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A new data, document and geospatial repository: knowledge base and project support for a major international railway project.

Wigan, Marcus, Kukla, Robert, Benjamins, Michael and Grashoff, Poul (2008) A new data, document and geospatial repository: knowledge base and project support for a major international railway project. In: Third International Conference on Open Repositories, 2008 April, Southampton, United Kingdom. (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Description

The simplicity of the basic design has proved to be robust to the changing and varied needs of different ?clients?, but the complexity of the intellectual property issues engendered by the mix of commercial, open source and hand rolled software has proved to be an insuperable barrier to its direct continuation. It has however demonstrated that such a wide ranging repository and communication system, can be developed in a short time at economic cost (1.6 man years of technical input, 1.0 of project management including Eu project communication, participation and management overheads.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: http://pubs.or08.ecs.soton.ac.uk/61/
Uncontrolled Keywords: federated data; geospatial data; distributed groups; repository; freight data; thematic mapping; integrated framework; railway integration;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3929
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2011 15:24
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2011 15:24
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3929

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