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Re: BioRDF Brainstorming

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 17:14:05 -0500
Message-Id: <E59EDC45-E1C8-4DF3-AE71-FE752C418EA0@gmail.com>
Cc: eric neumann <ekneumann@gmail.com>, Matthias Samwald <samwald@gmx.at>, Susie M Stephens <STEPHENS_SUSIE_M@lilly.com>, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org, Holger Stenzhorn <holger.stenzhorn@deri.org>
To: olivier@nlm.nih.gov

On Feb 11, 2008, at 3:34 PM, Olivier Bodenreider wrote:

> eric neumann wrote:
>> I haven't been good at following the calls lately, but still am  
>> sympathetic to the endeavor and committed to helping as I can  
>> (just not quite efficiently).
> Starting with MeSH might be a good idea as it it does not have the  
> intellectual restrictions inherent to other sources in the UMLS.  
> Moreover, MeSH is available in XML and could be easily transformed  
> into RDF, allowing for a possible resolution of the URIs.

There is already one RDF translation in the KB (script from Van Assem  
et. al., modified by Jonathan). This is in to SKOS. There's also a  
prototype uri scheme that we used in the demo, if you are looking for  
a model.

-Alan

>
> -- Olivier
>
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>> Eric
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>> On Feb 11, 2008 9:58 AM, Matthias Samwald <samwald@gmx.at  
>> <mailto:samwald@gmx.at>> wrote:
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>>     I have also added several ideas to the wiki page [1]:
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>>     * OBO Structured Digital Abstracts
>>     * SIOC for Science
>>     * OntoWiki and Semantic MediaWiki
>>     * HCLS KB Decentralisation
>>     * Define a simplified OWL-to-RDF mapping for a subset of OWL
>>
>>     Cheers,
>>     Matthias Samwald
>>     Semantic Web Company / DERI Galway / Yale Center for Medical
>>     Informatics
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>>     [1] http://esw.w3.org/topic/HCLSIG_BioRDF_Subgroup/Brainstorming
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