Literature-based discovery: Beyond the ABCs

  title={Literature-based discovery: Beyond the ABCs},
  author={Neil R. Smalheiser},
Literature-based discovery (LBD) refers to a particular type of text mining that seeks to identify nontrivial assertions that are implicit, and not explicitly stated, and that are detected by juxtaposing (generally a large body of) documents. In this review, I will provide a brief overview of LBD,both past andpresent,andwill propose somenew directions for the next decade. The prevalent ABC model is not “wrong”; however, it is only one of several different types of models that can contribute to… CONTINUE READING
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