Franco Lamping

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Biological diversity is of essential value to life sustainability on Earth and motivates many efforts to collect data about species, giving rise to a large amount of information. Biodiversity data, in most cases, is stored in relational databases. Researchers use this data to extract knowledge and share their new discoveries about living things. However,(More)
The amount of biological data available electronically is increasing at a rapid rate; for instance, over 16.500 specimens are available today in the National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA) collections. However, this data is not semantically categorized and stored and thus is difficult to search. To tackle this problem, we present a semantic search(More)
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