COMITÉ CODATA FRANCE – PRESENTATION
Comité Codata France, founded in 1984, is the French representative of CODATA International, The Committee on DATA for Science and Technology.
CODATA International, founded in 1966, is a member of ICSU, International Council for Science, a non-governmental organisation whose members are international scientific organisations, representing 140 countries and Scientific Unions, adding up to 31 members.
COMITÉ CODATA FRANCE – MISSION
The mission of CODATA France is to promote interactions and collaborations between institutions and individuals concerned by Data collection, formatting and processing in various areas of research, both nationally and internationally, by having recourse to academics, researchers and professionals in the business community.
This involves being concerned, not only by the technical aspects but also by the economic and societal implications that stem from the present explosion of data and, more generally, from the new methods of accessing information.
COMITÉ CODATA FRANCE – ACTION
The action of CODATA France is expressed through:
- Working Groups whose activity gives rise to reports,
- Organisation Symposia and Conferences in partnership with other research organisations,
- Contributions to the CODATA Data Science Journal.