This article is part of the supplement: The Third BioCreative – Critical Assessment of Information Extraction in Biology Challenge

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BioCreative III interactive task: an overview

Cecilia N Arighi1*, Phoebe M Roberts2, Shashank Agarwal3, Sanmitra Bhattacharya4, Gianni Cesareni56, Andrew Chatr-aryamontri7, Simon Clematide8, Pascale Gaudet109, Michelle Gwinn Giglio11, Ian Harrow2, Eva Huala12, Martin Krallinger13, Ulf Leser14, Donghui Li12, Feifan Liu3, Zhiyong Lu15, Lois J Maltais16, Naoaki Okazaki17, Livia Perfetto5, Fabio Rinaldi8, Rune Sætre1718, David Salgado1920, Padmini Srinivasan4, Philippe E Thomas14, Luca Toldo21, Lynette Hirschman22 and Cathy H Wu1

Author Affiliations

1 Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA

2 Pfizer Research Technology Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

3 Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

4 Department of Computer Science, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA

5 University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

6 IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Italy

7 Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK

8 Institute of Computational Linguistics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

9 CALIPHO group, Swiss Institutes of Bioinformatics, Geneva, Switzerland

10 dictyBase, NIBIC, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA

11 University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA

12 TAIR, Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC, USA

13 Structural and Computational Biology Group, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain

14 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany

15 National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), Bethesda, MD, USA

16 MGI, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, USA

17 Department of Computer Science, University of Tokyo, Japan

18 Department of Computer and Information Science, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

19 Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

20 Developmental Biology Institute of Marseille Luminy (IBDML), Université de la Méditerranée, Campus de Luminy, Marseille, France

21 Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

22 Information Technology Center, The MITRE Corporation, Bedford, MA, USA

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BMC Bioinformatics 2011, 12(Suppl 8):S4  doi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-S8-S4

Published: 3 October 2011

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