Posts In Category 2011

An Ontology of Annotation Content Structure and Provenance

on June 29, 2011 by Phillip Lord in 2011, Comments (0)

Abstract Motivation: Representing and understanding complex biological systems requires knowledge representations that can relate multiple concepts to each other though sets of assertions. Annotation efforts that seek to curate […]

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EMO – The Enzyme Mechanism Ontology

on by Phillip Lord in 2011, Comments (0)

  Enzymes, as biological catalysts, are important and extremely intricate systems, without which life, as we know it, could not exist. Enzyme complexity is a function of the protein […]

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Relating Processes and Events for Granularity-neutral Modeling

on by Phillip Lord in 2011, Comments (0)

  Abstract We investigate an approach of classifying temporally extended entities (occurrents) which distinguishes events and processes by means of their inner structure and their relation to change. By […]

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Records and situations. Integrating contextual aspects in clinical ontologies

on by Simon Cockell in 2011, Comments (0)

Abstract In order to achieve interoperability between different flavors of information model / ontology combinations to represent medical record entries we propose a comprehensive framework based on expressive description […]

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A Maximum-Entropy Approach for Accurate Document Annotation in the Biomedical Domain

on by Phillip Lord in 2011, Comments (0)

*Abstract Motivation: The increasing number of scientific literature on the Internet and the absence of efficient tools used for classifying and searching the documents are the two most important […]

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Vital Sign Ontology

on by Simon Cockell in 2011, Comments (0)

*Abstract We introduce the Vital Sign Ontology (VSO), an extension of the Ontology for General Medical Science (OGMS) that covers the consensus human vital signs: blood pressure, body temperature, […]

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What’s new and what’s changing in ChEBI in 2011

on by Phillip Lord in 2011, Comments (0)

  INTRODUCTION ChEBI — Chemical Entities of Biological Interest — is an ontology of chemical entities such as molecules and ions, and their roles in biological contexts (de Matos, […]

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An Ontological Representation of Biomedical Data Sources and Records

on by Phillip Lord in 2011, Comments (0)

Abstract Large RDF-triple stores have been the basis of prominent recent attempts to integrate the vast quantities of data in semantically divergent databases. However, these repositories often conflate data-source […]

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Processes and properties

on by Phillip Lord in 2011, Comments (0)

*Abstract Many of the entities most commonly studied and investigated by biologists are processes, that is, they involve change over time, such as cell development and blood circulation. Most […]

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The State of Bio-Medical Ontologies

on June 28, 2011 by Phillip Lord in 2011, Comments (0)

  *Abstract This paper presents a logic based analysis of the bio-medical ontologies that are contained in the NCBO BioPortal Repository. In total, 218 OBO and OWL ontologies were […]

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