A Taxonomy of Virtual Laboratories

Part: person to metamachines

Large data sets
databases and supercomuters
digital sky, human brain mapping
search, filter, and transform
Conventional tool
client server computing
application sharing
program download
Emerging tools
remote database access (JDBC, ODBC, ...)
agent technology (Java, ...)
More information and explanation about term Virtual Laboratory can be found in the paper Communication Technologies for Virtual Laboratories from Konrad Froitzheim. (doc)