Node.js library OPS.js now available

OPS.js is a JavaScript library you can use to fetch and parse responses from the Open PHACTS API. It is now available via the Node Package Manager which means that anyone using Node-based JavaScript applications can easily include it. It is also available as a single file download for standard JavaScript applications. More details can Read more about Node.js library OPS.js now available[…]

Conference: SWAT4LS 2013

International SWAT4LS Workshop 2013, Edinburgh, Scotland Núria Queralt (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) presented a poster: DisGeNET RDF: A gene-disease association Linked Open Data resource Alasdair Gray (Heriot-Watt University) gave a presentation: Computing Identity Co-reference Across Drug Discovery Datasets Ian Dunlop (University of Manchester) presented a publication: Open PHACTS Explorer: Bringing the web to the semantic web

Award-winning Open PHACTS publications

Open PHACTS publications won the top two best paper awards at SWAT4LS 2013: Computing Identity Co-Reference Across Drug Discovery Datasets (Christian Y.A. Brenninkmeijer, Ian Dunlop, Carole Goble, Alasdair J.G. Gray, Steve Pettifer and Robert Stevens) Nanopublications for exposing experimental data in the life-sciences: a Huntingtion’s Disease case study (Eleni Mina, Mark Thompson, Rajaram Kaliyaperumal, Jun Zhao, Read more about Award-winning Open PHACTS publications[…]

Publication: Computing Identity Co-Reference Across Drug Discovery Datasets

This paper presents the rules used within the Open PHACTS (http://www.openphacts.org) Identity Management Service to compute co-reference chains across multiple datasets. The web of (linked) data has encouraged a proliferation of identifiers for the concepts captured in datasets; with each dataset using their own identifier. A key data integration challenge is linking the co-referent identifiers, Read more about Publication: Computing Identity Co-Reference Across Drug Discovery Datasets[…]

Publication: Open PHACTS Explorer: Bringing the web to the semantic web

The Open PHACTS Explorer is a web application that supports drug discovery via the Open PHACTS API without requiring knowledge of SPARQL or the RDF data being searched. It provides a UI layer on top of the Open PHACTS linked data cache and also provides a javascript library to facilitate easy access to the Open Read more about Publication: Open PHACTS Explorer: Bringing the web to the semantic web[…]