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RE: "molar" for concentration

From: Michael Miller <Michael.Miller@systemsbiology.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:15:55 -0700
Message-ID: <57a2025fc3bd207b9d475187c00a59e3@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jim McCusker <james.mccusker@yale.edu>, Matthias Samwald <matthias.samwald@meduniwien.ac.at>
Cc: Helena Deus <helenadeus@gmail.com>, W3C HCLSIG hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
hi all,

i did take a quick look at MUO and it does seem sane.

"For instance, MUO has the ability to assert units of measure on n-ary
observations, ..."

and MUO appears based on SI.

cheers,
michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org [mailto:public-semweb-
> lifesci-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Jim McCusker
> Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 12:58 PM
> To: Matthias Samwald
> Cc: Helena Deus; W3C HCLSIG hcls
> Subject: Re: "molar" for concentration
>
> 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.
>
> Jim
>
> 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
> http://krauthammerlab.med.yale.edu
>
> PhD Student
> Tetherless World Constellation
> Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
> mccusj@cs.rpi.edu
> http://tw.rpi.edu
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