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

Prefix
iao
Preferred Prefix
IAO
Keywords
biomedical science data management knowledge and information systems obo ontology subject agnostic
Version
2020-12-09
License
CC-BY-4.0
Links
Homepage Repository OBO OWL
Contact
Jie Zheng   0000-0002-2999-0103   zhengj2007
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Information Artifact Ontology should match this regular expression:
^\d{7}$

Example Local Unique Identifier
0000030   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Information Artifact Ontology should match this regular expression:
^iao:\d{7}$

Example CURIE
iao:0000030
Publications
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 Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
AberOWL aberowl IAO
BioContext biocontext IAO
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal IAO
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.gq1xtx
Gene Ontology Registry go IAO
Identifiers.org Identifiers.org 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
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here.

Code Name URL
legacy Legacy URI http://www.semanticweb.org/ontologies/2011/9/Ontology1317751904226.owl#IAO_0000030