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For the knowledge management, I think Open PHACTS did really interested work in the field of "identity" and am happy to have been involved in this [Brenninkmeijer2012]. The platform implementation is, furthermore, based on the BridgeDb platform, that originated in our group [VanIersel2010]. The slides outline the scientific issues addressed by this solution:
PS, many more Open PHACTS presentations are found here.
Brenninkmeijer, C. et al. Scientific lenses over linked data: An approach to support task specific views of the data. a vision. In Linked Science 2012 - Tackling Big Data (2012). URL http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-951/paper5.pdf.
van Iersel, M. et al. The BridgeDb framework: standardized access to gene, protein and metabolite identifier mapping services. BMC Bioinformatics 11, 5+ (2010). URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-11-5.