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Volume 19 Supplement 20

Selected articles from the IEEE BIBM International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (BIBM) 2017: 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 Editor declares no competing interests.

Kansas City, MO, USA13-16 November 2017

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Edited by Huiru Zheng

  1. The majority of cancer-related deaths are due to lung cancer, and there is a need for reliable diagnostic biomarkers to predict stages in non-small cell lung cancer cases. Recently, microRNAs were found to hav...

    Authors: Nhat Tran, Vinay Abhyankar, KyTai Nguyen, Jon Weidanz and Jean Gao

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 20):504

    Content type: Research

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  2. The traditional methods of visualizing high-dimensional data objects in low-dimensional metric spaces are subject to the basic limitations of metric space. These limitations result in multidimensional scaling ...

    Authors: Xianchao Zhu, Xianjun Shen, Xingpeng Jiang, Kaiping Wei, Tingting He, Yuanyuan Ma, Jiaqi Liu and Xiaohua Hu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 20):505

    Content type: Research

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  3. In biomedical information extraction, event extraction plays a crucial role. Biological events are used to describe the dynamic effects or relationships between biological entities such as proteins and genes. ...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Jian Wang, Hongfei Lin, Xiwei Tang, Shaowu Zhang and Lishuang Li

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 20):507

    Content type: Research

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  4. Sequencing highly-variable 16S regions is a common and often effective approach to the study of microbial communities, and next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies provide abundant quantities of data for ...

    Authors: Timothy Chappell, Shlomo Geva, James M. Hogan, Flavia Huygens, Irani U. Rathnayake, Stephen Rudd, Wayne Kelly and Dimitri Perrin

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 20):509

    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