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Table 3 Comparison of features of name resolution applications

From: The taxonomic name resolution service: an online tool for automated standardization of plant names

Application Batch processing Fuzzy matching Corrects synonyms Provides confidence score Returns alternative matches API User interface Handles infraspecific taxa
TNRS x x x x x x x x
Tropicos web service x   x    x   x
Catalogue of Life x   x     x x
Tropicos name matching utility x       x x
Taxamatch (IRMNG)   x x x x   x  
GNResolver x x x x x x x x
GRIN Taxonomic Nomenclature Checker x x x     x x
Plantminer x x x    x x x