INF 382R - Introduction to Scientific Data Informatics
Introduction to the characteristics of scientific data and the emerging practices applied
toward their management and preservation.
The class will include (1) an introduction to the information properties of scientific data, and scientific data modeling; (2) an introduction to emerging semantic web approaches of describing these data sets; (3) hands-on assessments and evaluations of public scientific data sets; and (4) discussions of current issues in scientific data sharing, publication, and preservation.
Three lecture hours a week for one semester.