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Semantic web : revolutionizing knowledge discovery in the life sciences

Author: Christopher J O Baker; Kei-Hoi Cheung
Publisher: New York : Springer, cop. 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book introduces advanced semantic web technologies, illustrating their utility and highlighting their implementation in biological, medical, and clinical scenarios. The volume also details the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J O Baker; Kei-Hoi Cheung
ISBN: 9780387484365 0387484361
OCLC Number: 758035437
Notes: Índices.
Description: XX, 445 p. : il
Contents: Introduction.- Part I: Database and Literature Integration.- Semantic Web Approach to Database Integration in the Life Sciences.- Querying Semantic Web Contents.- Knowledge Acquisition from the Biomedical Literature.- Part II: Biological Ontologies - Clinical Ontologies for Discovery Applications.- Ontology Engineering for Biological Applications.- The Evaluation of Ontologies: Toward Improved Semantic Interoperability.- OWL for the Novice: A Logical Perspective.- PART III: Ontology Visualization.- Techniques for Ontology Visualization.- On Visualization of OWL Ontologies.- PART IV: Ontologies in Action.- Applying OWL Reasoning to Genomics.- Can Semantic Web Technologies Enable Translational Medicine?.- Ontology Design for Biomedical Text Mining.- PART V: Using Distributed Knowledge.- SemBOWSER Semantic Biological Web Services Registry.- Agent Technologies in the Life Sciences.- Knowledge Discovery for Biology with Taverna.- PART VI: On the Success of Semantic Web in the Life Sciences.- Factors Influencing the Adoption of the Semantic Web in the Life Sciences.- Semantic Web Standards: Legal and Social Issues and Implications.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher J.O. Baker and Kei-Hoi Cheung.


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