TDWG 2014: DigiWeb - Quality driven workflow environment for digitisation of natural history specimens
Post on 06-Aug-2015
1. Quality driven workflow environment fordigitisation of natural history specimensTero Mononen, Riitta Tegelberg, Mira Sskilahti,Markku A. Huttunen, Marko Thtinen, Hannu SaarenmaaFeaturesDigiWebhttp://digitarium.fi/Four main views: Monitoring of digitisation,browsing, transcribing and administrationUser access control manages visibility of viewsand permitted operationsISO 2859 standard based acceptance procedurefor specimen dataSupport for multiple internal and external datasourcesUtilizes Java EE, JSF2, PrimeFaces, RDBMS,Darwin Core and file systemTest projectIn total 168,500 herbarium specimens were imagedTranscribing started in 2013Training period was provided for personnel beforeaccess to production dataWorkflow defined a responsible party for every state ofspecimenThe route in workflow depended on the difficulty ofspecimen and experience of transcriberIn acceptance procedure 80 of 1,000 (batch) specimenswere verified manually and 4 flawed specimenscaused rejection of whole batchResultsPerformance and accuracyimproved significantly aftertwo months workLocation was the main causefor rejection in quality check
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