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Taxonomic Provenance: Two Influential Primate Classifications Logically Aligned

@article{Franz2014TaxonomicPT,
  title={Taxonomic Provenance: Two Influential Primate Classifications Logically Aligned},
  author={Nico M. Franz and Naomi M. Pier and DeAnn M. Reeder and Mingmin Chen and Shizhuo Yu and Parisa Kianmajd and Shawn Bowers and Bertram Lud{\"a}scher},
  journal={arXiv: Populations and Evolution},
  year={2014}
}
Classification standards such as the Mammal Species of the World (MSW) aim to unify name usages at the global scale, but may nevertheless experience significant levels of taxonomic change from one edition to the next. This circumstance challenges the biodiversity and phylogenetic data communities to develop more granular identifiers to track taxonomic congruence and incongruence in ways that both humans and machines can process, i.e., to logically represent taxonomic provenance across multiple… 

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