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IAIS: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Institute IAIS

ID: Identifier

INSPIRE: Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe

Instance: Refers to any running process or to the creation of a computational object during a run.

Integrity: Concerns the protection of information that is exchanged – either from unauthorised writing or inadvertent corruption. Integrity refers to the assurance that information that has been exchanged has not been altered.

Interface: Named set of operations that characterise the behaviour of an entity (in BioVeL for Web services). (ISO 19119:2005)

Interoperability: Capability to communicate, execute programs, or transfer data among various functional units in a manner that requires the user to have little or no knowledge of the unique characteristics of those units (ISO 19119:2005)

Invasive species: Introduced, non-indigenous or non-native species that have a detrimental ecological, environmental or economical effect on the habitats they invade.

IOBIS: Ocean Biogeographic Information System

IS: International Standard

ISO: International Standardization Organisation

Issue: Unit of work to accomplish the development of the BioVeL project. It can be a software or hardware bug, a requested feature, or an activity.

IST: Information Society Technology

IUBS: International Union of Biological Sciences


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News

19 February 2015

At the final review of the project by the EC, one of the reviewers said: “Incredible work done with a community that is not unified. Remarkable work. It opens for new development in a near future. Hope for success. Good project. Happy that you have been financed three plus years ago.”

Read all about the project and its results in the Project Final Report or read the Executive Summary only.