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Qualitative Models (qual)

SBML Level 3 Package Activity Status Page

Package name: Qualitative Models
Package label: qual
Package purpose: Support for models wherein species do not represent quantity of matter & processes are not reactions per se.
Package Working Group mailing list: sbml-qual

Contact address (where to ask questions): sbml-qual@lists.sourceforge.net
Specification status: Final specification approved and two independent implementations are available.
Latest specification document: Version of 17 May 2013

SBML Editor acting as liason: Sarah Keating
This table is generated automatically from the data for qual in the SBML Level 3 Package Status spreadsheet.

Status of specification and/or proposal development

Current specification document: Latest document in PDF format

Ongoing activities involving the specification: Specification has been released and is in maintenance mode.
Errata for the current specification document: There are no known issues or errors at this time.

All previous specification documents: No documents are available at this time.

2013-04-24: A Release Candidate specification has been submitted to the SBML Editors for the final stage of approval.

Status of LibSBML support

LibSBML implementation status: A full (with respect to the specification) implementation is available.
Where can you find a distribution?: SourceForge directory

Support for an SBML Level 3 package in libSBML is realized as a compile-time, plug-in extension. This table summarizes the status of the libSBML support for qual. Source code for any given libSBML extension (if one has been developed) is available from the libsbml-packages branch of the SBML project SVN repository on SourceForge.

Status of JSBML support

JSBML implementation status: A full (with respect to the specification) implementation is available.
Where can you find a distribution?: SourceForge directory

Support for an SBML Level 3 package in JSBML is realized as a dynamically-loadable Java package. This table summarizes the status of the JSBML support for qual. Source code for any given JSBML extension (if one has been developed) is available from the extensions portion of the JSBML project SVN repository on SourceForge.

Status of RELAX NG schemas

RELAX NG schema status: A final schema is available.
Link to schema: qual

The RELAX NG (RNG) schemas are basic schemas for validating SBML Level 3 in any RNG schema processor. More information about the use of these RNG schemas for SBML is available in a separate page.

Status of third-party application support

3rd-party software implementation status: Two or more implementations have been released.
This table summarizes, in a general sense, the state of support for the qual package in software applications. Implementation of support for a Level 3 package in applications is an important criterion for approving a package specification according to the SBML Development Process.

Recent status and developments:

2013-07-08: The Cell Collective supports the SBML Qualitative Models package. The Cell Collective is a web-based platform for the construction, simulation, and analysis of Boolean-based models. Models published on the site can also be downloaded as SBML using the Level 3 qual format.
2012-11-29: The latest prerelease version of BoolNet supports the SBML Qualitative Models package.
2012-08-14: The Path2Models project and BioModels Database have created over 142,000 models using the SBML Level 3 qualitative models package.
2012-08-14: GinSim and CellNetOpt are two software systems that implement support for the qual package. Their developers have also been involved in authoring the specification.

Package history

Proposal status: Proposal approved.
Proposal document: Proposal version of 5 November 2011

Proposal activity page: Proposal page for qual

Proposal voting results: Results page

This table is generated automatically from the data for qual in the SBML Level 3 Package Status spreadsheet.

The proposal was accepted by community vote and has now entered the specification phase.

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