The taxonomic name resolution service: an online tool for automated standardization of plant names

  title={The taxonomic name resolution service: an online tool for automated standardization of plant names},
  author={Brad L. Boyle and Nicole Hopkins and Zhenyuan Lu and Juan Antonio Raygoza Garay and Dmitry Y. Mozzherin and Tony Rees and Naim Matasci and Martha L. Narro and William H. Piel and Sheldon J. McKay and Sonya J. Lowry and Chris Freeland and Robert K. Peet and Brian J. Enquist},
  journal={BMC Bioinformatics},
  pages={16 - 16}
BackgroundThe digitization of biodiversity data is leading to the widespread application of taxon names that are superfluous, ambiguous or incorrect, resulting in mismatched records and inflated species numbers. The ultimate consequences of misspelled names and bad taxonomy are erroneous scientific conclusions and faulty policy decisions. The lack of tools for correcting this ‘names problem’ has become a fundamental obstacle to integrating disparate data sources and advancing the progress of… 
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