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April 12, 2011

Systems and methods for resolving ambiguity between names and entities

The present invention provides systems and methods that utilize an information architecture for disambiguating scientific names and other classification labels and the entities to which those names are applied, as well as a means of accessing data on those entities in a networked environment using persistent, unique identifiers.

Garrity, G.M. and Lyons, C.M. Semiotic Indexing of Digital Resources; 2011. United States Patent and Trademark Office.

U.S. Patent Grant No. 7,925,444 (1.7MB PDF)

[permalink] Posted April 12, 2011.

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