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Re: "molar" for concentration

From: Jim McCusker <james.mccusker@yale.edu>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 15:58:12 -0400
Message-ID: <CAAtgn=TW4x5_oJ3y=YMPuysLH2nsXkkycsU-Wi=hzfv34c+uMw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Matthias Samwald <matthias.samwald@meduniwien.ac.at>
Cc: Helena Deus <helenadeus@gmail.com>, W3C HCLSIG hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
In general, you really want to be able to have additional levels of
qualification. For instance, MUO has the ability to assert units of
measure on n-ary observations, as well as to provide prefUnit
annotations on properties. An ontology that generates property URIs
for every quality and unit of measure would be huge and very
cumbersome, and I think the consensus is to annotate your own
properties with units of measure.


On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Matthias Samwald
<matthias.samwald@meduniwien.ac.at> wrote:
> Besides the ontologies already mentioned, the unit ontology /
> UO (http://obofoundry.org/cgi-bin/detail.cgi?id=unit) also has a class for
> "mole" and one for "molar mass unit". But you actually wanted a URI for a
> datatype so this (as well as the other ontologies mentioned before) is
> probably not what you wanted.
> Does anybody know of an ontology that defines scientific datatypes in OWL 2?
>  - Matthias
> From: Helena Deus
> Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 5:23 PM
> To: W3C HCLSIG hcls
> Subject: "molar" for concentration
> Hi all,
> Wondering if anyone ever needed/came across a URI for datatype "M" (molar,
> as in 10 M -> 10 Molar).
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molar_concentration
> Cheers,
> --
> Helena F. Deus
> Post-Doctoral Researcher at DERI/NUIG
> http://lenadeus.info/

Jim McCusker
Programmer Analyst
Krauthammer Lab, Pathology Informatics
Yale School of Medicine
james.mccusker@yale.edu | (203) 785-6330

PhD Student
Tetherless World Constellation
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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