Node.js library OPS.js now available

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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…

Presentation: Visualising Open PHACTS linked data with widgets

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Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) 2015, Dublin, Ireland Ian Dunlop (University of Manchester) Watch presentation video | View presentation slides

Publication: Scientific Lenses to Support Multiple Views over Linked Chemistry Data

When are two entries about a small molecule in different datasets the same? If they have the same drug name, chemical structure, or some other criteria? The choice depends upon the application to which the data will be put. However, existing Linked Data approaches provide a single global view over…

6th Open PHACTS Community Workshop

Open PHACTS for Academia: Using the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching (London, UK)

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…

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…

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…

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…