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Re: BioRDF Telcon

From: Kei Cheung <kei.cheung@yale.edu>
Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2009 14:58:28 -0400
To: Nigam Shah <nigam@stanford.edu>
Cc: Helen Parkinson <parkinson@ebi.ac.uk>, HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, "tomasz.adamusiak@gmail.com" <tomasz.adamusiak@gmail.com>, Maryann Martone <maryann@ncmir.ucsd.edu>
Message-id: <4A9D6ED4.1060301@yale.edu>
Nigam Shah wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 6:37 AM, Helen Parkinson <parkinson@ebi.ac.uk 
> <mailto:parkinson@ebi.ac.uk>> wrote:
>
>     The performance depends largely on how well the ontology is
>     aligned with the input data, for this reason we developed our own
>     ontology. 
>
>
> This is very true. However, if there is already an existing ontology 
> that matches the input data well (e.g. the NCI Thesaurus in case of 
> Tissue Microarray Annotations in TMAD (http://tma.stanford.edu/) .. 
> then its possible to use the annotator tool at NCBO 
> (http://bioportal.bioontology.org/annotate).
>
> Regards,
> Nigam. 
I notice that EFO is accessible through BioPortal. As the Neurolex group 
is in the process of updating NIFSTD, perhaps the new version of NIFSTD 
may also be made accessible through BioPortal when it's ready.

Thanks,

-Kei
Received on Tuesday, 1 September 2009 18:59:14 UTC

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