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Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann, University of Cologne, Germany

Robert Hoehndorf, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Aims and scope

Journal of Biomedical Semantics addresses issues of semantic enrichment and semantic processing in the biomedical and clinical domain. The scope of the journal covers two main areas:

Infrastructure for biomedical semantics: focusing on semantic resources and repositories, ontology design, meta-data standards and management, resource description, knowledge representation and semantic frameworks, the Biomedical Semantic Web, and semantic interoperability.

Semantic mining, annotation, and analysis: focusing on approaches and applications of semantic resources; and tools for investigation, reasoning, prediction, artificial intelligence modelling, and discoveries in biomedicine.


Current Open Calls-for-Papers

Journal of Biomedical Semantics welcomes Collections/Thematic Series in emerging and hot topics, relevant to the aims and scope of the journal. Collections can also originate from well-established and upcoming conferences or focus on the research legacy of a pioneer in the field as well. 

You can view all present and past collections by following the "Collections" link in the header at the top of the page. The journal's currently open Calls-for-Papers can be seen by following the link in the right-hand sidebar toward the top of this page.

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