BD2K Open Educational Resources: BDK14 Ontologies 101
Introduction to OWL2 and data reasoning
Contributors: Nicole Vasilevsky, Melissa Haendel, Chris Mungall, David Osumi-Sutherland, Matt Yoder, Carlo Torniai, and Simon Jupp
At the completion of this component, the learner will be able to:
- Describe logical inference and data classification strategies using ontologies
- Understand the Web Ontology Language (OWL)
- How to participate in ontology development communities
Module Prerequisites: None
Unit 1: Controlled Vocabularies, Ontologies, and Data Linking: Slides: BDK14-1.pptx
Unit 2: An Introduction to OWL: Slides: BDK14-2.pptx
Unit 3: Ontology Community: Slides: BDK14-3.pptx
Exercise: Ontology 101 Tutorial
Recommended readings: BDK14_exercises/BDK14_RecommendedReadings.pdf
OBO Tutorial (by James Overton): A tutroial for building and using Open Biological and Biomedical Ontologies (OBO).
Ontology Starter Kit (by Chris Mungall): Tooling for creating and managing OBO ontologies.
HPO Workbench: The HPO Workbench is a Java app designed as a browser for the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) terms and annotated diseases. HPO Workbench has a series of functions that can be used by collaborators to review and make suggestions for extending, correcting, or otherwise revising the HPO or the disease annotations.