A linked data approach to publishing complex scientific workflows

Shaon, A., Callaghan, S., Lawrence, B., Matthews, B., Woolf, A., Osborn, T. and Harpham, C. (2011) A linked data approach to publishing complex scientific workflows. In: Proceedings - 2011 7th IEEE International Conference on eScience, eScience 2011. UNSPECIFIED, pp. 303-310. ISBN 9780769545974

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Abstract

Past data management practices in many fields of natural science, including climate research, have focused primarily on the final research output - the research publication - with less attention paid to the chain of intermediate data results and their associated metadata, including provenance. Data were often regarded merely as an adjunct to the publication, rather than a scientific resource in their own right. In this paper, we attempt to address the issues of capturing and publishing detailed workflows associated with the climate/research datasets held by the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia. To this end, we present a customisable approach to exposing climate research workflows for the effective re-use of the associated data, through the adoption of linked-data principles, existing widely adopted citation techniques (Digital Object Identifier) and data exchange mechanisms (Open Archives Initiative Object Reuse and Exchange).

Item Type: Book Section
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
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Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2014 22:38
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2019 10:54
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/47889
DOI: 10.1109/eScience.2011.49

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