From Botanical Knowledge
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- Who are the users of the Botanical Knowledge Portal?
- Plant taxonomists
- Molecular biologists
- Tree-users (phylogeneticists)
- All other biologists
- Border agents
- Policy makers
- Citizen scientists
- General public
- Searchers for authoritative names
- What other platforms does the Botanical Knowledge Portal interact with, and in what ways?
- Filtered Push; Canadensys; Specify; Morphbank; Flickr; Morphster OntoBrowser.
- (Does the portal interact with Specify and Morphbank directly, or via Filtered Push?)
- What reasoning services will the portal provide?
- Classification; ?
- What other computational services will it provide?
- Mapping; services in support of taxonomic revision (?)
- What functionality (currently supplied by other platforms) does the portal duplicate or exceed?
- How will users create Filtered Push annotations?
- Via an SMW-generated form? Via a java applet?