Tag Archives: Ontology

The Secret Names of Things: Naming The Database

In my previous post I described how an ontology like EDAM could be used to provide applications with consistent names for objects and their attributes.  Let’s take a look at how we can add and retrieve ontology information to/from a … Continue reading

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The Secret Names of Things

There is a belief among certain peoples in the world, that knowing the true name of a thing gives one some degree of power over it. One of the challenges for anyone writing software in a scientific setting, is figuring … Continue reading

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