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    • A Semantic Portal for Next Generation Monitoring Systems 

      Wang, Ping; Zheng, Jin; Fu, Linyun; Patton, Evan; Lebo, Tim; Ding, Li; Liu, Qing; Luciano, Joanne; McGuinness, Deborah (2011-10-23)
      We present a semantic technology-based approach to emerging monitoring systems based on our linked data approach in the Tetherless World Constellation Semantic Ecology and Environment Portal (SemantEco). Our integration ...
    • A Semantically-enabled Community Health Portal for Cancer Prevention and Control 

      McGuinness, Deborah; Shaikh, Abdul; Moser, Richard; Hesse, Bradford; Morgan, Glen; Hunt, Yvonne; Tatalovich, Zaria; Willis, Gordon; Blake, Kelly; Courtney, Paul; Finney, Lila; Sanders, Amy; Ding, Li; Lebo, Tim; McCusker, Jamie; Contractor, Noshir; Huang, Yun; Devlin, Hugh (2011-06-14)
      We describe our semantically-enabled approach to integrate, visualize, and explore health data. The project was conducted in a trans-disciplinary setting with population and behavioral scientists, social network scientists, ...
    • Abstracting Granular Provenance 

      Lebo, Tim; Wang, Ping; Graves, Alvaro; McGuinness, Deborah (2012-04-18)
      As Open Data becomes commonplace, methods are needed to integrate dis- parate data from a variety of sources. Although Linked Data design has promise for integrating world wide data, integrators often struggle to provide ...
    • Assessing Health Effects of Water Pollution Using a Semantic Water Quality Portal 

      Patton, Evan; Wang, Ping; Zheng, Jin; Fu, Linyun; Lebo, Tim; Ding, Li; Liu, Qing; Luciano, Joanne; McGuinness, Deborah (2011-10-25)
      We demonstrate a semantically enabled approach for environmental monitoring as embodied in our semantic water quality portal. The portal assesses water quality utilizing two data sources, the United States Environmental ...
    • Combining Proofs to form Different Proofs 

      Sutcliffe, Geoff; Chang, Cynthia; McGuinness, Deborah; Lebo, Tim; Ding, Li; Pinheiro, Paulo (2011-08-01)
      Different Automated Theorem Proving (ATP) systems solve different parts of different problems in different ways. Given a set of proofs produced by ATP systems based on adequately common principles, it is possible to create ...
    • Content-Preserving Graphics 

      Lebo, Tim; Graves, Alvaro; McGuinness, Deborah (2013-10-01)
      Visualization is a common method used to communicate information about underlying data. It requires prudent editorializing and appropriate abstractions to produce a meaningful and compelling result. And, to be most effective, ...
    • Converting governmental datasets into linked data 

      Lebo, Tim; Williams, Gregory (2010-09-01)
      Linked Data provide many benefits to data consumers, but many publicly available datasets are still released in the Comma Separated Values (CSV) format, a ubiquitous common denominator. We introduce a methodology to transform ...
    • Creating, Interpreting, and Repurposing Visual Messages 

      Lebo, Tim; McGuinness, Deborah (2010-02-15)
      The World Wide Web is a vast, diverse, and dynamic ecosys- tem of content authored and consumed with innumerable frequency. Al- though content may have an original purpose, it can and will be repur- posed in new and ...
    • Functional Requirements for Information Resource Provenance on the Web 

      McCusker, Jamie; Lebo, Tim; Graves, Alvaro; DiFranzo, Dominic; Pinheiro, Paulo; McGuinness, Deborah (2012-03-16)
      HTTP transactions have semantics that can be interpreted in many ways. At a low level, a physical stream of bits is transmitted from server to client. Higher up, those bits resolve into a message with a specific bit pattern. ...
    • Next Generation Cancer Data Discovery, Access, and Integration Using Prizms and Nanopublications 

      McCusker, Jamie; Lebo, Tim; Krauthammer, Michael; McGuinness, Deborah (2013-07-11)
      To encourage data sharing in the life sciences, supporting tools need to minimize effort and maximize incentives. We have created infrastructure that makes it easy to create portals that supports dataset sharing and ...
    • Next Generation Environmental Informatics as exemplified by the Tetherless World Semantic Water Quality Portal 

      Wang, Ping; Zheng, Jin; Fu, Linyun; Patton, Evan; Lebo, Tim; Ding, Li; Luciano, Joanne; McGuinness, Deborah (2011-12-05)
      In late 2009 in Bristol County, RI there was a case of E. Coli contaminating the public water supply resulting in illnesses in the population, particularly young children. Residents requested information concerning when ...
    • Parallel Identities for Managing Open Government Data 

