REFINE, Tools for the text mining-based visualisation of the provenance of biochemical networks, was a BBSRC funded project to find solutions for the terminology problem in systems biology, by developing techniques for recognising synonym terms.
The REFINE project involved the use of text mining tools. Their application being influenced by the experience of the myGrid team and users in this area. The principal investigator was Sophia Ananiadou, Director of the National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM) at the University of Manchester.
The project ran from January 2007 to June 2010.