VIVO itself is a customization of a more generic product called Vitro. Here is how VIVO has been customized from Vitro.
General-purpose tool for working with Semantic Data
Specialized tool for Research Networking
Includes an ontology (VIVO-ISF) for Research Networking
Elaborate theme, display and editing are customized for the ontology
|Display Rules||Default display rules|
Annotations are used to:
|Form editing||Default editing forms||Editing is customized to the ontology|
|Search Index||Default search index||Search index contains additional fields specific to VIVO|
Additional functionality: visualizations, interface to Harvester, QR codes, etc.