Over 300,000 annotations have been submitted so far, but we’re not done! Your help is still needed on our open doc sets

On Wednesday, the Mark2Cure development team met with Dr. Hudson Freeze (NGLY1 and CDG expert), Dr. Karen Ho (NGLY1.org’s scientific advisor), and the mighty Mights: Cristina and Matt Might to discuss the progress in Mark2Cure and to get feedback on how to proceed. Since Mark2Cure is NOTHING without our team of Mark2Curators, it would be ridiculous to exclude Mark2Curators on the progress...
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A simple way to write Wikidata bots

Introduction: Sulab has proven it’s love for Wikipedia by creating the GeneWiki[1]. Wikipedia is primarily a collection of free-text pages which also can contain some structured data in the form of infoboxes. In order to increase the abilities of handling and representing structured data in the MediaWiki universe, Wikidata was conceived and finally rolled out to the community in late 2012....
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OST doc set at 41% complete, how your contributions count

Our Oxidative Stress Doc set is ~41% complete, while our O-linked Glycosylation Disorders Doc set is ~80% complete! Please continue to contribute to the completion of these doc sets, and invite your friends to join us so we can finish this faster! Thanks to our Mark2Curators, three of our doc sets have already been completed, and we’re currently investigating methods for creating...
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New Doc Set and a preliminary look at the data generated by Mark2Cure

Thanks to the Mark2Cure community, two doc sets have now been completed: Alacrima and Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation (CDG). The CDG doc set was large, encompassing over 480 biomedical research abstracts. We are launching another large set today on Oxidative Stress, and will need all the help we can get to complete it. Please visit http://mark2cure.org and login or click ‘start...
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Detecting Cheaters in a Crowdsourcing Task

Similar to how Amazon Mechanical Turk was used to help us learn about concept recognition in the context of crowdsourcing, our lab has been utilizing the CrowdFlower platform to learn about relationship extraction. Unfortunately, we found a small subset of task participants (henceforth workers) who we suspected to be cheating and not actually doing the requested task. With his Ipython Notebook...
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Mark2Cure presentation at FOGM15

[View the story “Researchers amazed by citizen scientists in biocuration effort” on...
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