Journal article

Standard development at the Human Variome Project

Timothy D Smith, Mauno Vihinen

DATABASE-THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL DATABASES AND CURATION | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015

Abstract

The Human Variome Project (HVP) is a world organization working towards facilitating the collection, curation, interpretation and free and open sharing of genetic variation information. A key component of HVP activities is the development of standards and guidelines. HVP Standards are systems, procedures and technologies that the HVP Consortium has determined must be used by HVP-affiliated data sharing infrastructure and should be used by the broader community. HVP guidelines are considered to be beneficial for HVP affiliated data sharing infrastructure and the broader community to adopt. The HVP also maintains a process for assessing systems, processes and tools that implement HVP Standards..

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