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CombeChem: a case study in provenance and annotation using the Semantic Web

Frey, Jeremy, De Roure, David, Taylor, Kieron, Essex, Jonathan, Mills, Hugo and Zaluska, Ed, (2006) CombeChem: a case study in provenance and annotation using the Semantic Web Moreau, Luc and Foster, Ian (eds.) In Provenance and Annotation of Data. vol. 4145/2006, Springer., pp. 270-277. (doi:10.1007/11890850_27).

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The CombeChem e-Science project has demonstrated the advantages of using Semantic Web technology, in particular RDF and triplestores, to describe and link diverse and complex chemical information, covering the whole process of the generation of chemical knowledge from inception in the synthetic chemistry laboratory, through analysis of the materials made which generates physical measurements, computations based on this data to develop interpretations, and the subsequent dissemination of the knowledge gained. The project successfully adopted a strategy of capturing semantic annotations ‘at source’ and establishing schema and ontologies based closely on current operational practice in order to facilitate implementation and adoption. The resulting ‘Semantic Data Grid’ comprises around 45 million RDF triples across multiple stores.

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Published date: 2006
Venue - Dates: International Provenance and Annotation Workshop, IPAW 2006, 2006-05-03 - 2006-05-05


Local EPrints ID: 42344
ISBN: 9783540463023
ISSN: 0302-9743
PURE UUID: 93db903d-e09e-4da2-be44-5847d5199912
ORCID for Jeremy Frey: ORCID iD
ORCID for David De Roure: ORCID iD
ORCID for Jonathan Essex: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 29 Nov 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:22

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Author: Jeremy Frey ORCID iD
Author: David De Roure ORCID iD
Author: Kieron Taylor
Author: Jonathan Essex ORCID iD
Author: Hugo Mills
Author: Ed Zaluska
Editor: Luc Moreau
Editor: Ian Foster

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