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. 2012;8(12):578-80.
doi: 10.6026/97320630008578. Epub 2012 Jun 28.

TPX: Biomedical Literature Search Made Easy

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TPX: Biomedical Literature Search Made Easy

Thomas Joseph et al. Bioinformation. .
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TPX is a web-based PubMed search enhancement tool that enables faster article searching using analysis and exploration features. These features include identification of relevant biomedical concepts from search results with linkouts to source databases, concept based article categorization, concept assisted search and filtering, query refinement. A distinguishing feature here is the ability to add user-defined concept names and/or concept types for named entity recognition. The tool allows contextual exploration of knowledge sources by providing concept association maps derived from the MEDLINE repository. It also has a full-text search mode that can be configured on request to access local text repositories, incorporating entity co-occurrence search at sentence/paragraph levels. Local text files can also be analyzed on-the-fly.


Keywords: PubMed search; biomedical literature; concept association; concept identification; concept-assisted search; ontology based dictionaries; text-mining.


Figure 1
Figure 1
Shows a screen-shot of the tool

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