[Cz-biology] Auto-created articles about genes
Dr. S N Sarbadhikari
supten at amrita.edu
Tue Sep 18 00:20:45 CDT 2007
I agree with Chris.
> At 4:58 PM -0400 9/17/07, Larry Sanger wrote:
>>* Is the information actually *useful* to biologists and biology
>>Would they ever visit these CZ pages (after adequate development)--or
>>they always look elsewhere for such data?
> The're as useful as anything else out there, possibly more useful.
> And that is now, before they become more developed. In my mind the
> fact that scientists might come to CZ to update their gene family
> etc. is also a solid reason for going ahead with this project. What
> better way to recruit experts?
>>* Are the external links provided appropriate? Do they unfairly benefit
>>resource over another?
> Looks like a very even spread of links to various databases. There is
> no apparent bias.
>>* Does the "value added" by Andrew's organization actually justify our
>>releasing these articles under a free license that permits commercial
>>perhaps contrary to a decision we'll make about our larger body of
>>in a few months?
> This is a huge value. All health articles that cite a gene will have
> this basic article to refer to. Right there it will mean links that
> would otherwise be red are more meaningful. Since this appears to be
> more human related it remains to be seen if similar links will be
> made from the more basic biology articles. Nevertheless, by having
> this huge resource available who knows how it will grow from this
> point? I would anticipate we will see spin off projects and uses for
> this collection of articles that are not readily apparent right now.
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