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Content Team Update

  1. 1. eMonocot plenary – Content team Soraya Villalba, Ruth Bone and Odile Weber 8 September 2011, RBG Kew
  2. 2. <ul><li>Content recap </li></ul><ul><li>Methods overview </li></ul><ul><li>Where we are </li></ul><ul><li>Future </li></ul>
  3. 3. Families Slipper Orchids Dioscoreaceae Liliaceae Orchidaceae Cyperaceae Asparagaceae Poaceae European monocots SRLI monocots Araceae Arecaceae Descriptive content Key Images Content 1 also synonyms, as much as possible 2 species and infraspecies ranks 2 2 2 Original description 1
  4. 4. Team Ruth Bone Odile Weber Soraya Villalba Sarah Phillips Sara Contu
  5. 5. Original descriptions Not digitised scan/photograph adjust image create pdf rename store in folder Digitised BHL, Internet archives, Gallica, Google books pdf store link in DB rename store in folder
  6. 6. Original descriptions pdf link bulk import manual ?
  7. 7. Descriptive content <ul><li>obtain digital format </li></ul><ul><li>extract relevant text </li></ul><ul><li>save as txt file </li></ul><ul><li>clean up text - remove newlines, calls to figs, etc </li></ul><ul><li>add tags - if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>proof-read - OCR mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>convert to csv file - script / manually </li></ul><ul><li>clean-up fields - if necessary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>remove irrelevant fields </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>relabel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>move text to fit fields </li></ul></ul><ul><li>bulk import scratchpad </li></ul>Find source - taxonomic treatments Process Check taxonomic concept – WCM, experts pdf doc / txt csv
  8. 8. Descriptive content Paphopedilum charlesworthii Cribb, P. 1998. The Genus Paphiopedilum. 2 nd ed. <ul><li>extract relevant text </li></ul><ul><li>save as txt file </li></ul>Introduction X X Synonyms Additional taxonomic literature X
  9. 9. Descriptive content Paphopedilum charlesworthii Cribb, P. 1998. The Genus Paphiopedilum. 2 nd ed. <ul><li>clean up text </li></ul><ul><li>add tags </li></ul><ul><li>proof-read </li></ul>
  10. 10. Descriptive content <ul><li>convert to csv file </li></ul><ul><li>clean-up fields </li></ul><ul><li>script vs. manual </li></ul><ul><li>less tedious </li></ul><ul><li>maybe faster </li></ul><ul><li>less prone to errors </li></ul>
  11. 11. Descriptive content Headers = Taxon description topics… … id fields … extra content
  12. 12. Descriptive content Kubitzki, K. 1998. The Families and genera of vascular Plants. Volumen IV.
  13. 13. Descriptive content <ul><li>clean-up fields </li></ul><ul><li>remove fields </li></ul><ul><li>relabel </li></ul><ul><li>move text </li></ul>
  14. 14. Keys Choose characters and states Score List taxa Test Illustrate <ul><li>Literature, expert advise </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to understand and see </li></ul><ul><li>Using Lucid </li></ul>Adjust Make Public <ul><li>Characters and states </li></ul><ul><li>Entities </li></ul><ul><li>Internal </li></ul><ul><li>External </li></ul>Where? How will they be displayed?
