IDigBio Working Groups
iDigBio supports a number of Working Groups. Several working groups are focused on the delivery of short-term objectives, while other standing Working Groups are tasked with ongoing research, development, and improvement activities. This page provides an overview of both current (active) and disbanded (inactive) Working Groups.
Working Group Overview
|Group Name||Status||Members||Mission & Scope||Overlap with Other Working Groups||Lists||Links|
||Identify and improve aspects of biodiversity digitization workflows that can be newly architected or enhanced to take advance of Citizen Science engagement.||
|Minimum Information Standards & Semantics||Active||
referencing Working Group (GWG)
|Active||Our first goals are to start building a community of expert Georeferencing trainers in a workshop to be held in the fall or winter of 2012 and advance the capabilities of Georeferencing tools.|
|Augmenting OCR (aOCR)||Active|| Engage experts in the biodiversity and information technology fields to identify opportunities to broadly implement existing effective OCR tools and enhance
existing Machine and Natural Language Processing technologies to meet the needs of the biodiversity community.
|Intellectual Property Policy||Inactive||
||Produce a clear Intellectual Property Policy to establish data ownership rights and data re-use requirements related to content presented via iDigBio by collections and institutions.||None identified||N/A||
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