A Review on Integration of Scientific Experimental Data Through Metadata

  • Nur Adila Azram
  • Rodziah AtanEmail author
  • Shuhaimi Mustafa
  • Mohd Nasir Mohd Desa
Part of the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series (EAISICC)


Data integration for scientific experiments and research is important to researchers in many research areas like biotechnology, medical, and biomedical research. This is because many experiments and research data are stored in different sources as well as involving multidisciplinary fields which make it difficult to manage and analyze the experimental data. Metadata is one of the common methods used for data integration in many different areas. This paper describes and reviewed metadata as one of the approach for data integration. Other than that, the state of research for integration of scientific experiments and research data based on metadata along with review on latest related work are also covered in this paper.


Data integration Metadata Scientific experiment data Scientific research data Metadata-based data integration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nur Adila Azram
    • 1
  • Rodziah Atan
    • 2
    Email author
  • Shuhaimi Mustafa
    • 3
  • Mohd Nasir Mohd Desa
    • 1
  1. 1.Halal Products Research InstituteUniversiti Putra MalaysiaSerdangMalaysia
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer Science and Information TechnologyUniversiti Putra MalaysiaSerdangMalaysia
  3. 3.Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular SciencesUniversiti Putra MalaysiaSerdangMalaysia

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