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Title Collaborative Information Management In Scientific Research Processes
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Abstract Research is an incremental process that both generates and consumes diverse artifacts over its lifetime. A typical research lifecycle may involve creating experimental or observational data using multiple facilities or instruments; refining raw data into derived data to test hypotheses; publishing and presenting the findings in various formats. Each stage of this process commonly involves support systems with independent management; this however hinders e-scholarship as human mediation is required to track and access related research outputs. In this paper, we describe a collaborative research information management infrastructure based on STFC facilities. The pilot system uses the InteRCom peer-to-peer protocol to propagate typed links between digital contents spread across repositories. The resultant linked web of data offers a simple but versatile solution to the tracking of research outputs in context, as these semantically annotated links form a graph of citation and provenance which can be analyzed, traversed or aggregated according to the link resource or property of interest.
Organisation STFC , RALSP
Keywords digital repositories , linked data , data management
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Language English (EN)
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In 8th IEEE International Conference on eScience (eScience 2012), Chicago, USA, 8-12 Oct 2012, (2012). Collaborative_Inf…search_Processes.pdf 2012
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