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

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Sat, 08 Jun 2013 10:30:40 -0400
Message-ID: <51B34010.70307@dbooth.org>
To: Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.de>
CC: Peter.Hendler@kp.org, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org
Nice!  This looks quite useful.

Thanks,
David

On 06/08/2013 04:02 AM, Michael Brunnbauer wrote:
>
> 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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