September 1, 2003 - September 1, 2008

Spire is a distributed, interdisciplinary research project exploring the use of semantic web technologies in support science in general and the field of ecoinformatics in particular. Spire has received funding from the National Science Foundation ITR program and additional funding is expected from several other government agencies.

bioinformatics, ecoinformatics, owl, semantic web

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Affiliated Faculty

  1. Joel Sachs


  1. (Project) Spire Is Related to Outside Work (Resource) A framework for collaborative data gathering
  2. (Project) Spireproject has a resource (Resource) UMBC Semantic Web Reference Card - v2
  3. (Project) Spireproject has a resource (Resource) Spire Website
  4. (Project) Spire has related publication (Publication) Adding Semantics to Social Websites for Citizen Science