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Volume 21 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the 8th IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and medical Sciences (ICCABS 2018): 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. IM was co-author on two papers in the supplement but was not involved with the peer review process of these two papers. No other competing interests were declared.

Las Vegas, NV, USA18-20 October 2018

Conference website

Edited by Ananth Kalyanaraman, Yoo-Ah Kim, Ion Mandoiu, Sanguthevar Rajasekaran, Pavel Skums and Alex Zelikovsky. 

  1. Partial Least-Squares Discriminant Analysis (PLS-DA) is a popular machine learning tool that is gaining increasing attention as a useful feature selector and classifier. In an effort to understand its strength...

    Authors: Daniel Ruiz-Perez, Haibin Guan, Purnima Madhivanan, Kalai Mathee and Giri Narasimhan

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 1):2

    Content type: Research

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  2. Identifying one or more biologically-active/native decoys from millions of non-native decoys is one of the major challenges in computational structural biology. The extreme lack of balance in positive and nega...

    Authors: Nasrin Akhter, Gopinath Chennupati, Hristo Djidjev and Amarda Shehu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 1):189

    Content type: Research

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  3. Cancer progression reconstruction is an important development stemming from the phylogenetics field. In this context, the reconstruction of the phylogeny representing the evolutionary history presents some pec...

    Authors: Simone Ciccolella, Mauricio Soto Gomez, Murray D. Patterson, Gianluca Della Vedova, Iman Hajirasouliha and Paola Bonizzoni

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 1):413

    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