Data collection: EDAM Ontology

General information

Recommended name EDAM Ontology
Alternative name(s)
  • EMBRACE Data and Methods Ontology
Description EDAM is an ontology of general bioinformatics concepts, including topics, data types, formats, identifiers and operations. EDAM provides a controlled vocabulary for the description, in semantic terms, of things such as: web services (e.g. WSDL files), applications, tool collections and packages, work-benches and workflow software, databases and ontologies, XSD data schema and data objects, data syntax and file formats, web portals and pages, resource catalogues and documents (such as scientific publications).
Identifier pattern^(data|topic|operation|format)\_\d{4}$
Registry identifierMIR:00000189

Identification schemes

Namespace edam
Alternative URI schemes  
  • urn:miriam:edam

Physical locations (resources)

Description EDAM through BioPortal
Access URL$id  [Example: data_1664]
Institution National Center for Biomedical Ontology, Stanford, USA
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