1. Glue, data cleaning, and civic hacking

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    Demonstration of using Glue to investigate noisy public transportation data from the MBTA http://glue-viz.org

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    • 10/20/10 NCTech4Good: Rekey Data vs. Convert, & Data Cleaning

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      Question about moving data from Excel worksheet to another system -- rekey or use conversion tools. Led to discussion of cleaning data. From Meetup "Are you happy with the database software you are using?" For more information, see http://www.meetup.com/NCTech4Good/calendar/14803378

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      • Introduction to some tools to assess and enhance the quality of the spatial component of biodiversity data

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        Meherzad Romer, Senior Data Manager at NatureServe Canada presents several tools that can be used to assess and increase the quality of the spatial component of biodiversity data. This video was recorded during the training sessions associated to the 18th meeting of the GBIF Governing Board in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in October 2011. Full description available at http://www.gbif.org/orc/?doc_id=4449.

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        • Brief introduction to spatial data quality

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          Laura Russell, member of the VertNet team (vertnet.org) presents the particularities of the spatial information that usually goes together with biodiversity data. She reviews the most common problems, how to detect them and some possible solutions. This video was recorded during the training sessions associated to the 18th meeting of the GBIF Governing Board in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in October 2011. Full description available at http://www.gbif.org/orc/?doc_id=4443.

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          • Motion Capture for Games - Process [Português]

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            Motion Capture for Games - Process [Português]

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            • Methods to improve fitness for use of the spatial component of biodiversity data

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              Meherzad Romer, Senior Data Manager at NatureServe Canada lists some basic methods to ensure that the spatial data associated to biodiversity data are recorded in the best way. This video was recorded during the training sessions associated to the 18th meeting of the GBIF Governing Board in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in October 2011. Full description available at http://www.gbif.org/orc/?doc_id=4446.

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              • CleanData

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                • Data Cleansing Service

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                  http://www.winpure.com/ - WinPure™ is a worldwide leading provider of affordable, powerful and easy-to-use data cleansing & deduplication (dedupe) software. Discover why businesses of all sizes, including government agencies, hospitals & schools are using WinPure Software to clean, correct, standardize & dedupe their lists.

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                  • Brief introduction to data quality on collection and descriptive biodiversity data

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                    Laura Russell, member of the VertNet team (vertnet.org) presents an introduction to data quality issues related to the collection of biodiversity data. She also talks about descriptive data that are sometimes collected (or not) during the biodiversity data capture event. This video was recorded during the training sessions associated to the 18th meeting of the GBIF Governing Board in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in October 2011. Full description available at http://www.gbif.org/orc/?doc_id=4444.

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                    • Methods to improve fitness for use of taxonomic data

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                      Meherzad Romer, Senior Data Manager at NatureServe Canada, describes some of the most common methods to ensure that we achieve the maximum data quality when digitizing taxonomic information. This video was recorded during the training sessions associated to the 18th meeting of the GBIF Governing Board in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in October 2011. Full description available at http://www.gbif.org/orc/?doc_id=4445.

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