RightField was very well received at the 8th International Digital Curation Conference in Amsterdam, and won the best poster prize with RightField: Semantic annotation within spreadsheets by stealth.
During the conference people were to be particularly struck with the simplicity of RightField, and the fact that it allows scientists to continue to use their favourite data [...]
The French CrEDIBLE project held a workshop on 15-17 October 2012. The presentations from the workshop are now available online. They cover topics relating to
Data integration methods and tools
Ontologies, semantic modeling
Data representation model and reasoning
The semantic workflows section included a talk by Dr Paolo Missier called “Workflows, experimental findings, and their provenance: [...]
Professor Carole Goble gave a keynote talk on The Reality of Reproducibility of Computational Science at IEEE e-Science 2012 in Chicago on Thursday 11th October
Reproducibility in principle underpins the scientific method. For an experimental finding to be reproducible its materials must be available and its methods clear, accurate and transparent. In this talk I will [...]
A Fellowship at the Software Sustainability Institute provides researchers from all disciplines with £3000 to spend on travel and more. The deadline for applications is 20 September 2012 at 16.00 UTC. If you want to benefit from a Fellowship, please apply now.
The funding is flexible, and can be used to pay for travel to conferences, setting up and running workshops, and starting [...]
The Taverna team are pleased to announce that Taverna 2.4.0 Workbench and the Command Line Tool are now available for download.
Here are a number of new features in the Workbench:
Text Constant service allowing easier entry of large textual values
Greater control over what is return from REST service
Ability to use all the example values for a [...]
A new version of RightField (v0.15) has been released. It contains a number of bugfixes and improvements, and updates to the latest versions of apache-poi (with a reduced level of patching) and the owl-api. In particular, it also introduces an Apply button to explicitly apply a validation to a cell, and also the ability to [...]
The Ontologies Come of Age challenge at the Intenational Semantic Web Conference 2011 has been won by
Simon Jupp, Julie Klein, Panagiotis Moulos, Joost Schanstra and Robert Stevens: Ontologies Come of Age with the iKUP Browser
Congratulations to all involved. The iKUP Browser can be seen online.
The myGrid team are pleased to announce the release of the first public beta version of the SCUFL2 API, Version 0.9.2.
SCUFL2 is the proposed new mechanism for specifying Taverna workflows, and forms the basis for our current development work on Taverna 3. SCUFL2 adopts Linked Data technology and preservation methodologies to create a platform-independent workflow [...]
The Collaborations Workshop gets researchers and software developers working together to solve research problems. If you’re a researcher who wants to make more of software, or a developer who wants to work
with researchers, the workshop is the perfect opportunity to meet new collaborators.
The Collaborations Workshop will be held on 21-22 March at Queen’s College, Oxford.
Mannie Tagarira has announced that the official BioCatalogue iPhone and iPad app is now available on the app store for free download. Accessing and sharing the BioCatalogue’s web service just got easier!
This app allows you to browse the catalogue for services, service providers, other BioCatalogue members. In addition to this, you can log [...]