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Investigating data discovery across domains

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    Fotis Psomopoulos

    Collaborative session notes:…

    Introduction of the group (~10 minutes)

    Update on the User studies (~5 minutes)

    Two invited speakers on Data Discovery (~15′ + 5′ Q&A each, i.e ~40 minutes in total)

    ELIXIR Beacon Project (Prof. Michael Baudis, Department of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics)
    NTCIR Data Search (Dr. Makoto P. Kato,  Faculty of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba)

    Discussion on the data discovery topic survey results (~15 minutes)

    Discussion on data discovery, as connect to Machine Learning aspects (~15 minutes)

    Wrap up (5 minutes)

    Additional links to informative material
    The group has delivered the following three supporting outputs: 

    Eleven quick tips for finding research data

    Data discovery paradigms: user requirements and recommendations for data repositories

    A survey of current practices in data search services

    Slides from previous plenary sessions: 

    November 2020 – RDA Virtual Plenary 16:

    What information about data do users desire for discovery? (Group session, slides)


    April 2020 – RDA Virtual Plenary 15:

    Inferring data searchers’ intent and their interaction with data discovery systems (group session)

    Data Granularity BoF; user perspectives, data citation and data versioning (BoF session)

    Oct. 2019 (P14) – Data Discovery Paradigms IG: Reports from Task Forces and Way Ahead (slides)

    April 2019 (P13): Data Discovery Paradigms IG: Reports from Task Forces and Way Ahead (slides)

    Oct. 2018 – RDA Plenary 12; IG meets, Task Forces report back

    March 2018 — RDA Plenary 11; IG meets, Task Forces report back

    Slides from earlier plenaries are available from the group page.

    Are you willing to hold your session at multiple times to accommodate various time zones?

    Avoid conflict with the following group (1)
    Research Metadata Schemas WG

    Avoid conflict with the following group (3)
    FAIR for Research Software (FAIR4RS) WG

    Contact for group (email)

    Group chair serving as contact person
    Fotis Psomopoulos

    Meeting objectives

    To update the group progress

    To discuss how user studies can inform population of metadata and improve data discovery services

    To give the community the opportunity to comment on any other aspect of data discovery that the DDP IG should consider investigating

    Please indicate the breakout slot (s) that would suit your meeting
    Breakout 2, Breakout 4, Breakout 8

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