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[bioontology-support] BioPortal concept search

Trish Whetzel whetzel at
Fri Apr 8 17:45:20 PDT 2011

Hi Chuck, 

We use Lucene for the Search index, however we have gone through a number of iterations to optimize for performance. 

Is this related to ontology access for the RSNA project? 


On Apr 8, 2011, at 2:26 PM, Charles Kahn wrote:

> We use the BioPortal search widget to perform term look-up in a variety of vocabularies (RadLex, SNOMED CT, LOINC).  Other than the API, can you share any information about your algorithms for the search?
> We keep a locally cached copy of the ontologies, and would like to execute searches locally to reduce lag time.
> Thanks very much for your help.
> Chuck Kahn
> Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD, MS, FACR
> Professor of Radiology
> Chief, Division of Informatics
> Department of Radiology
> Medical College of Wisconsin
> 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
> Milwaukee, WI 53226
> Tel  +1 (414) 805-2173
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