Gas station without pumps

2010 December 14


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I was recently pointed to a fun web site ( that does a Pubmed search for an author, then creates a “wordle” from the titles and abstracts of the articles found.  If you want to create wordles, from other lists of words, you can go directly to the web site

The pubmed2wordle code is rather buggy (as admitted by the authors), but it is fun anyway.

Here are some wordles that I created:

Karen Ottemann wordle

Nader Pourmand wordle

Kevin Karplus wordle


  1. […] this query that includes paper co-authored by Jason, Divya, and John with this search. [h/t to Kevin's blog for showing this easy app – had to this previously with a cmdline bioperl […]

    Pingback by 2010 Publications Wordle « Fungal Evolutionary Genomics — 2010 December 22 @ 21:07 | Reply

  2. […] results are quite different from those I got using pubmed2wordle.  It is clear that my blog has been mainly about education, rather than research or hobby […]

    Pingback by Wordle « Gas station without pumps — 2011 April 27 @ 16:39 | Reply

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