Linguamatics announces I2E 3.1 text mining tool for pharmaceutical
20 October 2009
Linguamatics, a leader in enterprise text mining for the life
science and other markets, has announced the availability of I2E 3.1 for
unlocking value from the wealth of unstructured text resources available
to pharmaceutical companies.
I2E is a high performance natural language processing (NLP)-based text
mining platform that streamlines knowledge discovery from text. The new
version provides benefits including easy-to-use querying for new users,
enhanced integration with enterprise software and text-based resources,
out-of-the-box query libraries, and even faster delivery of high quality
I2E 3.1 supports efficient real-time enterprise knowledge discovery.
A wide spectrum of users can now mine content from more sources and in
more formats, including directories and SharePoint folders with mixed
document types. I2E 3.1 also provides intelligent answers for an
increasing range of domains from R&D to business applications. Support
for tailored query deployment for different applications ensures that
decision makers have direct and timely access to relevant insights.
“The advances we’ve made with I2E 3.1 reflect the transition we’re
seeing in our customer base as text mining moves from a niche
application to a core competency,” said David Milward, CTO and
Co-founder of Linguamatics. “Increasing numbers of users need the
ability to mine text resources to support key project and business
decisions — I2E 3.1 can unlock this value enterprise-wide.”
Key enhancements in I2E 3.1 include:
- Support for enterprise deployment to a wide range of users with
high performance querying, query publication via web services and
portals, provision of query libraries and integration with
- State-of-the-art NLP-based querying of a greater choice of
document types including XML, HTML, plain text, Microsoft Word (doc
and docx), PowerPoint (pptx) and PDF. I2E 3.1 also provides
automatic updating of MEDLINE data.
- The new I2E Chemistry option with substructure and
structure similarity search powered by ChemAxon for enhanced
chemical text mining.
- Powerful results reporting, with results previews,
enhanced document rendering with hits in context and the new Results
Curator for review, analysis and annotation of results. Flexible
hyperlinking from extracted entities to web resources such as gene
identifiers, glossaries of biomedical terms, and chemical structure
visualization provide further scope for exploring results.