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Taxonomy as an eScience

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The Internet has the potential to provide wider access to biological taxonomy, the knowledge base of which is currently fragmented across a large number of ink-on-paper publications dating from the middle of the eighteenth century. A system (the CATE project) is proposed in which consensus or consolidated taxonomies are presented in the form of Web-based revisions. The workflow is designed to allow the community to offer, online, additions and taxonomic changes ('proposals') to the consolidat...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1098/rsta.2008.0190

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University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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Institution:
Natural History Museum, London, UK
Department:
Department of Entomology
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey, UK
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Natural History Museum, London, UK
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Department of Entomology
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"NE/C001532", "NE/C51588X/2", "NE/C515871/1"
Publisher:
Royal Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A Journal website
Volume:
367
Issue:
1890
Pages:
953-966
Publication date:
2009-03-05
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EISSN:
1471-2962
URN:
uuid:4d5927a8-b275-4097-a0da-cff9b898855c
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ora:3166

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