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

From: Kei Cheung <kei.cheung@yale.edu>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 21:21:05 -0400
To: "Smith, Barry" <phismith@buffalo.edu>
Cc: "Kashyap, Vipul" <VKASHYAP1@PARTNERS.ORG>, samwald@gmx.at, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org, obo-relations@lists.sourceforge.net
Message-id: <465F7481.9020604@yale.edu>

Smith, Barry wrote:

> 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
>
That's great! I hope we can develop some real use case of it.

-Kei
Received on Friday, 1 June 2007 01:21:22 GMT

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