The Vivo Ontology: Enabling Networking of Scientists

  title={The Vivo Ontology: Enabling Networking of Scientists},
  author={Ying Ding and Stella Mitchell and Jon Corson-Rikert},
VIVO, funded by NIH, utilizes Semantic Web technologies to model scientists and provides federated search to enhance the discovery of researchers and collaborators across disciplines and organizations. VIVO ontology is designed with the focus on modeling scientists, publications, resources, grants, locations, and services. It incorporates classes from popular ontologies, such as BIBO, Dublin Core, Event, FOAF, geopolitical, and SKOS. VIVO data is annotated based on the VIVO ontology to… CONTINUE READING


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