Biological Information Standards (12 Feb 2004)
The revolutions caused by advanced computing power, advanced informatics and the Internet have changed the way scientific data are stored, located and disseminated. Today almost every scientist uses the Internet to share data, sometimes just with a close colleague, other times through large-scale databases. The volume, complexity and heterogeneity of biological data make data sharing a daunting task. Standards are clearly required to allow smooth and coherent data sharing.
Article URL: http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/Dec-03/meng.html
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