User Interface Wish List

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Humans in the Loop

Data transcription interfaces and elegant, carefully-considered functionality are critical to the short and long-term success of current and future specimen data capture in on-going digitization efforts of biodiversity collections.

While this first hackathon centers around the task of getting data from OCR output parsed into semantically meaningful parts for insertion into a database, the AOCR working group is acutely aware that humans-in-the-loop are critical to the efficacy of the entire effort. Whether humans begin the transcription process or clean up what algorithms insert automatically into a data record, a well thought out interface between the human and the database is essential.

Known User Interface Issues: list them here.

  • link LABELX parser to Apiary and Symbiota
  • figure out faster ways for image segmentation done by humans

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