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TitleAn ORCID based synchronization framework for a national CRIS ecosystem
Author(s)Moreira, João Mendes
Cunha, Alcino
Macedo, Nuno Filipe Moreira
KeywordsCRIS
ORCID-CASRAI
PT CRIS
Synchronisation Framework
Issue date2015
PublisherF1000Research
JournalF1000research
CitationMoreira, João Mendes, Cunha, A., & Macedo, N. (2015). An ORCID based synchronization framework for a national CRIS ecosystem. F1000Research, 4. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.6499.1
Abstract(s)PTCRIS (Portuguese Current Research Information System) is a program aiming at the creation and sustained development of a national integrated information ecosystem, to support research management according to the best international standards and practices. This paper reports on the experience of designing and prototyping a synchronization framework for PTCRIS based on ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID). This framework embraces the "input once, re-use often" principle, and will enable a substantial reduction of the research output management burden by allowing automatic information exchange between the various national systems. The design of the framework followed best practices in rigorous software engineering, namely well-established principles in the research field of consistency management, and relied on formal analysis techniques and tools for its validation and verification. The notion of consistency between the services was formally specified and discussed with the stakeholders before the technical aspects on how to preserve said consistency were explored. Formal specification languages and automated verification tools were used to analyze the specifications and generate usage scenarios, useful for validation with the stakeholder and essential to certificate compliant services.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/37843
DOI10.12688/f1000research.6499.1
ISSN2046-1402
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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