Literature-based Discovery

Volume 15 of the series Information Science and Knowledge Management pp 13-22

The Place of Literature-Based Discovery in Contemporary Scientific Practice

  • Neil R. SmalheiserAffiliated withUIC Psychiatric Institute MC912
  • , Vetle I. TorvikAffiliated withUIC Psychiatric Institute MC912

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In this brief essay, we consider some of the lessons that we learned from our experience working with the Arrowsmith consortium that may have implications for the field of literature-based discovery (LBD) as a whole.


Literature-based discovery Informatics Text mining Hypothesis generation