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Managing scientific metadata

M.B. Jones, C. Berkley, J. Bojilova, M. Schildhauer
2001 IEEE Internet Computing  
The system couples the flexibility of a schema-Managing scientific data requires techniques from multiple disciplines.  ...  Our work on Metacat has been influenced by developments in metadata standards, XML databases, and managing heterogeneous data.  ... 
doi:10.1109/4236.957896 fatcat:jftcjaaefngwvmsyb364cppk4i

Towards Exascale Scientific Metadata Management [article]

Spyros Blanas, Surendra Byna
2015 arXiv   pre-print
To address this gap in scientific data management research and practice, we present our vision for an integrated approach that (1) automatically captures and manipulates information-rich metadata while  ...  Yet, ubiquitous and domain-agnostic metadata management infrastructure that can meet the demands of extreme-scale science is notable by its absence.  ...  Metadata is essential to automate scientific analysis tasks and workflows, and can bring logical data independence to scientific applications through metadata-aware scientific management tools [18] .  ... 
arXiv:1503.08482v1 fatcat:d24rxvv4bbhppf6lpnbyba367i

Metadata Management in Scientific Computing

Eric Seidel
2012 The Journal of Computational Science Education  
Complex scientific codes and the datasets they generate are in need of a sophisticated categorization environment that allows the community to store, search, and enhance metadata in an open, dynamic system  ...  We will use the specific example of the Einstein Toolkit, a shared scientific code built using the Cactus Framework, to illustrate how the code's metadata may be published in writeable form via Fluidinfo  ...  We would like to thank Steven Brandt, Frank Löffler, and Erik Schnetter for their mentorship in the Cactus group, and Gabrielle Allen for suggesting the use of Fluidinfo for storing the thorn metadata.  ... 
doi:10.22369/issn.2153-4136/3/2/4 fatcat:f4kvkvpf7vhzndti6ne2f3on7i

Metadata Management in Scientific Computing [article]

Eric L. Seidel
2012 arXiv   pre-print
Complex scientific codes and the datasets they generate are in need of a sophisticated categorization environment that allows the community to store, search, and enhance metadata in an open, dynamic system  ...  We will use the specific example of the Einstein Toolkit, a shared scientific code built using the Cactus Framework, to illustrate how the code's metadata may be published in writeable form via Fluidinfo  ...  We would like to thank Steven Brandt, Frank Löffler, and Erik Schnetter for their mentorship in the Cactus group, and Gabrielle Allen for suggesting the use of Fluidinfo for storing the thorn metadata.  ... 
arXiv:1203.4135v1 fatcat:c3p72rqjsjco3lh25lfdelavei

Metadata management for scientific databases

Pietro Pinoli, Stefano Ceri, Davide Martinenghi, Luca Nanni
2019 Information Systems  
Metadata are typically used in scientific computations just for the initial data selection; at most, metadata about query results is recovered after executing the query, and associated with its results  ...  h i g h l i g h t s • ScQL: a metadata aware query language for databases of scientific samples. • ScQL is compiled to a lower level representation suitable for optimization. • The novel meta-first optimization  ...  We then consider an Apache dataset, where each sample is a project; there is one observation for each version (with date and note), whereas the metadata include generic aspects about the Apache project  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.is.2018.10.002 fatcat:knpivlnvmrewbhie4aeg237dna

Metadata-Driven Scientific Use File Data Management

Daniel Bela
2017 Zenodo  
Based on these experiences, a sketch of 'best practice' solutions to implement a metadata-driven data management workflow can be established.  ...  such a structured and semi-automated approach for creating and updating the Scientific Use Files for the six panel cohorts of NEPS.  ...  Scientific Use File data management (doi:10.5281/zenodo.832471) 5 Thanks!  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.832471 fatcat:pvulhmkupbf3llnfniczmmx2be

Schema-Independent and Schema-Friendly Scientific Metadata Management

Scott Jensen, Beth Plale
2008 2008 IEEE Fourth International Conference on eScience  
Scientific communities have developed detailed metadata schemas to describe data products, but this metadata must be captured as workflows execute.  ...  Our research has identified characteristics of scientific schemas that can be exploited to efficiently capture and search this metadata based on the schemas specific to each community, but using an easily  ...  The concept-based nature of scientific metadata and a hybrid approach provide efficient metadata management that would not be feasible for general XML content.  ... 
doi:10.1109/escience.2008.114 dblp:conf/eScience/JensenP08 fatcat:zsaa6776ijhy3k5g5tyezc7kry

