Chapter 3. Technologies and Best Practices for Building Bio-Ontologies

  1. Gil Alterovitz and
  2. Marco Ramoni
  1. Mikel Egãna Aranguren1,
  2. Robert Stevens2,
  3. Erick Antezana3,
  4. Jesualdo Tomás Fernández-Breis1,
  5. Martin Kuiper3 and
  6. Vladimir Mironov3

Published Online: 7 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669716.ch3

Knowledge-Based Bioinformatics: From Analysis to Interpretation

Knowledge-Based Bioinformatics: From Analysis to Interpretation

How to Cite

Aranguren, M. E., Stevens, R., Antezana, E., Fernández-Breis, J. T., Kuiper, M. and Mironov, V. (2010) Technologies and Best Practices for Building Bio-Ontologies, in Knowledge-Based Bioinformatics: From Analysis to Interpretation (eds G. Alterovitz and M. Ramoni), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669716.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Murcia, Spain

  2. 2

    University of Manchester, UK

  3. 3

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470748312

Online ISBN: 9780470669716

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Keywords:

  • Knowledge Representation;
  • Bio-ontology;
  • RDF;
  • OWL;
  • OBO;
  • Life Sciences Semantic Web;
  • Semantic Systems Biology;
  • Automated reasoning;
  • Ontology Design Pattern;
  • Knowledge Base;
  • Complete list of keywords for the index;
  • Axiom;
  • Upper Level Ontology;
  • Relation Ontology;
  • Gene Ontology;
  • Cell Cycle Ontology;
  • Neurocommons;
  • BioGateway;
  • Axiomatic richness;
  • Entailment;
  • Ontology evaluation;
  • W3C;
  • OBO foundry;
  • Semantic Web Health Care and Life Sciences Interest Group;
  • BioPortal;
  • Ontology Lookup Service;
  • SPARQL;
  • Description Logics;
  • Semantics;
  • Tractability;
  • Expressivity;
  • Open World Assumption;
  • Unique Name Assumption;
  • Best practices;
  • Ontology PreProcessor Language

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Knowledge representation languages and tools for building bio-ontologies

  • Best practices for building bio-ontologies

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References