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Re: Outcomes of F2F Meeting

From: Carole Goble <carole.goble@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 8 May 2019 21:57:23 +0000
To: "Gray, Alasdair J G" <A.J.G.Gray@hw.ac.uk>
CC: "public-bioschemas@w3.org" <public-bioschemas@w3.org>
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Thank you Alasdair for organising and leading the meeting so well


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Professor Carole Goble
The University of Manchester

On 8 May 2019, at 19:08, Gray, Alasdair J G <A.J.G.Gray@hw.ac.uk<mailto:A.J.G.Gray@hw.ac.uk>> wrote:

Hi All

We have had a very productive face-to-face meeting today making progress on the Bioschemas types and properties. Notes and outcomes have been captured in the agenda document


We are going to prepare a small set of types for pushing up to schema.org<http://schema.org> in a first wave of effort with further chunks of types pushed up in the following months. Based on the meeting today, we will be looking to push forward with

  *   BioChemEntity: as a top level type for all our Bioschemas work to keep these separated out in the schema.org<http://schema.org> hierarchy; this is partly to achieve the effect of the bio extension now that the extension mechanism is no more in schema.org<http://schema.org>
  *   BioChemStructure: renaming and generalisation of ProteinStructure
  *   BioSample: renaming Sample type proposal and focusing on life sciences
  *   DataRecord: a type to support the capturing of provenance information about a record separate from the content of the record, also avoiding everything being marked up as type Webpage
  *   Gene
  *   Protein

During the meeting today we agreed to hold back on SequenceAnnotation so that we can first do some markup with Gene and Protein. We can then reflect on the experience gained with these and then refine and evolve as our experience matures.

Obviously there are lots of types that we have been working on that were not represented by community members today. The choice of types to move forward with initially was purely on who was present at the meeting today. Other types that could be moved forward quite quickly includes the activities on Chemicals, Phenotype, Taxon, and others. If we can get activity pushing these forward then we can look to include them in the initial push to schema.org<http://schema.org>.

Thanks to everyone who was at the meeting today for working so hard and making it such as success.

Best regards


Alasdair J G Gray
Associate Professor in Computer Science,
School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.

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