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Big Data and Machine Learning in Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics cross-journal collection

The Editors of BMC Bioinformatics and BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making are pleased to invite submissions to our Big Data and Machine Learning in Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics cross-journal collection, guest edited by Frank Eisenhanber (A*STAR Singapore), Somali Chaterji (Purdue University), Khanh N.Q Le (Taipei Medical University) and Placide Poba-Nzaou (University of Quebec in Montreal).

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Aims and scope

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in relation to the design, development, implementation, use, and evaluation of health information technologies and decision-making for human health.

Peer Review Taxonomy

This journal is participating in a pilot of NISO/STM's Working Group on Peer Review Taxonomy, to identify and standardize definitions and terminology in peer review practices in order to make the peer review process for articles and journals more transparent. Further information on the pilot is available here.

The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

  • Identity transparency: Single anonymized
  • Reviewer interacts with: Editor
  • Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

We welcome your feedback on this Peer Review Taxonomy Pilot. Please can you take the time to complete this short survey.


Assistant Editor

  • Catherine Rice, BMC Series, UK

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