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Case study in Linked Data and Semantic Web: The Human Genome Project

The National Human Genome Research Institute’s “GWAS Catalog” (Genome-Wide Association Studies) project is a successful implementation of Linked Data (http://linkeddata.org/) and Semantic Web (http://www.w3.org/standards/semanticweb/) concepts.  This article discusses how the project has been implemented, challenges faced and possible paths for the future.