The Second Annual VIVO Conference will be held August 24 – 26 at the Gaylord National in Washington D.C. The conference is sponsoring a competition for applications using data coming from VIVO systems to support science.
Applications can be written in any language.
To qualify applications must:
- Consume VIVO data from more than one VIVO consortium site. Applications consuming data from other sites will not be considered.
- Be hosted outside the consortium (University of Florida, Cornell University, Indiana University, Washington University School of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, The Scripps Research Institute, and Ponce School of Medicine).
- Be accessible from a single persistent URL, accessible on the public Internet without authentication.
Criteria for Success
Applications will be judged on the following criteria:
- Value to scientists on the national network.
- Functionality. The application performs as described.
- Presentation. The application is well organized and attractive.
The first prize winner will have registration refunded, receive a cash prize and will be awarded a plaque at a recognition ceremony during the conference. Second and third prize winners will receive certificates.
To submit your application, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due July 31, 2011. Winners will be announced at the conference. Submissions must include:
The judges will execute the application from the URL provided without assistance from the authors.
VIVO uses Linked Data (http://linkeddata.org) standards for data access via Resource Description Framework (RDF). See the Linked Data site for more information regarding Linked Data, RDF and data processing. VIVO enjoys a robust open source, open community space on SourceForge. The VIVO software and ontology are publicly available at http://vivo.sourceforge.net along with content that supports implementation, adoption, and development efforts around the world