When scientific software is written to specify processes, it takes the form of a workflow, and is often written in an ad-hoc manner in a dynamic programming language. There is a proliferation of legacy workflows implemented by non-expert programmers due to the accessibility of dynamic languages. Unfortunately, ad-hoc workflows lack a structured description as provided by specialized management systems, making ad-hoc workflow maintenance and reuse difficult, and motivating the need for analysis methods.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2015Note typethesis
- Includes biblioghraphical references (pages 100-109)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Computer science