|Figure 1: BASIS web services running in Taverna|
Stochastic processes are particularly relevant to ageing research as a large component of the ageing phenotype can be ascribed to the slow accumulation of various types of cellular damage throughout the lifetime of an organism.
BASIS consists of
Web services are a flexible method of exposing algorithms and hardware based in CISBAN to users worldwide. These same web services have also been incorporated into a web-based GUI to encourage biologists to engage existing models and to develop new models themselves.
You can learn more about BASIS at http://www.basis.ncl.ac.uk/