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Volume 16 Supplement 17

Selected articles from the Fourth IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and medical Sciences (ICCABS 2014): Bioinformatics


Edited by Jake Chen, Yury Khudyakov, Vasant Honavar, Ion Mandoiu, Sanguthevar Rajasekaran 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. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements.

Fourth IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and medical Sciences (ICCABS 2014). Go to conference site.

Miami Beach, FL, USA2-4 June 2014

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