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Re: A precedent suggesting a compromise for the SWHCLS IG Best Practices (ARK)

From: Adrian Walker <adrianw@snet.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 12:49:56 -0400
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To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org

Tim --

At 10:54 AM 8/21/2006 -0400, you wrote:

>....Machine processing of information relies on
>consistent usage of terms. You can't reuse information for
>new problems when its use requires human intervention to disambiguate

But, perhaps ontologies can help in mapping various human usages to one 
another in such a way that the machines can then work uninterrupted?

A little example in this direction that you can run in a browser is


Does anyone have a pointer please to a similar task in biology / health 

Thanks,    -- Adrian

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