Utopia Documents

submitted by: srp

A demonstration of Utopia Documents -- a PDF reading tool that allows scientific articles to be augmented with interactive content, and helps the reader explore the data associated with a paper.

What's the Semantic Web? (for non-geeks)

submitted by: nodrogluap
Have you heard about the Semantic Web but still don't know what it really is? I have yet to see a presentation about it that translates to non-techies without being incredibly vague. This video is my (perhaps Quixotic) attempt at something in between. I gave these two presentations to an audience with no technical background, or interest. If you have at least an interest in how we use language to communicate, and how the Web can harness it better, I hope this will be enlightening.

BioExtract Server

submitted by: clushbou

Data Access,analysis, storage and workflow creation.

The Rapidly Growing Standards Landscape in ‘omics by Susanna Sansone, European Bioinformatics Institute

submitted by: dougramsey
As the size and complexity of scientific datasets and the corresponding information stores grow, reporting standards are playing an increasingly active role. Interopera bility among standards, however, becomes pivotal for the development of software applications. Here we present the key synergistic standards activities in the omics domain and the motivation for, an overview of, the BioInvestigation Index infrastructure at the EBI. The marriage of conventional methods with (meta)genomics,...