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RE: RE: BioRDF Brainstorming

From: Colin Batchelor <BatchelorC@rsc.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 13:59:11 -0000
Message-ID: <93B41882A6FB344FA9CEB2A25EE998BD091D0536@stamp>
To: <samwald@gmx.at>, <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Cc: <holger.stenzhorn@deri.org>

> In what I see as the ideal scenario, each text/database entry would
only
> be annotated with the results

OK.

So what we would need is
(1) a tool for getting authors to indicate which bits of the article
actually are their results, and
(2) a way of representing this in RDF.  I suppose we're going to reify
the results, so we need a relationship to connect the article to the
reified result.

How do you propose we cope with hedging, that is "It is not impossible
that bananas are green", "Taken together, these results would indicate
that bananas are blue" and so forth?  This is much more common that the
unwary reader might suspect.

Best wishes,
Colin.



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