Modelling Medical Information and Knowledge with OWL and Topic Maps

  • Martina HusákováEmail author
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 830)


Majority of facts about autoimmune diseases are shattered in various web sources. It is difficult to provide fundamental facts about specific autoimmune disease without spending a lot of time. The paper investigates the OWL and the Topic Maps standard for building of an information and knowledge repository including autoimmune diseases. This repository should facilitate findability of facts about autoimmune diseases. The OWL and the Topic Maps is compared with the RDF and the RDFS model for answering question which approach is more suitable for development of the repository.


Autoimmunity Navigation Semantics OWL Topic Maps RDF(S) 



Czech Science Foundation project 18-01246S is kindly acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Informatics and ManagementUniversity of Hradec KrálovéHradec KrálovéCzech Republic

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