OKF Ckan

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From Wikipedia: The Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network (CKAN) is a web-based open source data management system for the storage and distribution of data, such as spreadsheets and the contents of databases. It is inspired by the package management capabilities common to open source operating systems like Linux, and is intended to be the “apt-get of Debian for data”. Its code base is maintained by the Open… Read more »

OAI-ORE (Object Reuse and Exchange)

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Open Archives Initiative Object Reuse and Exchange (OAI-ORE) defines standards for the description and exchange of aggregations of Web resources. These aggregations, sometimes called compound digital objects, may combine distributed resources with multiple media types including text, images, data, and video. The goal of these standards is to expose the rich content in these aggregations… Read more »

RightField

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RightField is an open-source tool for adding ontology term selection to Excel spreadsheets. RightField is used by a ‘Template Creator’ to create semantically aware Excel spreadsheet templates. The Excel templates are then reused by Scientists to collect and annotate their data; without any need to understand, or even be aware of, RightField or the ontologies… Read more »

Data Catalog Vocabulary DCAT

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DCAT is an RDF vocabulary designed to facilitate interoperability between data catalogs published on the Web. This document defines the schema and provides examples for its use. By using DCAT to describe datasets in data catalogs, publishers increase discoverability and enable applications easily to consume metadata from multiple catalogs. It further enables decentralized publishing of… Read more »

taverna-prov: Taverna Workflow Engine Prov Export

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Taverna-prov is a plugin for the Taverna Workbench and Taverna Command Line – a scientific workflow engine. The plugin allows the export of the provenance of a workflow run according to the W3C PROV-O standard. The provenance is exported as a .bundle.zip file  which species a structured ZIP file with a manifest (.ro/manifest.json) that corresponds to the RO bundle specification. The following… Read more »

Projects.ac

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Projects.ac is a commercial application developed and released by digital science. The goal of the application is to support the academic researcher in managing collections of content that relate to projects or studies. A key feature of projects is a timeline that displays a trace of the provenance for a project as a series of… Read more »

myExperiment.org

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myExperiment provides an early example of the use of Research Objects through the use of “packs”. myExperiment packs are represented using OAI-ORE and available as linked data and hence semantically-described for ease of discovery and reuse. They typically contain computational workflows, although this is not essential – the bundles are useful anyway, and this is… Read more »

Latex2RO

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Latex2RO is a simple tool designed to help creating Research Objects (ROs) from LaTeX papers. Given a LaTeX file, the RO creator will extract its title and metadata and fill partially a structured HTML page annotated in RDF-a with these metadata, using the Research Object Model. Examples of the HTML output can be seen at http://rohub.linkeddata.es/

Docker

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Dockers is essentially two things A twenty first century version of make (using Dockerfiles),  a virtualisation solution (using the Docker Engine and Docker Images).  “Dockerfiles” are used to describe how to package up or “Dockerize” almost any linux-based application, describing things like dependencies, what system resources are needed (e.g. ports), and how to run the… Read more »

SEEK

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The SEEK platform is a web-based resource for sharing heterogeneous scientific research datasets,models or simulations, processes and research outcomes. It preserves associations between them, along with information about the people and organisations involved. Underpinning SEEK is the ISA infrastructure, a standard format for describing how individual experiments are aggregated into wider studies and investigations. Within… Read more »