Recapping gene-disease mining (via Twitter)

[View the story “Gene Wiki Plus extensions” on Storify] Gene Wiki Plus extensions Storified by Andrew Su · Mon, May 07 2012 14:03:56 The uber-hacker Pierre posted a great blog post about using getting gene-disease mappings from the the Human Disease Ontology project.  I replied that our GeneWikiPlus effort was also generally focused on the same problem: New blog post:...
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Integrating Knowledge Presentation at SMWCon

Our presentation at the Semantic MediaWiki Conference was a smashing hit! I discussed the software we developed to create GeneWiki+, which we’ve christened mwsync. Mwsync is a cool little Java framework that makes it easy to maintain a live mirror of any MediaWiki site that exposes the standard MediaWiki API. The framework copies over any changes made to the source site on a repeating...
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Local talks on games and Gene Wiki

Last Friday I had the honor of speaking at the Salk Institute 'Systems to Synthesis' Symposium.  I introduced the idea of games with a biological purpose, showed off our early results with Dizeez and plugged some of the prototypes appearing at genegames.org.  The slides for the presentation are up on slideshare. Gene annotation games View more PowerPoint from goodb Tomorrow, Erik...
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Gene Wiki SPARQL endpoint

Thanks to Leyla and Alex Garcia-Castro from UniProt and Florida State University respectively, we now have access to a SPARQL endpoint for the data in the Gene Wiki.  Access it live here:http://virtuoso.idiginfo.org/sparql(update on 4-28-12 , that is down and a live one is currently available athttp://199.102.237.69:8890/sparql)Here is one query that you might like to try that finds...
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Semantic Wiki Links article published

A while back, I posted an entry here called "Stepping towards a Semantic Wikipedia" that quickly became the most-visited post on this blog.  Today, after several months of waiting, I discovered by accident that the official peer-reviewed article on the same subject is now available (the editors never bothered to tell us that it came out).  The article elaborates on a pattern that...
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