W3C Touts Semantic Web as Solution for Life Science Data Integration, But Obstacles Remain | GenomeWeb

The World Wide Web Consortium is still in the early stages of developing the next generation of the Internet — the semantic web — but some tools coming out of the effort have already been adopted by the bioinformatics community to help manage complex data from multiple sources.

Recognizing this emerging user base, the W3C hosted a workshop in late October in Cambridge, Mass., to encourage further adoption and learn a bit about the life science community’s unique needs.

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