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

From: Jack Park <jackpark@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 13:15:29 -0700
Message-ID: <5179aafa0903261315t40e27908j8c910f9469f7f448@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-semweb-lifesci <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Looking at BrainInfo [1], which, as I recall, serves as a nomenclature
source for UMLS, the two names, telencephalon, and cerebrum, are
treated separately; neither mentions the other as a synonym (unless I
missed something).

Jack
[1] http://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Default.aspx

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 11:56 AM, Kingsley Idehen
<kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
> Kei Cheung wrote:
>>
>> Matthias,
>>
>> In DBPedia, the following pages describe 2 brain regions (Telencephalon
>> and Cerebrum):
>>
>> http://dbpedia.org/resource/Telencephalon
>> http://dbpedia.org/page/Cerebrum
>
> <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Telencephalon> dbpprop:redirect
> <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Cerebrum>
>
> DBpedia world view should be formally expressed as:
> <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Telencephalon> owl:sameAs
> <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Cerebrum>
>
> Based on: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telencephalon which reads:
> The *cerebrum or telencephalon*, together with the diencephalon, constitute
> the forebrain....
>
> If doesn't set off a war, I'll issue a SPARQL Update :-)
>
>
> Kingsley
>>
>> NIFSTD is listed as one of the neuroscience ontologies through BioPortal,
>> its description of cerebrum is available at:
>>
>> http://bioportal.bioontology.org/visualize/39595/p15:birnlex_1042
>>
>> If you read the editorial note (written by Bill Bug), it says:
>>
>> "It isn't clear all would agree Cerebrum and Telencephalon are
>> equivalent."
>>
>> Should we use "sameAs" or something else?
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> -Kei
>>
>>
>> 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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>>
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> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen       Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
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