NIF Standard Ontologies (NIFSTD)

README.md

NIF-Ontology

This is the main repository for the NIF Standard ontology (NIFSTD). NIFSTD is a neuroscience ontology that maintains an extensive set of terms and concepts important for the domains of neuroscience and biology.

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If you are having trouble loading ttl/nif.ttl in protege please see docs/development setup.md#protege.

Notice

NIFSTD is undergoing significant changes. Please see the issue tracker for upcoming changes. For a full record of changes please see the log or run git log for a quick overview.

Documentation

Please see docs/ for documentation about how to develop NIFSTD using this repository.

Please see the GitHub wiki for documentation about the structure of the ontology and how to load and edit it.

Contributing

Please fork and submit pull requests on GitHub.
Please read the docs for development processes.
See the wiki for more documentation.
In short, load ttl/nif.ttl in your favourite ontology editor, and before commit run ttlfmt on any files that you have modified.

License

Creative Commons License
The contents of this repository are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The text of the license can also be found in the LICENSE file.