Visual Exploration of Alternative Taxonomies through Concepts
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.
Visual comparison and exploration of natural history collections
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.
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...
Approaches to Storing and Querying Structural Information in Botanical Specimen Descriptions.
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...
The Prometheus Taxonomic Model: a practical approach to representing multiple classification.
Pullan, M. R., Watson, M. F., Kennedy, J., Raguenaud, C., & Hyam, R. (2000)
The Prometheus Taxonomic Model: a practical approach to representing multiple classification. Taxon, 49, 55-75
A model for representing taxonomic data in a flexible and dynamic system capable of handling and comparing multiple simultaneous classifications is presented. The Prometheus T...
Telling Tales: Narratives Of Classification And Control In The Design Of Taxonomic Software.
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...
Supporting taxonomic names in cell and molecular biology databases.
Kennedy, J. (2003)
Supporting taxonomic names in cell and molecular biology databases. OMICS, 7, 13-16. doi:10.1089/153623103322006508
Groups of organisms require labels or names to refer to them, however the idea of a single static name index, although tempting for its simplicity, is both impractical and una...