Bio2RDF release 2: Improved coverage, interoperability and provenance of life science linked data

Alison Callahan, Jose Cruz-Toledo, P. Ansell, M. Dumontier

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Bio2rdf currently provides the largest network of linked data for the life sciences. Here, we describe a significant update to increase the overall quality of rdfized datasets generated from open scripts powered by an api to generate registry-validated iris, dataset provenance and metrics, sparql endpoints, downloadable rdf and database files. We demonstrate federated sparql queries within and across the bio2rdf network, including semantic integration using the semanticscience integrated ontology (sio). This work forms a strong foundation for increased coverage and continuous integration of data in the life sciences.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Semantic Web: Semantics and Big Data
Subtitle of host publication10th International Conference, ESWC 2013, Montpellier, France, May 26-30, 2013. Proceedings
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9783642382888
ISBN (Print)9783642382871
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science

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