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Re: [Obo-relations] Advancing translational research with the Semantic Web (Not clear about definition of <is_location_of_process>)

From: Smith, Barry <phismith@buffalo.edu>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 21:01:00 -0400
To: Kei Cheung <kei.cheung@yale.edu>
Cc: "Kashyap, Vipul" <VKASHYAP1@PARTNERS.ORG>,samwald@gmx.at, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org,obo-relations@lists.sourceforge.net
Message-Id: <20070601011254.WTGB21462.mta15.adelphia.net@LENOVO-B1AD6243.buffalo.edu>

At 08:52 PM 5/31/2007, Kei Cheung wrote:
>Hi Barry,
>
>Welcome to the SWHCLS list. Such a discussion reminds me of the 
>Nature paper: "Are the current ontologies in biology good 
>ontologies?" 
>(http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/v23/n9/full/nbt0905-1095.html). 
>The paper uses the MGED (microarray) ontology to illustrate some of 
>the ontological issues. I'm just curious how the BFO principles and 
>practice can help make such a microarray ontology more ontologically 
>sound and therefore more machine readable.

We are already working on it:

http://obi.sf.net

BS 
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