SDIWG:Meeting Minutes 20080919

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NCBC Joint Working Group Meeting

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Notes

Friday September 19, 2008: 2:30-3:30 PM EST
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Save the date for the next SDWIG tcon/Connect, three months from now: Friday December 19, 2008

Tcon Agenda


Minutes

  • Note taker: [Suggested order of note takers for future meetings: Will Schroeder (this one); Floratos; Rubin; Jags, Dinov, Murphy, Ku]
  • Review of May 16, 2008 Minutes
  • Attendees: Peter Lyster (NIH/NIGMS), Will Schroeder (NA-MIC), Ivo Dinov (CCB), Daniel Rubin (NCBO), Brian Haugen (OD), Joy Ku (Simbios), Jerry Li (NCI), Brian Athey (NCIBI), Aris Floratos (MAGNet), William Lau (), John Matochik (NIAA), Karen Skinner (NIDA), Nanwei Cao (), Beth Kirschner ()
  • Biositemaps Resourceome Update
  • Scientific Ontologies Update

Committee decided that writing a paper on ontology evaluation is a good idea. Expected time frame for first draft is Thanksgiving time frame. General anectode that ontology has relatively unknown and their is a hungry community for them. Journal of Biomedical Informatics is a possible target. One disadvantage is that we want to reach the biomedical scientists. Nature of Medicine might be another place. We were wondering about metrics for evaluation ontologies

  • Driving Biological Projects and Impact Update
  • Meeting Schedule:

Action Items

Appendix: Biositemaps white paper

The biositemaps Biositemaps white paper v4.0 (Needs Updating) presents description of prototype for distributed architecture to address

  • locating,
  • querying,
  • composing or combining, and
  • mining software tools and information resources on the Internet.