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Anchors in Shifting Sand: the Primacy of Method in the Web of Data

De Roure, David and Goble, Carole (2010) Anchors in Shifting Sand: the Primacy of Method in the Web of Data At Web Science Conference 2010, United States. 26 - 27 Apr 2010.

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Is the Linkded Data Web ready for people to use open government data or scientific datasets to do reproducible research? For one thing, practice and support for versioning have not yet emerged. In this paper we propose that we also need the "methods" by which results are obtained to be first class citizens in the Web of Data, so that they can be shared and discussed and so that results can be explained, interpreted and reused. We discuss our experience of the Web Site, a social network of people sharing reusable methods for processing research data, with mechanisms for discovering, sharing, enacting, versioning and curation.

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Accepted/In Press date: March 2010
Additional Information: Event Dates: 26-27 April, 2010
Venue - Dates: Web Science Conference 2010, United States, 2010-04-26 - 2010-04-27
Keywords: linked data, myExperiment, versioning
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science


Local EPrints ID: 270817
PURE UUID: c3d77fa6-17c3-4f2b-bd7a-3c043e84211e
ORCID for David De Roure: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 09 Apr 2010 12:34
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:50

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Author: Carole Goble

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