BMC Informatics paper on format to reproduce a modelling project

The paper by Bergmann et al. describes the COMBINE archive and OMEX format for "the exchange of all the information necessary for a modeling and simulation experiment in biology".

The format is related to that for Research Objects  http://www.researchobject.org/ and there is a conversion tool between them.

BMC Bioinformatics | Full text | COMBINE archive and OMEX format: one file to share all information to reproduce a modeling project
With the ever increasing use of computational models in the biosciences, the need to share models and reproduce the results of published studies efficiently and easily is becoming more important. To this end, various standards have been proposed that can be used to describe models, simulations, data or other essential information in a consistent fashion. These constitute various separate components required to reproduce a given published scientif…