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Volume 18 Supplement 8

Selected articles from the Fifth IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS 2015): Bioinformatics


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 articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Miami, FL, USA15-17 October 2015

Conference website

Edited by Ion Mandoiu, Sanguthervar Rajasekaran and Alex Zelikovsky.

Other articles from the conference have been published as a supplement to BMC Genomics.

  1. Alignment-free sequence comparison approaches have been garnering increasing interest in various data- and compute-intensive applications such as phylogenetic inference for large-scale sequences. While k-mer base...

    Authors: Sharma V. Thankachan, Sriram P. Chockalingam, Yongchao Liu, Ambujam Krishnan and Srinivas Aluru

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 8):238

    Content type: Research

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  2. The notion of centrality is used to identify “important” nodes in social networks. Importance of nodes is not well-defined, and many different notions exist in the literature. The challenge of defining centrality...

    Authors: Trevor Cickovski, Eli Peake, Vanessa Aguiar-Pulido and Giri Narasimhan

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 8):239

    Content type: Methodology

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  3. For fighting cancer, earlier detection is crucial. Circulating auto-antibodies produced by the patient’s own immune system after exposure to cancer proteins are promising bio-markers for the early detection of...

    Authors: Ekaterina Gerasimov, Alex Zelikovsky, Ion Măndoiu and Yurij Ionov

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 8):244

    Content type: Research

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  4. Polychromatic flow cytometry is a popular technique that has wide usage in the medical sciences, especially for studying phenotypic properties of cells. The high-dimensionality of data generated by flow cytome...

    Authors: Sunny Raj, Faraz Hussain, Zubir Husein, Neslisah Torosdagli, Damla Turgut, Narsingh Deo, Sumanta Pattanaik, Chung-Che (Jeff) Chang and Sumit Kumar Jha

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 8):245

    Content type: Research

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    70 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    44 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    163 days from submission to acceptance
    36 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    3.169 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.629 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.276 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.567 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    5089 Altmetric Mentions