Managing hot metadata for scientific workflows on multisite clouds

Luis Pineda-Morales, Ji Liu, Alexandru Costan, Esther Pacitti, Gabriel Antoniu, Patrick Valduriez, Marta Mattoso
2016 2016 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data)  
In either case, multisite clouds are progressively being used for executing large-scale scientific workflows. Managing metadata in a centralized way for such scenarios is not appropriate.  ...  Why Centralized Metadata Management is an Issue?  ... 
doi:10.1109/bigdata.2016.7840628 dblp:conf/bigdataconf/Pineda-Morales016 fatcat:wxlthkyrgjg3nkw2utdoubeac4

Metadata and Provenance Management [chapter]

Ewa Deelman, Bruce Berriman, Ann Chervenak, Oscar Corcho, Paul Groth, Luc Moreau
2009 Scientific Data Management  
It also gives an overview of the approaches to metadata and provenance management, followed by examples of how applications use metadata and provenance in their scientific processes.  ...  This chapter describes metadata and provenance in the context of the data lifecycle.  ...  The authors would like to thank members of the Earth System Grid for the use of their metadata example. The Earth System Grid Center for Enabling Technologies is funded by the DOE SciDAC program.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420069815-c12 fatcat:sewet6dssbf2zanfbahwozuc6q

Experiment Management with Metadata-based Integration for Collaborative Scientific Research

Fusheng Wang, Peiya Liu, J. Pearson, F. Azar, G. Madlmayr
2006 22nd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE'06)  
We then propose to manage this based on metadata management, by concisely capturing the context of experiments.  ...  Finally, we build SciPort -a collaborative scientific research platform that provides a centralized integration of metadata of scientific experiments and a virtual integration of experiment data.  ...  Metadata Management for Scientific Experiments 4.1.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icde.2006.65 dblp:conf/icde/WangLPAM06 fatcat:p3d7tht2xbewfelraad4qr26pq

Log-Less Metadata Management on Metadata Server for Parallel File Systems

Jianwei Liao, Guoqiang Xiao, Xiaoning Peng
2014 The Scientific World Journal  
This paper presents a novel metadata management mechanism on the metadata server (MDS) for parallel and distributed file systems.  ...  management schemes, that is, logging or journaling on MDS.  ...  metadata management mechanism.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/813521 pmid:24892093 pmcid:PMC4032672 fatcat:75disrmolrftzcm26qeknovgny

Research on Metadata Management System of Linkage Service of Scientific Data and Scientific Literature

Xiujuan Wang, Jiankui Chen, Xuerong Li, X. Lei, S. Cai, Y. Yu, H. Li
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
On this basis, this paper describes the metadata management system architecture and system functions of linkage service of scientific data and scientific literature, providing some references for the relevant  ...  category association based on metadata description.  ...  Acknowledgements The paper is the results of Engineering Project of Scientific Research Information Application of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Grant No.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201824603026 fatcat:yukv6uv7p5aqbcb7c4n2ux6yru

Functional and Architectural Requirements for Metadata: Supporting Discovery and Management of Scientific Data

Jian Qin, Alexander Ball, Jane Greenberg
2012 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications  
This paper considers this need, and explores systems requirements that are essential for metadata supporting the discovery and management of scientific data.  ...  The tremendous growth in digital data has led to an increase in metadata initiatives for different types of scientific data, as evident in Ball's survey (2009).  ...  for supporting the discovery and management of scientific data.  ... 
dblp:conf/dc/QinBG12 fatcat:oqeh7abnnvdx5iqmxveplip2e4

HBA: Distributed Metadata Management for Large Cluster-Based Storage Systems

M S Nirmala
2018 International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development  
An efficient and distributed scheme for file mapping or file lookup is critical in decentralizing metadata management within a group of metadata servers.  ...  This paper presents a novel technique called Hierarchical Bloom Filter Arrays (HBA) to map filenames to the metadata servers holding their metadata.  ...  Under heavy workloads, HBA with 16MSs can reduce the metadata operation time of a single-metadata-server architecture by a factor of up to 43.9  ... 
doi:10.31142/ijtsrd18211 fatcat:njosmsgasjavxekegex4dijw4y

Benefits of Record Management For Scientific Writing (Study of Metadata Reception of Zotero Reference Management Software in UIN Malang

Moch Fikriansyah Wicaksono, Muhammad Rifky Nurpratama
2018 Record and Library Journal  
The purpose of this article is to describe the benefits of record management for the writing of scientific papers for students, especially on biology study program in UIN Malik Ibrahim Malang.  ...  The results showed that 70% agreed that using reference management software saved time and energy in managing digital file metadata, 71% agreed that if digital metadata can be quickly stored into RMS,  ...  Metadata di Reference Management Software Zotero Menindaklanjuti record management metadata oleh mahasiswa melalui reference management software zotero.  ... 
doi:10.20473/rlj.v3-i2.2017.209-219 fatcat:ddeqa5srarhrljy6lilwuaxuxm
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