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Re: RIF BLD

From: Chris Welty <cawelty@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 09:38:07 -0400
Message-ID: <4A97DDBF.9070600@gmail.com>
To: Chris Baker <bakerc@unbsj.ca>
CC: public-rif-comments@w3.org

Chris,

Thanks for the feedback.

-The RIF WG

Chris Baker wrote:
> I am writing in support of the RIF initiative. 
> My work has focused on the application of semantic technologies in life
> sciences. 
> In particular the architectural combination and synergy of OWL-DL
> ontologies, text mining, 
> and visualization to facilitate enhanced search for experts in lipidomics,
> dengue fever, ovarian cancer... 
> We have used rules in natural language processing, natural language
> generation from ontologies, terminology mapping and 
> knowledgebase interrogation and are strongly in favor of a standardized
> format for representing and reusing rules. 
> I am interested in RIF RDF and OWL compatibility and leveraging OWL 2 RL in
> the RIF BLD.  
> 
>  
> 
> Chris Baker
> 
>  
> 
> Christopher
> <http://www.unbsj.ca/sase/csas/facultyPage.php?member=Dr.%20Christopher%20Ba
> ker>  J. O. Baker  Ph. D. 
> 
> Innovatia Research Chair / Associate Professor
> 
> Dept. Computer Science & Applied Statistics
> 
> University of New Brunswick, Canada
> 
>  
> 
> Recent Publications:
> 
>  
> 
> Baker CJO, Lambrix P., Bergman JL, Kanagasabai R. and Ang WT. Slicing
> through <http://www.springerlink.com/content/483h715573l58377/>  the
> Scientific Literature, In: Data Integration in the Life Sciences 2009 LNCS,
> Volume 5647/2009 Pages 127-140 (2009)
> 
> Rajapakse M, Kanagasabai R, Ang WT, Veeramani A, Schreiber MJ, Baker CJ.
> Ontology-centric integration and navigation of the dengue literature.
> Journal of biomedical informatics (2008) (Epub 05 May 2008) PubMed
> ID:(18524685
> <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=pubmed&term=18524685> ) 
> 
> ..         Baker C, Kanagasabai R, Ang W, Veeramani A, Low H, Wenk M. Towards
> ontology-driven navigation of the lipid bibliosphere. BMC bioinformatics 9
> Suppl 1 , S5 (2008) PubMed ID:(18315858
> <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=pubmed&term=18315858> ) 
> 
> ..         Baker CJO, Cheung K-H. Semantic
> <http://www.springer.com/west/home/life+sci/bioinformatics?SGWID=4-10031-22-
> 173699804-0>  Web: Revolutionizing Knowledge Discovery in the Life Sciences
> Edited Volume, Springer (2007) 
> 
>  
> 
> 

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