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Title: Introducing Triquetrum, A Possible Future for Kepler and Ptolemy II

Triquetrum is an open platform for managing and executing scientific workflows that is under development as an Eclipse project. Both Triquetrum and Kepler use Ptolemy II as their execution engine. Triquetrum presents opportunities and risks for the Kepler community. The opportunities include a possibly larger community for interaction and a path for Kepler to move from Kepler's one-off ant-based build environment towards a more common OSGi-based environment and a way to maintain a stable Ptolemy II core. The risks include the fact that Triquetrum is a fork of Ptolemy II that would result in package name changes and other possible changes. In addition, Triquetrum is licensed under the Eclipse Public License v1.0, which includes a patent clause that could conflict with the University of California patent clause. This paper describes these opportunities and risks.
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  1. University of California, Berkeley
  2. ORNL
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Conference: 3rd Workshop on Advances in the Kepler Scientific Workflow System and Its Applications, San Diego, CA, USA, 20160607, 20160607
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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United States