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by Brian McMahon
Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Report on International Data Week 2016
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Report on International Data Week 2016

John and I spent an interesting 9 days in Denver earlier this month, attending a chain of data-related meetings. We attach our report to the IUCr Executive Committee, which includes various observations and recommendations. There are also reports of particular components of the week on the IUCr webs...
by Brian McMahon
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Open Data in a Big Data World
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Views: 4001

Open Data in a Big Data World

The IUCr has endorsed the Science International 2015 Accord on "Open Data in a Big Data World" and provided a detailed response to the short form of the Accord in which the position of crystallography is described. Copies of the IUCr position paper are available at the IUCr web site: m Bri...
by Brian McMahon
Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Abstract of BCA2016 presentation
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Views: 4292

Abstract of BCA2016 presentation

There have been some requests to post the abstract of the talk John gave at the BCA2016 meeting in Nottingham. Slides from the talk have also been posted at http://forums.iucr.org/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=371 Enjoy! - Brian Access to raw diffraction data; current practice in article linking to raw d...
by Brian McMahon
Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:10 pm
Forum: CIF2.0
Topic: CIF 2.0 specification and API published
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Views: 6119

CIF 2.0 specification and API published

Two papers in the current Journal of Applied Crystallography give a specification of an updated Crystallographic Information File format, and describe an accompanying application programming interface (API) and reference implementation. The CIF2.0 format was formally approved by the maintenance comm...
by Brian McMahon
Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum:
Topic: Large file uploads
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Views: 2

Re: Large file uploads

Hi Cameron Whizz them over to me (bm@iucr.org) via Dropbox/WeTransfer etc. and I'll load them direct onto the filesystem. If you want them managed by the CMS (which keeps a backup copy in case of file corruption, so is recommended), then I suggest you do the following. For each file you send me, cre...
by Brian McMahon
Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:18 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: ECM29 Satellite Workshop on crystallographic metadata
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Views: 6920

Re: ECM29 Satellite Workshop on crystallographic metadata

Video recordings of all the presentations and discussion at the DDDWG Metadata Workshop in Rovinj are now available on the web at http://www.iucr.org/resources/data/dddw ... j-workshop
by Brian McMahon
Thu Aug 20, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: ECM29 Satellite Workshop on crystallographic metadata
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Views: 6920

ECM29 Satellite Workshop on crystallographic metadata

This is just a brief note to remind subscribers about the Workshop this weekend at ECM29. Thanks to the generous support of a number of sponsors, we're able to broadcast this as a live webfeed; so, even if you can't make it to Rovinj, please check out the full timetable at m where you will also find...
by Brian McMahon
Fri Nov 21, 2014 3:27 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: SciDataCon 2014 presentation
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Views: 5830

SciDataCon 2014 presentation

John was invited to give a presentation at SciDataCon 2014 (this is the new incarnation of the CODATA biennial scientific conference). Because of time problems in obtaining a visa, I went instead and gave the presentation, slightly modified to include some of my specific interests. The theme of the ...
by Brian McMahon
Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:41 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Minutes of DDDWG meeting at IUCr Congress, Montreal
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Minutes of DDDWG meeting at IUCr Congress, Montreal

Diffraction Data Deposition Working Group Meeting Montreal 11 August 2014 7:30p.m. Present: John R. Helliwell (Chair), Brian McMahon, Marian Szebenyi, Frances C. Bernstein, Herbert J. Bernstein, Loes Kroon-Batenburg, Patrick Mercier, Matt Zimmerman, Kamil F. Dziubek, Marcin Kowiel, Saulius Grazulis...
by Brian McMahon
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Lunchtime Forum on Diffraction Data Deposition at ECM28
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Views: 6355

Re: Lunchtime Forum on Diffraction Data Deposition at ECM28

Video recordings of the presentations made at the Crystallographic Information and Data Management symposium, also held at ECM28, a few days before the DDDWG meeting, are available from YouTube through the link m Links to the individual presentations are provided below: I. Standard information excha...