Two interesting ontologies have recently been developed: The first to assist with identifying possible adverse effects of medical interventions (the Ontology of Adverse Effects - OAE) and the second to econmpass data around tobacco smoke exposure and related diseases (the Cigarette Smoke Exposure Ontology - CSEO). Both are great examples of how ontologies are being widely used in scientific fields as tremendous information resources and learning aids.
Researchers at the University of Liverpool's Institute of Infection and Global Health are building the world's most comprehensive database describing human and animal pathogens, which can be used to prevent and tackle disease outbreaks around the globe. Read the full ariticle here.
From the article, "Coming up with an agreeable taxonomy makes sense from a business and technological perspective... The starting point is a taxonomy: a common business language and classification of a bond. Then you can start looking at a technical way to represent that." Click here to read more.
"How visualizing big data brings meaning to clinical analytics." This article takes a look at the use of 2D, 3D and real time visualization techniques that are bringing new meaning to health care data analysis. Read more here...
Mentoring Minds, a national publisher of K-12 educational resources, is the winner of a REVERE Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of American Publishers (AAP), for its Depth of Knowledge – Revised Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel in the Professional Development Category, Curriculum, Instruction and Classroom Practice.
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