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Review of 'Introduction to Bio-Ontologies'
I finally got around to reading the excellent 'Introduction to Bio-Ontologies' by Peter Robinson and Sebastian Bauer from Charité, Berlin, which has been sitting on my desk for a few months. Peter Robinson is the person behind the Human ...
11-Mar-2013
09:50:00
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A very short introduction to BFO
Following on from my last post, here is an attempt to give an introduction to Basic Formal Ontology (BFO) that conveys the "bare minimum"basics needed for adoption, but avoids overly technical or philosophical language. Disclaimer:this post ...
30-Nov-2012
12:13:00
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Challenges in ontology education and training for scientists
On the 9th September, Barry Smith and Igave a bio-ontology tutorial in advance of the ECCB conference held inBasel, Switzerland. We had a modest but comfortable group of around 20 registrants, which filled our allocated tutorial room very nicely, with ...
10-Oct-2012
13:19:00
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Report on the ICBO Workshop on Mental Functioning Ontology
On the 22nd July 2012, a day before the start of the International Conference onBiomedical Ontology, we held a workshop devoted to discussion of standardisation, alignment and improvement of various ontology efforts in the domain of mental functioning. ...
07-Sep-2012
10:46:00
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Report on the International Conference on Biomedical Ontology
Last week, the third International Conference on Biomedical Ontology was held at the medical university in Graz, Austria, thanks to the hospitality of local chair Stefan Schulz and his helpful team. The scientific conference chairs for the 2012 edition ...
31-Jul-2012
17:31:00
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Bio-ontologies: Growing-up pains
A few years ago (say, around 2008), the bio-ontology community faced several challenges, of which my partial and biased recollection yields: Advertising ontologies as an approach to standardisation (adoption by biocuration efforts) Getting the ...
07-Jun-2012
13:16:00
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The OWLTools library
I'm a big fan of the OWLAPI. I've been using it for years to do useful things with OWLontologies in Java. It's a comprehensive and powerful reference library for working with all aspects of the OWL language, and the repository also includes ...
01-Jun-2012
12:20:00
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The many faces of 'neurotransmitter'
Neurotransmitters are the molecular messengers that travel across synapses between neurons, allowing communication to take place between individual cells. They consist of small chemical entities -- mostly amino acids (also the building blocks of ...
16-May-2012
14:00:00
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Welcome
Welcome to BioOntology.ch -- a place for news and views from various bio-ontology creation and use projects located in and around Switzerland. Bio-ontology is about the creation of ontologies in the life sciences in support of standardised data ...
04-Feb-2012
17:12:00