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Applications of the MapReduce programming framework to clinical big data analysis: current landscape and future trends

  • Emad A Mohammed1,
  • Behrouz H Far1 and
  • Christopher Naugler2Email author
Contributed equally
BioData Mining20147:22

Received: 5 June 2014

Accepted: 18 October 2014

Published: 29 October 2014

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Original Submission
5 Jun 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
23 Aug 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrea Omicini
12 Sep 2014 Author responded Author comments - Emad Mohammed
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Sep 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Oct 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrea Omicini
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
18 Oct 2014 Editorially accepted
29 Oct 2014 Article published 10.1186/1756-0381-7-22

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary and Calgary Laboratory Services, Calgary, Canada