Interoperability in data and models – why and how

« Communicating with each other requires using the same language, if necessary, with hands and feet.
Key element in Interoperability (the I in FAIR) is understanding each other’s data. From data to person and from data to machine. Therefore, to increase interoperability it is indispensable to add context and shared vocabulary to the dataset and/or code. Words can mean the same but, when unexplained, are all different for a computer. (…) »

Source > weblog.wur.eu, Sylvie van der Poll, 11 décembre 2020