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

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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...

Semantics-Based Component Repository: State of Arts and a Calculation Rating Factor-based Framework.

Conference Proceeding
Li, C., Liu, X., & Kennedy, J. (2008)
Semantics-Based Component Repository: State of Arts and a Calculation Rating Factor-based Framework. In Proceedings of Computer Software and Applications Conference, 751-756. https://doi.org/10.1109/COMPSAC.2008.40
Nowadays, Component-Based Development (CBD) has been widely used in software engineering. As a core activity in the CBD process, component retrieval has attracted extensive re...

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...

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...

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...

An investigation into distributed channel mobility support for Communicating Process Architectures.

Conference Proceeding
Chalmers, K., & Kerridge, J. (2009)
An investigation into distributed channel mobility support for Communicating Process Architectures. In P. H. Welch, F. R. M. Barnes, G. S. Stiles, J. F. Broenink, H. Roebbers, & A. T. Sampson (Eds.), Communicating Process Architectures 2009, (205-223). https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-065-0-205
Localised mobile channel support is now a feature of Communicating Process Architecture (CPA) based frameworks, from JCSP and C++CSP to occam-pi. Distributed mobile channel su...

A Novel Heuristic Generator for JSSP Using a Tree-Based Representation of Dispatching Rules

Conference Proceeding
Sim, K., & Hart, E. (2015)
A Novel Heuristic Generator for JSSP Using a Tree-Based Representation of Dispatching Rules. In GECCO Companion '15 Proceedings of the Companion Publication of the 2015 Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, (1485-1486). https://doi.org/10.1145/2739482.2764697
A previously described hyper-heuristic framework named NELLI is adapted for the classic Job Shop Scheduling Problem (JSSP) and used to find ensembles of reusable heuristics th...

A generative and component based approach to reuse in database applications.

Conference Proceeding
Wang, B. H. (., Liu, X., & Kerridge, J. (2002)
A generative and component based approach to reuse in database applications. In 5th Generative Programming and Component Engineering Young Researcher Workshop
The development of database application systems will benefit from high reusability because similar design circumstances recur frequently in database developments. However, res...

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...

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 ...