Access to consistent, high-quality metadata is critical to finding, understanding, and reusing scientific data. However, while there are many relevant vocabularies for the annotation of a dataset, none sufficiently capture all the necessary metadata. This prevents uniform querying of dataset repositories. Towards providing guidance for producing a high quality description of biomedical datasets, the W3C Semantic Web for Health Care and the Life Sciences Interest Group (HCLSIG) identified published RDF vocabularies that could be used to specify common metadata elements and their value sets. The resulting guideline covers elements of description, identification, attribution, versioning, attribution, provenance, and content summarization. This guideline reuses existing vocabularies, and is intended to meet key functional requirements including indexing, discovery, exchange, query, and retrieval of datasets.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 11 Jul 2015|
|Event||Bio-Ontologies 2015 - Dublin, Ireland|
Duration: 11 Jul 2015 → …
|Period||11/07/15 → …|
- Dataset descriptions