Modeling a description logic vocabulary for cancer research


The National Cancer Institute has developed the NCI Thesaurus, a biomedical vocabulary for cancer research, covering terminology across a wide range of cancer research domains. A major design goal of the NCI Thesaurus is to facilitate translational research. We describe: the features of Ontylog, a description logic used to build NCI Thesaurus; our… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2004.09.001


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