Bio-OntologiesConsortiumRecommends DAML+OIL as Life Science Exchange Language | GenomeWeb

The DARPA Agent Markup Language (DAML) is not only gaining support from the World Wide Web Consortium as it promotes its vision of the “Semantic Web” — an extension of the current Web that will use software agents to add a new level of machine-readable meaning to Web pages — but it is also gaining a foothold in bioinformatics.

The Bio-Ontologies Consortium recently voted to recommend the latest DAML release, which includes the Ontology Inference Layer (OIL), as its language of choice for the exchange of bio-ontologies.

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