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Defrosting the Digital Library: Bibliographic Tools for the Next Generation Web

  • Duncan Hull mail,

    duncan.hull@cs.man.ac.uk

    Affiliations: School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, The Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Steve R. Pettifer,

    Affiliations: The Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, School of Computer Science, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Douglas B. Kell

    Affiliations: School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, The Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Published: October 31, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000204

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Curation using a small base of literature

Posted by mtaschuk on 19 May 2009 at 10:50 GMT

choose to access only a fraction of it
http://ploscompbiol.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000204#article1.body1.sec2.p2

Curators of manually curated datasets and gold standards tend to only access a small body of work for confirmation of biological pathways, protein interactions, and the like. The literature overlaps seldomly between curators. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmeth.1284

No competing interests declared.