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RE: ontology specs for self-publishing experiment

From: Chimezie Ogbuji <ogbujic@bio.ri.ccf.org>
Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2006 16:21:20 -0400 (EDT)
To: Trish Whetzel <whetzel@pcbi.upenn.edu>
cc: w3c semweb hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, "Miller, Michael D (Rosetta)" <Michael_Miller@rosettabio.com>, Tim Clark <twclark@nmr.mgh.harvard.edu>, SWAN Team <swan-team@mind-informatics.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.60.0607061606340.26353@joplin.bio.ri.ccf.org>

On Thu, 6 Jul 2006, Trish Whetzel wrote:

> Hi all,
> As a terribly simple question, is it possible to take the actual FuGE-ML that 
> is generated on a per instance reporting of an experiment/study/investigation 
> and then convert than to RDF for use with semantic web technologies?

Absolutely, this is exactly the kind of thing that XSLT is meant for and 
the premise for RDF extraction protocols such as GRDDL.  The value in this 
is that such a mapping is written once for each target RDF/OWL ontology 
and the translation from hierarchical syntax (XML) to knowledge 
representation (RDF) is achieved without retrofitting either XML or RDF 
into representation roles they weren't suited for.

Chimezie Ogbuji
Lead Systems Analyst
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
9500 Euclid Avenue/ W26
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
Office: (216)444-8593
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