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Re: BioRDF Telcon

From: Maryann Martone <maryann@ncmir.ucsd.edu>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 12:02:01 -0700
Cc: Nigam Shah <nigam@stanford.edu>, Helen Parkinson <parkinson@ebi.ac.uk>, HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, tomasz.adamusiak@gmail.com, Fahim Imam <smtifahim@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <38924F8E-CACA-419F-A596-45016DAF9D58@ncmir.ucsd.edu>
To: Kei Cheung <kei.cheung@yale.edu>
It is already.

On Sep 1, 2009, at 11:58 AM, Kei Cheung wrote:

> 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
>




Maryann Martone
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Dept of Neurosciences
University of California, San Diego
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