Learn to use the XplorMed software, a web-based tool which allows researchers to access a text-mining algorithm. Researchers can improve upon standard PubMed searches by mining abstracts for word frequencies and combinations. Learn to use the XplorMed tool as a means of discovery of new relationships, or as a method to more quickly find the most relevant articles by understanding the context of words of interest.
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This tutorial is a part of the tutorial group Text-related tools. You might find the other tutorials in the group interesting:
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