9-12 Demo and requirements

short break

12-1 Lunch

1-3:45 Technical issues and tradeoffs

  • Perspectives and experience (40 minutes)
    • DSPACE and Simile (Mackenzie Smith)
    • Bio2RDF (Marc-Alexandre Nolin)
    • PURLZ (David Wood)
    • Handle system (Larry Lannom)
  • Additional issues (30 minutes)
    • Record and databank versioning
    • Addressing target databank instability
    • Coordination opportunities (404 handling, distributed annotation, ...)
    • Quality assurance and content monitoring
    • System state dissemination methods (SPARQL, file downloads, feeds)
  • Operational requirements review (30 minutes)
    • Databank namespace initialization
    • Form of RDF and HTML content; ontology to be used
    • Form of URIs (host name(s), paths, .types)
    • The ongoing public services (HTTP redirection, RDF generation): behavior and platform

short break

  • Next steps; resources available for taking them (90 minutes)

4-5 Steering committee meeting

Meeting Logistics

  • Duration - 9:00am-4:00pm
  • The call in number is: 1 (906) 481-2100, access code 696446
  • Location - Star Conference Room, 32-D463 of the Stata Center, MIT
    • Interactive map of the area showing the University Park Hotel, Building 32 (the Stata Center: MIT's CSAIL Building)
    • Directions to Star Conference Room, 32-D463. The Star Conference room is on the 4th floor of the Dreyfoos Wing in the Stata Center (Building 32). Enter Building 32 at the front entrance and proceed straight ahead; there will be elevators to the right. Take the elevators to the 4th floor; exit to the left and then turn right at the end of the elevator bank. At the end of the short corridor, turn right, just before the R&D Dining room. The Star Conference Room is straight ahead, just past a set of stairs.
  • Lunch will be catered - 12-1pm