Paper exploration

The Exploration platform of Qresp | Explorer is a GUI to explore and make available data on a per-publication basis. It provides a portal for the scientific community to access data sets, tools and workflows of a published scientific paper, enabling the reproducibility and validation of the paper results.

Connect to a mongo database instance

This step allows the administrator to establish connection between the Qresp | Explorer and a local or private instance of MongoDB by entering the MongoDB details. This action is performed on the admin.jsp page.


Access a Qresp Server Instance

This step allows the user to choose one/all Qresp instances to explore the curated papers.


Search/Filtered Search View

This step allows the user to filter their search results by entering any of the following:

  • General keyword search
  • Collection names
  • DOI of paper
  • Tags to the paper
  • Title of paper
  • Authors of the paper
  • Publication source

Alternatively, the user can click the search button to view all papers without applying any filter.


All publications/Filtered View

This step allows the user to view all/filtered paper content.


View Paper Information & Charts

This step allows the user to view and download files that generated the figure/table.

  • The Data Tree button shows all the files in a tree format.
  • The Download button redirects to Globus(if available) to download the files of figure/table using GridFTP.
  • The Workflow button shows the workflow which represents how the figure/table was created.
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View Datasets

This step defines all datasets used in the paper.



This step defines a workflow for the entire paper content. It represents how the content of the paper was created. Specific workflows for reproducibility of a figure/table can also be viewed by clicking the workflow button.

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This step allows the user to redirect to Globus(if available) to download the entire paper content using GridFTP by clicking the Download button.



This steps loads a notebook viewer where the user can view or download the notebook that generated the figure/table.



This step redirects to the publication where the paper was published.


This step allows the user to mint DOI for the paper.

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  • After signing up, the user may click on create application and add Application name, Description & Callback URL. The Callback URL must contain mint.jsp page of the Explorer.
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  • This action will reveal a Consumer ID, which can then be copied and pasted in the Qresp mint page as shown in the example below.
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