Alasdair J G Gray

Connecting the dots in the World's data

HCLS Community Profile for Dataset Descriptions

My latest publication (Dumontier et al., 2016) describes the process followed in developing the W3C Health Care and Life Sciences Interest Group (HCLSIG) community profile for dataset descriptions which was published last year. The diagram below provides a summary of the data model for describing datasets which covers 61 metadata terms drawn from 18 vocabularies. Overview of the HCLS Community Profile for Dataset Descriptions

  1. The health care and life sciences community profile for dataset descriptions
    Dumontier, Michel and Gray, Alasdair JG and Marshall, M Scott and Alexiev, Vladimir and Ansell, Peter and Bader, Gary and Baran, Joachim and Bolleman, Jerven T and Callahan, Alison and Cruz-Toledo, José and others
    PeerJ, 4:e2331, PeerJ Inc., 2016

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I'm an Associate Professor in Computer Science at Heriot-Watt University. My research focuses on linking datasets. Read more