We have opened up a Data2Semantics GitHub organisation for publishing all (open source) code produced within the Data2Semantics project. Point your browser (or Git client) to http://github.com/Data2Semantics for the latest and greatest!
The COMMIT programme was officially kicked-off by Maxime Verhagen, minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation at the ICTDelta 2011 event held at the World Forum on November 16, in The Hague.
Throughout the day, members of the Data2Semantics project manned a very busy stand in the foyer, featuring prior and current work by the project partners such as the AIDA toolkit, OpenPHACTS, LarKC and the MetaLex Document Server.
Data2Semantics aims to provide essential semantic infrastructure for bringing e-Science to the next level.
A core task for scientific publishers is to speed up scientific progress by improving the availability of scientific knowledge. This holds both for dissemination of results through traditional publications, as well as through the publication of scientific data. The Data2Semantics project focuses on a key problem for data management in e-Science:
Data2Semantics is a collaboration between the VU University Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam, Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) of the KNAW, Elsevier Publishing and Philips, and is funded under the COMMIT programme of the NL Agency of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation.