status: Recognised & Endorsed

Chair (s): Wim HUGO, Michael Diepenbroek, Jay Pearlman, Stefano Nativi

Group Email: [group_email]

Secretariat Liaison: enquiries[at]rd-alliance.org


The scope of the WG covers data sources from research and scholarly communication. Within this domain obstacles for wider application of brokering techniques are:

  • Multiple service protocols for data discovery, access, and application or processing;
  • Multiple content standards for data and metadata, augmented by Community profiles and non-standard implementations;
  • Multiple vocabularies and ontologies.
  • Multiple adaptation and mediation modules that are not guaranteed to be compatible.

Research projects and research data infrastructure initiatives often solve problems associated with this diversity as a matter of course, but the knowledge gained and components developed during such a process are not visible and useful to others. Furthermore, project life cycle limitations lead to lack of sustainability, loss of expertise, code, and infrastructure.

View the group case statement 

Case Statement

04
February
2016

Framework and Registry for Brokering and Mediation Components

by Wim HUGO

Revisions

See revised Case Statement V2 and TAB review response in attached documents.


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