SINN is a project within the DFN-program
    'Einsatz von Netzdiensten im Wissenschaftlichen Informationswesen',
    supported by the German Academic Network Organisation (Deutsches Forschungsnetz - DFN), with the financial support of the German Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung - BMBF) and the Government of Lower Saxony.

    Start/End: 1. Feb 2001 - 31. Oct 2003

    The aim of the project is to enhance the distributed information system PhysNet to a fast and secure service by setting up a network of independent but cooperating Harvest-brokers and Harvest-gatherers and building a network of PhysNet-mirrors.

    New: Proposed Specification of a Distributed XML-Query Network