      McCusker, Jamie; Lebo, Tim; Chang, Cynthia; Pinheiro, Paulo; McGuinness, Deborah (IEEE Intelligent Systems, 2012-02-07)
      The widespread availability of Open Government Data is exposing significant challenges to trust in its unplanned applications. As data are accumulated, transformed, and presented through a chain of independent third parties, ...
    • Producing and Using Linked Open Government Data in the TWC LOGD Portal 

      Lebo, Tim; Erickson, John; Graves, Alvaro; Williams, Gregory; DiFranzo, Dominic; Li, Xian; Michaelis, James; Zheng, Jin; Flores, Johanna; Shangguan, Zhenning; McGuinness, Deborah; Hendler, Jim (2011-11-04)
      As open government initiatives around the world pub- lish an increasing number of raw datasets, citizens and communities face daunting challenges when organiz- ing, understanding, and associating disparate data re- lated ...
    • Provenance-Based Strategies to Develop Trust in Semantic Web Applications 

      Li, Xian; Lebo, Tim; McGuinness, Deborah (2010-01-01)
      Linked data and Semantic Web technologies enable people to navigate across heterogeneous sources of data thus making it easier for them to explore and develop multiple perspectives for use in making decisions and solving ...
    • SemantEco Annotator 

      Seyed, Patrice; Chastain, Katherine; Liu, Yue; Lebo, Tim; Patton, Evan; McGuinness, Deborah (2013-10-21)
      Generating useful RDF linked data is not a straightforward process for scientists using today's tools. In this paper we introduce the SemantEco Annotator, a semantic web application that leverages community-based vocabularies ...
    • SemantEco: A Next- Generation Web Observatory 

      Seyed, Patrice; Lebo, Tim; Patton, Evan; McCusker, Jamie; McGuinness, Deborah (2013-05-13)
      A web observatory for empirical research of Web data benefits from software frameworks that are modular, has a clear underlying semantic model, and that includes metadata enabling a trace and inspection of the source data ...
    • The Translational Medicine Ontology and Knowledge Base: Driving personalized medicine by bridging the gap between bench and bedside 

      Luciano, Joanne; Andersson, Bosse; Batchelor, Colin; Bodenreider, Olivier; Clark, Tim; Denney, Christine; Domarew, Christopher; Gambet, Thomas; Harland, Lee; Jentzsch, Anja; Kashyap, Vipul; Kos, Peter; Koslovsky, Julia; Lebo, Tim; Marshall, M.; McCusker, Jamie; McGuinness, Deborah; Ogbuji, Chimezie; Pichler, Elgar; Powers, Robert; Prud'hommeaux, Eric; Samwald, Matthias; Schriml, Lynn; Tonellato, Peter; Whetzel, Patricia; Zhao, Jun; Stephens, Susie; Dumontier, Michel (Journal of Biomedical Semantics volume, 2011-05-17)
      Background Translational medicine requires the integration of knowledge using heterogeneous data from health care to the life sciences. Here, we describe a collaborative effort to produce a prototype Translational Medicine ...
    • The Web is My Back-end: Creating Mashups with Linked Open Government Data 

      DiFranzo, Dominic; Graves, Alvaro; Erickson, John; Ding, Li; Michaelis, James; Lebo, Tim; Patton, Evan; Williams, Gregory; Li, Xian; Zheng, Jin; Flores, Johanna; McGuinness, Deborah; Hendler, Jim (Linking Government Data, 2011-01-01)
      Governments around the world have been releasing raw data to their citizens at an increased pace. The mixing and linking of these government datasets enhances their value and makes new insights possible. The use of mashups, ...
    • Towards Semantically-Enabled Next Generation Community Health Information Portals: The PopSciGrid Pilot 

      McGuinness, Deborah; Shaikh, Abdul; Lebo, Tim; Ding, Li; Courtney, Paul; McCusker, Jamie; Moser, Richard; Morgan, Glen; Tatalovich, Zaria; Willis, Gordon; Contractor, Noshir; Hesse, Bradford (2012-01-04)
      We describe an approach to developing next generation health information portals. This prototype portal was developed to address two complementary goals (1) design and create a site where people can explore potential ...
    • Towards Unified Provenance Granularities 

      Lebo, Tim; Wang, Ping; Graves, Alvaro; McGuinness, Deborah (2012-06-27)
      As Open Data becomes commonplace, methods are needed to integrate disparate data from a variety of sources. Although Linked Data design has promise for integrating world wide data, integrators of- ten struggle to provide ...