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From: Chris Baker <bakerc@unbsj.ca>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 15:03:07 -0300
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I am writing in support of the RIF initiative. 
My work has focused on the application of semantic technologies in life
In particular the architectural combination and synergy of OWL-DL
ontologies, text mining, 
and visualization to facilitate enhanced search for experts in lipidomics,
dengue fever, ovarian cancer... 
We have used rules in natural language processing, natural language
generation from ontologies, terminology mapping and 
knowledgebase interrogation and are strongly in favor of a standardized
format for representing and reusing rules. 
I am interested in RIF RDF and OWL compatibility and leveraging OWL 2 RL in
the RIF BLD.  


Chris Baker


ker>  J. O. Baker  Ph. D. 

Innovatia Research Chair / Associate Professor

Dept. Computer Science & Applied Statistics

University of New Brunswick, Canada


Recent Publications:


Baker CJO, Lambrix P., Bergman JL, Kanagasabai R. and Ang WT. Slicing
through <http://www.springerlink.com/content/483h715573l58377/>  the
Scientific Literature, In: Data Integration in the Life Sciences 2009 LNCS,
Volume 5647/2009 Pages 127-140 (2009)

Rajapakse M, Kanagasabai R, Ang WT, Veeramani A, Schreiber MJ, Baker CJ.
Ontology-centric integration and navigation of the dengue literature.
Journal of biomedical informatics (2008) (Epub 05 May 2008) PubMed
<http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=pubmed&term=18524685> ) 

..         Baker C, Kanagasabai R, Ang W, Veeramani A, Low H, Wenk M. Towards
ontology-driven navigation of the lipid bibliosphere. BMC bioinformatics 9
Suppl 1 , S5 (2008) PubMed ID:(18315858
<http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=pubmed&term=18315858> ) 

..         Baker CJO, Cheung K-H. Semantic
173699804-0>  Web: Revolutionizing Knowledge Discovery in the Life Sciences
Edited Volume, Springer (2007) 

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