Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile

Alasdair J. G. Gray (Editor), Joachim Baran (Editor), M. Scott Marshall (Editor), Michel Dumontier (Editor), Vladimir Alexiev, Peter Ansell, Gary Bader, Asuka Bando, Jerven T. Bolleman, Alison Callahan, José Cruz-Toledo, Pascale Gaudet, Erich A. Gombocz, Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran, Paul Groth, Melissa Haendel, Maori Ito, Simon Jupp, Nick Juty, Toshiaki KatayamaNorio Kobayashi, Kalpana Krishnaswami, Camille Laibe, Nicolas Le Novère, Simon Lin, James Malone, Michael Miller, Christopher J. Mungall, Laurens Rietveld, Sarala M. Wimalaratne, Atsuko Yamaguchi

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Access to consistent, high-quality metadata is critical to finding, understanding, and reusing scientific data. This document describes a consensus among participating stakeholders in the Health Care and the Life Sciences domain on the description of datasets using the Resource Description Framework (RDF). This specification meets key functional requirements, reuses existing vocabularies to the extent that it is possible, and addresses elements of data description, versioning, provenance, discovery, exchange, query, and retrieval.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherWorld Wide Web Consortium
Commissioning bodyWorld Wide Web Consortium
Publication statusPublished - 14 May 2015

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NameW3C Interest Group Note


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