In order to ensure that we share a common language when describing grids, what they are comprised of, how those entities interact and so forth, we need an agreed upon glossary and set of terms. When defining standards, protocols and interfaces for grid computing, the sets of components (both services and resources) that comprise a grid, their relationships and their life-cycles need to be more formally described.

Providing this formal description and associated terminology is the goal of the Reference Model working group. Whilst extant standards capture aspects of what is required, they are either incomplete or lack a Grid context and so need to be pulled together into a coherent whole. It is not the purpose of this group to replicate the work of established standards that in general meet our needs. Rather the work of this group will be to pragmatically develop the broader model that brings together, references and extends where appropriate.

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