Recent Activity: Data Foundations and Terminology IG

24 Jun 2019

Plenary 14 Session Submission Deadline Is Thursday!

With Plenary 14 (P14) scheduled to occur from October 23-25, the deadline for session submission is this Thursday, 27 June at 16:00 UTC.

Submissions for meeting sessions are open to working groups, interest groups, joint groups and birds of feather (BoF) meetings.

Please note, however, submissions are accepted from group chairs only. If you submit a session request for a group, please notify the other chairs of that group.

17 May 2019

Open position: Computational Scientist (m/f/d) - Monheim (Germany)

(apologies for cross-posting)
Dear colleague,
We are looking for a 'computational scientist' with the following profile:
* Scientific master degree in bioinformatics or similar
* Experience in building and maintaining (bio-)ontologies as well as in
automatizing ontology maintenance tasks (e.g. using scripts)
* Experience/exposure with master data management (data stewardship and
governance) and with biological data integration as well as algorithms
design and implementation

16 May 2019

Plenary 14: Call for Sessions, Collocated Events, Posters and Registration Now Open!

Taking place from 23-25 October 2019, the 14th RDA Plenary will take place in Dipoli, the nature-immersed building of Aalto University, Helsinki, in Finland, “one of the happiest countries in the world”, states Per Öster, CSC-IT Center For Science Director and Co-Chair of the P14 Programme Committee.

 

08 Apr 2019

Draft notes from DFT meeting at P13

Some draft notes have been added to the google doc used at the Plenary.

See https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Xec9qa7WY6p73Hs3bN8wfGFnOq6Zt4342Vw3ArHZjzE/edit#

People who attended should fill in the sheet and add their notes as requested at the meeting.

There were a few action items on adding terms and explaining the intent of the term tool.

We expect to act on these in the next few weeks,

29 Mar 2019

DFT Vocabulary 4.0 "Philadelphia"

Dear all,
Just in time for the next RDA plenary, I created another version of our
DFT vocabulary:
DFT Vocabulary Version 4.0, "Philadelphia"
You can find it here as HTML as well as PDF:
https://smw-rda.esc.rzg.mpg.de/index.php?title=DFT_Releases
Please note, the PID is already assigned to the data but not registered
in the Handle system, this will happen as soon as possible.
I wish you all a nice plenary,
Tom
--
Dr. Thomas Zastrow

24 Jan 2019

Best Practices for \Data Foundations and Terminology (DFT) IG - P13 Session Accepted

Dear Working/Interest Group members,

Congratulations! Your session application - Best Practices for \Data Foundations and Terminology (DFT) IG - has been approved and will appear in the RDA Plenary 13 Programme. Please consider this your official notification of acceptance.

05 Nov 2018

TeD-T vocabulary version 3.0: now also as PDF

Dear all,
The current version 3.0 of the TedD vocabulary can now also be
downloaded as PDF (more than 300 pages!):
https://smw-rda.esc.rzg.mpg.de/exports/tedt30.pdf
Best regards,
Tom
--
Dr. Thomas Zastrow
Max Planck Computing and Data Facility (MPCDF)
Gießenbachstr. 2, D-85748 Garching bei München, Germany
Tel +49-89-3299-1457
http://www.mpcdf.de

30 Oct 2018

2 page summary of DFT IG and an outline of agenda for P12 session

As a prepartation for out IG session at P12 we have slightly updated our 2 page summary of Data Foundations and Terminology.  New commers to our

session can read this as background to our work and topics.

An outine of the Working Agenda for our session is currently as follows:

15 Mar 2018

Work on TeD-T

Dear all,
In preparation of the 11th RDA plenary in Berlin next week, I did some
work on the TeD-T tool:
1.)
There is now another stable snapshot of the term definitions, called
version 2.0 "Berlin". You can find it here:
https://smw-rda.esc.rzg.mpg.de/dft-2.0.html
Please be aware that from now on, only *one* PID was assigned to the
whole snapshot:
21.11109/dft-2.0
or direct resolving via Handle.net:

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