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Calling on a million minds for community annotation in WikiProteins

Mons, Barend
Ashburner, Michael
van Mulligen, E.
Weeber, M.
den Dunnen, J.
van Ommen, G. J.
Musen, M.
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Published in Genome Biology. 2008, vol. 9, no. 5, p. R89
Abstract WikiProteins enables community annotation in a Wiki-based system. Extracts of major data sources have been fused into an editable environment that links out to the original sources. Data from community edits create automatic copies of the original data. Semantic technology captures concepts co-occurring in one sentence and thus potential factual statements. In addition, indirect associations between concepts have been calculated. We call on a 'million minds' to annotate a 'million concepts' and to collect facts from the literature with the reward of collaborative knowledge discovery. The system is available for beta testing at http://www.wikiprofessional.org.
Keywords *Databases, ProteinInformation Storage and RetrievalInternetProteins/*genetics*Software
PMID: 18507872
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MONS, Barend et al. Calling on a million minds for community annotation in WikiProteins. In: Genome Biology, 2008, vol. 9, n° 5, p. R89. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:19013

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