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Knowledge management in biomedical libraries: A semantic web approach

Fuentes-Lorenzo, Damaris and Morato, Jorge and Gómez, Juan Miguel (2009) Knowledge management in biomedical libraries: A semantic web approach. [Journal Articles]

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In recent years, technological advances in highthroughput techniques and efficient data gathering methods, coupled with a world-wide effort in computational biology, have resulted in an enormous amount of life science data available in repositories devoted to biomedical literature. These repositories lack the ability to attain an effective and accurate search. Using semantic technologies as the key for interoperation enables searching and processing of biomedical literature in a more efficient way. However, emerging semantic applications take for granted specific knowledge that biomedical researchers may not have. This paper presents design principles for easy-to-use biomedical semantic applications by means of ontology-based annotations and faceted search. The proposed approach is backed with a usable prototype that shows the breakthroughs of adding these principles to a biomedical digital library where identifying and searching information are critical aspects for non-semantic Web experts.

Item Type: Journal Articles
Uncontrolled Keywords: Semantic web, Annotation Faceted browsing, Digital libraries, Biomedical data, Usability
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Systems Ad Systems Administrator
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2012 14:28
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2013 12:27

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