Publication:
2015 Grand Challenges Meeting, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Author:
HBGDki Knowledge Translation team
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Purpose

  • The HBGDki mission is to eliminate growth faltering and impaired neurodevelopment globally by transforming data to insights to action.
  • In deep data integration, an ontology (controlled vocabulary with specific term definitions) is important to enable integration of data sets that use different definitions for similar variables.
  • We developed an ontology for birth, growth, and neurocognitive development with controlled vocabulary, term definitions, and semantics.