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Biodiversity databases, techniques, politics, and applications, edited by Gordon B. Curry, Chris J. Humphries

Summary
Computing and database management has shifted from cottage industry-style methods - the small independent researcher keeping records for a particular project - to state-of-the-art file storage systems, presentation, and distribution over the Internet. New and emerging techniques for recognition, compilation, and data management have made managing data a discipline in its own right. Covering all aspects of this data management, Biodiversity Databases: Techniques, Politics, and Applications brings together input from social scientists, programmers, database designers, and information spec
Table Of Contents
Front cover; Contents; Preface; The Editors; Contributors; Chapter 1. The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF); Chapter 2. The European Network for Biodiversity Information; Chapter 3. Networking Taxonomic Concepts - Uniting without 'Unitary-ism'; Chapter 4. Networking Biological Collections Databases; Chapter 5. Morphometric and Artificial Neural Network Approaches to the Automated Species Recognition Problem in Systematics; Chapter 6. Automated Extraction of Biodiversity Data from Taxonomic Descriptions; Chapter 7. The Grid and Biodiversity Informatics
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (212 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9786611081607

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