TDWG Core Ontology

  This project aims to progress the development of Taxonomic Concept schema (TCS) in line with Taxonomic Database Working gorup (TDWG) architecture and documentation.

This work is to ensure that:
Best current practice is followed in developing TDWG standardsTCS is documented according to 2006 TDWG standardsThe activities include:
Prepare a standard suite of documentation to TDWG standards. This includes a TCS charter and a primer. Transfer relevant information from existing TCS Wiki to new TDWG wiki.Organise and host a meeting of selected TDWG sub-group members to design a draft TDWG core ontology that incorporates the main concepts within DwC, TCS, ABCD and SDDConvert an existing dataset to a domain ontology derived from the core ontology.Develop a prototype tool for demonstrating an example of linking  GUIDs during the process of converting the test dataset to the ontology.

  • Start Date:

    10 April 2006

  • End Date:

    31 August 2006

  • Activity Type:

    Externally Funded Research

  • Funder:

    Taxonomic Databases Working Group ( Biodiversity Information Standards )

  • Value:

    £63750

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