  15. 15. Images
  16. 16. Keys – Families 33 characters, 175 states 90 entities – some subfamilies scored <ul><li>Geography (imported from checklist) </li></ul><ul><li>Ecology and life history </li></ul><ul><li>Roots and underground perennating or storage organs </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetative shoots </li></ul><ul><li>Fertile shoot </li></ul>Fruit scores by Wolfang Stuppy Tested internally
  17. 17. Keys – Slipper Orchids 28 characters, 247 states 205 species No hybrids Feedback from <ul><li>Horticulture Kew </li></ul><ul><li>Orchid Project at Writhlington School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://e-monocot.org/orchid-project-writhlington-school-london-orchid-show-weekend </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phill Cribb </li></ul><ul><li>André Schuiteman </li></ul><ul><li>Geography (imported from checklist) </li></ul><ul><li>Habit </li></ul><ul><li>Leaves </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Ovary </li></ul>
  18. 18. Keys – Dioscoreaceae 8 characters, 22 states 5 genera <ul><li>Habit </li></ul><ul><li>Inflorescence or partial inflorescence unit </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit </li></ul><ul><li>Leaf base </li></ul><ul><li>Number of loculi per ovary </li></ul><ul><li>Number of ovules per locule </li></ul><ul><li>Lenthg of mature fruit </li></ul>Dioscoreaceae will be soon revised
  19. 19. Keys – Families
  20. 20. Keys – Families
  21. 21. Keys – Slipper Orchids
  22. 22. Keys – Slipper Orchids
  23. 23. Keys – Dioscoraceae
  24. 24. Slipper Orchids Dioscoreaceae Liliaceae Orchidaceae Cyperaceae Asparagaceae Poaceae European monocots SRLI monocots EU and SRLI Original descriptions (20) (80) 4547 Total 941 3606 scanned links BHL, etc all 404/466 36/36 35/68 1474/3856 296/470 166/1767 587/1290 915/3137 558/1502 accepted 95/105 4/4 12/17 565/852 84/127 72/318 223/232 689/2072 520/1393 14/24 96 100 76 66 90 66 22 33 37 58 %
  25. 25. Families Slipper Orchids Dioscoreaceae Liliaceae Orchidaceae Cyperaceae Asparagaceae Poaceae European monocots SRLI monocots Descriptive content 57/79 extracted (in csv) 125/232 extracted (in csv) + 36 digitized 4/4 extracted (in csv) 16/17 digitized 104/108 digitized GO digitized, extraction started 37 Carex / 582 EU Cyperaceae extracted (not in csv) 72 53 100 94 96
  26. 26. Descriptive content <ul><li>14 / 59 modified </li></ul><ul><li>For missing families use less preferred source and/or invite experts to revise/write descriptions </li></ul>Families <ul><li>Global and regional </li></ul><ul><li>Concept changes - waiting feedback </li></ul>Slipper Orchids <ul><li>To bring to the Chicago workshop </li></ul>European Carex <ul><li>Content for Madagascar Dioscorea available </li></ul>Dioscoreacea
  27. 27. Alstroemeriaceae Aponogetonaceae Arecaceae Asteliaceae Blandfordiaceae Boryaceae Bromeliaceae Burmanniaceae Butomaceae Campynemataceae Cannaceae Centrolepidaceae Commelinaceae Costaceae Cyclanthaceae Cymodoceaceae Cyperaceae Dasypogonaceae Dioscoreaceae Doryanthaceae Ecdeiocoleaceae Flagellariaceae Haemodoraceae Hanguanaceae Heliconiaceae Hypoxidaceae Iridaceae Ixioliriaceae Joinvilleaceae Juncaceae Juncaginaceae Lanariaceae Lowiaceae Marantaceae Mayacaceae Melanthiaceae Musaceae Orchidaceae Pandanaceae Petermanniaceae Philesiaceae Pontederiaceae Posidoniaceae Potamogetonaceae Rapateaceae Rhipogonaceae Ruppiaceae Scheuchzeriaceae Stemonaceae Strelitziaceae Tecophilaeaceae Triuridaceae Typhaceae Velloziaceae Xyridaceae Zosteraceae Acoraceae Alismataceae Amaryllidaceae Anarthriaceae Araceae Asparagaceae Colchicaceae Corsiaceae Eriocaulaceae Hydrocharitaceae Nartheciaceae Petrosaviaceae Philydraceae Poaceae Restionaceae Smilacaceae Thurniaceae Tofieldiaceae Xanthorrhoeaceae Xeronemataceae Zingiberaceae Descriptive content
  28. 28. Families Slipper Orchids Dioscoreaceae Liliaceae Orchidaceae Cyperaceae Asparagaceae Poaceae European monocots SRLI monocots Descriptive content Key Images Where we are Original description
  29. 29. Families Slipper Orchids Dioscoreaceae Liliaceae Orchidaceae Cyperaceae Asparagaceae Poaceae European monocots SRLI monocots Descriptive content Key Images Near future Original description
  30. 30. Families Slipper Orchids Dioscoreaceae Liliaceae Orchidaceae Cyperaceae Asparagaceae Poaceae European monocots SRLI monocots Images Long term Types Biblio Specimens General pages Id galleries Key DC OD

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