Monthly Archives: March 2008

Structured Experiments and OR08

xI'm gathering data for my presentation at OR08. Having appealed to the readership of this blog and found zero I'm now looking at other blogs. A very valuable post from Cameron Neylon ... The structured experiment From Neil [Saunder] My … Continue reading

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Why the triple needs to be a quint

From Cameron Neylon: Semantics in the real world? Part I - Why the triple needs to be a quint (or a sext, or…) ... This definitely comes with a health warning as it goes way beyond what I know much … Continue reading

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The high cost of the lack of open data

From Peter Suber's blog:   The high cost of the lack of open data 14:43 25/03/2008, Peter Suber, Open Access News The Value of Spatial Information, a report by ACIL Tasman prepared for Australia's Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information … Continue reading

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Text Mining and Ontologies

A brief update. I'm privileged to have been invited to a meeting at Dagstuhl in Germany. It's on Text Mining and Ontologies (I expect that we shall all post abstracts over the next few days). It's a heavyish program and … Continue reading

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Update on molecular repositories

Catalysed by a recent comment on a 2007-12 post (Exploring RDF and CML) : Tim Berners-Lee Says: March 21st, 2008 at 1:09 am ePeter,Sounds exciting!Do you have any public RDF molecule data others could explore? URIs?Tim BL here's an update … Continue reading

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More COSTly work - DALTON and VAMP

I am honoured to be a member of the COST D37 CCWF working group on interoperability in chemical computing (see Semantic Chemical Computing for the last meeting in Berlin). COST enables European collaboration by not only having group meetings but … Continue reading

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Repositories and Scientific Data (for OR2008)

I have been invited to give a keynote lecture at Open Repositories 2008 (see the programme - about 25% down) and have chosen the title "Repositories for Scientific Data". I'd value help from the repositarian blogosphere and elsewhere. My thesis … Continue reading

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Open Data in Science (pod and vodcasts)

Margaret Henty (ANU) has done a very professional job of collecting the material (of several media types from the APSR 2008 meeting in Brisbane: APSR is pleased to announce that podcasts and vodcasts of Open Access Collections held in Brisbane … Continue reading

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Leo Waaijers: DARE to Inspire

I was privileged to be asked to present a homage to Leo Waaijers yesterday at the SURF foundation in Utrecht (actually in an old castle+microbrewery - Stadskasteel Oudaen). Leo has been an architect of so much in the Netherlands that … Continue reading

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OKCON 2008

I have been so busy I haven't managed to blog the Open Knowledge Foundation's OKCON 2008. Here's it in brief: OKCon: The Annual Open Knowledge Conference When: Saturday 15th March 2008 10:30-18:30 (doors open 10am) Where: Clement House (D602), London … Continue reading

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