See also: VIVO developer wiki
First developed for a research and scholarship portal at Cornell University, Vitro is a general-purpose web-based ontology and instance editor with customizable public browsing. Vitro is a Java web application that runs in a Tomcat servlet container.
With Vitro, you can:
Vitro has been demonstrated at the 2011 International Conference on Biomedical Ontologies (ICBO) using the Ontology of Clinical Research (OCRe) as a use case, in collaboration with Simona Carini and Samson Tu from the OCRe Project. [PDF]
The latest source code may be downloaded from the VIVO project's Sourceforge Subversion repository at svn://svn.code.sf.net/p/vivo/vitro/code. Use the maint-demo-07-2011 branch until a versioned release of Vitro separate from VIVO is prepared. Note that this code is in active development; we encourage feedback about bugs or desired functionality.
Interested in using Vitro? Got a bug report? Ideas for improvement? We'd love to hear from you!
Vitro uses a number of open-source libraries, including HP's Jena semantic web framework and Clark & Parsia's Pellet OWL reasoner. Vitro itself is currently offered under the terms of the Open Source Initiative BSD License. Other terms may be possible; contact the Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization at 395 Pine Tree Road, Suite 310, Ithaca, NY 14850; email:firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 607-254-4698; FAX: 607-254-5454 for a commercial license.
This page last modified 2 May 2011.