2017-11-27 BioCompute Objects

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BioCompute Objects (BCO) is a community-driven project backed by the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) and George Washington University to standardize exchange of High-Throughput-Sequencing workflows for regulatory submissions between FDA, pharma, bioinformatics platform providers and researchers. Members of the Research Object team (Carole Goble, Stian Soiland-Reyes, Michael R Crusoe) have been collaborating closely with… Read more »

BagIt for transferring and archiving Research Objects

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BagIt is an Internet Draft that specifies a file system structure for transferring and archiving a collection of files, including their checksums and brief metadata. BagIt is commonly used by digital library communities for archival purposes, and is mandated by the Library of Congress for digital preservation. Research Object bundles are structured ZIP-files for serializes… Read more »