Addressing search in scientific open data repositories: A semantic metasearch platform

  • Gustavo Caetano Borges Universidade Estadual de Campinas
  • Julio César dos Reis Universidade Estadual de Campinas
  • Claudia Bauzer Medeiros Universidade Estadual de Campinas


Scientific research in all fields has advanced in complexity and in the amount of data generated. The heterogeneity of data repositories, data meaning and their metadata standards makes this problem even more significant. In spite of several proposals to find and retrieve research data from public repositories, there is still need for more comprehensive retrieval solutions. In this article, we specify and develop a mechanism to search for scientific data that takes advantage of metadata records and semantic methods. We present the conception of our architecture and how we have implemented it in a use case in agriculture.
Palavras-chave: semantic annotation, scientific data, agricultural, open repositories, FAIR


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BORGES, Gustavo Caetano; REIS, Julio César dos; MEDEIROS, Claudia Bauzer. Addressing search in scientific open data repositories: A semantic metasearch platform. In: BRAZILIAN E-SCIENCE WORKSHOP (BRESCI), 15. , 2021, Evento Online. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2021 . p. 81-88. ISSN 2763-8774. DOI: