Registry Information Artifact Ontology

An ontology of information entities, originally driven by work by the Ontology of Biomedical Investigation (OBI) digital entity and realizable information entity branch.

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Jie Zheng   0000-0002-2999-0103   zhengj2007
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Information Artifact Ontology should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
0000030   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Information Artifact Ontology should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
2012 An information artifact ontology perspective on data collections and associated representational artifacts.
Metaregistry Information Artifact Ontology

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 10 mappings to external registries for iao with 2 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
AberOWL aberowl IAO
BioContext biocontext IAO
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal IAO
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.gq1xtx
Gene Ontology Registry go IAO logo miriam iao
Name-to-Thing Name-to-Thing logo n2t iao
OBO Foundry OBO Foundry logo obofoundry iao
Ontology Lookup Service Ontology Lookup Service logo ols iao
OntoBee ontobee IAO

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE iao:0000030 is used to demonstrate the provides available for iao. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Information Artifact Ontology iao
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam
OBO Foundry obofoundry
Ontology Lookup Service ols
Name-to-Thing n2t
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal