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AUTONOM: Automatic Generation of IUPAC-Names from Structural Input

  • J. L. Wisniewski
  • L. Goebels
  • A. Lawson

Abstract

An algorithm has been developed for the computer generation of organic compound names from structure diagram input. The structure diagrams of compounds are input via a graphic interface and the names are generated purely on the basis of the resulting molecular connection tables. The system, when fully implemented and installed, will be used in the production of both the Beilstein Database and the Beilstein Handbook. It is also expected that a PC-version of AUTONOM will provide the chemical community with a new valuable tool. This paper describes the general design of AUTONOM and presents a detailed analysis of software solutions adopted during the work on the system.

Keywords

Ring System Compound Name Principal Group IUPAC Recommendation Connection Table 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Wisniewski
    • 1
  • L. Goebels
    • 1
  • A. Lawson
    • 1
  1. 1.Beilstein InstituteFrankfurt/MainGermany

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