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Semantic Web for Health Care and Life Sciences

Semantic Web for Health Care and Life Sciences

This video was recorded at 7th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Karlsruhe 2008. The W3C Semantic Web in Health Care and Life Sciences Interest Group (HCLSIG) has used RDF tools to integrate several large biological and clinical databases. This has simplified access to relational and hierarchical data and enabled third party additions to the database. HCLSIG demonstrates the use of Semantic Web technologies to access data on a web scale, taking advantage of OWL and rules to allow queries to re-purpose data without the need to coordinate with the data custodian. This tutorial will introduce OWL and rule mappings of databases, as well as introduce good practices for data modeling and publication. The use of SKOS for terminologies will also be described. Attendees will learn... Show More

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