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Volume 10 Supplement 10

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences, 2008


Edited by Albert Burger, Paolo Romano, Adrian Paschke and Andrea Splendiani

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences, 2008.

Edinburgh, UK28 November 2008

  1. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is developing caGrid as a means for sharing cancer-related data and services. As more data sets become available on caGrid, we need effective ways of accessing and integrati...

    Authors: Jamie P McCusker, Joshua A Phillips, Alejandra González Beltrán, Anthony Finkelstein and Michael Krauthammer
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S2
  2. This paper summarises the lessons and experiences gained from a case study of the application of semantic web technologies to the integration of data from the bacterial species Francisella tularensis novicida (Fn

    Authors: Nadia Anwar and Ela Hunt
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S3
  3. This paper is intended to explore how to use terminological resources for ontology engineering. Nowadays there are several biomedical ontologies describing overlapping domains, but there is not a clear corresp...

    Authors: Antonio Jimeno-Yepes, Ernesto Jiménez-Ruiz, Rafael Berlanga-Llavori and Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S4
  4. The analysis of information in the biological domain is usually focused on the analysis of data from single on-line data sources. Unfortunately, studying a biological process requires having access to disperse...

    Authors: María del Mar Roldán-García, Ismael Navas-Delgado, Amine Kerzazi, Othmane Chniber, Joaquín Molina-Castro and José F Aldana-Montes
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S5
  5. Computer-based pathway discovery is concerned with two important objectives: pathway identification and analysis. Conventional mining and modeling approaches aimed at pathway discovery are often effective at a...

    Authors: George Zheng and Athman Bouguettaya
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S6
  6. Current search engines are keyword-based. Semantic technologies promise a next generation of semantic search engines, which will be able to answer questions. Current approaches either apply natural language pr...

    Authors: Heiko Dietze and Michael Schroeder
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S7
  7. The development of bioinformatics databases, algorithms, and tools throughout the last years has lead to a highly distributed world of bioinformatics services. Without adequate management and development suppo...

    Authors: Anna-Lena Lamprecht, Tiziana Margaria and Bernhard Steffen
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S8
  8. Hypothesis generation in molecular and cellular biology is an empirical process in which knowledge derived from prior experiments is distilled into a comprehensible model. The requirement of automated support ...

    Authors: Marco Roos, M Scott Marshall, Andrew P Gibson, Martijn Schuemie, Edgar Meij, Sophia Katrenko, Willem Robert van Hage, Konstantinos Krommydas and Pieter W Adriaans
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S9
  9. As interest in adopting the Semantic Web in the biomedical domain continues to grow, Semantic Web technology has been evolving and maturing. A variety of technological approaches including triplestore technolo...

    Authors: Kei-Hoi Cheung, H Robert Frost, M Scott Marshall, Eric Prud'hommeaux, Matthias Samwald, Jun Zhao and Adrian Paschke
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S10
  10. Life scientists need help in coping with the plethora of fast growing and scattered knowledge resources. Ideally, this knowledge should be integrated in a form that allows them to pose complex questions that a...

    Authors: Erick Antezana, Ward Blondé, Mikel Egaña, Alistair Rutherford, Robert Stevens, Bernard De Baets, Vladimir Mironov and Martin Kuiper
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S11
  11. A key application area of semantic technologies is the fast-developing field of bioinformatics. Sealife was a project within this field with the aim of creating semantics-based web browsing capabilities for th...

    Authors: Karen Sutherland, Kenneth McLeod, Gus Ferguson and Albert Burger
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S12
  12. There exist several information resources about orthology of genes and proteins, and there are also systems for querying those resources in an integrated way. However, caveats with current approaches include l...

    Authors: Jose Antonio Miñarro-Gimenez, Marisa Madrid and Jesualdo Tomas Fernandez-Breis
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S13
  13. Semantically-enriched browsing has enhanced the browsing experience by providing contextualised dynamically generated Web content, and quicker access to searched-for information. However, adoption of Semantic ...

    Authors: Helen Oliver, Gayo Diallo, Ed de Quincey, Dimitra Alexopoulou, Bianca Habermann, Patty Kostkova, Michael Schroeder, Simon Jupp, Khaled Khelif, Robert Stevens, Gawesh Jawaheer and Gemma Madle
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 10):S14

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