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Re: Fwd: RDF from Atlas

From: Kei Cheung <kei.cheung@yale.edu>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 21:38:40 -0400
Message-ID: <4C6350A0.80902@yale.edu>
To: Christoph Grabmueller <grabmuel@ebi.ac.uk>
CC: "M. Scott Marshall" <mscottmarshall@gmail.com>, Satya Sahoo <satyasahoo@gmail.com>, Matthias Samwald <samwald@gmx.at>, crockey@io-informatics.com, Jun Zhao <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk>, Helena Deus <helenadeus@gmail.com>, Rebholz <rebholz@ebi.ac.uk>, Michael Miller <mmiller@teranode.com>, HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
One thing for all of us to think about is how to increase expressivity 
without introducing too much complexity.

Just my two cents.



Christoph Grabmueller wrote:

> Scott, I don't mind at all if you CC this to the HCLS mailing list. I 
> am aware though that a full representation of ArrayExpress/Atlas would 
> require a significant increase in graph complexity.
> Cheers,
> Christoph
> M. Scott Marshall wrote:
>> Note to BioRDF members: Christoph Grabmeuller provided us with example
>> microarray RDF from Rebholz's text mining group at EBI using EFO (see
>> below). Notice that Christoph would like feedback and guidance. It
>> could be informative to compare our approaches.
>> Christoph,
>> [Would you mind if I CC the HCLS mailing list "HCLS"
>> <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org> ? There are many others in HCLS that
>> would like to know about this work and could contribute
>> advice/opinions.]
>> Thanks for your example RDF. It looks like a good start. The
>> teleconference that Jun and Lena and I had with James was very useful,
>> but several in the BioRDF task force couldn't attend (I organized it
>> during my vacation but several others including Kei were travelling).
>> I'm looking forward to helping each other find a satisfying approach
>> to microarray data in RDF and hopefully arriving at a consensus that
>> results in similar RDF being served directly from ArrayExpress and
>> GEO.  It would then be possible to perform some basic bioinformatics
>> work in SPARQL without having to create special ontologies and
>> namespaces.
>> Maybe this link will help you to understand what we are doing:
>> http://esw.w3.org/HCLSIG_BioRDF_Subgroup/QueryFederation2
>> Any questions you may have will help us to improve our wiki page. Some
>> of our latest work is being 'staged' in DropBox at the moment but
>> should be available from the wiki soon..
>> Cheers,
>> Scott
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