kBOOM combines multiple separate ontologies into a single coherent ontology using OWL reasoning and probabilistic methods.

kBOOM is used to build MonDO

Kboom phenoday-2016 from Chris Mungall


  • Mungall, C. J., Koehler, S., Robinson, P., Holmes, I., & Haendel, M. (2016). k-BOOM: A Bayesian approach to ontology structure inference, with applications in disease ontology construction. bioRxiv, 48843. http://doi.org/10.1101/048843