Software and Databases

Hsiao Lab is developing LexMapr, a program for converting shorter biosample text descriptions to an ontology representation. It uses FoodOn, Envo, and other ontologies, and is initially focused on food sample descriptions.

The Global Names Architecture (GNA) is a system of web-services which helps people to register, find, index, check and organize biological scientific names and interconnect on-line information about species.

FoodKG: A Semantics-Driven Knowledge Graph for Food Recommendation: A diet logging and recipe substitution system developed by the HEALS: Health Empowerment by Analytics, Learning, and Semantics research team at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.