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19 Mar 2018

Agrisemantics session at IGAD pre-meeting in Berlin

Dear all,
The Agrisemantics working session at the IGAD pre-meeting tomorrow will be dedicated to consolidate the requirements collected through the use case survey and initiate some recommendations. We will take benefit from the expertise of the many participants of IGAD who registered to our session (almost 30!). We already had very good presentations today related to FAIR principles and semantics and many questions and discussions following them.
The agenda for the morning will be:
9:30 - 10:00 Intro - presentation of use case and group org

18 Mar 2018

IGAD at RDA P11: follow the guide

Dear Colleagues,
This year IGAD will focus on the implementation of the FAIR principles during the RDA P11. To this end, we propose a three-step program:
· 19-20 March at Leibniz-Gemeinschaft in Chausseestraße 111, Berlin: the pre-meeting where we will have presentations on institutional use cases, semantics and data models, and examples of implementation of the FAIR principles in research infrastructures. The full Agenda is available at

12 Mar 2018

RE: [rda-agrdatainterop-ig][rda-wdinterop-wg][rda-agrisemantics-wg][rda-rice-wg][on-farm-data-sharing-wg][fdiwg][metrics-indicators-agriculture] Activities during the RDA P11 (Berlin, Germany) - Don;t miss the opportunity to join!

Dear all,
Additionally I would like to express our gratitude for the support that IGAD and WGs have received from the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to organize these series of events!
Best regards,
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08 Mar 2018

meeting today canceled

Dear all,
I am sorry to have to cancel our meeting again.
Too few advances on the use cases analysis have been done recently to justify a meeting. We will come back to you soon with an agenda for our meeting in Berlin on March 20 morning.
Sophie Aubin
INRA - Délégation à l'Information Scientifique et Technique (DIST)
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21 Feb 2018

Re: [rda-agrdatainterop-ig] [rda-agrisemantics-wg] Fwd: [rda-agrdatainterop-ig] Advice on new controlled vocabulary

Hi all,
The UO was created before QUDT existed. As an OBO person, I am naturally
a proponent of the benefits of an OBO-treatment of an ontology. However,
in this particular case it may be better to use a more widely supported
semantic web ontology. The UO does have some useful axiomatization
linking units to qualities in PATO; but this could be transferred to a
bridging ontology that uses QUDT. The UO may also have some specific
terms not in QUDT, but these could be maintained as an extension

21 Feb 2018

Re: [rda-agrdatainterop-ig][rda-agrisemantics-wg] Fwd: [rda-agrdatainterop-ig] Advice on new controlled vocabulary

This thread is going a lot of places, so I will keep my input short (ish). Full disclosure, I have a stake in just about everything I mention.
1) The RDA VSSIG [1] has a number of task groups [2] which may be of interest.
2) If you want to use an ontology that is not in AgroPortal or BioPortal, the hopefully straightforward solution is to add the ontology to one or both repositories, that's what they are for. I should note, BioPortal is not constrained to just biomedical ontologies. A third option is ESIP's Community Ontology Repository (COR) [3].

21 Feb 2018

Fwd: [rda-agrdatainterop-ig] Advice on new controlled vocabulary

Dear agrisemantics members,
I am transfering this most interesting discussion which started on the IGAD mailing list. Sorry for multiple posting
Sophie Aubin - Inra - DIST
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Date : 21/02/2018 12:59 (GMT+01:00)
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