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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...

Telling Tales: Narratives Of Classification And Control In The Design Of Taxonomic Software.

Conference Proceeding
Turner, S., Turner, P., Raguenaud, C., & Kennedy, J. (2002)
Telling Tales: Narratives Of Classification And Control In The Design Of Taxonomic Software. In Proceedings of Design Research Society Conference: Common Ground, September, 2002
This paper draws on concepts from the structuralist analysis of narrative to explore aspects of the role of stories in the small group design process. A brief review of releva...

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...

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...

Fusiforma themisticola n. gen., n. sp., a New Genus and Species of Apostome Ciliate Infecting the Hyperiid Amphipod Themisto libellula in the Canadian Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean), and Establishment of the Pseudocolliniidae (Ciliophora, Apostomatia)

Journal Article
Chantangsi, C., Lynn, D. H., Rueckert, S., Prokopowicz, A. J., Panha, S., & Leander, B. S. (2013)
Fusiforma themisticola n. gen., n. sp., a New Genus and Species of Apostome Ciliate Infecting the Hyperiid Amphipod Themisto libellula in the Canadian Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean), and Establishment of the Pseudocolliniidae (Ciliophora, Apostomatia). Protist, 164(6), 793-810. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.protis.2013.09.001
A novel parasitic ciliate Fusiforma themisticola n. gen., n. sp. was discovered infecting 4.4% of the hyperiid amphipod Themisto libellula. Ciliates were isolated from a forma...