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[bioontology-support] FW: BioPortal 2.5 Released
Paul R Alexander
palexander at stanford.edu
Thu Jun 17 11:53:15 PDT 2010
Ok, your email has been changed. For future reference, your user id
Let me know if you have other questions or problems.
Web / UI Developer
On 6/16/10 7:25 PM, Baker, Nathan wrote:
> Hi Paul --
> Thanks a lot for your help. Would you mind changing my email address
> to nathan.baker at pnl.gov?
> Thanks again,
> *From*: Paul R Alexander <palexander at stanford.edu>
> *To*: Baker, Nathan
> *Cc*: support at bioontology.org <support at bioontology.org>
> *Sent*: Wed Jun 16 18:24:32 2010
> *Subject*: Re: [bioontology-support] FW: BioPortal 2.5 Released
> We've just activated notifications and have added you to the
> subscription list for NPO. The account we have for you is registered
> with an email address of baker at biochem.wustl.edu, so you may want to
> login to BioPortal to change that if it should be different (or let us
> know if you have problems and we can change it for you).
> Currently we're only sending email notifications when users add notes
> to an ontology. Please let us know if there are other types of
> notifications that you would like to receive and we'll see if we can
> add them.
> Let me know if you have any questions.
> Paul Alexander
> Web / UI Developer
> NCBO BioPortal
> On 6/9/10 12:37 PM, Baker, Nathan wrote:
>> Hi All –
>> I would like to sign up for notifications of new notes/changes for
>> the NanoParticle Ontology.
>> *From:* ncbo-everyone-bounces at mailman.stanford.edu
>> [mailto:ncbo-everyone-bounces at mailman.stanford.edu] *On Behalf Of
>> *Trish Whetzel
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 09, 2010 12:23 PM
>> *To:* ncbo-everyone at mailman.stanford.edu
>> *Subject:* BioPortal 2.5 Released
>> The National Center for Biomedical Ontology is pleased to announce
>> the release of *BioPortal 2.5*, a Web-based platform for browsing,
>> visualizing, mapping, and commenting on biomedical ontologies and
>> terminologies. Our new release of BioPortal includes many new
>> features, Web services, and bug fixes. BioPortal
>> <http://bioportal.bioontology.org/>) is a comprehensive repository of
>> biomedical ontologies that enables users to access and share
>> ontologies that are actively used in biomedical communities. Users
>> can publish their ontologies in BioPortal, link ontologies to each
>> other, review ontologies and comment on specific terms, list projects
>> that use ontologies, annotate textual metadata with ontologies, and
>> use Web services to incorporate ontologies or their components into
>> their software applications.
>> Major new features in this release include the following:
>> - Support for *structured notes and term requests*: Users can
>> now use BioPortal to request that content developers add new terms.
>> BioPortal provides a structured template for making such requests,
>> allowing users to suggest preferred names, synonyms, and definitions
>> for the requested terms. BioPortal stores the requests as structured
>> notes that are attached to the ontology and that other ontology
>> tools, such as Protégé, will be able to use.
>> - Support for *email notifications* to interested parties
>> whenever a BioPortal user creates new notes for an ontology of
>> interest. (If you would like to subscribe to notifications about a
>> particular ontology, please send email to support at bioontology.org
>> <mailto:support at bioontology.org>. We will have an interactive form
>> to sign-up for notifications shortly.)
>> - A set of prototype Web services to generate *RDF
>> representation for terms* in ontologies in BioPortal (see
>> documentation  for details).
>> - A prototype end-point for SPARQL access to all ontologies in
>> BioPortal: http://sparql.bioontology.org
>> - A set of Web services for retrieving instance information for
>> OWL ontologies . We are planning to release a user interface for
>> viewing instances shortly.
>> - New ontology widgets that developers can embed on their Web
>> sites, including an *ontology tree widget* that allows Web-site
>> authors to present a display of an ontology or an ontology subtree
>> for any BioPortal ontology in any Web page.
>> - A preview release of *Bio-Mixer*, a mashup tool that provides
>> extremely flexible browsing and exploration of ontologies and their
>>  http://www.bioontology.org/wiki/index.php/NCBO_REST_services
>> Trish Whetzel, PhD
>> Outreach Coordinator
>> The National Center for Biomedical Ontology
>> Ph: 650-721-2378
>> whetzel at stanford.edu <mailto:whetzel at stanford.edu>
>> bioontology-support mailing list
>> bioontology-support at lists.stanford.edu
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