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[bioontology-support] searching a subtree of an ontology

Tomasz Adamusiak tomasz at ebi.ac.uk
Wed Jun 16 12:40:18 PDT 2010


Ah yes, that looks like it. Many thanks for your help!

Cheers
Tomasz

On 16/06/2010 17:39, Trish Whetzel wrote:
> Hi Tomasz,
>
> Thanks for the feature request. There is a parameter to limit the search
> to a subtree. More documentation on the 'subtreerootconceptid' parameter
> is at:
> http://www.bioontology.org/wiki/index.php/NCBO_REST_services#Search_BioPortal.
> Does this meet your needs?
>
> Trish
>
>
> On Jun 16, 2010, at 9:28 AM, Tomasz Adamusiak wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Would it be possible to add a feature (unless it's already possible)
>> to limit a search query to a part of an ontology? Example search only
>> children of Unit_of_Measure in NCI Thesaurus.
>>
>> At the moment the only way I think it could work would be to ask the
>> root path for every term in the result list, which of course is not
>> very effective...
>>
>> Ccing Kees van Bochove on the email who's also interested in this
>> feature.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Tomasz
>>
>>
>> --
>> Tomasz Adamusiak, MD, PhD
>> European Bioinformatics Institute
>> +44 (0) 1223 492 562
>> tomasz.adamusiak at ebi.ac.uk
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