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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Microsoft considers adding chemistry-related features to Word to support data-mining

Chem4Word is a project by Microsoft to "investigat[e] the introduction of chemistry-related features in Microsoft Office Word, including authoring and semantic annotations". (Thanks to Antony Williams.) One of the project's goals is to
Store and expose chemical information in a semantically rich manner to support publishing and mining scenarios, for authors, readers, publishers, and other vendors across the broad chemical information community ...