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2015 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM) (2015)
Washington, DC, USA
Nov. 9, 2015 to Nov. 12, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-4673-6798-1
pp: 621-624
Jingshan Huang , South Biomedical Informatics Group, School of Computing, University of South Alabama, Mobile, 36688, U.S.A.
Karen Eilbeck , Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84112, U.S.A.
Judith A. Blake , Genome Informatics, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609, U.S.A.
Dejing Dou , CIS Dept., University of Oregon, Eugene, 97403, U.S.A.
Darren A. Natale , Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington D.C. 20007, U.S.A.
Alan Ruttenberg , University at Buffalo, New York 14214, U.S.A.
Barry Smith , Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo, New York 14260, U.S.A.
Michael T. Zimmermann , Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, U.S.A.
Guoqian Jiang , Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, U.S.A.
Yu Lin , University of Miami, Florida 33146, U.S.A.
Bin Wu , First Affiliated Hospital, Kunming Medical University, Yunnan 650032, China
Yongqun He , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, U.S.A.
Shaojie Zhang , University of Central Florida, Orlando, 32816, U.S.A.
Xiaowei Wang , Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 63108, U.S.A.
He Zhang , University of South Alabama, Mobile, 36688, U.S.A.
Zixing Liu , MCI, University of South Alabama, Mobile, 36604, U.S.A.
Ming Tan , MCI, University of South Alabama, Mobile, 36604, U.S.A.
ABSTRACT
Identification of non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) has been significantly enhanced due to the rapid advancement in sequencing technologies. On the other hand, semantic annotation of ncRNA data lag behind their identification, and there is a great need to effectively integrate discovery from relevant communities. To this end, the Non-Coding RNA Ontology (NCRO) is being developed to provide a precisely defined ncRNA controlled vocabulary, which can fill a specific and highly needed niche in unification of ncRNA biology.
INDEX TERMS
semantic data annotation and integration, non-coding RNA, biological and biomedical ontologies, domain ontology, ontology development
CITATION

J. Huang et al., "A domain ontology for the Non-Coding RNA field," 2015 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM), Washington, DC, USA, 2015, pp. 621-624.
doi:10.1109/BIBM.2015.7359755
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