Volume 13 Supplement 1

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences (SWAT4LS) 2010


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

The organizers would like to thank Ontotext, Franz Inc, Ontoprise and O'Reilly for their support of the Workshop.

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences (SWAT4LS) 2010. Go to conference site.

Berlin, Germany

10 December 2010

  1. Research

    Semantic Web Applications and Tools for the Life Sciences: SWAT4LS 2010

    As Semantic Web technologies mature and new releases of key elements, such as SPARQL 1.1 and OWL 2.0, become available, the Life Sciences continue to push the boundaries of these technologies with ever more so...

    Albert Burger, Adrian Paschke, Paolo Romano, M Scott Marshall and Andrea Splendiani

    BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 1):S1

    Published on: 25 January 2012

  2. Research

    SPARQL Assist language-neutral query composer

    SPARQL query composition is difficult for the lay-person, and even the experienced bioinformatician in cases where the data model is unfamiliar. Moreover, established best-practices and internationalization co...

    Luke McCarthy, Ben Vandervalk and Mark Wilkinson

    BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 1):S2

    Published on: 25 January 2012

  3. Research

    Gauging triple stores with actual biological data

    Semantic Web technologies have been developed to overcome the limitations of the current Web and conventional data integration solutions. The Semantic Web is expected to link all the data present on the Intern...

    Vladimir Mironov, Nirmala Seethappan, Ward Blondé, Erick Antezana, Andrea Splendiani and Martin Kuiper

    BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 1):S3

    Published on: 25 January 2012

  4. Research

    User centered and ontology based information retrieval system for life sciences

    Because of the increasing number of electronic resources, designing efficient tools to retrieve and exploit them is a major challenge. Some improvements have been offered by semantic Web technologies and appli...

    Mohameth-François Sy, Sylvie Ranwez, Jacky Montmain, Armelle Regnault, Michel Crampes and Vincent Ranwez

    BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 1):S4

    Published on: 25 January 2012

  5. Research

    Populous: a tool for building OWL ontologies from templates

    Ontologies are being developed for the life sciences to standardise the way we describe and interpret the wealth of data currently being generated. As more ontology based applications begin to emerge, tools ar...

    Simon Jupp, Matthew Horridge, Luigi Iannone, Julie Klein, Stuart Owen, Joost Schanstra, Katy Wolstencroft and Robert Stevens

    BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 1):S5

    Published on: 25 January 2012

  6. Research

    Transparent mediation-based access to multiple yeast data sources using an ontology driven interface

    Saccharomyces cerevisiae is recognized as a model system representing a simple eukaryote whose genome can be easily manipulated. Information solicited by scientists on its biological entities (Proteins, Genes, RN...

    Abdelaali Briache, Kamar Marrakchi, Amine Kerzazi, Ismael Navas-Delgado, Badr D Rossi Hassani, Khalid Lairini and José F Aldana-Montes

    BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 1):S7

    Published on: 25 January 2012

  7. Research

    Federated ontology-based queries over cancer data

    Personalised medicine provides patients with treatments that are specific to their genetic profiles. It requires efficient data sharing of disparate data types across a variety of scientific disciplines, such ...

    Alejandra González-Beltrán, Ben Tagger and Anthony Finkelstein

    BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 1):S9

    Published on: 25 January 2012

  8. Research

    A semantic web framework to integrate cancer omics data with biological knowledge

    The RDF triple provides a simple linguistic means of describing limitless types of information. Triples can be flexibly combined into a unified data source we call a semantic model. Semantic models open new po...

    Matthew E Holford, James P McCusker, Kei-Hoi Cheung and Michael Krauthammer

    BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 1):S10

    Published on: 25 January 2012