SHARE: A Semantic Web Query Engine for Bioinformatics

  • Ben P. Vandervalk
  • E. Luke McCarthy
  • Mark D. Wilkinson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5926)

Abstract

Driven by the goal of automating data analyses in the field of bioinformatics, SHARE (Semantic Health and Research Environment) is a specialized SPARQL engine that resolves queries against Web Services and SPARQL endpoints. Developed in conjunction with SHARE, SADI (Semantic Automated Discovery and Integration) is a standard for native-RDF services that facilitates the automated assembly of services into workflows, thereby eliminating the need for ad hoc scripting in the construction of a bioinformatics analysis pipeline.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben P. Vandervalk
    • 1
  • E. Luke McCarthy
    • 1
  • Mark D. Wilkinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical GeneticsThe Providence Heart + Lung Research Institute at St. Paul’s Hospital, University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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