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Re: DBpedia to OBO mapping: did someone already work on it?

From: Chris Mungall <cjm@berkeleybop.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 17:19:34 -0700
To: "Matthias Samwald" <samwald@gmx.at>
Message-Id: <DBAB3B3C-5E8D-46DF-A4BB-D086BE8DB4DC@berkeleybop.org>
Cc: "public-semweb-lifesci" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>

I don't know that much about how DBpedia is generated, but many OBO  
Ontologies have reasonably complete xref mappings to Wikipedia.

GO
ENVO
PATO
UBERON
...

plus a few more

It would presumably be a simple syntactic translation to dbpedia URIs

On Mar 25, 2009, at 3:03 PM, Matthias Samwald wrote:

> Question: Does a mapping between DBpedia and the OBO ontologies  
> exist? Has someone already invested some time in doing this, or at  
> least reviewed how to best approach it?
>
> Given the central position of DBpedia in the linked data cloud and  
> its rich content in the biomedical domain, creating such a mapping  
> is an obvious (and very useful) thing to do.
>
>
> Cheers,
> Matthias Samwald
>
> DERI Galway, Ireland
> http://deri.ie/
>
> Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution & Cognition Research, Austria
> http://kli.ac.at/
>
>
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