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semantic web for the life sciences

Saturday 27 January 2007

The Semantic Web for the Life Sciences (SWLS) targets the widespread acceptance and application of standards for naming, representing, describing and accessing biological information.

The W3C-led Semantic Web initiative has established most, if not all, of the standards and technologies needed to achieve a unified, global SWLS.


- Good BM, Wilkinson MD. The Life Sciences Semantic Web is full of creeps!
Brief Bioinform. 2006 Sep;7(3):275-86. PMID: #16899496#