Plenary 3: Data and Document Semantics
- Gilles Falquet (Univ. Geneva)
Mr Olivier Bodenreider (NLM)
6/20/13, 9:00 AM
About 5,000 biomedical journals are indexed and included in the National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINE bibliographic database, available through PubMed. MEDLINE is used internationally to provide access to the world's biomedical journal literature. PubMed supports both text searches and searches based on the indexing of the articles in reference to the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)...
Mr Javier Lacasta (Univ. of Zaragoza)
6/20/13, 9:30 AM
In the information retrieval context, resource collections are frequently classified using simple knowledge models such as thesauri. However, the limited semantics provided restricts their search and browsing capabilities. This work shows a process that improves these capabilities through the conversion of the selected knowledge model into a domain ontology. The process has been tested with...
Mrs Ágnes Sándor (Xerox Research Centre Europe)
6/20/13, 10:00 AM
The research article genre has developed a specific structure for the effective communication of scientific results. The title, the abstract, more or less standardized section types, etc. are all structural elements in the service of facilitating comprehension and searchability. These elements are apparent for the reader through formatting, and and their markup makes it possible for search...
Mrs Anita de Waard (Vice President Research Data Collaborations, Elsevier)
6/20/13, 10:30 AM
Scientific research mostly consists of many tiny niches, with many thousands of small data sets: a ‘long tail’ effect. So we have a ‘Small Data’ problem: how do we connect vastly different experimental results, so that they can be used by other scientists? Currently, there are many large, topically agnostic repositories, requiring little metadata or informatics support, which serve an archival...