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ready Simulation Experiment Description Markup Language

Abbreviation: SED-ML

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SED-ML is an XML-based format for encoding simulation setups, to ensure exchangeability and reproducibility of simulation experiments. It follows the requirements defined in the MIASE guidelines. SED-ML encodes in a computer-readable exchange format the information required by MIASE to enable reproduction of simulation experiments. It has been developed as a community project and it is defined in a detailed technical specification and additionally provides an XML schema.


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Created in 2008

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How to cite this record SED-ML; Simulation Experiment Description Markup Language; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:27 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 22 2020 2:06 a.m.

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Record updated: March 15, 2018, 10:21 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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Reproducible computational biology experiments with SED-ML--the Simulation Experiment Description Markup Language.

Waltemath D,Adams R,Bergmann FT,Hucka M,Kolpakov F,Miller AK,Moraru II,Nickerson D,Sahle S,Snoep JL,Le Novere N
BMC Syst Biol 2011

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Simulation Experiment Description Markup Language (SED-ML) Level 1 Version 2.

Bergmann FT,Cooper J,Le Novere N,Nickerson D,Waltemath D
J Integr Bioinform 2015

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Grant Number(s)

  • 031 6194 (Bundesministerium fur Bildung und Forschung (BMBF), Germany)

  • BB/D019621/1 (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK)

  • DFG Research Training Group 1387/1 (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)

  • GM070923 (National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), Bethesda, MD, USA)

  • GM081070 (National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), Bethesda, MD, USA)

  • P41-RR013186 (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

  • U54-RR022232 (U.S. National Library of Medicine)