Distributed public domain databases (DPDD) of biological information on Internet: An Introduction of a Color Image Database for Japanese Ants

Yuuji Tsukii, Akira Kihara,
Laboratory of Biology, Hosei University, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102,
Yoshihiro Ugawa
Genetic Resources II, DNA Information and Stock Center, National Institute of Agrobiological Resources, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305.

= = Abstract = =
1. Introduction
2. Life Sciences and Computer Networks
3. Distributed Public-Domain Databases
4. A Need for Image Databases for Taxonomic Use
5. Creation of a Color Image Database for Japanese Ants
6. Database Contents
7. Open Questions and Future Perspectives
8. References
Japanese Journal of Computer Science Vol.2, No.1: pp.5-13
Copyright 1995 by The Myrmecological Society of Japan (for English version) and The Japanese Association of Computer Science (for Japanese version),