Development of a toxicological Ontology for the OECD QSAR Toolbox

on October 4, 2012 by Phillip Lord in 2012, Comments (0)

1 Introduction Here, we report on a new ontological resource aimed at standardizing and organizing the chemical toxicological databases in the OECD QSAR Toolbox which is free predictive toxicology […]


Analysis of MeSH and IPC as a Prerequisite for Guided Patent Search

on by Phillip Lord in 2012, Comments (0)

Abstract Document search on PubMed, the pre-eminent database for biomedical literature, relies on the annotation of its documents with relevant terms from the Medical Subject Headings ontology (MeSH) for […]


Bottom-up curation of terminology for experimental variables: the Ontology of Experimental Variables and Values (OoEVV)

on August 17, 2012 by Phillip Lord in 2012, Comments (0)

  Introduction The challenges of developing an effective biomedical knowledge representation (KR) include (a) expressing the correct logic of domain-specific concepts in a reusable way, (b) excluding extraneous ontological […]