WG PID Kernel Information - RDA 13th Plenary Meeting

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10 Jan 2019
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Meeting title
PID Kernel Information WG: Recommendation and Outlook (Remote Access Instructions)


Collaborative session noteshttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1SC6odJhxrX-4mpsPtd5bPOkX3Z3B2qkh12ezKJlpRrk/edit


Meeting Location: Congress C


Short introduction describing the scope of the group and if any previous activities
PID Kernel Information is a limited set of information (metadata) about a data object to which a PID refers. This associated information resides within the PID resolution system, that is, is separate from any domain specific metadata often residing at the repository where the data object resides. Through numerous discussions, the PID Kernel Information WG has converged on the underlying architectural principles for PID Kernel Information, building on the power of the combined RDA Recommendations on PID Information Types and Data Type Registries.


The group has most recently assembled a set of guiding principles that define the purpose of PID Kernel Information; what goes into a PID Kernel Information profile, what does not go into a profile, and why. The intent is that all proposed PID Kernel Information profiles must adhere to these principles. The guiding principles also shape the possible technical and organizational infrastructure needed to support PID Kernel Information and further facilitates development of tools for user interaction, filtering, decision-making and other actions.


The PID Kernel Information guiding principles are illustrated with proposed example profiles that have stemmed from practical use. Together, the guiding principles and example profiles form the set of recommendations on PID Kernel Information. The example profiles need assessment, which is future work of RDA. The needed organizational and technical infrastructure is also future work of RDA.


Additional links to informative material related to the group
While we are trying to provide an adequate overview during the session, time is limited, so it is recommended that attendees familiarize themselves with the recommendation’s content ahead of the session using the link below.


Recommendation on PID Kernel Information: https://www.rd-alliance.org/group/pid-kernel-information-wg/outcomes/recommendation-pid-kernel-information


Meeting objectives
The PID Kernel Information WG has produced its final recommendation, which will be presented during the meeting allowing for Q&A. Its potential use will be highlighted with use case examples from the community.


Meeting agenda

  1. Introduction and recommendation overview (Tobias Weigel) (15 min)
  2. Adoption examples (10 min. each)
    - RPID / eRPID (Robert Quick)
    - ENES (Tobias Weigel)
    - ePIC (Ulrich Schwardmann)
  3. Q&A on the recommendation (15 min.)  
  4. Next steps, general discussion (30 min.)


Target audience
The topic at hand is of interest to a variety of stakeholders in the areas of data generation, curation and usage. The group’s outputs can be of use to scientific infrastructure providers, client tool builders and scientific users. We particularly encourage feedback from practitioners on the contents of our recommendations.


Group chair serving as contact person:
Tobias Weigel


Type of meeting:
Informative meeting


Remote Access Instructions
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