Biodiversity Informatics: challenges in modelling and managing biodiversity knowledge
Cardiff University, UK, 10th July 2008
On-line Workshop proceedings now available (click here!)
This workshop was held in association with the 25th British National Conference on Databases
which ran from 7th to 9th July 2008.
|09:00 - 09:40||Registration|
|09:40 - 09:50||Introduction & "housekeeping"|
|09:50 - 10:30||Short paper session 1|
"Exploring International Plant Names Index (IPNI) Data using Visualisation"
Vincent S. Smith, Simon D. Rycroft & David Roberts,
"Scratchpads: getting biodiversity online, redefining publication"
|10:30 - 11:00||Coffee break & demonstrations
||11:00 - 12:30||Full paper session 1
Andrew W. Hill & Robert P. Guralnick,
"Distributed Systems and Automated Biodiversity Informatics: Genomic Analysis and Geographic Visualization of Disease Evolution" (*)
Ewen R. Orme, Andrew C. Jones & Richard J. White,
"LSID Deployment in the Catalogue of Life"
Russell P. McIver, Andrew C. Jones & Richard J. White,
"Workflow Systems for Biodiversity Researchers: Existing Problems and Potential Solutions"
|12:30 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 - 15:00||Full paper session 2|
Martin Graham, Paul Craig & Jessie Kennedy,
"Visualisation to Aid Biodiversity Studies through Accurate Taxonomic Reconciliation" (*)
Christopher H.C. Lyal & Anna L. Weitzman,
"Releasing the content of taxonomic papers: solutions to access and data mining"
|15:00 - 15:30||Coffee break & demonstrations|
|15:30 - 16:10||Short paper session 2|
Pablo Salvanha, Pedro Luiz Pizzigati Correa, Antonio Mauro Saraiva & Etienne Americo Cartolano Junior,
"An architecture to approach distributed biodiversity pollinators relational information into centralized portals based on biodiversity protocols"
Charles Hussey & Yde de Jong,
"A Pan-European Species-directories Infrastructure (PESI)"
|16:10 - 17:00||Discussion: "Meeting the challenges in modelling and managing biodiversity knowledge"|
The papers will be made available to attendees on CD-ROM; they will also be made available on the Workshop Web site a few days after the Workshop has been held.
The papers marked "(*)" in the conference programme have also been accepted (as the two best papers) for publication in the BNCOD conference proceedings (Springer-Verlag
Lecture Notes in Computer Science).
- Dr Andrew C Jones (Cardiff University)
- Dr Richard J White (Cardiff University)
- Dr Andrew C Jones (Cardiff University) (chair)
- Dr Richard J White (Cardiff University) (co-chair)
- Dr Gordon Curry (Glasgow University)
- Prof W Alex Gray (Cardiff University)
- Mr Donald Hobern (Atlas of Living Australia)
- Prof Jessie Kennedy (Napier University)
- Prof Rod Page (Glasgow University)
- Dr Alan Paton (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew)
- Mr David Remsen (Global Biodiversity Information Facility)
- Mr Neil Thomson (Natural History Museum, London)
Workshop call for papers:
(NB the deadline for paper submission is now past; we include a link to the CFP for information only.)
BNCOD conference URL:
E-mail address for enquiries about the workshop:
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Dr R.J. White and Dr A.C. Jones, School of Computer Science, Cardiff University.
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Last update: 20:15, Tuesday 12th August 2008.