Volume 29 of Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web is a special issue on eLifeScience, the digital conduct and communication of research in biology and biomedicine.
The issue includes an introduction by the editors, Tim Clark and Marco Roos, and six articles that shows examples of how researchers are tackling the challenge of turning web semantics into working solutions.
- Recent applications of web semantics in eLifeScience, Tim Clark and Marco Roos
- Querying neXtProt nanopublications and their value for insights on sequence variants and tissue expression, Christine Chichester, Pascale Gaudet, Oliver Karch, Paul Groth, Lydie Lane, Amos Bairoch, Barend Mons and Antonis Loizou
- API-centric Linked Data integration: The Open PHACTS Discovery Platform case study, Paul Groth, Antonis Loizou, Alasdair J.G. Gray, Carole Goble, Lee Harland and Steve Pettifer
- Domain-specific summarization of Life-Science e-experiments from provenance traces, Alban Gaignard, Johan Montagnat, Bernard Gibaud, Germain Forestier and Tristan Glatard
- Theophrastus: On demand and real-time automatic annotation and exploration of (web) documents using open linked data, Pavlos Fafalios and Panagiotis Papadakos
- A hybrid approach to finding relevant social media content for complex domain specific information needs, Delroy Cameron, Amit P. Sheth, Nishita Jaykumar, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Gaurish Anand and Gary A. Smith
- Identifying relevant concept attributes to support mapping maintenance under ontology evolution, Duy Dinh, Julio Cesar Dos Reis, Cédric Pruski, Marcos Da Silveira and Chantal Reynaud-Delaître