Development of a wiki-based, expert community-driven nanosystem vocabulary

Laura M. Bartolo, Cathy S. Lowe, Sharon C. Glotzer, Christopher Iacovella


The NSDL Materials Digital Library Pathway (MatDL) is utilizing a wiki to facilitate the expert community-driven development of a controlled vocabulary on assembly of nanosystems. Vocabulary development is being initiated using preferred subject terms gathered from Dublin Core metadata captured during the execution of nanoscale computer simulation codes of a research group whose members are defining terms and relationships between terms.

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