Github

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Wikipedia: GitHub is a Git repository web-based hosting service which offers all of the functionality of Git as well as adding many of its own features. Unlike Git, which is strictly a command-linetool, Github provides a web-based graphical interface and desktop as well as mobile integration. It also provides access control and several collaboration features such as wikis, task management, and bug tracking and feature requests for every project.

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 »

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 »

PAV – Provenance, Authoring, and Versioning

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PAV is a lightweight ontology for tracking Provenance, Authoring and Versioning. PAV specializes the W3C provenance ontology PROV-O in order to describe authorship, curation and digital creation of online resources.

Clinicalcodes.org Exchange

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The clinicalcodes.org repository holds code lists for published electronic medical record studies (i.e. the coded descriptions of study cohorts). The goal of clinicalcodes.org is support replication of previously published studies. Using the Research Object model, an export of a study packages codes, study, and metadata together to support exchange. An Example RO exported in this manner… Read more »

Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile

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Access to consistent, high-quality metadata is critical to finding, understanding, and reusing scientific data. The Dataset Descriptions specification describes a consensus among participating stakeholders in health care and the life sciences domain on the description of datasets using the Resource Description Framework (RDF). The reuses existing vocabularies to that extent that it is possible, and… Read more »