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Workflow DRAFT Profile

Version: 0.2-DRAFT (29 November 2019)

Bioschemas specification for describing a workflow in the Life Sciences


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Contributors

The following people have been involved in the creation of this specification document. They are all members of the Workflow group.

Group Leader(s)
Other team members

Schema.org hierarchy

This Profile fits into the schema.org hierarchy as follows:

Thing > CreativeWork > SoftwareSourceCode

Description

A workflow consists of an orchestrated and repeatable pattern of activity enabled by the systematic organization of resources into processes that transform materials, provide services, or process information. It can be depicted as a sequence of operations, the work of a person or group, the work of an organization of staff, or one or more simple or complex mechanisms. (source Wikipedia.org)





Key to specification table

Schema.org properties where the Expected Types have been changed, or new (i.e., Bioschemas created) properties/types are green.

Schema.org properties/types are red.

Pending Schema.org properties/types are blue.

External (i.e., from 3rd party ontology) properties/types are black.


CD = Cardinality


Property Expected Type Description CD Controlled Vocabulary Example
Marginality: Minimum.
author Organization
Person
Schema:

The author of this content or rating. Please note that author is special in that HTML 5 provides a special mechanism for indicating authorship via the rel tag. That is equivalent to this and may be used interchangeably.


ONE
dateCreated Date
DateTime
Schema:

The date on which the CreativeWork was created or the item was added to a DataFeed.


ONE
input Thing
MANY
name Text
Schema:

The name of the item.


ONE
output Thing
MANY
programmingLanguage ComputerLanguage
Text
Schema:

The computer programming language.


MANY
url URL
Schema:

URL of the item.


ONE
Marginality: Recommended.
contributor Organization
Person
Schema:

A secondary contributor to the CreativeWork or Event.


MANY
description Text
Schema:

A description of the item.


ONE
hasPart CreativeWork
Schema:

Indicates an item or CreativeWork that is part of this item, or CreativeWork (in some sense). Inverse property: isPartOf.


MANY
keywords Text
Schema:

Keywords or tags used to describe this content. Multiple entries in a keywords list are typically delimited by commas.


ONE
license CreativeWork
URL
Schema:

A license document that applies to this content, typically indicated by URL.


ONE
softwareRequirements Text orURL
Schema:

Component dependency requirements for application. This includes runtime environments and shared libraries that are not included in the application distribution package, but required to run the application (Examples: DirectX, Java or .NET runtime). Supersedes requirements.


Bioschemas:

Renaming schema.org/requirements as softwareRequirements

MANY
targetProduct SoftwareApplication
Schema:

Target Operating System / Product to which the code applies. If applies to several versions, just the product name can be used.


MANY
Marginality: Optional.
dateModified Date
DateTime
Schema:

The date on which the CreativeWork was most recently modified or when the item’s entry was modified within a DataFeed.


ONE
identifier PropertyValue
Text
URL
Schema:

The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. Schema.org provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.


MANY
image ImageObject
URL
Schema:

An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.


MANY
version Number
Text
Schema:

The version of the CreativeWork embodied by a specified resource.


ONE

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