Introduction to Bio-Ontologies and Their Applications
Date: Tutorial: March 15, 2012
Organization: Barry Smith (NCBO / Buffalo), Trish Whetzel (NCBO / Stanford University), and Nigam Shah (NCBO / Stanford University)
Registration: Please write to Barry Smith
Audience: Some background in bioinformatics or medical informatics is required. No knowledge of ontology is presupposed.
- 1:00pm What is an ontology and what is it useful for? (Barry Smith)
This section will provide an introduction to biomedical ontology with a focus on illustrations of success stories in the application of ontologies to supporting specific kinds of research.
- 2:30pm NCBO Web Services and Development of Semantic Applications (Trish Whetzel)
This section will describe NCBO technologies to support the use of ontologies in your research.
- 4:00pm Use of ontologies in biomedical research (Nigam Shah)