Chemical Reaction Retrieval Using Citation-Based Relationships

  • Daniel E. Meyer
  • Nadia F. Abdul-Malik
  • George E. Vladutz
Conference paper


It has been reported that a novel method for retrieving reactions similar to a given query reaction is to use relationships created by literature citations. Later publications citing a new reaction are likely to contain pertinent information about related reactions. In this study of all citing papers to 50 new synthetic methods indexed in Current Chemical Reactions, approximately half of the papers found by cited reference searching would not have been retrieved with reaction or substructure search approaches.


Science Citation Index Related Reaction Current Chemical Reaction Citation Distribution Preliminary Communication 
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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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel E. Meyer
    • 1
  • Nadia F. Abdul-Malik
    • 2
  • George E. Vladutz
    • 2
  1. 1.Advanced Research Technologies Inc.WayneUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Scientific Information PhiladelphiaUSA

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