James A Evans

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Modeling the transmission of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a dynamic agent-based simulation
    Charles M Macal
    Decision and Information Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S, Cass Ave, Bldg 221, Argonne, IL 60439, USA
    J Transl Med 12:124. 2014
  2. pmc Attention to local health burden and the global disparity of health research
    James A Evans
    Department of Sociology, Computation Institute and Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e90147. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Electronic publication and the narrowing of science and scholarship
    James A Evans
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL60615, USA
    Science 321:395-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Open access and global participation in science
    James A Evans
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Science 323:1025. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Metaknowledge
    James A Evans
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Science 331:721-5. 2011
  6. pmc Advancing science through mining libraries, ontologies, and communities
    James A Evans
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Biol Chem 286:23659-66. 2011
  7. pmc Conflicting biomedical assumptions for mathematical modeling: the case of cancer metastasis
    Anna Divoli
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 7:e1002132. 2011
  8. pmc War of ontology worlds: mathematics, computer code, or Esperanto?
    Andrey Rzhetsky
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 7:e1002191. 2011
  9. pmc Quantifying the impact and extent of undocumented biomedical synonymy
    David R Blair
    Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America Committee on Genetics, Genomics, and Systems Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 10:e1003799. 2014

Collaborators

  • Andrey Rzhetsky
  • Eneida A Mendonca
  • Anna Divoli
  • David R Blair
  • Charles M Macal
  • Duane T Wegener
  • Nicholson Collier
  • Samantha J Eells
  • Philip Schumm
  • Michael J North
  • Vanja M Dukic
  • Robert S Daum
  • Loren G Miller
  • Kanix Wang
  • Michael Z David
  • Svetlozar Nestorov
  • Jocelyn R Wilder
  • Diane S Lauderdale

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Modeling the transmission of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a dynamic agent-based simulation
    Charles M Macal
    Decision and Information Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S, Cass Ave, Bldg 221, Argonne, IL 60439, USA
    J Transl Med 12:124. 2014
    ..Control measures have focused on hospital transmission. Limited public health education has focused on care for skin infections...
  2. pmc Attention to local health burden and the global disparity of health research
    James A Evans
    Department of Sociology, Computation Institute and Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e90147. 2014
    ..This raises concern about the amount of knowledge relevant to poor populations deficient in their own research infrastructure. We recommend measures to address this critical dimension of global health inequality...
  3. doi request reprint Electronic publication and the narrowing of science and scholarship
    James A Evans
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL60615, USA
    Science 321:395-9. 2008
    ..Searching online is more efficient and following hyperlinks quickly puts researchers in touch with prevailing opinion, but this may accelerate consensus and narrow the range of findings and ideas built upon...
  4. doi request reprint Open access and global participation in science
    James A Evans
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Science 323:1025. 2009
    ..This effect reverses for poor countries where free-access articles are much more likely to be cited. Together, findings suggest that free Internet access widens the circle of those who read and make use of scientists' investigations...
  5. doi request reprint Metaknowledge
    James A Evans
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Science 331:721-5. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Advancing science through mining libraries, ontologies, and communities
    James A Evans
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Biol Chem 286:23659-66. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Conflicting biomedical assumptions for mathematical modeling: the case of cancer metastasis
    Anna Divoli
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 7:e1002132. 2011
    ..This would enable subsequent improvement of the model through Bayesian probabilistic update. Practically, we propose that model assumptions and hunches be harvested systematically and made available for modelers and scientists...
  8. pmc War of ontology worlds: mathematics, computer code, or Esperanto?
    Andrey Rzhetsky
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 7:e1002191. 2011
    ..We show how these views align with classical divides in science and suggest how a synthesis of their concerns could strengthen the next generation of biomedical ontologies...
  9. pmc Quantifying the impact and extent of undocumented biomedical synonymy
    David R Blair
    Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America Committee on Genetics, Genomics, and Systems Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 10:e1003799. 2014
    ..Overall, our results expose the dramatic incompleteness of current biomedical thesauri and suggest the need for "next-generation," high-coverage lexical terminologies. ..