Applying evolutionary terminology auditing to the Gene Ontology

  title={Applying evolutionary terminology auditing to the Gene Ontology},
  author={Werner Ceusters},
  journal={Journal of biomedical informatics},
  volume={42 3},
Evolutionary Terminology Auditing (ETA) is a novel way to assess the quality of terminologies using reality as benchmark. The key idea is that terms added to each new version of a terminology reflect unjustified absences and terms that are deleted unjustified presences in previous versions of the terminology. The method requires that terminology authors not only keep track of changes in successive versions, but also motivate the changes introduced. In this paper, we report on how our method has… CONTINUE READING
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