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COBrA and COBrA-CT: Ontology Engineering Tools

TitleCOBrA and COBrA-CT: Ontology Engineering Tools
Publication TypeBook Chapter
AuthorsAitken, S, Chen, Y
EditorBurger, A, Davidson, D, Baldock, R
ISBNISBN-13: 978-1846288845

COBrA is a Java-based ontology editor for bio-ontologies and anatomies that dif-
fers from other editors by supporting the linking of concepts between two ontologies, and
providing sophisticated analysis and verification functions. In addition to the Gene Ontology
and Open Biology Ontologies formats, COBrA can import and export ontologies in the Se-
mantic Web formats RDF, RDFS and OWL.
COBrA is being re-engineered as a Prot ́eg ́e plug-in, and complemented by an ontology
server and a tool for the management of ontology versions and collaborative ontology de-
velopment. We describe both the original COBrA tool and the current developments in this
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