Table 1

Applied scores for local clues
Pattern name Description Score
Dictionary Matches dictionary +5.50
Title Matches title pattern +4.00
Enum Is part of a known resource enumeration +3.00
Hearst Is part of a Hearst pattern +4.00
“Good” Head Associated with a positive head term +2.00
Version Followed by a version number +3.00
Reference Followed by a reference +1.00
Hyper-Link Followed by a hyper-link or URL +1.50
Mixed Case Is MiXeD CaSe +1.00
Upper Case Is UPPER CASE +0.50
Bioconductor Matches Bioconductor dictionary -1.75
Dictionary Word Is an English dictionary word -4.00
Known Acronym Is a known bio-acronym -15.00
Negative Head Associated with a negative head term -15.00
Lower Case Is lower case -1.00
Partial-Word Is only a part of a word -15.00
Compound Factor Term fires multiple positive clues +0.50
Weak Associated with a weak identifier +0.50

bioNerDS’ various score adjustments.

Duck et al.

Duck et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14:194   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-14-194

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