Biomedical ontologies: toward scientific debate.

@article{Maojo2011BiomedicalOT,
  title={Biomedical ontologies: toward scientific debate.},
  author={Victor Maojo and J. Crespo and Miguel Garc{\'i}a-Remesal and Diana de la Iglesia and David P{\'e}rez-Rey and Casimir A. Kulikowski},
  journal={Methods of information in medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={
          203-16
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Biomedical ontologies have been very successful in structuring knowledge for many different applications, receiving widespread praise for their utility and potential. Yet, the role of computational ontologies in scientific research, as opposed to knowledge management applications, has not been extensively discussed. We aim to stimulate further discussion on the advantages and challenges presented by biomedical ontologies from a scientific perspective. METHODS We review various… Expand
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