Special issue on Linked Data for Health Care and the Life Sciences

  title={Special issue on Linked Data for Health Care and the Life Sciences},
  author={Mikel Ega{\~n}a Aranguren and Jesualdo Tom{\'a}s Fern{\'a}ndez-Breis and Michel Dumontier},
  journal={Semantic Web},
Health Care and Life Sciences (HCLS) have long been a test-bed for the standards proposed by the W3C to build the Semantic Web1: since HCLS is descriptive by nature and its descriptions have traditionally been produced according to ad-hoc schemas in isolated resources, HCLS offers an ideal use case for technologies like RDF2, SPARQL3 and OWL4 [1,4]. This “marriage” of the HCLS domain with semantic technologies has resulted in a collection of resources that can be regarded as an HCLS-focused… CONTINUE READING


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