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Volume 20 Supplement 16

Selected articles from the IEEE BIBM International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (BIBM) 2018: bioinformatics and systems biology


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. XH was an author of one of the papers in this supplement but was not involved in the process of its selection and review. No other competing interests were declared.

Madrid, Spain3-6 December 2018

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Edited by Tianhai Tian and Xiaohua Hu.

  1. Malignant liver tumor is one of the main causes of human death. In order to help physician better diagnose and make personalized treatment schemes, in clinical practice, it is often necessary to segment and vi...

    Authors: Lei Chen, Hong Song, Chi Wang, Yutao Cui, Jian Yang, Xiaohua Hu and Le Zhang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):587
  2. Microbes have been shown to play a crucial role in various ecosystems. Many human diseases have been proved to be associated with bacteria, so it is essential to extract the interaction between bacteria for me...

    Authors: Xusheng Li, Chengcheng Fu, Ran Zhong, Duo Zhong, Tingting He and Xingpeng Jiang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):583
  3. Integrated analysis that uses multiple sample gene expression data measured under the same stress can detect stress response genes more accurately than analysis of individual sample data. However, the integrat...

    Authors: Hongryul Ahn, Inuk Jung, Heejoon Chae, Dongwon Kang, Woosuk Jung and Sun Kim
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):588
  4. Low diversity of the gut microbiome, often progressing to the point of intestinal domination by a single species, has been linked to poor outcomes in patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT...

    Authors: Joyce B. Kang, Benjamin A. Siranosian, Eli L. Moss, Niaz Banaei, Tessa M. Andermann and Ami S. Bhatt
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):585
  5. In order to isolate an individual’s genotype from a sample of biological material, most laboratories use PCR and Capillary Electrophoresis (CE) to construct a genetic profile based on polymorphic loci known as...

    Authors: Slim Karkar, Lauren E. Alfonse, Catherine M. Grgicak and Desmond S. Lun
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):584
  6. Sleep is a complex and dynamic biological process characterized by different sleep patterns. Comprehensive sleep monitoring and analysis using multivariate polysomnography (PSG) records has achieved significan...

    Authors: Ye Yuan, Kebin Jia, Fenglong Ma, Guangxu Xun, Yaqing Wang, Lu Su and Aidong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):586
  7. Essential proteins are crucial for cellular life and thus, identification of essential proteins is an important topic and a challenging problem for researchers. Recently lots of computational approaches have b...

    Authors: Min Zeng, Min Li, Fang-Xiang Wu, Yaohang Li and Yi Pan
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):506
  8. In recent years, deep learning methods have been applied to many natural language processing tasks to achieve state-of-the-art performance. However, in the biomedical domain, they have not out-performed superv...

    Authors: Canlin Zhang, Daniel Biś, Xiuwen Liu and Zhe He
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):502
  9. The number of biomedical research articles have increased exponentially with the advancement of biomedicine in recent years. These articles have thus brought a great difficulty in obtaining the needed informat...

    Authors: Bo Xu, Hongfei Lin, Liang Yang, Kan Xu, Yijia Zhang, Dongyu Zhang, Zhihao Yang, Jian Wang, Yuan Lin and Fuliang Yin
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):590
  10. Over the past decades, a large number of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been identified. Growing evidence has indicated that the mutation and dysregulation of lncRNAs play a critical role in the developme...

    Authors: Yongtian Wang, Liran Juan, Jiajie Peng, Tianyi Zang and Yadong Wang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):582
  11. Viruses are closely related to bacteria and human diseases. It is of great significance to predict associations between viruses and hosts for understanding the dynamics and complex functional networks in micro...

    Authors: Dan Liu, Yingjun Ma, Xingpeng Jiang and Tingting He
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):594
  12. Supercomputers have become indispensable infrastructures in science and industries. In particular, most state-of-the-art scientific results utilize massively parallel supercomputers ranked in TOP500. However, ...

    Authors: Satoshi Ito, Masaaki Yadome, Tatsuo Nishiki, Shigeru Ishiduki, Hikaru Inoue, Rui Yamaguchi and Satoru Miyano
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 16):591

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