Data preservation in High Energy Physics

  title={Data preservation in High Energy Physics},
  author={David Michael South},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series},
  • D. South
  • Published 17 January 2011
  • Physics
  • Journal of Physics: Conference Series
Data from high-energy physics experiments are collected with significant financial and human effort and are mostly unique. However, until recently no coherent strategy existed for data preservation and re-use, and many important and complex data sets have simply been lost. While the current focus is on the LHC at CERN, in the current period several important and unique experimental programs at other facilities are coming to an end, including those at HERA, b-factories and the Tevatron. To… 
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