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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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Different theories, one ontology?
Scientific ontologies aim to represent what is agreed upon by a consensus of scientific researchers. They aim to represent the best of scientific knowledge in a particular domain. (with thanks to xkcd) This objective is open to several objections. One ...
30-Apr-2012
17:11:00
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Why OWL axiom-level modularity is great
In constrast to object-oriented modelling approaches, the core unit in an OWLfile is the axiom, not the class. Composition of an ontology from separate modules via the owl:imports mechanism also operates at the axiom level. This can make it more difficult ...
11-Feb-2012
20:43:00