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Validator Tutorial: How to Build Your Own Rules?


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A. What can these user-defined rules do for you ?


Essentially, whenever the CV mapping rules cannot be used to model the validation you want to apply, the Object Rules are the alternative. There is inherently no limitation to what these rules can do, as long as you are able to program them using the Java langage and the plethora of libraries available on the internet.


Validator Tutorial: Getting access to the needed Ontologies and Controlled vocabularies


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In this section, we are going to see in more details how one can deal with Ontologies and Controlled vocabularies in the validator framework. To start with, you would have to define what ontologies will be required to validate your data model. It could be any one available in the Ontology Lookup Service (, any data in OBO format available on the network or locally.