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International Society of Molecular Biology (ISMB) Bio-Ontologies Community of Special Interest

Edited by: Tiffany Callahan & Maxat Kulmanov

The International Society of Molecular Biology (ISMB) Bio-Ontologies Community of Special Interest (COSI) is a leading international forum for presenting new results on the FAIR development and application of ontologies and other Linked Open Data resources to the latest and most innovative research in biomedicine and the life sciences.
 
In partnership with the Journal of Biomedical Semantics, this collection welcomes contributions of novel (not previously published nor concurrently submitted) research papers in the areas of ontology design, development, evaluation, and the application of ontologies to biomedical problems across the full range of life sciences such as to facilitate access to knowledge, data consistency checking, FAIR integrative analyses and explainable and transparent AI.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    1.9 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.6 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.870 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.697 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    14 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    265 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    248,663 downloads
    3,363 Altmetric mentions