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Re: BioRDF Telcon

From: Helen Parkinson <parkinso@ebi.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2009 20:12:10 +0100
Message-ID: <4A9D720A.2050504@ebi.ac.uk>
To: Kei Cheung <kei.cheung@yale.edu>
CC: Nigam Shah <nigam@stanford.edu>, HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, "tomasz.adamusiak@gmail.com" <tomasz.adamusiak@gmail.com>, Maryann Martone <maryann@ncmir.ucsd.edu>
Having the NIFSTD in bioportal would be ideal, we will always defer to 
NIF for neuroscience terms,

best

Helen

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
>
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