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Re: Biological Taxonomy Vocabulary 0.1

From: Renato Golin <renato@ebi.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 09 May 2008 10:24:21 +0100
Message-ID: <48241845.4060805@ebi.ac.uk>
To: Toby A Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
CC: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>

Toby A Inkster wrote:
> 
> Unable to find a vocabulary that was satisfactory for my needs, I've put 
> together a simple vocabulary for biological taxonomy. The idea is to 
> make it powerful enough to cover 80% of use cases, but still simple for 
> most non-expert biologists to use.

Have you checked OBO?

http://www.berkeleybop.org/ontologies/

Your proposition has taxonomy and stuff like it, all of that already 
covered by most biological vocabularies.

Is there a way of building a "view" (as in relational database view) of 
select parts of multiple vocabularies in one? That would work to 
simplify for your case.

cheers,
--renato


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