TermGenie – a web-application for pattern-based ontology class generation

  title={TermGenie – a web-application for pattern-based ontology class generation},
  author={Heiko Dietze and Tanya Z. Berardini and Rebecca E. Foulger and David P. Hill and Jane Lomax and David Osumi-Sutherland and Paola Roncaglia and Christopher J Mungall},
  booktitle={J. Biomedical Semantics},
BACKGROUND Biological ontologies are continually growing and improving from requests for new classes (terms) by biocurators. These ontology requests can frequently create bottlenecks in the biocuration process, as ontology developers struggle to keep up, while manually processing these requests and create classes. RESULTS TermGenie allows biocurators to generate new classes based on formally specified design patterns or templates. The system is web-based and can be accessed by any authorized… CONTINUE READING
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