Ontology Alignment Evaluation Initiative

Large BioMed Track (largebio)

This track consists of finding alignments between the Foundational Model of Anatomy (FMA), SNOMED CT, and the National Cancer Institute Thesaurus (NCI). These ontologies are semantically rich and contain tens of thousands of classes.

UMLS Metathesaurus has been selected as the basis for the track reference alignments. UMLS is currently the most comprehensive effort for integrating independently-developed medical thesauri and ontologies, including FMA, SNOMED CT, and NCI. The integration of new UMLS sources combines automatic techniques, expert assessment, and auditing protocols.


Related publications

OAEI results


This track is organized by Ernesto Jimenez Ruiz and Daniel Faria. If you have any problems working with the ontologies or any suggestions related to this track, feel free to write an email to ernesto [.] jimenez [.] ruiz [at] gmail [.] com


We would like to thank the participants and organisers of the OAEI campaigns, especially Christian Meilicke, for their help in the setting up of this track.

We also thank Bernardo Cuenca Grau and Ian Horrocks for their unvaluable help in past editions of this OAEI track.

The track is currently supported by the SIRIUS Centre for Research-driven Innovation. The track was also supported in the past by the SEALS, LogMap, Optique and AIDA projects.