• Define the technical specifications of the software architecture including programming libraries – specially for I-O in Big-Data problems –, data standardization and interchanging mechanisms, metadata representation, and the set of genome-wide asociation study procedures to be incorporated into the system
  • Identify and locate the sources of data and define the benchmarking and testing procedures to validate the system



  • Definition of main procedures to implement
  • Data collections and validation tests



  • February 2013 - July 2013



As conclusion of the first Work Package, two main deliverables were proposed:

  • Deliverable D1.1: Data Handling Procedures
  • Deliverable D1.2: Data Collection and Validation

However, for a better organization of the information contained in the deliverables they have been re-organized into five chapters and an Executive Summary where a more detailed motivation of the new structure is given: