego Supercomputer Center, UCSD where she also is the Assistant Director of the National Laboratory for Advanced Data Research. She currently works on different aspects of scientific workflows in collaboration with the DOE Scientific Data Management Center and various cross-disciplinary NSF projects. She is a co-initiator of and an active contributor to the open-source Kepler Scientific Workflow System, and the co-author of publications related to scientific workflows, conceptual data querying, and software modeling. Ilkay Altintas holds BS and MS degrees in Computer Engineering, both from Middle East Technical University in Turkey, and is an external PhD student of Computational Science at University of Amsterdam, working with Prof. P.M.A. Sloot.
1. A Scientific Workflow Solution to the Archiving of Digital Media,
C.-Y. Hou, I. Altintas, E. Jaeger-Frank, L. Gilbert, R. Moore, A. Rajasekar, R. Marciano, HPDC WORKS2006, Paris, France, June 2006.
2. Provenance Collection Support in the Kepler Scientific Workflow System,
I.Altintas, O. Barney, E. Jaeger-Frank, IPAW2006, Chicago, Illinois, May 2006.
3. A Scientific Workflow Infrastructure for Computational Chemistry on the Grid,
W. Sudholt, I. Altintas, K.K. Baldridge, 1st International Workshop on Computational Chemistry and Its Application in e-Science in conjunction with ICCS 2006.
4. Three Tier Architecture for LiDAR Interpolation and Analysis,
E. Jaeger-Frank, C.J. Crosby, A. Memon, V. Nandigam, J R. Arrowsmith, J. Conner, I. Altintas, and C. Baru,1st International Workshop on Workflow systems in e-Science in conjunction with ICCS 2006.
5. Flexible IO services in the Kepler Grid Workflow System,
D. Abramson, J. Kommineni and I. Altintas, in the Proceedings of the 1st E-Science Conference, Melbourne, Australia, December 2005.
6. Integrating Seismic Events Focal Mechanisms with Image Services in Kepler,
E. Jeager-Frank, A. Memon, I. Altintas, G. Memon, D. Seber, B. Ludaescher, C. Baru, in the Twenty-fifth Annual ESRI International User Conference, July 2005, San Diego, CA.
7. A Scientific Workflow Approach to Distributed Geospatial Data Processing using Web Services,
E. Jeager, I. Altintas, J. Shang, B. Ludaescher, D. Penington, W. Michener, In the 17th Intl. Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management(SSDBM), June 2005, Santa Barbara, CA.
8. Scientific Workflow Management and the Kepler System,
B. Ludaescher, I. Altintas, C. Berkley, D. Higgins, E. Jaeger-Frank, M. Jones, E. Lee, J. Tao, Y. Zhao, Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience, Special Issue on Scientific Workflows, to appear, 2005.
9. The Computational Chemistry Prototyping Environment,
K. K. Baldridge, J. P. Greenberg, W. Sudholt, S. Mock, I. Altintas, C. Amoreira, Y. Potier, A. Birnbaum, K. Bhatia, and M. Taufer, In the Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 93, nr 3 pp. 510-521, March 2005.
10. A Framework for the Design and Reuse of Grid Workflows,
I. Altintas, A. Birnbaum, K.K. Baldridge, W. Sudholdt, M. Miller, C. Amoreira, Y. Potier, B. Ludaescher, , in P. Herrero, M.S. Perez, V. Robles, editor, Scientific Applications of Grid Computing: First International Workshop, SAG 2004, Beijing, China, September 20-24, 2004, Revised Selected and Invited, in series Lecture Notes in Computer Science, nr 3 pp. 119-132. Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2005. ISBN 3-540-25810-8.
11. Cluster and Grid Infrastructure for Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry,
K. K. Baldridge, W. Sudholt, J. P. Greenberg, C. Amoreira, Y. Potier, I. Altintas, A. Birnbaum, D. Abramson, C. Enticott, and S. Garic, In "Parallel Computing for Bioinformatics", A. Y. Zomaya (Ed.), John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
12. A Web Service Composition and Deployment Framework for Scientific Workflows
I. Altintas, E. Jaeger, K. Lin, B. Ludaescher, A. Memon, In the 2nd Intl. Conference on Web Services(ICWS), San Diego, California, July 2004.
13. Kepler: An Extensible System for Design and Execution of Scientific Workflows,
I. Altintas, C. Berkley, E. Jaeger, M. Jones, B. Ludaescher, S. Mock, In the 16th Intl. Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management(SSDBM), Santorini Island, Greece, June 2004.
14. A Modeling and Execution Environment for Distributed Scientific Workflows,
I. Altintas, S. Bhagwanani, D. Buttler, S. Chandra, Z. Cheng, M. Coleman, T. Critchlow, A. Gupta, W. Han, L. Liu, B. Ludaescher, C. Pu, R. Moore,A. Shoshani, and M. Vouk, In 15th Intl. Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), Boston, Massachussets, 2003. [paper.pdf]
15. Compiling Abstract Scientific Workflows into Web Service Workflows,
B. Ludaescher, I. Altintas, A. Gupta, In 15th Intl. Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), Boston, Massachussets, 2003. [paper.pdf]
16. Time to Leave the Trees: From Syntactic to Conceptual Querying of XML,
B. Ludaescher, I. Altintas, A. Gupta, Intl. Workshop on XML Data Management (XMLDM)in conjunction with EDBT'02, Prague, Czech Republic, March 2002, LNCS 2490, Springer. [paper.pdf] [abstract.html]
17. Case Studies Using Course-Projects for Component Oriented Modeling,
I. Altintas, A.H. Dogru, Workshop on Transdisciplinary Education, Research & Training, Pasadena, California, June 2001.
18. A Comparative Study for Component Oriented Design Modeling,
I. Altintas, Master's Thesis, May 2001.
19. Modeling Language for Component Oriented Software Engineering: COSEML,
A.H. Dogru, I. Altintas, The 5th Biennial World Conference in Integrated Design & Process Technology, Addison, Texas, June 2000.