iNaturalist System Architecture: Presentation 1


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Progress update for work on the system architecture for a final project in the Document Engineering class at the UC Berkeley School of Information

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iNaturalist System Architecture: Presentation 1

  1. 1. iNaturalist. org System Architecture Initial Progress
  2. 2. What is iNaturalist. org? , .., x 0 a tool for managing and sharing observations of things in nature 0 a Community for naturalists 0 a way to change the J‘ ' world r‘lnm. r . .~:5m (iul.1I| .I mlma. k l: -tlil lIlllll . mil I1.r. ill i< Imm
  3. 3. Progress from I213 3-1-' , -- , . - -. .s iNatura1ist. . n 4 iNaturalist I ‘I I; ' n. .. : ..e. y,. Vfi _ . —. . Au. .'-I "n"n4,'-ll‘ l U , , “K
  4. 4. System Architecture The Plan * Document Exchange Analysis ‘ Data and Process Modeling “ Service Integration and Design
  5. 5. InitialDomain Exploration 0 Document Exchange Analysis of Natural History Observations 0 Flickr 0 Listservs 0 Blogs
  6. 6. Flickr Blog Listserv individual descriptive posts, group emails, photos, species, locations, photos. photostreams, collections, discussion posts. commentary» times, identities oi other people and ggtg Informational components: '| 'itle, pfeggfm | ,eh, »wio¢a| notes, date & time, photos, user's name or n-.0.-phoiogicai am. -m| ie; taking a photo, uploading. adding logging into the publishing service, iniomration, sharing with others, and writing a narrative, inserting having others contribute additional multimedia components, and Inionnalion tcomments, notes, tags] publication reporting sightings, reporting environmental conditions, question asking and answering, moderation many naturalists currently use self- limited geoyaphlcal areas, often publication methods to author their occur under the auspices of a more tindings general club or organization popular photo management and sharing application naturalists, their readers, and . . mm MS a” "mile gem amateur naturalists, professional ptblication methods such as blogs bl°l°3lm' academlcs photographers, friends and contacts, Internet searchers self-publisher model: someone records and ptblishes their findings for any number of anonymous users to read or discover the ‘community model“ no explicit data models, just tree text ecosystem of photographers, lntemet searchers, social networking sites, natural history clubs and and other photo management and blogmphem organizations storage sites Ieam about current sightings, find ability to provide a service that ptblish data, incorporate diverse data places to go observe things, maintain organizes, stores, and shares photos types awareness of of rare or unusual organisms that can be observed distinguishing commercial & amateur storage & retrieval. geographic data, multimedia incorporation, storage 8. use finding other users retrieval, structured data
  7. 7. InitialDomain Exploration 0 Process Modeling 0 identifying a species 0 learning about a species