Transparent access to multiple bioinformatics information sources

  title={Transparent access to multiple bioinformatics information sources},
  author={Carole A. Goble and Robert Stevens and Gary Ng and Sean Bechhofer and Norman W. Paton and Patricia G. Baker and Martin Peim and Andy Brass},
  journal={IBM Systems Journal},
This paper describes the Transparent Access to Multiple Bioinformatics Information Sources project, known as TAMBIS, in which a domain ontology for molecular biology and bioinformatics is used in a retrieval-based information integration system for biologists. The ontology, represented using a description logic and managed by a terminology server, is used both to drive a visual query interface and as a global schema against which complex intersource queries are expressed. These source… CONTINUE READING


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