BIGCB Workshop at UC Berkeley: Tackling the Taxon Concept Problem
November 7-9, 2014. Coolest workshop theme, like, ever. Organized by Brent Mishler and Staci Markos of the UC Berkeley Jepson Herbarium.
Understanding Taxon Ranges in Space and Time: Tackling the Taxon Concept Problem
A Workshop Sponsored by the Berkeley Initiative in Global Change Biology
Friday, November 7, 2014, 1002 VLSB, open to all who are interested.
1:00 pm: Brent Mishler – Introduction to the themes and goals of this workshop.
1:10 pm: Edward Gilbert – Ideas for incorporating taxonomic concepts into Symbiota.
1:40 pm: Robert Guralnick – Map of Life and the challenge of heterogeneous names data for determining species ranges.
2:40 pm: Coffee Break.
4:30 pm: Nico Cellinese – Thoughts on the right approach to query trees based on phyloreferences (ontologized phylogenetic definitions).
Additional Workshop Notes
- Communicated by Robert Peet – Taxonomic concept infrastructure-related entities requiring identifiers. PDF