Towards a Data Hub for Biodiversity with LOD
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Because of a huge variety of biological studies focused on different targets, i.e., from molecules to ecosystem, data produced and used in each field is also managed independently so that it is difficult to know the relationship among them. We aim to build a data hub with LOD to connect data in different biological fields to enhance search and use of data across the fields. We build a prototype data hub on taxonomic information on species, which is a key to retrieve data and link to databases in different fields. We also demonstrate how the data hub can be used with an application to assist search on other database.
KeywordsLinked Open Data (LOD) biodiversity taxonomy data integration
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