Ontology-Based Queries Over Cancer Data

The ever-increasing amount of data in biomedical research, and in cancer research in particular, needs to be managed to support efficient data access, exchange and integration. Existing software infrastructures, such caGrid, support access to distributed information annotated with a domain ontology. However, caGrid's current querying functionality depends on the structure of individual data resources without exploiting the semantic annotations.

Author:Alejandra González Beltrán
Author: Ben Tagger
Author: Anthony Finkelstein

Publication:Proceedings of Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences | full text (PDF)