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ready FAIR Metrics - Use FAIR Vocabularies

Abbreviation: FM-I2

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FM-I2 is a metric concerning whether the metadata values and qualified relations of a resource are themselves FAIR, for example, terms from open, community-accepted vocabularies published in an appropriate knowledge-exchange format. It is not possible to unambiguously interpret metadata represented as simple keywords or other non-qualified symbols. For interoperability, it must be possible to identify data that can be integrated like-with-like. This requires that the data, and the provenance descriptors of the data, should (where reasonable) use vocabularies and terminologies that are, themselves, FAIR. As such, IRIs representing the vocabularies used for (meta)data must be provided. This metric applies to part I2 of the FAIR Principles.

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A design framework and exemplar metrics for FAIRness

Mark D Wilkinson, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Erik Schultes, Peter Doorn, Luiz Olavo Bonino da Silva Santos, Michel Dumontier
bioRxiv (preprint) 2017

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