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RE: Yosemite Manifesto on RDF as a Universal Healthcare Exchange Language

From: Daniel Rubin <dlrubin@stanford.edu>
Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2013 06:19:51 -0700
To: "'Michael Brunnbauer'" <brunni@netestate.de>, "'David Booth'" <david@dbooth.org>
Cc: <Peter.Hendler@kp.org>, <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <077601ce644a$dbb765b0$93263110$@stanford.edu>
Hi

This looks like nice work. Any publications from your group on it?
What are the use cases that motivated it? A challenge is that many of the
field values in DICOM, being strings, lack explicit semantics..

Daniel Rubin


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Brunnbauer [mailto:brunni@netestate.de]
> Sent: Saturday, June 08, 2013 1:02 AM
> To: David Booth
> Cc: Peter.Hendler@kp.org; public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org; semantic-
> web@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Yosemite Manifesto on RDF as a Universal Healthcare Exchange
> Language
> 
> 
> Hello David,
> 
> here is my contribution to the field:
> 
> An Ontology for DICOM metadata (Digital Imaging and Communications in
> Medicine):
> http://purl.org/healthcarevocab/v1
> 
> A tool to extract metadata from DICOM files as RDF:
> https://github.com/Bonubase/dicom2rdf
> 
> Those will be presented in more detail at ODLS 2013:
> https://wiki.imise.uni-leipzig.de/Gruppen/OBML/Workshops/2013-ODLS-en
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Michael Brunnbauer
> 
> On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 04:37:59PM -0400, David Booth wrote:
> > On 06/07/2013 01:40 PM, Michael Brunnbauer wrote:>
> > > I think life sciences have been early adopters for a while so this may
> > > be a bit of preaching to the converted :-)
> >
> > I sure hope so!  :)
> >
> > On 06/07/2013 02:00 PM, Michael Brunnbauer wrote:
> > >On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 10:44:55AM -0700, Peter.Hendler@kp.org wrote:
> > >>We'll still argue about whether we use SNOMED roles, make HL7 rim
> classes
> > >>and roles or openEHR or something else.
> > >
> > >Asking for a single extensive ontology about the world - or even about
a
> > >limited subject - that suits all needs is a bit naive.
> >
> > Agreed.  That's why RDF approach that is advocated does not make that
> > assumption.
> >
> > >
> > >The nice thing about RDF is that you can have all of them in a single
> > >triple
> > >store, map them onto each other and make up your own roles if none of
> them
> > >suit you.
> >
> > Exactly.  The Yosemite Manifesto at http://goo.gl/mBUrZ was
> > intentionally kept simple, but the issue of how semantic alignment can
> > be achieved was also addressed in the workshop.  See slides at:
> > http://dbooth.org/2013/semtech/slides/03-DavidBooth-rdf-as-
> universal.pdf
> >
> > All slides from the workshop, and some videos of the workshop that were
> > kindly made by Tom Munnecke -- Thank you Tom! -- are available at:
> > http://dbooth.org/2013/semtech/
> >
> > David
> 
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