Posts Tagged gene ontology

There is no “other” category: When to avoid “miscellaneous”

on April 20, 2010 by Duncan Hull and Robert Stevens in Under Review, Comments (0)

It is often tempting when describing a series of subclasses that you know are not exhaustive to add a class labelled as “Other” or “Miscellaneous”. This is generally seen […]

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Separating Concepts from Labels

on by Duncan Hull and Robert Stevens in Under Review, Comments (0)

When creating ontologies it is good practice to separate the concept and the label or term used to refer to that concept. Take the category or class that the […]

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What is an ontology?

on January 22, 2010 by Alan Rector, Duncan Hull and Robert Stevens in Reviewed, Comments (10)

Robert Stevens*, Alan Rector* and Duncan Hull† * School of Computer Science, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK † EMBL Outstation – Hinxton, European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome […]

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Ontological Annotation of Data

on January 21, 2010 by Helen Parkinson in Under Review, Comments (3)

An introduction to annotation of data using ontologies with examples from the bio-medical domain.

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