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Re: [hcls] A map of the Semantic Web for life science and health care

From: Eric Jain <Eric.Jain@isb-sib.ch>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 15:42:09 +0200
Message-ID: <467D2331.3080306@isb-sib.ch>
To: samwald@gmx.at
CC: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org

samwald@gmx.at wrote:
> After a lot of thinking I have finally decided on the style for the
> visualization. I chose a geographical metaphor, here is an example (with
> arbitrary connections): 
> http://neuroweb.med.yale.edu/senselab/temporary_files/map-draft-2.png

The metaphor is clearly flawed, or else surely UniProt would be depicted in 
the center :-)

You state that "if two ontologies are mapped in a separate mapping file, 
there should be a direct connection between both". Does a simple HTTP-based 
resolver count as a "mapping file"?

Also, a resource such as UniProt, while focussed on proteins, has various 
ontologies that are not restricted to proteins, how to represent that?
Received on Saturday, 23 June 2007 13:42:20 UTC

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