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SemanticAnnotation DRAFT Profile

Version: 0.1-DRAFT (08 February 2019)

Bioschemas profile, based on Biotea model, describing a semantic annotation associated to a piece of text in a ScholarlyArticle in Life Sciences.


Contributors

The following people have been involved in the creation of this specification document. They are all members of the Biotea-2-bioschemas (scholarly publications) group.

Group Leader(s)
Other team members

Schema.org hierarchy

This Profile fits into the schema.org hierarchy as follows:

Thing > CreativeWork

Description

A SemanticAnnotation currently corresponds to an expression identified in a ScholarlyArticle and associated to an ontology term. It could apply as well to documents other than ScholarlyArticle, for instant patents and so.





Key to specification table

Schema.org properties where the Expected Types have been changed, or new (i.e., Bioschemas created) properties/types are green.

Schema.org properties/types are red.

Pending Schema.org properties/types are blue.

External (i.e., from 3rd party ontology) properties/types are black.


CD = Cardinality


Property Expected Type Description CD Controlled Vocabulary Example
Marginality: Minimum.
mainEntity Thing
DefinedTerm
Schema:

Indicates the primary entity described in some page or other CreativeWork. Inverse property: mainEntityOfPage.


Bioschemas:

Ontology terms associated to this annotation. On the DefinedTerm, use additionalType to link to a Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) semantic type (TUI) or group, and sameAs to link to the corresponding concept unique identifier (CUI), if available.

MANY
text Text
Schema:

The textual content of this CreativeWork.


Bioschemas:

Expression found in the text corresponding to this annotation.

MANY
Marginality: Recommended.
commentCount Integer
Schema:

The number of comments this CreativeWork (e.g. Article, Question or Answer) has received. This is most applicable to works published in Web sites with commenting system; additional comments may exist elsewhere.


Bioschemas:

Number of times this annotation is found in the associated scholarly article.

ONE
creator Organization
Person
SoftwareApplication
Schema:

The creator/author of this CreativeWork. This is the same as the Author property for CreativeWork.


Bioschemas:

Person, organization or software application used to create this annotation.

MANY
dateCreated Date
DateTime
Schema:

The date on which the CreativeWork was created or the item was added to a DataFeed.


ONE
position Integer
Text
BreadcrumbList
URL
Schema:

The position of an item in a series or sequence of items.


Bioschemas:

A list of links that can help a user understand and navigate to a section or paragraph in the scholarly article where this annotation is located. If a text is used, different steps on the list should be separated with the character ‘>’, being the sentence where the annotation is found the last element. If a URL is used, it should identify the section or paragraph where this annoation is found.

ONE
subjectOf CreativeWork
Event
ScholarlyPublication
Schema:

A CreativeWork or Event about this Thing.


Bioschemas:

The ScholarlyPublication where this annotation is found.

ONE
Marginality: Optional.
dateModified Date
DateTime
Schema:

The date on which the CreativeWork was most recently modified or when the item’s entry was modified within a DataFeed.


MANY
identifier PropertyValue
Text
URL
Schema:

The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. Schema.org provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.


Bioschemas:

If available.

ONE
inLanguage Language
Text
Schema:

The language of the content or performance or used in an action. Please use one of the language codes from the IETF BCP 47 standard. See also availableLanguage. Supersedes language.


ONE
isAccessibleForFree Boolean
Schema:

A flag to signal that the item, event, or place is accessible for free. Supersedes free.


ONE
license CreativeWork
URL
Schema:

A license document that applies to this content, typically indicated by URL.


ONE

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