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Call for papers: New Section in BMC Bioinformatics

BMC Bioinformatics are excited to announce the launch of a new section, "Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Bioinformatics" lead by Section Editor Professor Jean-Philippe Vert.

To celebrate this, we are also launching a new thematic series "Machine learning for computational and systems biology".

The purpose of this thematic series is to bring together latest advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence methods in computational and systems biology, including their applications to problems in bioinformatics.

The deadline for submissions is May 6th 2019.


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Aims and scope

BMC Bioinformatics is an open access, peer-reviewed journal  that considers articles on all aspects of the development, testing and novel application of computational and statistical methods for the modeling and analysis of all kinds of biological data, as well as other areas of computational biology.


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Lukasz Kurgan, Section Editor

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    2.213 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.114 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.878 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.479 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


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