Molecular interactions: On the ambiguity of ordinary statements in biomedical literature

@article{Schulz2009MolecularIO,
  title={Molecular interactions: On the ambiguity of ordinary statements in biomedical literature},
  author={Stefan Schulz and Ludger Jansen},
  journal={Applied Ontology},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={21-34}
}
Statements about the behavior of biochemical entities (e.g., about the interaction between two proteins) abound in the literature on molecular biology and are increasingly becoming the targets of information extraction and text mining techniques. We show that an accurate analysis of the semantics of such statements reveals a number of ambiguities that have to be taken into account in the practice of biomedical ontology engineering: Such statements can not only be understood as event reporting… CONTINUE READING

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