Introducing Knowledge.Bio

I just prepared the following poster abstract for the upcoming Big Data 2 Knowledge all-hands meeting at NIH.  Please play with the tool it describes and let us know what you think (it is a work in progress!).  Also, if you have a chance, please stop by the poster and say hello! Knowledge.Bio: an Interactive Tool for Literature-based Discovery  Personal knowledge graph...
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Recruiting NLP-crowdsourcing-semantic-web postdoc or staff scientist

Our laboratory at the The Scripps Research Institute in beautiful San Diego, California is recruiting a talented individual to help us use crowdsourcing to push the boundaries of biomedical information extraction and its applications.   We are looking for someone with experience in natural language processing (statistical or linguistic), machine learning, and knowledge representation....
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crowdsourcing machine learning NLP challenge

There is a TopCoder contest running right now that involves machine learning, crowdsourced data, and natural language processing.  There is $41,000 up for grabs!  It will be distributed in many smaller prizes so there are plenty of opportunities to win something. You need to register by tomorrow (March 4, 2015) to participate!  More details...
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crowdsourcing machine learning NLP challenge

There is a TopCoder contest running right now that involves machine learning, crowdsourced data, and natural language processing.  There is $41,000 up for grabs!  It will be distributed in many smaller prizes so there are plenty of opportunities to win something. You need to register by tomorrow (March 4, 2015) to participate!  More details...
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Zooniverse Proposal: Excavating a network of concepts related to Chordoma from the biomedical literature

The Zooniverse team, in collaboration with other members of the Oxford community including the Faculty of English Language and Literature, has recently started an initiative about Constructing Scientific Communities.  As part of this initiative, they announced an open call for proposals.  Here is our proposal (originating from our work on the Mark2Cure project).Title: Excavating a...
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Zooniverse Proposal: Excavating a network of concepts related to Chordoma from the biomedical literature

The Zooniverse team, in collaboration with other members of the Oxford community including the Faculty of English Language and Literature, has recently started an initiative about Constructing Scientific Communities.  As part of this initiative, they announced an open call for proposals.  Here is our proposal (originating from our work on the Mark2Cure project).Title: Excavating a...
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