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Where and How to Find Co-Occurrences in Disease Biology Research

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by in Chemistry

In research, a co-occurrence refers to two linked concepts appearing within one sentence. In disease biology, a good example would be a sentence with facts that link a protein to a disease, biological functions or other proteins. Continue reading “Where and How to Find Co-Occurrences in Disease Biology Research” »

How Much Can Text-Mining Tools Achieve?

Posted on July 25th, 2016 by in Chemistry

Text mining has become an essential tool in the arsenal of disease biologists, medicinal chemists and other drug developers. There simply isn’t the time for a researcher to read all the relevant published literature to find answers— Continue reading “How Much Can Text-Mining Tools Achieve?” »

Text Mining for Pharmacovigilance Purposes

Posted on July 7th, 2016 by in Pharmacovigilance

Text mining, or text data mining, is the process of retrieving relevant information from large amounts of ‘unstructured’ text with the help of automated pattern learning. Continue reading “Text Mining for Pharmacovigilance Purposes” »

PV Poll: Using Text Mining in Literature Surveillance

Posted on June 14th, 2016 by in Pharmacovigilance

We have spoken to several pharmacovigilance teams that are looking into using text mining tools as part of their literature monitoring process.   Continue reading “PV Poll: Using Text Mining in Literature Surveillance” »

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