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RE: Minutes for Terminology call

From: Daniel Rubin <dlrubin@stanford.edu>
Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2010 12:03:57 -0700
To: "'Matthias Samwald'" <samwald@gmx.at>, "'M. Scott Marshall'" <mscottmarshall@gmail.com>, "'HCLS'" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Message-ID: <004a01cb1562$54d1e050$fe75a0f0$@edu>
Interesting. I wonder how difficult it would be to convert our AIM data in
BIMM to A-tags? Would that be beneficial or are we better off with our
current paradigm of a SPARQL endpoint atop BIMM?

BTW--where did things stand about pursuing our use case with the mammography
reports I sent out?


Daniel Rubin, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
Stanford University
Richard M. Lucas Center
1201 Welch Road, Office P285
Stanford, CA 94305-5488
Phone: 650-725-4936  Fax: (650) 723-5795

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthias Samwald [mailto:samwald@gmx.at]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 5:22 AM
> To: Daniel Rubin; 'M. Scott Marshall'; 'HCLS'
> Subject: Re: Minutes for Terminology call
> Daniel Rubin wrote:
> > Great. Can we get more info about "A-tags"?
> > Daniel
> Hi Daniel,
> Basically, aTags are a simple convention for representing statements
> annotated with entities from taxonomies and ontologies. The convention is
> based on the SIOC standard and linked data principles. Other
> assertion-centric formats (such as SWAN or the nano-publication format
> drafted by the Concept Web Alliance) can easily be mapped to aTags.
> A paper describing aTags will soon appear in the Journal of Biomedical
> Semantics. You can get a preview at
> http://www.jbiomedsem.com/content/pdf/2041-1480-1-s1-s5.pdf
> An example of a collection of aTags created by manual curation can be
> at:
> http://hcls.deri.org/atag/data/tcm_atags.html
> A collection of some existing datasets:
> http://esw.w3.org/HCLSIG_BioRDF_Subgroup/aTags/datasets
> A prototypical faceted browser for aggregated aTags (does not work in IE):
> http://hcls.deri.org/atag/explorer/
> The datasets can be queried with SPARQL at:
> http://hcls.deri.org/sparql
> (the graph names to be used in queries are documented at
> http://esw.w3.org/HCLSIG_BioRDF_Subgroup/DERI_HCLS_KB)
> Cheers,
> Matthias Samwald
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