Mathematical Models: A Research Data Category?

  • Thomas Koprucki
  • Karsten Tabelow
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9725)


Mathematical modeling and simulation (MMS) has now been established as an essential part of the scientific work in many disciplines and application areas. It is common to categorize the involved numerical data and to some extend the corresponding scientific software as research data. Both have their origin in mathematical models. In this contribution we propose a holistic approach to research data in MMS by including the mathematical models and discuss the initial requirements for a conceptual data model for this field.


Research data Mathematical modeling and simulation Mathematical knowledge management 



The authors are grateful for many fruitful discussions with W. Sperber who helped to shape their knowledge on the topic.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Weierstrass Institute (WIAS)BerlinGermany

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