The Disease Ontology license converted to CC0

[Editor note: This guest blog post is from Lynn Schriml, who is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the PI of the Disease Ontology, and a close collaborator on the Gene Wiki project.] Licensing of bioinformatics resources through Creative Commons licensing enables their free distribution of the content of the resource thus enabling open sharing, use, and...
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Recapping gene-disease mining (via Twitter)

[View the story “Gene Wiki Plus extensions” on Storify] Gene Wiki Plus extensions Storified by Andrew Su · Mon, May 07 2012 14:03:56 The uber-hacker Pierre posted a great blog post about using getting gene-disease mappings from the the Human Disease Ontology project.  I replied that our GeneWikiPlus effort was also generally focused on the same problem: New blog post: Using the...
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Mining the Gene Wiki

Our article about mining ontology-based gene annotations from the text of the Gene Wiki just came out at BMC Genomics.  Yay!In the article, we discuss the results of what I think might be the simplest text-mining strategy that could possibly work.  Based on the premise that each Gene Wiki article is fundamentally about one particular gene, we make the simplifying assumption that all of the...
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