Specialist

The Merops specialist module enhances the core recognition system, by adding specialist-subject dictionaries and correction rules.

There are over 110 customizable specialist rules, in the following fields:

Art

  • artists
  • works of art

Biology

Biochemistry

  • formatting and punctuation in biochemical terms
  • character standardization

Genetics

  • style nucleotide sequences
  • style GenBank numbers

Taxonomy

  • consistent name formatting
  • capitalization of names
  • spell out genus names in full at first mention
  • alert unknown genus and species names
  • format virus names

Business and economics

  • names of businesses
  • other business-related terms

Chemistry

  • names of elements
  • element symbols
  • isotopes and ionic-charges
  • bonds
  • chemical formulae
  • style ions and isotope symbols

Computing

  • software
  • file names
  • Visual Basic code
  • XML and MathML code
  • computing terminology

Earth sciences

  • mineral names
  • geological periods

Film, TV and theatre

  • names of actors
  • names of directors
  • names of films
  • names of television channels
  • names of television shows

Health and medicine

  • drug names (using rINN, BAN, & USAN)
  • drug doses, manufacturers and addresses
  • individual word/term preferences
  • medical conditions
  • blood pressure
  • anatomy

History

  • famous historians
  • historical figures
  • individual word/term preferences

Law and politics

  • court cases
  • legal abbreviations
  • legal Latin expressions
  • automatic linking to Documents Online from WTO IDs found
  • individual word/term preferences
  • alert unknown names of acts or bills of state legislation

Literature

  • plays
  • books
  • authors

Music

  • opus formatting
  • musical notation and terminology
  • standardize accidentals, e.g. 'C sharp' 'C♯'
  • artists

Religion

  • names of religions
  • gods
  • Biblical figures
  • general terms relating to religion and theology

Social sciences

  • psychology
  • sociology
  • philosophers
  • publications in philosophy

Transport

  • names of aircraft
  • names of airports
  • names of car manufacturers
  • names of cars

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