W11-02: International Efforts in Creating Food Vocabularies

TitleW11-02: International Efforts in Creating Food Vocabularies
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsHoehndorf R, Lange M
Conference NameInternational Conference on Biomedical Ontology and BioCreative (ICBO BioCreative 2016)
Date Published11/30/16
PublisherCEUR-ws.org Volume 1747
Other NumbersVol-1747|urn:nbn:de:0074-1747-1

A standardised system for classifying and describing food makes it easier to compare data from different sources and perform more detailed types of data analyses. As such, there have been many agency-specific, project-specific and international efforts to create food vocabularies fit for different purposes. Here we describe the different existing and ongoing efforts.