Evaluation and cross-comparison of lexical entities of biological interest (LexEBI)

Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann, Jee-Hyub Kim, Ying Yan, Abhishek Dixit, Caroline Friteyre, Robert Hoehndorf, Rolf Backofen, Ian Lewin

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Abstract

Biomedical entities, their identifiers and names, are essential in the representation of biomedical facts and knowledge. In the same way, the complete set of biomedical and chemical terms, i.e. the biomedical "term space" (the "Lexeome"), forms a key resource to achieve the full integration of the scientific literature with biomedical data resources: any identified named entity can immediately be normalized to the correct database entry. This goal does not only require that we are aware of all existing terms, but would also profit from knowing all their senses and their semantic interpretation (ambiguities, nestedness).
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere75185
JournalPLoS One
Volume8
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 04 Oct 2013

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