SciData - A Scientific Data Model GitHub Repo Research Paper

SciData is a data model for scientific data (JSON-LD implementation shown right) that provides a ontologically defined framework for organizing both the data and metadata from scientific experiments, calculations, and theories. Data from any science discipline can be contained in the framework using existing semantic definition of data elements (via ontologies) Open science, open data, open code, open concept - it's all about the data!

SciData JSON-LD Context Documents

Importing context documents in JSON-LD files allows their use in multiple documents. This is the same way that XML (and JSON) schema work except the context is not defining rules of what the content of the JSON values can be, rather the assignment of semantic meaning to the values. A list of example files is here and includes data from PubChem, the Dortmund Data Bank (DDB), and a Crystallography Information Framework (CIF) file.

Example JSON-LD Contexts for 'Aspects' of Methodology

Example JSON-LD Contexts for 'Facets' of the System

Stuart Chalk
Department of Chemistry
University of North Florida
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