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Re: Finding a common standard for the representation of bibliographic information

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2007 23:12:34 -0400
Message-Id: <0AB19E68-22EB-4DF5-8E54-D509D04C3C83@gmail.com>
Cc: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
To: Matthias Samwald <samwald@gmx.at>

I have proposed something related to this for OBI, for capturing the  
sources of definitions. A description can be found at
http://esw.w3.org/topic/OBI_Definition_Source. I added a link to your  

Comments/questions welcome,


On Apr 6, 2007, at 12:55 PM, samwald@gmx.at wrote:

> Many of the Semantic Web ontologies in the domain of HCLS contain  
> constructs for the representation of bibliographic information and  
> references to database entries. Unfortunately, it seems that most  
> of them came up with their own solutions.
> If we as Semantic Web developers want to be taken seriously in our  
> striving for improved interoperability, we should try to find a  
> common solution. Of course, we can do mappings between our  
> ontologies, but it would definitly be preferable to use the same  
> set of constructs from the start. As most of our ontologies are  
> under development, we still have the opportunity to reach an  
> agreement.
> I have started a wiki page that lists HCLS ontologies that contain  
> constructs for the representation of bibliographic information, as  
> well as possible standards that could be re-used to increase  
> interoperability:
> http://esw.w3.org/topic/HCLS/HCLSIG_BibliographicInformation
> I am sure that the list is incomplete, so please take the time to  
> add to it. What are your thoughts about this problem?
> cheers,
> Matthias Samwald
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