Experiences of a “semantics smackdown”
Arko, Robert A.
Chandler, Cynthia L.
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Within the field of ocean science there is a long history of using controlled vocabularies and other Semantic Web techniques to provide a common and easily exchanged description of datasets. As an activity within the European Union, United States, Australian-funded project “Ocean Data Interoperability Platform”, a workshop took place in June 2014 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to further the use of these Semantic Web techniques with the aim of producing a set of Linked Data publication patterns which describe many parts of a marine science dataset. During the workshop, a Semantic Web development methodology was followed which promoted the use of a team with mixed skills (computer, data and marine science experts) to rapidly prototype a Linked Data publication pattern which could be iterated in the future. In this paper we outline the methodology employed in the workshop, and examine both the technical and sociological outcomes of a workshop of this kind.
Author Posting. © The Author(s), 2016. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of Springer for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Earth Science Informatics 9 (2016): 355-363, doi:10.1007/s12145-016-0252-8.
Suggested CitationPreprint: Leadbetter, Adam, Shepherd, Adam, Arko, Robert A., Chandler, Cynthia L., Chen, Yanning, Dockery, Nkemdirim, Ferreira, Renata, Fu, Linyun, Thomas, Robert, West, Patrick, Zednik, Stephan, "Experiences of a “semantics smackdown”", 2016-02, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12145-016-0252-8, https://hdl.handle.net/1912/8467
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