Data Curation

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Description:

active and on-going management of data through its lifecycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship, science, and education; … activities [which] enable data discovery and retrieval, maintain quality, add value, and provide for re-use over time
See Alsohttp://hdl.handle.net/2142/3493

Projects:
TW LogoHealth Empowerment by Analytics, Learning, and Semantics (HEALS) Project (HEALS)
Principal Investigator: Jim Hendler
Co Investigator: Deborah L. McGuinness
Description: The Center for Health Empowerment by Analytics, Learning, and Semantics (HEALS) is a five-year collaboration between Rensselaer and IBM aimed at researching how the application of advanced cognitive computing capabilities can help people to understand and improve their own health conditions.
TW LogoSemantic Data Dictionaries (SDD)
Principal Investigator: Deborah L. McGuinness
Co Investigator: James McCusker
Description: A methodology building on existing data dictionaries in order to describe entities, attributes, and relationships in data sets through the Semanticscience Integrated Ontology (SIO) and relevant domain ontologies. Semantic Data Dictionaries are being developed in support of other projects, including CHEAR.