Monthly Archives: October 2013


Introduction to Snow Owl – A tool for SNOMED CT

Check out the slides from our Snow Owl workshop at the 2013 IHTSDO Showcase in Washington, D.C. […]

By | October 12th, 2013|Presentations|

Singapore Drug Dictonary – Developing and integrating a national drug extension with SNOMED CT

Check out our presentation from the 2013 IHTSDO Showcase in Washington, D.C. […]

By | October 9th, 2013|Presentations|

Getting Groovy with SNOMED CT – Solving practical problems with scripting in Snow Owl.

Check out our presentation at the 2013 IHTSDO Showcase in Washington. D.C. […]

By | October 8th, 2013|Presentations|

Getting to know Snow Owl – First steps

This chapter describes the visual components in Snow Owl and how to navigate in the User Interface […]

By | October 7th, 2013|Getting started guide|

Surfing the sea of SNOMED CT – Browsing and searching with Snow Owl

This chapter gives an introduction to browsing and searching with Snow Owl. […]

By | October 6th, 2013|Getting started guide|

Close encounters with the concept – Introducing the editor

This chapter introduces the concept editor and shows basic concept authoring. […]

By | October 5th, 2013|Getting started guide|

Custom-built subsets: Reference sets in Snow Owl

Snow Owl allows to create and maintain different kinds of reference sets. They are named from the SNOMED CT Release Format 2 specifications, which are described in detail in the IHTSDO’s Technical Implementation Guide . […]

By | October 4th, 2013|Getting started guide|


Snow Owl lets you map existing clinical terms to the SNOMED CT terminology. In the following example, we’ll show you how to map some local terms to SNOMED CT. You’ll end up with a mapping file that can be further edited in Snow Owl and exported in a standard file format (a SNOMED CT Release Format 2 Complex Map Type Reference Set). […]

By | October 3rd, 2013|Getting started guide|

Collaborative Authoring

Snow Owl has been architected from its inception to enable users to author terminologies in a distributed and collaborative fashion. Users can work in the same location or can be geographically distributed, as long as they have network access to a central Snow Owl terminology repository. In order to coordinate the efforts of multiple authors concurrently editing the same ontology, separate tasks can be assigned to them. […]

By | October 2nd, 2013|Getting started guide|

Getting started with semantic queries

This chapter will help you to become familiar with ESCG by guiding you through a series of sample queries examples. These and other examples are also available in the B2i examples folder in the Project Explorer View. […]

By | October 1st, 2013|Getting started guide|