Anatomy Ontologies for Bioinformatics: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

Anatomy Ontologies for Bioinformatics: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

by Albert Burger
     
 

ISBN-10: 1846288843

ISBN-13: 9781846288845

Pub. Date: 12/06/2007

Publisher: Springer London

This book provides a timely and first-of-its-kind collection of papers on anatomy ontologies. It is interdisciplinary in its approach, bringing together the relevant expertise from computing and biomedical studies. The book aims to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the foundations of anatomical ontologies and the-state-of-the-art in terms of

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This book provides a timely and first-of-its-kind collection of papers on anatomy ontologies. It is interdisciplinary in its approach, bringing together the relevant expertise from computing and biomedical studies. The book aims to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the foundations of anatomical ontologies and the-state-of-the-art in terms of existing tools and applications. It also highlights challenges that remain today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846288845
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
12/06/2007
Series:
Computational Biology Series, #6
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Existing Anatomy Ontologies for Human, Model Organisms and Plants.- Anatomical Ontologies for Model Organisms: The Fungi and Animals.- Plant Structure Ontology (PSO)— A Morphological and Anatomical Ontology of Flowering Plants.- Anatomy for Clinical Terminology.- The Foundational Model of Anatomy Ontology.- Towards a Disease Ontology.- Engineering and Linking of Anatomy Ontologies.- Ontology Alignment and Merging.- COBrA and COBrA-CT: Ontology Engineering Tools.- XSPAN — A Cross-Species Anatomy Network.- Searching Biomedical Literature with Anatomy Ontologies.- Anatomy Ontologies and Spatio-Temporal Atlases.- Anatomical Ontologies: Linking Names to Places in Biology.- Time in Anatomy.- The Edinburgh Mouse Atlas.- The Smart Atlas: Spatial and Semantic Strategies for Multiscale Integration of Brain Data.- Anatomy Ontologies – Modelling Principles.- Modelling Principles and Methodologies – Relations in Anatomical Ontologies.- Modeling Principles and Methodologies - Spatial Representation and Reasoning.- CARO – The Common Anatomy Reference Ontology.

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