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15 Oct 2014

Data in Context IG at 4th RDA Plenary in Amsterdam – What is Data in Context IG and what is needed as context metadata for data?

Data in context Interest Group had a breakout session on Tuesday 23rd of September in the 4th RDA Plenary in Amsterdam.  Session was lead by Brigitte Jörg, Keith Jeffery, and Rebecca Koskela, who stepped into Brigitte’s place as a co-chair of this Interest Group in the end of this meeting.  About 20 participants were present in the session.

What is Data in Context IG?

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10 Oct 2014

RDA Plenary 4 - WG Data Citation: Making Dynamic Data Citeable

The fourth plenary meeting in Amsterdam was the first RDA event I had the opportunity to attend. My participation at the plenary meeting was made possible by the Early Career European Researchers Programme. I am very grateful for this opportunity and explicitly want to thank the organizers for giving young scientists the chance to take part in such an event and exchange ideas with more than 500 experts on research data.

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01 Oct 2014

Research Data Alliance 4th Plenary Meeting: Agricultural Data Interoperability Interest Group

In the recent years the advancement of empirical and information technologies have rapidly increased the amount of data in the Agronomic domain. However, the data currently available are highly distributed and patchy in nature. Using these data more effectively and taking advantage of associated cross-disciplinary research opportunities poses a major challenge to both domain scientists and information technologists.

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