Table 1

Examples of type assignment.

Corpus term

Matching rule

Head

Assigned Type


Ex. 1

aquatic sediment

Exact term

sediment

Environment

Ex. 2

sludge of a zinc decantation tank

Term head

sludge

Environment

Ex. 3

tooth canal

Term head and disambiguation

canal

Host-Part (not Water)

Ex. 4

marine environment

Subterm head

marine (environment is an uninformative head)

Water

Ex. 5

wound infections

None

infection

None


Ratkovic et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 11):S8   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-S11-S8

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