TDWG members of the Executive committee participated in the BiCIKL hackathon in Meise

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BiCIKL hacked in teams at a week-long event to test interoperability between their infrastructures


Between 20th and 24th September 2021, representatives of the 14 institutions partnering in the BiCIKL project teamed up in a hybrid hackathon, held simultaneously at the Meise Botanic Garden (Belgium) and on Zoom.

Nine research projects have been proposed:

Project 1: Finding the losts parents

Project 2: How good are triple IDs in ENA?

Project 3: Enhancing the GBIF clustering algorithms

Project 4: Assigning Latin scientific names to operational taxonomic units based on sequence clusters

Project 5: Registering biodiversity-related vocabulary as Wikidata lexemes and link their meaning to Wikidata items

Project 6: FAIR Digital Object design from multiple sources

Project 7: Enriching Wikidata with information from OpenBiodiv about type specimens in context from different literature sources

Project 8: Linking specimen with material citation and vice versa

Project 9: Hidden women in science

Members of TDWG executive committee took part into projects 3, 6 and 9 and in the general discussions on day 1 and 5.

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