Adding COVID information to Wikidata [article]

Andra Waagmeester, Jose Emilio Labra Gayo
In this lecture we will describe how a team of multidisciplinary researchers met online during the ongoing pandemic to enrich Wikidata with knowledge on COVID19, SARS-COV2 and coronaviruses in general. The resulting protocol [1] is based on pipelines developed in the Gene Wiki project [2] and Shape Expressions [3]. The Gene Wiki project, which is a research project that aims at adding public knowledge on genes, proteins, related diseases and related compounds to Wikidata and by extension the
more » ... antic Web. Shape Expressions is a concise and formal language to describe and validate RDF data. Since 2019, Wikidata supports Shape Expressions in their EntitySchema extension. We will describe what Shape Expressions are, how they can be used in Wikidata and explore some related tools.A protocol for adding knowledge to Wikidata: aligning resources on human coronavirusesScience Forum: Wikidata as a knowledge graph for the life sciencesValidating RDF
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.14428868.v1 fatcat:mv2kz5ntajbnheqraqqkfhnvva