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Volume 15 Supplement 8

Selected articles from the Third IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS 2013): Bioinformatics


Edited by Vladmir Filkov, Ananth Kalyanaraman, Yury Khudyakov, Ion Mandoiu, Sanguthevar Rajeskaran, Knut Reinert and Alex Zelikovsky

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The peer review process was overseen by the Supplement Editors in accordance with BioMed Central's peer review guidelines for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Third IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS 2013). Go to conference site.

New Orleans, LA, USA12-14 June 2013

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