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Pattern browsing and query adjustment for the exploratory analysis and cooperative visualisation of microarray time-course data.

Conference Proceeding
Craig, P., Cannon, A., Kennedy, J., & Kukla, R. (2010)
Pattern browsing and query adjustment for the exploratory analysis and cooperative visualisation of microarray time-course data. In Y. Luo (Ed.), Cooperative Design, Visualization, and Engineering, 199-206. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-16066-0_30
This paper presents work to support collaborative visualisation and data analysis in the microarray time-series explorer (MaTSE) software. We introduce a novel visualisation c...

Visualisation to Aid Biodiversity Studies through Accurate Taxonomic Reconciliation.

Conference Proceeding
Graham, M., Craig, P., & Kennedy, J. (2008)
Visualisation to Aid Biodiversity Studies through Accurate Taxonomic Reconciliation. In W. A. Gray, K. G. Jeffery, & J. Shao (Eds.), Proceedings of British National Conference on Database Systems: Sharing Data, Information and Knowledge, 280-291. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-70504-8_29
All aspects of organismal biology rely on the accurate identification of specimens described and observed. This is particularly important for ecological surveys of biodiversit...

Concept relationship editor: a visual interface to support the assertion of synonymy relationships between taxonomic classifications

Conference Proceeding
Craig, P., & Kennedy, J. (2008)
Concept relationship editor: a visual interface to support the assertion of synonymy relationships between taxonomic classifications. In K. Börner, M. Gröhn, J. Park, J. C. Roberts, M. T. Gröhn, & J. C. Roberts (Eds.), Proc. SPIE 6809, Visualization and Data Analysis 2008, 680906-680912. doi:10.1117/12.765540
An increasingly common approach being taken by taxonomists to define the relationships between taxa in alternative hierarchical classifications is to use a set-based notation ...

Visual Exploration of Alternative Taxonomies through Concepts

Journal Article
Graham, M., & Kennedy, J. (2007)
Visual Exploration of Alternative Taxonomies through Concepts. Ecological Informatics, 2, 248-261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2007.07.004
A graphical user interface is presented that allows users of taxonomic data to explore concept relationships between conflicting but related taxonomic classifications. Ecolog...

Developing a core ontology for taxonomic data.

Conference Proceeding
Kennedy, J., Gales, R., Hyam, R., Kukla, R., Wieczorek, J., Hagedorn, G., …Vieglais, D. (2006)
Developing a core ontology for taxonomic data. In L. Belbin, A. Rissoné, & A. Weitzman (Eds.), Proceedings of TDWG (2006), St Louis, MI
Over recent years several sub-groups within the Taxonomic Databases Working Group (TDWG) have developed models and exchange standards to facilitate data sharing within the tax...

Visual comparison and exploration of natural history collections

Conference Proceeding
Graham, M., Kennedy, J., & Downey, L. (2006)
Visual comparison and exploration of natural history collections. In A. Celentano, & P. Mussio (Eds.), Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI) 2006, Proceedings of the International Working Conference, 310-313. doi:10.1145/1133265.1133329
Natural history museum collections contain a wealth of specimen level data that is now opening up for digital access. However, current interfaces to access and manipulate this...

Converting an existing taxonomic data resource to employ an ontology and LSIDs.

Conference Proceeding
Kennedy, J., Gales, R., & Kukla, R. (2006)
Converting an existing taxonomic data resource to employ an ontology and LSIDs. In L. Belbin, A. Rissoné, & A. Weitzman (Eds.), Proceedings of TDWG (2006), St Louis, MI
Data sharing is fundamental to biodiversity and taxonomic data applications, however previous attempts at developing mechanisms to facilitate sharing within the community have...

Scientific names are ambiguous as identifiers for biological taxa: their context and definition are required for accurate data integration

Conference Proceeding
Kennedy, J., Kukla, R., & Paterson, T. (2005)
Scientific names are ambiguous as identifiers for biological taxa: their context and definition are required for accurate data integration. In B. Ludaescher, & L. Raschid (Eds.), Data Integration in the Life Sciences, 80-95. https://doi.org/10.1007/11530084_8
Biologists use scientific names to label the organisms described in their data; however, these names are not unique identifiers for taxonomic entities. Alternative taxonomic c...

Approaches to Storing and Querying Structural Information in Botanical Specimen Descriptions.

Conference Proceeding
Paterson, T., & Kennedy, J. (2004)
Approaches to Storing and Querying Structural Information in Botanical Specimen Descriptions. In L. M. MacKinnon, A. G. Burger, & P. Trinder (Eds.), Key technologies for data management: Proceedings of the 21st Annual British National Conference on Databases (BNCOD21), 80-91
We are developing an ontology as a defined terminology for the taxonomic description of botanical specimens. To allow these descriptions to unambiguously refer to a given plan...

A methodology for composing well-defined character descriptions.

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Paterson, T., Cannon, A., Raguenaud, C., Russell, G., Armstrong, K. E., MacDonald, S. M., …Kennedy, J. (2003)
A methodology for composing well-defined character descriptions
Taxonomy has been described as “the science of documenting biodiversity”, which involves collecting, naming, describing, identifying and classifying specimens of organisms (Ke...