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Xiaogang Ma
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The ESIP 2015 Summer Meeting was held at Pacific Grove, CA in the week of July 14-17. Pacific Grove is such a beautiful place with the coast line, sand beach and sun set. What excited me more are the science and technical topics covered in the meeting sessions, as well as the opportunity to ...
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Schema.org 2.0 hits the streets.

http://blog.schema.org/2015/05/schema.html

Introducing some automotive vocabulary  --  laying the foundation mechanism to enable other groups to extend Schema.org (watch this space for a Bib extension) 

Also more open processes for managing the vocabulary via a W3C Community Group: http://www.w3.org/community/schemaorg
Schema.org 2.0 We are pleased to announce the public release of Schema.org 2.0 which brings several significant changes and additions, not just to the vocabulary, but also to how we grow and manage it, from both technical...
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now taking widget requests
Today we're excited to announce htmlwidgets, a new framework that brings the best of JavaScript data visualization libraries to R. There are already several packages that take advantage of the fram...
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During a lunch at the GeoData 2014 workshop, Boulder, CO, USA, June 2014, people sitting around the table began to chat about topics relevant to data sharing, data format, interoperability – all those topics relevant to geoscience data – well, inter-agency data interoperability was the central ...
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Important news for our colleagues in ESIP!
Today at the Esri User Conference in San Diego, Esri announced a new initiative to build a collaborative community for R and ArcGIS users. Esri has been teaching and promoting integration with R at the User Conference and Developer Summit for several years. During this time we have seen ...
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My latest blog after attending AGU2014
I began to think about a blog for this topic after I read a few papers about Open Codes and Open Data published in Nature and Nature Geoscience in November 2014. Later on I also noticed that the editorial office of Nature Geoscience made a cluster of articles themed on Transparency in Science ...
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My latest blog on data management.
A few days ago I began to think about the topic for a blog and the first reflection in my mind was 'data management' and then a Chinese poem sentence '无心插柳柳成荫' followed. I went to Google for an English translation of that sentence and the result was 'Serendipitiously'.
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List of models is following the idea of an ontology spectrum. Model 1 (via Bruce Caron, easy and impressive): people, coffee, beer + shaking well. Model 2 (following the context model of 5W1H): date, topic, location, people, agenda, logistics. Model 3 (things to do – result of a brainstorm): ...
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  • University of Twente
    Earth Systems Science & Geoinformatics, 2007 - 2011
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  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Associate Research Scientist, 2014 - present
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